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Car / Motorcycle Collision Tuesday Morning in Pierre SD

PIERRE SD – Statement released today from Pierre Police Captain Jason Jones: On 8-15-17 at 11:52 am Pierre Police Officers responded to a car / motorcycle  collision at Highland / Broadway. On scene it was determined that Jan Osterkamp, a  66 year old male from Pierre, was traveling west bound on Broadway through the...
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Stanley County Commission to Hold Special Meeting Wednesday at 5pm to Announce New Fairgrounds Manager

FORT PIERRE SD – The Stanley County Commissioners will hold a special meeting Wednesday August 16th 5pm at the Stanley County Court House in Fort Pierre to announce the new Fairgrounds Manager. On July 11th at the Stanley Commission Meeting Former Fairgrounds Manager Aaron Brewer was asked to resign from the job with Stanley County,...
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Pierre Police Find Dog Incident Reported Sunday to be a Fabricated Story

PIERRE SD – Pierre Police responded to an incident reported to officers yesterday afternoon involving the attempted theft of a dog by an unknown individual and a scuffle involving a juvenile owner of the dog and the unknown male. Pierre Police Captain Jason Jones told DRG News the incident was investigated by officers and found...
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Turn In Poachers Program Paying Off

PIERRE, S.D. – As summer comes to an end and hunting seasons ramp-up, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is asking citizens to make the call to the Turn In Poachers (TIPs) hotline if they observe illegal hunting, fishing or trapping activity. “During the annual reporting period from July 1, 2016, through June...
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“4H Finals Rodeo Night” at the Fort Pierre Bicentennial Farmers’ Market Tonight

FORT PIERRE SD – Tonight is the Fort Pierre Bicentennial Farmers’ Market  5pm-8pm  and also “4H Finals Rodeo Night” with St. John’s Catholic Church putting on a fundraiser meal!   Live country music, wagon rides, stick horse decorating, and stick horse barrel racing!!   Plus, all the other goodness you’ve come to expect from the farmers’ market vendors...
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Public Input Welcomed On City Hall in Pierre Regarding Purchase at City Commission Meeting Tonight at 5:30pm

PIERRE SD – Public input regarding the purchase of a new Pierre City Hall will be taken at tonight’s City Commission meeting. Pierre Mayor Steve Harding says that dozens of people have talked to him in the last several weeks expressing their support for the city’s plan to purchase a new city hall. Nonetheless, Harding is...
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Pierre SD “KFC/Taco Bell” Store to Close Doors This Week

PIERRE SD – This will be the last week for Pierre’s KFC/Taco Bell store as they will close the doors for good either Thursday or Friday.  The General Manager of the store in a telephone conversation Monday night confirmed the closing that had been shared on social media. He said they are currently selling off...
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Pierre Man Indicted for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child and Child Pornography Charges

PIERRE SD – United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced that a Pierre, South Dakota, man has been indicted by a federal grand jury for Aggravated Sexual Abuse of a Child, Travel With Intent to Engage in Illicit Sexual Conduct, and Transportation, Distribution, Receipt and Possession of Child Pornography. Amin Ricker, age 30, was...
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South Dakota teen gets 15 years probation in school shooting

CANTON, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota teenager accused of shooting and injuring his high school principal nearly two years ago has pleaded guilty to attempted murder. A judge on Wednesday suspended all 25 years of Mason Buhl’s sentence, with Buhl to serve 15 years on supervised probation. He will be committed to a...
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Names Released in Corson County Fatal Crash

MCLAUGHLIN, S.D. – A 16-year-old McLaughlin male has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash on Tuesday, Aug. 1, north of McLaughlin. Daimon Ducheneax was the passenger in a 2002 Ford Explorer which was southbound on Highway 63 when the vehicle went off the road, went into the ditch and eventually...
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