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Power Outages Hit Eastern Parts of Pierre Twice Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre now says power should be completely restored for about 300 utility customers in east and southeast portions of Pierre. Utilities Director Brad Palmer says electric service should have been turned back on for all impacted customers within the past 30-45 minutes. Power went out about...
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Aquatics Center Closed for a Few Days Due to Broken Pipe

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A broken pipe has resulted in the Pierre Aquatics Center having to be closed down this afternoon.  It will remain closed until further notice.  Jeff Filipek, CEO of the Oahe Family YMCA says the parts have been ordered and it will likely be fixed on Monday.  He believes the...
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SD House Panel Approves Longer Abortion Wait

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota House committee has approved a bill that could require some women seeking abortions to wait longer after first consulting with a doctor. South Dakota already has the longest waiting period in the nation at three days. The Judiciary Committee voted 9-2 to endorse a bill that would...
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Senator Thune Schedules Town Halls Next Week-in Spearfish and Mobridge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) Senator John Thune will be holding town hall meetings next week to talk with constituents about various issues.  Thune will hold a meeting in Spearfish on Tuesday and on Wednesday; he’ll travel to Mobridge for a town hall at the Moose Lodge at 1109 West Grand Crossing.  The Mobridge...
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