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PARS Celebrates 40 Years; Kicks Off Annual Challenge for Food Pantry

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A local public assistance organization is celebrating its 40 year anniversary this year and has kicked off an annual effort to gather food and funds for the local food pantry. The food pantry portion of Pierre Area Referral Service started in the 1970′s, in a local woman’s garage-and the...
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Electrical Malfunction Causes Smoke and Sparks in Room at Pierre Motel

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A defective electrical outlet powering a wall heater caused sparks and smoke in a room at a Pierre hotel yesterday. Pierre Fire Chief Ian Paul says the Pierre Fire Department was called to the Kings Inn about 5:45 p.m. Monday where smoke and sparking was noted near a wall...
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Funeral Services Scheduled for Former Local Judge and Legal Official

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Funeral services have been scheduled for Max Gors. Gors served the area as Magistrate Judge and Circuit Judge-retiring after 15 years as judge in 2006. The 69-year-old Gors died Thursday in Sioux Falls. His career also included time working with the Attorney General’s Office, as an Acting Supreme Court...
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NWS Says Record Lows Matched in Two Locations Monday Morning

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says two locations in central South Dakota matched record temperatures Monday.  A low temperature of -18 degrees below zero was noted at Kennebec Monday morning.  That tied the record of -18 degrees below zero set in 1960.  The Weather Service also says Pierre matched a...
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