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Fort Pierre FD Puts Out Fire in Truck Located Along Highway 83

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A drywall truck was badly damaged by a fire that broke out in the vehicle as it traveled along Highway 83 south of Fort Pierre.  Fort Pierre Fire Chief Rick Cronin says the fire was reported in the rear of the U-haul-style truck about 11:25 a.m. this morning. ...
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SD Senate Ensures Legislative Term Limits Remain

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Senate has killed a proposed constitutional amendment that would have extended the term limits that apply to state lawmakers. Senators on Wednesday voted 23-12 against the measure. Senate and House members can serve no more than four consecutive terms in a chamber, for a total of eight...
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Monday’s South Dakota Perspective to Feature State Fire Marshal and Secretary of State

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Monday brings the March broadcast of South Dakota Perspective to affiliate stations of the Dakota News Network. Our guests this month include South Dakota’s Fire Marshal Paul Merriman from 2:05 to 2:30 p.m. and joining us via phone from 2:30 to 3:00 p.m. will be South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant. If...
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PFD Members to Decide Whether to Retain 2nd Assistant Chief Position Within Officer Ranks

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Members of the Pierre Fire Department will consider tomorrow whether or not to retain the position of Second Assistant Chief within its officer listings.  Fire Chief Ian Paul took over the lead job in the department about a month ago, following the retirement late last year of former Chief...
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