Fort Pierre Man Arrested After Early Morning Incident in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Fort Pierre man was arrested by Pierre Police on several charges early this morning.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says a patrol officer saw a man near parked cars in the 400 block of South Henry Street and the officer was in the process of interviewing the man...
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Oahe Downstream to Host Annual Kids Fishing Derby on Saturday

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday will bring a morning of fishing and prizes at the Oahe Downstream Recreation Area north of Fort Pierre.  The 6th annual Kids Fishing Derby will be held late Saturday morning.  Kids can pre-register for the event at the Oahe Downstream Welcome Center or by calling the office...
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Highway Patrol Kicked Off New Safe Driving Campaign Over Memorial Day Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The just ended Memorial Day travel weekend brought the kick off for the South Dakota Highway Patrol’s new summer long safe-travel campaign.  This year’s campaign is called “Obey the Sign and Avoid the Fine” and Highway Patrol Superintendent Colonel Craig Price says it is an initiative to reduce highway...
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SD Parks and Rec Areas Could See Record Camping

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Parks Director Doug Hofer says the state could see a record amount of camping in parks and recreation areas this year. The Rapid City Journal reports that a prolonged winter set back visitation, but the trend appears to be turning with the weather. Nearly all of the...
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