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Commission Plans to Fix Up Turtle Effigy Site

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The Pierre/Fort Pierre Historic Preservation Commission plans to fix up the site of a stone turtle figure north of Pierre. The Capital Journal reports that the chain-link fence around the Snake Butte Turtle Effigy is in poor condition and portions are starting to fall over. Varying factors leading to the...
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Pierre PD Responds to 4 Vehicle Accident Thursday Morning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Four vehicles were involved in an accident that occurred in Pierre Thursday. Pierre Police Chief Dave Panzer says the accident was reported just before 8:00 a.m. Thursday morning at the intersection of Sioux and Poplar. Three vehicles, which were westbound on Sioux Avenue were stopped at a red light...
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Fire Marshal’s Office Says Cause of Fire in McIntosh Can’t be Pinpointed

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The State Fire Marshal’s Office says the cause of a fire that occurred in February in a McIntosh business might not ever be determined. The Main Street Grill and Lounge, located in the mid-section of the community, burned down in mid-February. In the days after the fire, reports indicated...
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Eagle Butte Man Pleads Guilty to Charge from 2013 Standoff with Law Enforcement

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An Eagle Butte man pleaded guilty yesterday to state charges linked to a standoff last fall with law enforcement in a Pierre neighborhood. 27-year-old Jason Garreau was indicted in Hughes County court in December on two counts of Attempted First Degree Murder. Authorities said that Garreau had holed up...
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