Design of Pierre Recreation and Events Center (photo credit City of Pierre)

Rec Center Development: Commission Votes to Take Next Steps

Pierre, S.D. – The Pierre City Commission decided Tuesday night to continue project development for a new recreation and events center in Pierre. That means, the City will drill down architectural design details, initiate a partner revenue fundraising plan, and schedule town hall meetings to hear public input on the issue. Pierre Mayor Laurie...
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SD Activists Submit 8 Ballot Measures to Secretary of State

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Backers of eight ballot measures ranging from allowing medical marijuana to instituting nonpartisan elections in South Dakota have submitted petitions to put the plans before voters in 2016. Secretary of State Shantel Krebs said Tuesday that it will likely take her office until Jan. 1 to review the proposals. The...
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South Dakota to get more than $142K from drug settlement

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakota will receive more than $142,000 in a settlement with drug companies accused of overcharging state Medicaid programs. Jackley says Delaware-based AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP will pay states and the federal government $46.5 million and Pennsylvania-based Cephalon Inc. will pay $7.5 million. The settlement resolves...
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Carson Carlisle 2015 Outstanding Farmer/Rancher for Central SD

A soft spoken, humble rancher was named the 2015 outstanding Farmer Rancher of the year for central South Dakota at the 33rd Annual Pierre Area Chamber Ag Appreciation Banquet and the cowboy stated he felt “there’s a lot of other people more deserving” That is a typical response that ranchers and farmers of South Dakota...
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