Long-time Avera St. Mary’s VP Paul Marso Announces Retirement

PIERRE SD – Paul Marso, Vice President of Support Services and Human Resource Officer at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital in Pierre, has announced his retirement after 28 years of service to Avera St. Mary’s. Marso’s retirement date is Feb. 24. Marso grew up in Pierre and earned a degree from South Dakota State University....
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Mega Raffle Winner Announced for January with the Boys and Girls Club

PIERRE SD – The Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area held the Mega Raffle Drawing for January and 3 Finalists were drawn this morning with Club Director Becky Spoehr, the Prize which is airfare “Fly Away With Me” for 2 to Denver and a $500 travel voucher from ADI, and First National...
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Pierre SD VFW Thursday Night Meeting Jan 19th Cancelled

PIERRE SD- The Pierre Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 2038 is now meeting every third Thursday of the month at the American Legion Post 8 Cabin. The meeting normally scheduled for Thursday, January 19th, 2017 is cancelled.  The next regularly scheduled meeting will be at 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 16th. Any and...
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Governor’s Awards in the Arts Feb 15th at Ramkota in Pierre

PIERRE SD – Arts South Dakota and the SouthDakota ArtsCouncill will celebrate the 23rd Governor’s Awards in the Arts on Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at the Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center in Pierre. Recipients of this year’s awards are: Ward Whitwam, Sioux Falls, for Distinction in Creative Achievement; Graham & Anna Marie Thatcher, Rapid...
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Rapid City gas station clerk stabbed to death in robbery

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A gas station clerk has been stabbed to death during a robbery in Rapid City. Rapid City Police Chief Karl Jegeris says in a video posted on his department’s Facebook page that a suspect or suspects are now in custody, but he didn’t specify how many. The incident happened...
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Drone registration exemption flies through Senate committee

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota drone enthusiasts may be able to skip some expense and paperwork under a bill that flew through its first legislative test. The Senate Transportation Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to send to the full chamber a bill that would exempt some unmanned aircraft from state registration requirements. The measure...
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Go Green and Clean Campaign Recognized as 2017 Harvard Ash Center Bright Idea in Government

PIERRE, S.D. – The Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, recognized today Pierre’s Go Green and Clean campaign as part of the 2017 Bright Ideas in Government initiative. Go Green and Clean is part of a cohort that includes programs from all levels...
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American Legion MidWinter Conference Feb 10-12TH

OACOMA SD – The 46th annual American Legion MidWinter Conference will be held at the Cedar Shores Convention Center in Oacoma, South Dakota, February 10-12, 2017. Legionnaires, American Legion Auxiliary members, Sons of the American Legion and American Legion Riders from across the State of South Dakota will be in attendance. The Legion business...
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Tipton Named Hillsview Golf Superintendent

PIERRE, S.D. – Pierre’s Municipal Golf Course has a new superintendent.  Tuesday night at their regularly scheduled meeting, the City Commission officially hired Bryan Tipton for the position. Tipton, a Pierre resident, has ten years of experience as a Golf Course superintendent working at golf courses in the Pierre area, as well as Kansas and...
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Gill Won’t Seek Re-election

PIERRE, S.D. – Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill will not seek re-election this June. Gill made the announcement at the regularly scheduled Pierre City Commission Meeting Tuesday night. Gill said that this chapter of her public service was coming to a natural conclusion.   “Many of the recent initiatives I have been a champion for have...
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