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Downtown BankWest Drive-Up Window Closed for Reconstruction Work This Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Customers of BankWest’s downtown branch should note that the drive-up window will be temporarily closed this week for reconstruction work. BankWest President Terry Fitzke says in a press release that the drive up lane will be reconfigured to include an automatic teller machine and a new deposit tube. The...
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Investigation Continues into Fatal Accident

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Investigators continue looking into the factors that may have caused a one vehicle fatal rollover on Fort Pierre’s west side Sunday morning. Stanley County Sheriff Brad Rathbun says 19-year-old Tyler Erickson died in the accident, which occurred just south of the intersection of Buffalo Road and Far West...
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NWS Says Pierre and Mobridge Set Record Lows Sunday

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service mentioned two words over the weekend which haven’t been heard much over the past few months…”record lows”. Weather Service officials in Aberdeen say that record low temps were set on Sunday in two Central South Dakota communities. The temperature dropped to 46 in Mobridge on...
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SD Reports First West Nile Death Since 2007

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say a Hughes County resident has died of West Nile virus encephalitis, the first death related to West Nile reported in the state since 2007. The Health Department reports that a person aged 80-89 died of the disease spread by mosquitos. State Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says the...
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