Jack Hallock – Stanley County School National Geographic Bee Winner

FORT PIERRE SD – Congratulations to Jack Hallock, the Stanley County School 2016 National Geographic Bee school winner.  Jack’s next step is a qualifying state-wide test, of which the top 100 scorers will be eligible to compete in the state Bee on March 31, 2017.  State winners will be provided with an all-expenses paid...
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12th Annual Tyler Wilcox Memorial Guns n’ Hoses Blood Drive 2016

PIERRE/ FORT PIERRE SD –  The 12th annual Tyler Wilcox Memorial Guns n’ Hoses Blood Drive will begin Monday Dec 5th and Tuesday Dec 6th at Pierre Methodist Church 12pm-6:30pm and continues through Wednesday Dec 7th at the Fort Pierre Fire Station 12pm-6:30pm. The drive organized by United Blood Services was started by Bob...
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Interstate 90 Is Open

PIERRE S.D. – State officials have reopened Interstate 90 to traffic between Spearfish Exit 14 and Piedmont Exit 44 in both directions.   I-90 was reopened from Exit 44 to Exit 55 Tuesday evening. There are currently no road closures in effect, but there are some No Travel Advisories in place in the north...
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A Tribute to “Silent Night” Dec 11th in Pierre

PIERRE SD – On the evening of December 11, 2016, in the sanctuary of First United Methodist Church at 7:00 PM there will be a tribute to the world famous German Christmas carol called Stille Nacht, Heilige Nacht.  The major question being, “How did a little mouse cause some of the most popular notes...
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Interstate 90 Closed From Spearfish to Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D. – State officials have closed Interstate 90, east and westbound, between Exit 10 at Spearfish and Exit 55 at Rapid City effective immediately on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 29.   Officials with the state Departments of Transportation and Public Safety say at least one multiple vehicle accident, along with white-out conditions with...
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Gov. Daugaard Appoints Jeffrey Connolly As Seventh Circuit Judge

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that he will appoint Jeffrey Connolly of Rapid City as a circuit court judge in South Dakota’s Seventh Circuit Court. Connolly will succeed Judge Wally Eklund, who is retiring at the end of the year. The Seventh Circuit includes Custer, Fall River, Oglala Lakota and Pennington...
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Law Enforcement Seeks Information on Missing Woman

PIERRE, S.D. – The Day County Sheriff’s Office and the South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation are seeking information regarding the disappearance of Janita Abraham, 60, Waubay. She was last seen on November 11, 2016 in the early morning hours in Waubay. She suffers from severe memory loss and may be confused or disorientated...
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Women involved in Agriculture Wanted in McIntosh

BROOKINGS, S.D. - SDSU Extension will host Annie’s Project in McIntosh beginning January 11, 2017. Class registration is due by January 6 “If you’re a woman involved in the agriculture industry, then Annie’s Project may be the program for you,” said Robin Salverson, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist. Have you ever asked a farm/ranch management...
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Passage of Marsy’s Law to Impact DPS Dissemination of Information

PIERRE, S.D. – Officials of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety say a recently passed amendment to the South Dakota Constitution will limit the type of information that can be made available to the public, media and other professions. Amendment S, known as “Marsy’s Law,” was approved by voters in the Nov. 8...
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Capitol flags to be at half-staff in memory of late lawmaker

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has ordered state Capitol flags to be flown at half-staff Wednesday in memory of former state Sen. Jacob Krull. Krull, of Watertown, died Friday at age 77. His funeral is Wednesday. Krull represented the Codington County area in the state Senate for five terms, from 1973 to...
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