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January 10, 2013 Trailer Fire (KGFX Photo)

Morning Fire Destroys Pierre Home

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A trailer home in an east Pierre neighborhood was heavily damaged in a morning fire.  The Pierre Volunteer Fire Department was called to 139 Lakeview Court this morning about 8:55 a.m. to the report of a structure fire.  Chief Bill Alexander says smoke was showing from the rear of...
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Pierre Courtroom Doors (KGFX News)

Woman Sentenced for Guilty Plea to Aggravated Assault of an Officer

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman was sentenced to spend five years in prison for her guilty plea to Aggravated Assault Against a Law Enforcement Officer.  21-year-old Amada Portillo was arrested on various charges last October after police were told that she was attempting to assault another person with a knife and...
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Return of Tom Berry Portrait (KGFX Photo)

Former Governor Tom Berry Portrait Returned to State Capitol Following Repair and Cleaning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The portrait of former South Dakota Governor Tom Berry was returned to its home in the first floor hallway of the state capitol yesterday, after it was repaired and cleaned at a Minnesota art center. Berry’s portrait is one of seven governor art pieces that have been treated over the...
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Major Winter Storm Bears Down on the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The National Weather Service says a major winter storm is bearing down on the Dakotas. The storm is expected to bring freezing rain, heavy snow, strong winds and dangerously cold temperatures late Thursday into Saturday. All of North Dakota is under a winter storm watch for that time period. Forecasters...
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