Creative Animal Tiny House Tour will stop in Pierre July 18th

PIERRE SD – The SD Discovery Center is excited to announce that the Creative Animal Tiny House Tour will stop in Pierre as part of its 50-city national tour.   Pierre native and wildlife expert, Stephanie Arne and wildlife artist, Tim Davison, and their Tiny House (featured on the DIY Network and HGTV) will be...
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Kristi Honeywell Named City Administrator

Kristi Honeywell is Pierre’s new City Administrator. Tuesday night, the Pierre City Commission approved the contract to bring Honeywell on board.  Honeywell will begin her duties with the City on August 14. She replaces Leon Schochenmaier who retired June 30. “I am very excited to have Kristi join our team,” said Mayor Steve Harding....
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Pierre Police Department Detective announcement

PIERRE SD – Captain Jason Jones released information that on July 10, 2017 Pierre Police Department Chief, Dave Panzer, Jr., announced the promotion of two officers to the rank of Detective. The officers promoted are Community Resource Officer Troy Swenson, who has been with the department since 1999, and School Resource Officer Kaitlin Cummings,...
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Dakota Cruiser at the Fort Pierre Bicentennial Farmer’s Market Tonight 5pm-8pm

FORT PIERRE SD – It’s the Fort Pierre Bicentennial Farmers’ Market Tonight July 11th Tuesday, 5pm-8pm (market vendors until at least 7pm) in Downtown Fort Pierre, Deadwood Street.  Featuring Venner Farms, Nancy’s Nest, B & G Produce, Sunshine Coffee, Boom Shack Studio and BLC Ranch.  As a market, they accept credit cards and EBT....
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Governor’s Mansion Tours Now Featuring Art By Harrisburg Student

PIERRE, S.D. – As the free summer tours at the Governor’s mansion resume, First Lady Linda Daugaard is featuring Native American art from South Dakota artists, including a new painting by a Harrisburg student.   As of July 12, guests can view the oil painting of a Native American dancer by Mikki Brian, who...
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Charles Mix County Death Investigation Preliminary Autopsy Results Released

PIERRE, S.D. –Attorney General Marty Jackley and Charles Mix County Sheriff Randy Thaler advised today that preliminary autopsy results are complete in the investigation into the death of Janet Strickland-Collins, 66, Platte. Ms. Strickland-Collins was found deceased on July 7, 2017, in her residence. Preliminary autopsy results indicate the cause and manner of death...
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SD Pray for Rain Campaign To Help End the Drought

RAPID CITY SD –  At 7:00 PM this Wednesday night, July 12, 2017, South Dakotan’s across the state are being asked to stop whatever they are doing and unite in prayer to God for rain. Conditions range from abnormally dry to extreme drought in our state, and our livestock and crop producers are in...
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Game Fish and Parks Meeting Thursday July 13th in Fort Pierre SD

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD – The upcoming Game, Fish and Parks Commission meeting will be held on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. CT in Ft. Pierre, SD. Commission Secretary Rachel Comes says the meeting will focus on amendment, repeal or adoption of rules pertaining to Custer State Park restrictions along with discussion on...
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Department of Social Services Hires Interim Hospital Administrator

PIERRE S.D. – The Department of Social Services is pleased to announce Marcene Dickes has accepted a position as the interim hospital administrator at the Human Services Center (HSC) in Yankton, S.D. Marcene is an RN with a Master’s degree in Health Services Administration, and over 35 years of administrative experience in a variety...
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Name Released in Hughes County Fatal Crash

BLUNT, S.D. – A Harrold, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash Friday morning east of Blunt. Francis Crain, 74, was driving a 2010 Lincoln MKX westbound on U.S. Highway 14 near mile marker 254. A 2012 Chevrolet Malibu was driving eastbound on U.S. Highway 14 at the...
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