Woman Injured by Gunshot in What is Believed to be an Accidental Shooting

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A woman is being treated for gunshot wounds following a shooting that occured early this morning north of Pierre.  Hughes County Sheriff Mike Leidholt says the Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about 4:50 a.m. this morning on Linnell Street in the Spring Creek area where it was reported...
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City Notes Limited Ways to Access Opera House During Work on Upper Pierre Street

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) With the start later this week of the Pierre Players production of South Pacific, the public is being reminded that the options for those entering the Grand Opera House will be limited.  A major infrastructure project has been underway on upper Pierre Street in recent weeks and has resulted...
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Shannon County Name Change Proposal OK’d for Vote

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – Residents of Shannon County will vote in November on whether to change the name to Oglala Lakota County. KCSR radio reports that Auditor Sue Ganje says supporters of a change have gathered enough petition signatures to put the matter on the November general election ballot. The county makes up...
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PRFD Called Monday Afternoon to Put Out Fire in Wheat Field Being Harvested

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) For the second day in a row, members of the Pierre Rural Fire Department worked to put out a fire that started while a wheat field was being combined.  Pierre Rural Fire Chief Jason Roggow says the fire was reported about 12:35 p.m. and was burning in a wheat...
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