Pierre Fort Pierre Exchange Club Flags Across the Bridge (Photo by Scott Rounds)

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Flags Across the Bridge

PIERRE SD – The Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club will be displaying the U.S. and South Dakota flags across the Missouri River Bridge in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Since 2006, the Exchange Club has consistently posted flags across the bridge for various holidays and other special occasions. Today Don’s Sinclair will be...
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Ethics measure supporters take aim at Republican lawmakers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Supporters of a voter-approved government ethics overhaul are pressuring Republican lawmakers not to dismantle the embattled initiative. Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard says that he will support efforts to repeal and replace the measure. Some Republican legislators have gone to the courts, which put the initiative on hold while the legal...
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Man accused of shooting Patrol trooper set to change plea

CHAMBERLAIN, S.D. (AP) – A Kimball man accused of shooting a South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper two years ago is expected to plead guilty but mentally ill. Trial was to start Tuesday for 44-year-old Donald London, but The Daily Republic newspaper reports  it’s been canceled in anticipation of London’s new plea. London earlier pleaded...
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Woman in emaciated children case wants statements thrown out

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A Pine Ridge woman facing criminal charges after authorities say two emaciated toddlers were found in her home last fall is asking a judge to throw out statements she made to law officers. Fifty-year-old Roberta Featherman faces assault and child abuse charges that could land her in prison for...
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The Cheyenne River Youth Project will temporarily close Keya (Turtle) Cafe Jan 27th

EAGLE BUTTE, SD (Press Release)— The Cheyenne River Youth Project® has announced that it will temporarily close its Keya (Turtle) Cafe at the end of this month, with the last day of regular service scheduled for Friday, Jan. 27. The nonprofit youth organization will devote the next few months to upgrading the cafe; it...
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Mug Shot Bill Passes Senate Judiciary Committee

PIERRE SD  (News Affiliate – Perry Miller) – A bill making criminal booking photos available to the public passes easily through the Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill was brought forth by Attorney General Marty Jackley. He says the legislation would make mug shots a public record under South Dakota law and would improve transparency....
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Big & Rich First Concert Announcement for SD State Fair

HURON, S.D.– The South Dakota State Fair, a division of the South Dakota Department of Agriculture, announces Big & Rich & Cowboy Troy will perform at the state fair grandstand on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. A ticket presale will begin June 19 for backrest holders followed by Friends of the Fair ticket sales on...
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Rail Road Bridge Incident and Vehicle Pedestrian Accident Reported in Pierre

PIERRE SD – Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster released a couple of statements on incidents that occurred yesterday January 11th 2017. The first was at 11:56am of a report of a tractor / trailer that struck the Rail Road viaduct at the bottom of Euclid in Pierre.  The driver of the Semi was Danny...
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SD Dept of Tourism Governor’s Conference Jan 17-19th

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Governor’s Conference on Tourism, hosted by the Department of Tourism, encourages visitor industry professionals to come and be inspired to “Build for the Future” next week, Jan. 17-19, in Pierre. “The annual conference is a time that both the industry and our staff greatly look forward to each...
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Sioux Falls Legislator Lobbies for More Time to Put Laws into Practice

PIERRE SD - (News Affiliate KSOO – Dan Peters) – A small change could make a big difference when it comes to when the voters assist with making laws or changing the South Dakota Constitution. When Initiated Measures or Constitutional Amendments are approved by South Dakota voters, the requirements take effect a little over a...
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