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Mega Raffle Drawing Held for Capital Area Boys and Girls Club for Nov.

PIERRE SD – Wednesday morning the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area’s Great Futures Mega Raffle selected 3 finalists for the November drawing those drawn were Verne Brakke, Gary Amber, and Jay Perry. The final winner was Verne Brakke who received a $500 photo session with prints sponsored by Bridget M Photography and American...
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Department of Public Safety Urges People to Stay Safe As Season’s First Winter Storm Approaches

PIERRE, S.D – With the season’s first major snowstorm expected to reach South Dakota this week, the state Department of Public Safety encourages people to make preparations now. Various winter storm warnings, watches and advisories are in effect starting at different times today and extending through Friday for most of South Dakota. Most of...
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Record Rounds Played at Hillsview in 2016

PIERRE, S.D. – The 2016 season brought a new record to Hillsview Golf Course for the number of rounds played. Between March and November this year, 31,466 rounds were played at Pierre’s Municipal Golf Course. More than 1,250 of those rounds were played in November. Carin Hayn, Hillsview Manager, says that there are a...
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Winter Weather Preparedness

PIERRE SD/HUGHES COUNTY -This from Hughes County Manager Kevin Hipple: As we prepare for what may be the first major snowfall of the season, Hughes County warns its residents to be prepared for winter storms. The County Highway Department generally does not plow county roads until the blowing and drifting have reduced to a safe...
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Fundraiser Held by SD Bureau Of Human Resources Office for Capital Area United Way “Be Someone’s Hero”

PIERRE SD -  The South Dakota Bureau of Human Resources office raised money for the United Way’s  ”Be Someone’s Hero” campaign on Tuesday afternoon the fundraiser was titled “It’s Time to be a SuPie Hero” Each contestant had a jar for donation of money. The more money in the jar the longer the contestant...
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Christmas At The Capitol Tree-Lighting Ceremony

PIERRE, S.D. – The 2016 Grand Lighting Ceremony for Christmas at the South Dakota Capitol will take place in the rotunda on Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7 p.m. CST.   The public is invited to join Gov. Dennis Daugaard, First Lady Linda Daugaard and Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill as they welcome guests and light...
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Planned Power Outage

PIERRE SD – Oahe Electric is planning an outage for tomorrow from approximately 10am-2pm. The customers affected will be those in Southeast Hughes County/Pocket area. Oahe Electric representatives say they need to change out a pole to improve service reliability to the area, and cannot do so while the line is energized If consumers...
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Outdoor Recreation Projects Funded

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has awarded a total of $429,000 in Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) money to several communities. The federal assistance program provides up to 50 percent reimbursement for outdoor recreation projects. The following communities were awarded LWCF grants for outdoor recreation projects: ◾Aberdeen – 12th Street multipurpose play...
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Names Released in Campbell County Fatal Crash

POLLOCK, S.D. – A 29-year-old Herreid, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash that occurred late Saturday night north of Pollock. A 2003 Dodge Ram pickup was northbound on South Dakota Highway 1804 when the driver, Davis Hanson, 23, of Pollock, failed to negotiate a curve. The pickup...
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Mental Health Task Force Submits Recommendations To Gov. Daugaard

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota task force studying mental health and criminal justice today submitted a report with 15 recommendations for consideration by Gov. Dennis Daugaard and the Legislature. Expanding training and tools for law enforcement, standardizing mental health screenings in jails, and increasing opportunities to divert individuals with mental illness to treatment...
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