Controlled Burn on Fort Pierre National Grassland June 1, 2015 (Photo from Joe Johndreau)

2 Prescribed Burns in the Area Today and State Training This Month for 20 Firefighters

SOUTH DAKOTA – There will be a couple of prescribed burns in the area today, one located 14 miles southwest of Pierre in Jones County on the National Grasslands site and the other one will be in Eastern Sully County according to Dan McCormick of Game Fish and Parks. Training within the state is also being...
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AG Jackley addresses group

National Association of Attorneys General Summit Concludes

PIERRE S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley as President of the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) confirms the conclusion of the 2016 Attorneys General Presidential Summit. The Attorneys General conducted several panel discussions addressing challenges facing all states including: use of deadly force, legal issues of Internet gambling, mental health and substance abuse,...
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High Speed Pursuit Begins in Pierre Ends in Harrold

PIERRE S.D. – This statement released by Pierre Police Captain Derald Gross: At approximately 10:47 am Tuesday April 3rd a Pierre Police Officer attempted to stop a vehicle for multiple minor traffic violations.  The driver of the vehicle took off east on Highway 14 at a high rate of speed and refused to yield...
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DENR Recognizes SDDOT for Operation and Maintenance Awards

PIERRE – The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) announces the South Dakota Department of Transportation’s Pierre and Rapid City Regions wastewater treatment system are recipients of the 2015 Operation and Maintenance Wastewater Treatment Award. This award is for outstanding operation of the wastewater system and environmental compliance with its state surface...
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