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Pierre City Commission Approves Airport Area Replats

PIERRE, SD- The Pierre City Commission has approved a 25-year lease agreement and replatting of two lots in the Airport Industrial Park.   City planner Sharon Pruess told the commission at last night’s (Mon.) meeting the lease is with Jim Brock.   The commission, along with Hughes County commissioners who were present at the...
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Stanley County High School Senior Abby Arhart Heading to State Oral Interp

Fort Pierre, SD- Stanley County High School student Abby Arhart qualified in poetry at the region Oral Interp Contest in Chamberlain. Her piece is “Cry of the Children” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. Abby will represent Stanley County High School at the state contest in Aberdeen, December 1 and 2.
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November Mega Raffle Winner is Bernie and Sally Christension

PIERRE SD – The winner of this month’s Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area Mega Raffle has been drawn. Earlier this (Wed.) morning, Susan Gullickson, Bernie and Sally Christenson and Melissa Puepke were drawn as the three finalists. Club board of directors member and volunteer Mary Turner tells us what this month’s...
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Calendar Sales to Benefit Helmsley Center in Pierre

PIERRE, SD- The Pierre Players Community Theatre has produced its own version of the “Calendar Girls” calendar. All net proceeds of the sale of this calendar will go to the Helmsley Center, future home of the Avera Cancer Institute in Pierre. The calendar is available for $25 at the Pierre Players Community Theatre box...
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Resource For Caregivers of Native American Elders

BROOKINGS, SD- Native Americans have a rich culture that is important when addressing aging and caregiving. When working with Native American elders, Leacey E. Brown, SDSU Extension Gerontology Field Specialist encourages caregivers to review resources developed by Native People for Native people. Some of these resources can be found at the National Resource Center...
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Rules for Marking Nonmeandered Waters Now Finalized

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission finalized a set of standards for landowners to follow when marking nonmeandered water over private property. House Bill 1001 requires the department to establish specific standards for markers used to indicate closure of nonmeandered waters to recreational use. The Commission passed the...
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Central SD Ag Appreciation Banquet is Saturday in Pierre

PIERRE, SD- The 35th annual Central South Dakota Ag Appreciation banquet is Saturday night in Pierre. Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce CEO Laura Schoen Carbonneau says the Agri-interest Committee puts on the event.   Schoen Carbonneau says a fun event is planned.   She says sponsors buy the tickets and give them to their...
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Friday Deadline to Signup for Pierre Area Angel Tree

PIERRE, SD- The application deadline for people wanting to receive gifts from the Angel Tree in Pierre has been extended. Organizer Jami Beck says Friday (Nov. 17) is now the deadline.   Beck says tags will be ready for folks to pick up on tree displays Monday (Nov. 20).
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Man charged in crash that killed family

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – A man involved in a crash that killed a Wanblee family on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has been charged in tribal court with drunken driving. Highway Safety troopers say 28-year-old Tyler Makes Him First, of Porcupine, is charged in Oglala Sioux Tribal Court involving a crash that happened...
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Eagle Butte man charged with murder in fatal shooting

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – An Eagle Butte man is facing a murder charge in a slaying on the Cheyenne River Indian Reservation. The American News reports that Dee Hawk Moran is accused of fatally shooting 21-year-old Andrew Frost of Eagle Butte on Saturday. U.S. Attorney Randolph Seiler says a grand jury indicted Moran on...
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