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Capital Area United Way Youth Booster Fund Applications Now Available

PIERRE, S.D. –Youth Booster Fund grant applications are now available, according to Christina Oey, Executive Director of Capital Area United Way. Organizations in Stanley and Hughes Counties who work with youth are invited to apply for the grants, funded by the Capital Area United Way 2016-2017 “Be Someone’s Hero. It’s Time.” campaign. The deadline...
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Pierre Rescue Recovers Body of Fort Pierre Man on Saturday

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD – Saturday morning at about 11am the Pierre Fire and Rescue received a call on a possible drowning north of Fort Pierre at Chantier Creek. The victim had been on shore when his boat drifted away and he swam out to retrieve it and disappeared under the water. Dakota Radio Group...
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Stanley County School Prom Royalty Named for 2017

FORT PIERRE SD – The 2017 Stanley County Prom was held Saturday, April 8 at Parkview Auditorium. Students selected as Queen and King were:  Queen – Bailey Klemann and King – Morgan Masteller. Queen candidates were:  Clara Pazour, Matiah Hicks and Kalli Deal.  King candidates were:  Rayn Jones, Chad Whitley and Carson Wyly.
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Prevent Tick-Borne Illness

PIERRE, S.D. – Head outdoors and enjoy the spring weather but keep an eye out for ticks to prevent tularemia and other tick-borne diseases, says a state health official. “We see cases of tick-borne illness every year in South Dakota,” said Dr. Lon Kightlinger, state epidemiologist for the Department of Health. “You can protect...
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Daugaards Invite Families To Attend Annual Easter Egg Hunt

PIERRE, S.D. – The Governor and First Lady are inviting families to take part in the 64th Annual Elks Easter Egg Hunt on the Governor’s residence lawn at 1 p.m. CDT on Easter. “This will be the seventh year that Linda and I have participated in the mansion Easter Egg Hunt. We’re happy to...
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“Coffee and Conversation with Mike” April 10 in Murdo

MURDO SD – On Monday, April 10, 2017, U.S. Senator Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) will host “Coffee and Conversation with Mike” in Murdo at the GTO Diner located at 503 E 5th ST. , 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. CT  . The public is invited to attend.    
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Flags At Half-Staff Thursday To Honor John Glenn

PIERRE, S.D. – (Governor’s Office) – The White House has issued a proclamation to honor the life of John Glenn on Thursday, April 6, 2017, the day of his interment. President Trump calls for the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff, and he has invited governors of the United States...
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Spring Fieldwork, Crop Planting Underway in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Spring fieldwork and small grains seeding is underway in some parts of South Dakota. The weekly crop report from the federal Agriculture Department says 2 percent of the state’s oats crop is planted and 6 percent of the spring wheat is in the ground. Topsoil moisture supplies statewide are...
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Riggs Post Prom Party April 22nd

PIERRE SD – (News Release) –  Parents of T.F. Riggs students are hosting a post prom party for juniors and seniors and their prom dates.  The party will be held at Lariat Lanes immediately following the school prom the night of Saturday, April 22, 2017. Comedy hypnotist Kellen Marson is the featured entertainment with...
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Sanborn County Fatal Crash

HURON, S.D.  – (SD Dept of Public Safety) – One woman has died in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday night south of Huron, S.D. The name of the person is not being released pending notification of family. She was the driver and only occupant in the vehicle. A 2003 Chevrolet Tahoe was southbound...
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