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Fort Pierre Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration November 25th

The Fort Pierre Christmas tree will arrive this week in downtown Fort Pierre.  With that in mind, it is time to prepare for the 2016 Annual Fort Pierre Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration!  Each year the celebration gets bigger and this year besides the chili cook off contest, there will be a week-long treasure hunt,...
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Today is final Day to Register for 16th Annual Pierre Parade of Lights

PIERRE SD -The 16th Annual Pierre Parade of Lights is scheduled for Monday, November 21st and will  usher in the holiday season in our area. Please register by Monday, November 14. Registration is free but donations to offset costs are appreciated. Parade lineup and judging will begin at 5:00 p.m. at the Riggs High...
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Oahe Hunt this weekend

PIERRE SD – Oahe Downstream Recreation Area will be closed Saturday, Nov. 19th and Sunday, Nov. 20th from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. for the annual Oahe Hunt. The Oahe Hunt is an annual event sponsored by the Corps of Engineers and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks for hunters whose...
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Governor Daguaard, Cattle Markets Panel Added to SDCA Convention Speaker Lineup

PIERRE, SD – If you’re involved in South Dakota’s beef industry, you won’t want to miss the 68th Annual South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association Convention and Trade Show November 29-December 1 at the Watertown Event Center and Ramkota. SDCA is pleased to announce that Governor Dennis Daugaard has been added as a featured luncheon speaker...
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Man dies in rollover crash in northern South Dakota

POLLOCK, S.D. (AP) – The state Highway Patrol says one man died and two other were injured in a rollover crash Saturday in northern South Dakota. The Highway Patrol on Sunday said the three men were in a pickup truck that went into the ditch and rolled around 10:40 p.m. Saturday after the driver...
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South Dakota Senate Republicans chose new leadership

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Senate GOP caucus has elected a new leadership. The caucus this weekend selected Sen. Blake Curd, of Sioux Falls, as its new majority leader. Sen. Ryan Maher, of Isabel, was chosen as assistant majority leader. The three majority whips now are Sens. Kris Langer, of Dell Rapids,...
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Mickelson Bows Out of 2018 Governor Race

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Republican state Rep. Mark Mickelson says he won’t run for governor in 2018. The lawmaker from Sioux Falls said Thursday that he was seriously looking at a bid, but decided that the sacrifice was too high. Mickelson was elected Tuesday to serve a third term in the state House, where...
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Shell’s Gas Stop Sponsors the Flags Across the Bridge in Observance of Veteran’s Day

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD  – The Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club will post the U.S. and South Dakota flags across the Missouri River Bridge in observance of Veteran’s Day. The Exchange Club has consistently posted flags across the bridge for various holidays and other special occasions since 2006. This Friday, Shell’s Gas Stop will be sponsoring...
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Donald Trump elected President of the United States – Mike Pence Vice President

USA – Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States. The Republican nominee won early morning Wednesday after capturing Wisconsin’s 10 electoral votes, putting him over the 270 threshold he has become the nation’s 45th president.  
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Voters have defeated Constitutional Amendment V

SOUTH DAKOTA – Constitutional Amendment V lost Tuesday among voters. Voters have defeated a proposed constitutional amendment that would have removed candidates’ party affiliation from primary and general election ballots. It would have established a nonpartisan primary to send the top vote-getters to the general election; it wouldn’t have applied to presidential races. Opponents argued...
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