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Work Scheduled Today for Paving in Pierre

PIERRE SD – South Dakota Department of Transportation crews are scheduled to pave in central Pierre today,  Tuesday, August 22. Crews plan to pave Pleasant Avenue (U.S. Highway 14) from Pierre Street, (just north of the railroad bridge), east to Euclid Avenue. Work will begin after 8 a.m. and continue throughout the day. One...
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Hit and Run Leads to Numerous Other Charges for 59 Year Old Man In Pierre SD

PIERRE SD – Statement Released by Pierre Police Captain Jason Jones : On Thursday August 17 at 6:50 pm officers received a report of a hit and run vehicle collision in the McDonald’s parking lot. A license plate was identified of the suspect vehicle leaving the scene. Later in the evening, officers made follow...
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Casey Tibbs Rodeo Center Celebrates 50th Anniversary of “Born To Buck” Documentary

FORT PIERRE SD – 50 years ago, Casey Tibbs made a documentary to drive more than 300 bucking horses 120 miles from the Lower Brule Native American Reservation to Fort Pierre. Tibbs wrote, produced, directed and starred in the movie “Born to Buck” which included some of the wildest riding ever filmed back then....
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Chip Seal and Fog Seal Projects Around Pierre SD to Start Aug 21st

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Transportation says chip seal and fog seal applications will be applied to the following highways in the central area of the state beginning Monday, Aug. 21, weather permitting. The contractor plans to chip seal the following routes in the following order with fog sealing closely following...
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46th Annual South Dakota 4H Finals Rodeo in Fort Pierre Kicks Off Today Thru Sunday

FORT PIERRE SD – 4-H Rodeo contestants and their families have rolled into the Stanley County Fairgrounds in Fort Pierre this weekend August 18th-20th for the 46th Annual South Dakota State 4-H Finals Rodeo. The 4-H Finals Rodeo President Don Bergeson said there are 532 contestants that will run in 3 different arenas and...
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FAA Investigates Incident Involving Plane and Ground Sprayer in Sully County

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating a recent incident in Sully County in which a low-flying crop-spraying plane hit a sprayer on the ground. Chief Deputy Sheriff Curt Olson tells the American News that after the plane’s landing gear scraped and punctured the ground sprayer, the uninjured pilot was able...
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Semi / Train Crash in Blunt SD Thursday Afternoon

BLUNT SD – Thursday August 17th on U.S. Highway 14, mile marker 250, in Blunt SD at 3 p.m. a 2004 Kenworth Semi driven by Colt Brink 16 year old male, was eastbound on U.S. Highway 14 a train with two males on board one 36 years old and the other 40 years old...
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Mobridge Police Arrest Suspect in String of Burglaries

MOBRIDGE (KSFY) – A woman is behind bars after police say she repeatedly burglarized a Mobridge business to pay for her drug habit. According to Mobridge Police Chief Shawn Madison, a local business reported it had been burglarized “on a regular basis,” and that each time cash was taken from the business. Officers conducted...
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Pierre City Commission Votes “Yes” to Purchase of Eagle Creek Building to House City Hall

PIERRE SD – The Pierre City Commission voted to approve the purchase of the Eagle Creek building to house city hall behind Northridge Plaza, on the truck bypass on the out skirts of Pierre. City staff suggested to the commission at the last commission meeting to purchase the building for 3.8 million dollars it...
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Publishers Clearing House Scam Has Cost a Hughes County Citizen Nearly $35,000

PIERRE SD – (News Release) Sheriff Mike Leidholt today warned citizens of Hughes County that scammers are still actively seeking victims in the area. Just last week a Hughes County citizen reported that he had been scammed out of almost 35,000 dollars. The victim received a phone call that he had won 2.6 million...
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