Names Released In Brush Lake Hunting Incident and Search Suspended

ARLINGTON SD – The search has been suspended for a missing duck hunter on Brush Lake, south of Arlington.  One hunter’s body was recovered Monday night. Two brothers had gone duck hunting from a boat on Brush Lake.  The two went hunting at about 2:00 p.m. and were expected back by 6:00 p.m. When...
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City Administrator Schochenmaier Announces June Retirement

PIERRE SD – Pierre City Administrator Leon Schochenmaier announced that he will retire next summer. Schochenmaier, who has served as the City Administrator for more than a decade, will leave the post June 30, 2017. “I greatly enjoy serving the people of Pierre,” said Schochenmaier.  “That made my decision to retire a difficult one, but it’s...
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President Asks For Flags At Half-Staff In Remembrance Of Pearl Harbor

PIERRE, S.D. – President Obama has called for flags to be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. until sunset on Wednesday, Dec. 7, in observance of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. The President has issued a proclamation in recognition of the 75th anniversary of the Japanese attacks that killed American patriots at Pearl Harbor,...
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Pierre School Board Hosts Legislators

PIERRE SD – The Pierre School Board will host a discussion with their legislative delegates about issues and concerns that school districts are facing as well as pending legislation that will be presented in this year’s session. The Legislative Forum will be held at the District Administration Building in the Board Room on Monday,...
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Daugaard’s Budget Proposal Boosts Spending $20M

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has offered a budget proposal constrained by lower-than-expected tax collections, keeping spending increases modest for the upcoming budget year. The Republican governor on Tuesday outlined a $1.62 billion general fund budget proposal in his annual address to the Legislature. The plan includes roughly $20 million in general...
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Attorney General Warns of Work-at-Home Scams

PIERRE, S.D. – It is that time of year when people are looking to put a little extra cash in their pockets. The lure of ads to make big money from work-at-home opportunities on the internet and in the paper is likely too good to be true. Attorney General Jackley’s Consumer Protection Division is...
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McClure Christmas Tree Party Saturday Dec 10th 2016 – SD Discovery Center

PIERRE SD – The McClure Christmas Tree Party will take place at the SD Discovery Center on Saturday Dec 10th from 1pm to 4 pm. All children in the area are invited to the free party that will include cookie decorating and other creative activities, a visit by Santa from the North Pole and...
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Movie Night at Rawlins Library in Pierre Tonight 6pm – 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor

PIERRE SD -  Join the Rawlins Library Dec 6th, tonight at 6pm for the showing of the classic movie “Tora! Tora! Tora” the dramatic retelling of the Pearl Harbor attack on December 7th, 1941. Rawlins Library Board member, Matthew Reitzel also of the Cultural Heritage Center will give an introduction prior to the showing of the film....
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New Labor and Regulation Website Launched

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) has launched a redesigned, mobile responsive website at The site also debuts the agency’s new logo. The latest features include an events calendar with search capability, sliders to highlight announcements and resources, and mega menus for more direct links to forms,...
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Haakon County Potential Location for Nuclear Waste Disposal

HAAKON COUNTY, S.D. -  It’s opposed by at least two South Dakota counties, but Governor Dennis Daugaard is in favor of the deep bore drilling of nuclear waste. Spink County already turned down a proposal by a nonprofit called Battelle to conduct a deep borehole field test; but now the company is eyeing Haakon...
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