News

Picture45

Liquor Commission Denies Licenses to Whiteclay Beer Stores

Whiteclay NE -  Beer should no longer flow in Whiteclay, Nebraska state regulators have decided. The Nebraska Liquor Control Commission decided Wednesday to deny licenses to the four beer stores in the alcohol-soaked outpost in northwest Nebraska. The small town is only a few miles from from the dry Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. Commissioners voted...
Keep Reading »
240_F_86158139_64truCLlMDAuRYvCddk1ZNwrKM9tv8Gs

Forced Catheterization of Child Leaves Pain, Legal Questions

PIERRE SD – The forced catheterization of a three-year-old boy in Pierre has left the child in pain, and his family with many unanswered legal questions. Weeks after sending a letter to the Department of Social Services, the A-C-L-U of South Dakota still has not received justification for the agency’s use of the invasive...
Keep Reading »
untitled

Crashed Vehicle Makes Stop at Riggs High School

PIERRE SD – Just in time for this weekend’s Pierre Riggs High School prom – a reminder about being safe drivers is now sitting outside the school. South Dakota’s Office of Highway Safety has placed a vehicle that was involved in a crash at Riggs as a way to encourage students to be safe...
Keep Reading »
240_F_143891750_qmliFJw2u721I8BPp7QApnS9co7DgiZN

Planting of Spring Wheat, Oats Halfway Done in South Dakota

UNDATED, S.D. (AP) – Spring planting has progressed in South Dakota over the past week, despite snow, sleet and freezing rain in some areas. The weekly crop report from the federal Agriculture Department says planting of spring wheat and oats in the state is about halfway done. Barley seeding is nearly one-fifth complete. Topsoil...
Keep Reading »
240_F_105381690_uOYkprOgqHLBHYJt3DjvV4MHR490iBfT

SD State 4-H Shoot April 28-30th in Fort Pierre

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE S.D. -The S.D. State 4-H Shoot will be held next weekend April 28th-30th, at multiple ranges in the Pierre/Fort Pierre area, with the headquarters at the EXPO Center in Fort Pierre, SD. Fort Pierre Mayor Gloria Hanson says this year well over 2,400 youth are competing in the SD State 4-H Shoot utilizing ten different ranges...
Keep Reading »
Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area Logo

Boys and Girls Club Great Futures Mega Raffle: April Drawing

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD -  The 2017 Great Futures Mega Raffle Drawing took place this morning with a drawing for three finalists for a chance to win the “Taste of Pierre” prize for the month of April.  The three finalists that were selected were Ron Woodburn, Deb Brakke, and Frank Farrar. The winner was announced...
Keep Reading »
City of Pierre Logo

Water System Testing in Pierre Began Yesterday

PIERRE, S.D. – More than 100 miles of city water main are buried throughout Pierre; testing began yesterday of valves on all 100 miles. The City of Pierre has hired a contractor to exercise all of the city’s water main valves, as well as all of the city’s 550 fire hydrant valves. Once all of...
Keep Reading »
240_F_120728168_LHFwMdd37TNEhFcJQYJJVv0G6gzcjYSu

Lions Club Filling Sandboxes for the Season

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD – This year the Pierre/Fort Pierre Lions Club will again provide sand for sandboxes, gardens, paver filling, or other needs around your home.  This annual fundraiser provides resources for sight screening, eye exams, eye glasses, and other sight related needs in our community.  This year the Lions expect to entertain  more...
Keep Reading »
untitled

World’s Only Corn Palace Releases 2017 Corn Palace Festival Lineup

MITCHELL, SD – The World’s Only Corn Palace is excited to announce the entertainment lineup for the 2017 Corn Palace Festival. Ticket sales will begin on June 1st at 10 a.m. and concert times as well as ticket prices will be released at a later date. This year’s festival is a star-studded lineup including...
Keep Reading »
240_F_94321073_muHSA5z0li3tJyYUx7eTEKUmf5rWV987

Severe Weather Awareness Training for Hughes and Stanley County

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD – (Press Release) – On Thursday, April 20th, 2017, Hughes/Stanley County Emergency Management, in conjunction with the National Weather Service will be holding severe weather awareness training. Training will begin at 7:00 pm and last for approximately two hours at River Cities Transit Meeting Room. Citizens throughout the area rely on...
Keep Reading »