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Grease Fire Causes Minor Damage to Pierre Restaurant

PIERRE, SD- A restaurant in Pierre received minor damage in its kitchen after a grease fire this (Mon.) afternoon. Pierre Volunteer Fire Department assistant chief Paula Tronvold says the grease fire happened after the noon dinner rush was over at Guadalajara’s.
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United States Attorney Seiler Announces Retirement

PIERRE, SD- After 22 years with the United States Attorney’s Office, Fort Pierre native Randy Seiler has announced his retirement. Seiler leaves his position December 31. Randy Seiler was sworn in in October of 2015 as the 41st United States Attorney for the District of South Dakota. Before being appointed, he served as both...
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22-Year-Old Man Dies in Hughes County Crash

PIERRE, S.D. – A 22-year-old male died late Sunday night in a one-vehicle crash north of Pierre. The name of the deceased is not being released pending notification of family. He was the only person involved in the crash. A 2005 Pontiac Grand Prix was eastbound on 202ND Street (also known as Holly Road)...
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Wilson is Final Fly From Pierre Ticket Winner

PIERRE, SD- Congratulations to Laura Wilson of Pierre, the final week’s winner in the Dakota Radio Group’s “Fly From Pierre” ticket giveaway. Wilson wins a pair of round-trip tickets to fly from Pierre to Denver aboard ADI Jet courtesy of the Pierre Regional Airport. Thank you to the Pierre Regional Airport and to all...
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Auto safety group seeks Chrysler Pacifica recall

DETROIT (AP) – An auto safety group is asking the government for a recall of Chrysler Pacifica minivans over complaints that the engines can stall without warning. The Center for Auto Safety petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Monday, asking for an investigation and a recall of 150,000 minivans from the 2017 model...
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Thanksgiving Feasts Need to be Picked Up by Noon Today

PIERRE, SD- Those that applied and were approved for a Thanksgiving Feast from Pierre Area Referral Service and Feeding SD and did not get it picked up on Saturday, have until noon today (Nov. 20) to pick it up from the Food Pantry.
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South Dakotans Mark Transgender Day of Remembrance

SIOUX FALLS, SD (Greater Dakota News Service)- Today is the Transgender Day of Remembrance, a somber anniversary that recognizes transgender people who’ve lost their lives in the past year, including a South Dakota trans woman murdered in January. The day of remembrance began in 1999 after the killing of a trans woman in Massachusetts....
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South Dakota university to offer 18-day intensive courses

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – A university in western South Dakota is introducing an unconventional schedule for students interested in completing a college course in 18 days. The Rapid City Journal reports that Black Hills State University-Rapid City will offer block courses. The college says the offering will be the first of its kind...
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South Dakota tribal meeting facility remains unfinished

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A federally funded facility north of Fort Pierre intended for tribal meetings remains unfinished. The Capital Journal reports that construction began on the Wakpa Sica Reconciliation Place in the early 2000s but didn’t finish as scheduled in 2010. Fort Pierre and the Cheyenne River Sioux tribe have tried to...
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Woman dies in fiery single-vehicle crash in McCook County

MONTROSE, S.D. (AP) – A 41-year-old woman died in a fiery single-vehicle crash in McCook County. The Highway Patrol says the woman was traveling alone when she lost control of her minivan on a curve of a rural road north of Montrose. The vehicle rolled in the ditch and started on fire. The woman...
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