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Pierre Residents to Vote on Events Center in November

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Residents of Pierre will vote in November on whether the capital city should build a $14.5 million recreation and event center.  The City Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously to put the matter to a public vote. If approved, the facility would open in early 2019, replacing the old City Auditorium...
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Candlelight Vigil “#OrlandoStrong” at Capital Lake a Big Success

PIERRE S.D. –  The candlelight vigil organized by Pierre resident Caid Herbert was held in conjunction with the candlelight vigils in Florida on Sunday night at Capital Lake. It was well attended by the public with dignitary speakers Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill, District 24 Senate Jeff Monroe and Mary Duvall, and Fort Pierre Mayor Gloria Hanson. The...
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Statue Unveiling to Honor Governors

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Govs. Warren E. Green, Nils A. Boe and M. Michael Rounds will be honored with statues unveiled at the Capitol Rotunda at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 24, 2016. The public will view the life-sized bronze statues for the first time during the ceremony. Gov. Dennis Daugaard will participate...
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Two Additional Women’s Prison Inmates Sentenced in Methamphetamine Case

PIERRE, S.D. -   Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that two additional inmates from the South Dakota Women’s Prison, who were charged in November 2015 for methamphetamine use, were sentenced today by Circuit Court Judge John Brown.  Cassandra Louise Bernard, 36, and Mary Frances Sierra, 27, were both sentenced. Bernard, who pled guilty to...
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