Fifteen Nonprofits Receive $150,000 in Community Innovation Grants

PIERRE SD – The South Dakota Community Foundation (SDCF) selected 15 South Dakota nonprofits to receive $150,000 through its Community Innovation Grant program. Offered in partnership with the Bush Foundation, the Community Innovation Grant program supports efforts to find breakthrough solutions to community challenges across the state. These recipients were selected during the third...
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Local Retailers Named State Business Delegates

PIERRE, S.D.-Dean and Jill Bartlett of The Hollywood Shop, Jami Beck of Beck Motors Wally and Nancy Thomsen of the Pierre Flower Shop and Rick Dockter of Ameriprise Financial in Pierre were among the business owners and operators who served as Business Delegates for a legislative briefing sponsored by the South Dakota Retailers Association...
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Governor Daugaard Delivers State of the State Address today

PIERRE SD – (WNAX-Jerry Oster) – The 2017 South Dakota legislative session started today with all 105 legislators being sworn in, and then Governor Dennis Daugaard delivering his State of the State address. The Governor mentioned state revenues at the start, saying sales taxes are still behind projections Daugaard said some of the online...
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Oahe Days Committee Announces Entertainment for the 2017 June Event

PIERRE SD – The Oahe Days committee has released the upcoming entertainment for their event this summer June 23rd- 25th. Oahe Days Committee President Nichole Gordon says Friday nights opening band is Ry Taylor and the Side Trips.  The headliner for Friday Night is Judd Hoos. Judd Hoos is a well-known South Dakota band, based in the Black...
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Glider planes will soar again this January 25, 2017 at the South Dakota Discovery Center in Pierre, SD.

PIERRE SD – The Pierre Elks Lodge Number 1953 will host the Fourth Aviation Day at the South Dakota Discovery Center at 805 West Sioux in Pierre, SD.  Organizer Steve Wegman says the event runs from 1 p.m.-4 p.m., which is an early dismissal afternoon for Pierre schools. We will have support from 28th...
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Critical Incident Stress Management training in Pierre Feb 1-3

HUGHES/STANLEY COUNTY – The Hughes/Stanley County Emergency Management will be hosting a training pertaining to Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) on February 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. This training is aimed for individuals interested in helping support emergency personnel after extreme stressful and traumatic experiences. The course prepares participants to provide crisis intervention and crisis...
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Brent Fluke Appointed Women’s Prison Warden

PIERRE, S.D.- Bob Dooley, director of prison operations for the Department of Corrections, has appointed Brent Fluke as warden of the South Dakota Women’s Prison. Fluke was named interim warden on Dec. 14, 2016. He began his full-time duties as warden Jan. 9. Fluke, a native of Chamberlain, began working for the DOC in...
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State Forensic Lab Completes Project for Testing all Rape Kits

PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that South Dakota Forensic Lab (SDFL) has completed the testing of all rape kits from law enforcement agencies in South Dakota. Untested rape kits have become and continue to be a national concern. “A rape victim who has the courage to report a sexual crime deserves...
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Capitol Law Enforcement Appreciation

Blue Lights for Law Enforcement Appreciation

PIERRE, S.D. – The front doors of the Capitol will be illuminated in blue tonight in recognition of the sacrifices made by South Dakota law enforcement officers and their families. “The individuals who enforce our laws live selfless lives. They’re courageous, hardworking and dedicated individuals. They work long hours and willingly put themselves in...
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Pierre Fire and Rescue to assist in Search for Eagle Butte Man SD Missing since Jan 1st

PIERRE SD – The Pierre Fire Department’s Rescue team along with Rescue Captain Brandon McCarthy will be assisting with a ground search in Eagle Butte SD to help locate a missing person today - Friday Jan 6th.  Fire Chief Ian Paul informed DRG News about their assistance.         Tribal and federal crews are...
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