Pierre Fire Department Logo (KGFX Photo)

PFD Responds to Call of Leaking Gas Meter at Pierre School Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department spent about 45 minutes Saturday at the scene of a gas leak outside McKinley Elementary School.  Deputy Fire Chief Ian Paul says firefighters were called after 5:00 p.m. Saturday to the report of gas leaking at the school.  When firefighters arrived at the scene, Paul...
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Wreaths Across America December 2011 (KGFX Photo)

Wreaths Across America Program Being Held This Morning in Pierre

UNDATED – (DRG News) The South Dakota Funeral Directors Association is participating in Wreaths Across America this morning.  The program is set up to pay tribute to fallen veterans of all wars during the Christmas season.  A formal wreath presentation is taking place at the Flaming Fountain Veterans Memorial along Capitol Lake in Pierre...
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Dakotas Shown on North American Map

Bitter Cold Continues to Blanket the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Bitterly cold weather continues to blanket the Dakotas as the workweek begins. The National Weather Service has posted wind chill advisories for both North Dakota and South Dakota, with the combination of cold temperatures and wind making it feel as cold as 40 degrees below zero in some areas. The...
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South Dakota Lawmakers Hear Governor Dennis Daugaard's Budget Address December 3, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

SD Lawmakers Will be Urged to Expand Medicaid

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Some lawmakers and health care groups plan to ask the South Dakota Legislature to expand the state’s Medicaid program over Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s resistance. The Medicaid expansion is available to states as an option under the federal health care overhaul. Daugaard is not recommending an expansion of Medicaid at least...
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