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SD National Guard Cancels Training Due to Shutdown

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – About 3,600 South Dakota Air and Army National Guard members won’t have to show up this weekend for training because of the partial government shutdown. The Guard says it cancelled a scheduled drill assembly due to the lapse in federal appropriations. It will likely be rescheduled for October 26th...
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Winter Storm Warning for Western South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – An early winter storm could drop a foot or more of snow across much of the Black Hills through early Saturday. The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a winter storm warning from 6 p.m. Mountain time Thursday until 6 a.m. Saturday. Heavier amounts of 21 inches...
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Pierre Rural Firefighters Called to Three Fires in the County Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Rural Fire Department responded to three different fire calls within the past 24 hours.  Pierre Rural Fire Chief Jason Roggow says crews were first told about smoke coming from rubble at the city landfill about 3:55 p.m. Wednesday.  The landfill is located about six miles east of...
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Pierre Man Arrested For Allegedly Spitting in Officer’s Face

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was arrested Tuesday night after police were called to the report that a person was being disorderly at a local location.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says an officer was sent to Betty’s Place on Tuesday-just after 10:00 p.m.  When the officer arrived, Blemaster says the...
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