June 26, 2013 Fire at Capital Sports (Courtesy Photo)

Cause of Fire Behind Pierre Business Undetermined

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The cause of a fire, that burned along the exterior of the alley side wall of a Pierre business last night is considered undetermined.  Pierre Fire Chief Bill Alexander says the fire at Capital Sports on South Pierre Street, started in cardboard boxes which were placed just outside the...
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DLRF to Hold Annual Summer Field Day Today

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota State University’s Dakota Lakes Research Farm will hold its annual Summer Field Day later on this afternoon.  The farm is located 17 miles east of Pierre along Highway 34.  The not-for-profit Dakota Lakes Research Farm Corporation manages the production enterprise and owns the land, the facilities and...
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Fire at Capital City Sports June 26, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Alleyside Exterior of Downtown Pierre Building Scorched in Wednesday Fire

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre firefighters spent almost two hours at the site of a fire that started in the back of one of the downtown businesses.  The fire was first noted about 6:30 p.m. as flames were noted in cardboard stored behind Capital Sports at 361 South Pierre Street.  Pierre Fire Chief...
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Sioux Avenue Road Surface Getting Minor Repairs

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Motorists that travel Pierre’s Sioux Avenue continue to notice orange construction markers along the road, as maintenance work is being done this summer on the busy street. Dean VanDeWiele-Department of Transportation Area Engineer in Pierre says in recent weeks, workers have been repairing some small breaks on a segment...
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