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Power Outage Friday in Pierre Caused by Short in Primary Power Cable

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The City of Pierre says an electric outage that impacted part of the community Friday night originated with a fault in a primary power cable behind RedRossa restaurant-located on West Sioux Avenue.  Brad Palmer, City Utilities Director says that short resulted in two switches going out-also in that same...
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Pioneer Girl Receiving Great Reviews One Week Into Release

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) It’s been a week since the release of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s autobiography and the South Dakota State Historical Society Press indicates that the book is being well received.  “Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography” was first made public November 17.  SDSHS Press Marketing Director Jennifer McIntyre says the book has...
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Inaugural Committee Continues Meeting to Prepare for January 10 Event

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A committee charged with organizing inaugural activities has been meeting to put together details for the event.  Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says the inaugural will take place in January.  The day traditionally includes swearing in ceremonies along with evening festivities.  Gill says the inaugural committee met last week.  She...
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Corona Man Arrested in Walworth County for Allegations of Trespassing and Assault

MOBRIDGE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Corona, South Dakota man was arrested for simple assault over the weekend after an incident involving alleged trespassing in the Akaska area.  Walworth County Sheriff Joshua Boll says his office responded to a complaint of individuals trespassing late Saturday afternoon on property near Akaska.  Boll says the land...
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