Capitol Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Past Legislator

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has ordered flags at the state Capitol in Pierre to be flown at half-staff on Aug. 19 in memory of former state legislator Jim Dunn of Lead. Dunn died Thursday at age 89, and his funeral is being held Aug. 19. He served as a state representative...
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Turner County Man Sentenced in Rape and Incest Case

PIERRE, S.D. – Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Wednesday August 10th that Benjamin Thomas, 35, Centerville, was sentenced in First Circuit Court to the following: - third degree rape- 25 years with 10 suspended in the state penitentiary - aggravated incest- 15 years with 5 suspended in the state penitentiary, to run consecutive - sexual contact...
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Street Closure: Park Street

PIERRE, S.D. –Park Street between Garfield and Lowell Avenues will close this afternoon for construction. The street will close at 1:00 p.m. today, and will remain closed for the remainder of the week for curb and gutter repair work. Through traffic is encouraged to detour South on Garfield Avenue and use Sully Avenue as...
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Fundraiser For Troy Hattum and Chalan Hedman Families

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD – The community has been in shock at the news of two young men who were in an accident at a shop in Hughes county. Troy Hattum lost his life in the fire and explosion and Chalan Hedman was transferred to a hospital in Minnesota with major burns. The Fort Pierre Fire Department Auxiliary has...
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