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Missouri Shores 25th Hollywood Tonight Event Saturday March 11th at Drifters

PIERRE/FORT PIERRE SD – The 25th Annual Hollywood Tonight Missouri Shores Domestic Violence Center Fundraiser will be this Saturday night at Drifters Event Center in Fort Pierre. Kami Marts Executive Director of Missouri Shores says the new venue at Drifters is a welcome change for the 25th Annual along with the theme “Guardians of...
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City Ends 2016 with Increased Reserves

PIERRE, S.D. – During the 2016 fiscal year, the City of Pierre was able to cut costs and consequently grow its reserves by $1.5-million. “This is a significant accomplishment,” said Leon Schochenmaier, City Administrator. “The 2011 Missouri River flood greatly diminished the city’s reserve fund.  For the last five years, we have been working to...
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Explore Pinwheel Power at Family Fun Day March 11 at Cultural Heritage Center

PIERRE, S.D. – Come and make your own pinwheel to capture the South Dakota spring breezes at Family Fun Saturday on March 11 from 10-11:30 a.m. CST at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. All supplies are provided and children should be accompanied by an adult. There is no admission fee to the museum...
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State Senate Sends Bill Allowing Guns in Capitol to Governor

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A bill that would allow people to bring guns into the state Capitol is headed to Gov. Dennis Daugaard. The Senate voted 19-15 Monday to approve the bill, which would allow people who have an enhanced permit to bring concealed handguns into the Capitol if they register beforehand with security....
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Sec. of State Krebs endorses Constitutional Carry

RAPID CITY, S.D. – With the passage of Constitutional Carry from the South Dakota Senate, within weeks of New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu signing Constitutional Carry into law, South Dakota Secretary of State Shantel Krebs has thrown her support behind the gun-rights legislation House Bill 1072. Earlier in the session, Secretary of State Shantel...
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CHS Harvest for Hunger Food and Fund Drive

PIERRE SD –CHS Midwest Cooperative is gathering donations of money, food and crops to help fight hunger. As part of CHS Harvest for Hunger food and fund drive, CHS Midwest Cooperative will accept contributions from March 1 through March 20 at its locations in Pierre, Onida, Blunt, Highmore, Draper, Kadoka, and Phillip. All food...
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Diane Deis Accepts General Manager Position at Dakota Radio Group

PIERRE SD – Diane Deis has been promoted to the position of General Manager of Dakota Radio Group. Deis will replace Mark Swendsen who has accepted a position as CEO of Ingstad Broadcasting. Deis grew up in Murdo, graduated from Jones County High School  and also graduated from SDSU with a degree in Journalism-Advertising. Deis started in...
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US Marshals Seek Help Locating Fugitive Deemed As Dangerous

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Marshals Service is seeking the public’s help in finding a fugitive who missed a recent court appearance. The Marshals Service says 24-year-old Abdirhman Ahmad Noor is considered armed and dangerous and he should not be approached. He has been free on bond on two counts of attempted...
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Wildfire Near Wall in Western South Dakota Mostly Contained

WALL, S.D. (AP) – Authorities say a large wildfire that blackened about 5,000 acres near Wall in western South Dakota is mostly contained and is no longer threatening the town of Quinn. Officials say the fast-moving grass fire, dubbed the Wolf Fire, was 70 percent contained as of Saturday night. It was spotted around...
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Lawmakers May End Option to Pocket Leftover Campaign Cash

PIERRE, S.D. (James Nord) –  (AP) – State lawmakers are weighing new campaign finance regulations that would remove South Dakota from the short list of states that allow politicians to pocket the money in their campaign accounts. Senate Democratic leader Billie Sutton said he’s pushing to restrict candidates’ ability to tap political contributions for...
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