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Officials Say Wednesday’s Lockdown Drills at Pierre Schools Went Well

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Lockdown drills were conducted yesterday at Pierre’s public schools.  The Pierre School District worked with local law enforcers from the Pierre Police Department and the Hughes County Sheriff’s Office in setting up the lockdown drills.  The drills are held to give students and school staff a chance to practice...
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Fire Burns Less Than an Acre of Grass Surrounding Cultural Heritage Center Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A fire outside the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre burned some grass around the building but did not damage any parts of the mostly underground structure.  The Pierre Fire Department was summoned to the fire about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.  Deputy Chief Ian Paul says the fire started on the...
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Help Line Set Up for Producers and Other South Dakotans Hurt by Snowstorm

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota Department of Agriculture announced today that those impacted by the recent western South Dakota snow storm can call a helpline for answers to various storm related questions.  Producers living in Harding, Perkins, Ziebach, Shannon, Jackson, Jones, Bennett and Mellette counties should call 877-708-4357.  Those in other...
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Driver Cited Following Minor Semi Tractor/Bridge Accident

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A truck driver from Canada was cited for failing to report an accident and for not obeying traffic signs after the spoiler on the roof of the semi she was driving struck the train bridge in Pierre Wednesday morning.  Sergeant Jon Stahl of the South Dakota Highway Patrol says...
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