Bond Set for Pierre Woman Charged Following Thursday Vehicle Crash

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Bond was set yesterday for a Pierre woman arrested for several charges after a vehicle crash in Pierre last week. 24-year-old Teri Hairybird was taken into custody early Thursday for eight different charges after the SUV she was said to have been driving was found crashed into a tree...
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Pierre’s Mayor Looks Back at 2014 and Ahead to Changes Coming in 2015

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) As 2014 comes to a close, Pierre’s Mayor says the city has seen lots of changes this year. Mayor Laurie Gill says this has been a good year for Pierre. Gill says the Capital City has made great progress with a number of infrastructure projects. In addition, Pierre helped...
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PARS & Feeding South Dakota Offering Produce Giveaway December 23 & 30

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre Area Referral Service and Feeding South Dakota are pairing up to offer a produce and fruit giveaway twice this month. The first giveaway will take place tomorrow afternoon and the second will be next week. PARS Executive Director Laura White says this is the first time the two...
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Today is Final Day for Pierre Residents to Fill Out Community Survey

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Today is the final day for Pierre residents to weigh in on city issues through a community survey. The survey opened earlier this month through a link on the city website and some people have filled out paper copies of the survey that were available at city hall and...
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Pierre Man Wins Grand Prize in DRG’s Countdown to Christmas Promotion

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Congratulations to Brodie Martin of Pierre!  He was the grand prize winner of the Dakota Radio Group’s Countdown to Christmas promotion.  Martin was one of 12 semi-finalists who were drawn over a 12 day period.  The semi-finalists were from Pierre, Fort Pierre, Milesville and Chamberlain.  Each of the 12...
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SD Historical Society to Host NASA Webcast

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota State Historical Society is hosting a webcast that addresses NASA’s landing of the Curiosity Rover on Mars. The program sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution will be broadcast Jan. 11 at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. “NASA’s Flying Saucer: Learning to Land on Mars” explores the Mars...
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SD November Milk Production Up 7 Percent Over 2013

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says South Dakota increased its milk production in November. The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service says milk production in the state totaled 176 million pounds last month, a 7 percent increase over November 2013. The average number of milk cows in November was 97,000,...
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SDDOT: Winter Storm May Create Difficult Driving Conditions in the Black Hills

(From South Dakota Department of Transportation) PIERRE, S.D. – State Transportation and Public Safety officials are cautioning travelers that additional snowfall amounts of 10 or more inches are expected in the northern Black Hills through mid-morning on Tuesday. Along with the heavy snow, sustained winds of 30-plus mph and gusts to 50 mph will create areas...
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Pierre PD Investigating Reports of Stolen TVs at Two Pierre Homes

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Police Department is checking into at least two cases in which televisions were taken from two different residences last week.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says police were told Friday afternoon that burglaries occurred at residences in the 900 and 1000 blocks of East Marina Avenue.  In...
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Winter Storm Warning Issued for Northern Black Hills

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Winter weather is expected to descend on western South Dakota in the next couple of days. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning for the northern Black Hills of South Dakota and a winter weather advisory for the rest of western South Dakota and other portions...
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