Dedication for New Firefighter Themed Playground at LaBarge Park October 5, 2014

New Pierre Playground Dedicated Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A new playground in northwest Pierre was dedicated Sunday afternoon.  The playground equipment is located in LaBarge Park near Fire Station Number 3 and the pieces have a firefighter theme.  Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says Pierre has been recognized as a Playful City USA community since 2012 and as...
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Two More Cases of Swine Disease Confirmed in SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota veterinary officials say two more farms have confirmed cases of a potentially deadly swine virus, bringing the state total to 38 farms. The South Dakota Animal Industry Board held a conference call Tuesday for its October meeting. Staff Veterinarian Dr. Todd Tedrow says two new hog farms in...
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Authorities Wrap Up Investigation Into Incident at Emergency Spillway

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Authorities have completed an investigation that has been underway since a Pierre teen was found injured at Oahe Dam’s Emergency Spillway on September 27.  Stanley County Chief Deputy Sheriff Greg Swanson says 19-year-old Zachary Young was discovered about a week and a half ago on the downstream side...
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Pierre Police Vehicle October 2014

Pierre Police Arrest Man Early This Morning for Burglary and Other Charges

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was arrested overnight after police were told that the man had broken into a residence.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1500 block of North Star about 3:10 a.m. this morning where it was said the homeowner woke...
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