Snow Plow Working in Pierre April 9, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Pierre/Fort Pierre Crews Plowing Snows This Afternoon

UNDATED – (DRG News) The City of Pierre is in the process of plowing the highways and the Truck Bypass; along with clearing all the snow routes.   The determination whether or not to declare a snow emergency will be made within the next couple of hours. In Fort Pierre, plows are going to be...
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President Barack Obama

Obama to Act on Keystone in ‘A Couple of Months’

WASHINGTON (AP) – Governors are quoting President Barack Obama as saying he expects to decide on the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline in the next couple of months. Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman, a Republican who supports the pipeline, said Obama was asked about Keystone Monday at a White House meeting with about 40 governors....
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Pierre Railroad Bridge

Semi-Truck Damaged in Collision with Train Bridge Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A truck driven by an Eagan, Minnesota driver spent a few extra hours in Pierre over the weekend after it struck the train bridge on Saturday.   Hughes County Sheriff Mike Leidholt says the rig was northbound on Pierre Street about 6:20 p.m. Saturday and the driver didn’t note the...
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Capitol (KGFX Photo)

SD Bill to Ban Sale of E-Cigarettes to Minors

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel has endorsed a plan to ban the sale of electronic cigarettes to minors. E-cigarettes are battery-powered devices that resemble traditional cigarettes. They heat a liquid solution, creating vapor that users inhale to get nicotine without the smoke of regular cigarettes. The Senate State Affairs Committee...
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