Sally Boyd pinning her son-new Pierre Police Sergeant Brandon Boyd-at a ceremony Wednesday at the PD offices.

Pierre P.D. Promotes Officer to Patrol Sergeant

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre native has been promoted to a Patrol Sergeant within the ranks of the Pierre Police Department. Officer Brandon Boyd will have been with the Pierre P.D. for 11 years on July 7. He has also served as Pierre’s Community Resource Officer since 2010. Yesterday, he was officially...
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Governor Awards Block Grant to Midland to Help Plug a Geothermal Well

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The community of Midland has been given about a half million dollars in funding from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program to help with plugging an unsafe geothermal well. Governor Dennis Daugaard awarded $515,000 in CDBG Urgent Need Funding to Midland. Daugaard says in a release that he...
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NWS Looks Back at June Precipitation and Temperatures

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service classifies the month of June as a very wet and cool month across most of the region. Rainfall amounts across central and northeast South Dakota and parts of neighboring Minnesota ranged from three to almost ten inches. In Timber Lake, the 9.89 inches that fell...
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Two Motorists Hurt in Two Vehicle Crash Near Blunt This Morning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A two vehicle accident at the junction of Highways 14 and 83 this morning left two women injured. Hughes County Sheriff Mike Leidholt says the accident occurred about 7:10 a.m. this morning. Leidholt says 70-year-old Joyce Keller of North Platte, Nebraska was driving a 1999 Honda Accord east on...
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