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Another Segment of I-90 Closed Due to Weather Conditions

PIERRE, S.D. – (Department of Public Safety) South Dakota officials are closing Interstate 90 between Exit 110 at Wall and Exit 30 at Sturgis, effective immediately. With this closure, I-90 is closed from Wall to the Wyoming border. That segment of the interstate will remain closed until storm conditions improve and crews are able...
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State Representative Jim Bolin Ends School Lands Candidacy

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – State Rep. Jim Bolin has ended his campaign to be South Dakota’s next commissioner of school and public lands. The Argus Leader reports that Bolin is ending his campaign to instead focus on his opposition to the Common Core standards for K-12 education. The South Dakota Board of Education...
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Early Snowstorm Closes Part of I-90 in Western SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials have closed Interstate 90 from Sturgis to the Wyoming border because of the early autumn blizzard hitting the western part of the state. Officials say that section of the interstate will remain closed until storm conditions improve and crews are able to clear the roadway. The state...
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Black Hills Could Get 30 Inches of Snow with Winds

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota authorities are warning drivers about a winter storm that could dump as much as 30 inches of snow on the Black Hills. Transportation and Public Safety officials say the early-fall storm with heavy snow and strong winds could make travel difficult in the Black Hills and much...
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SD National Guard Cancels Training Due to Shutdown

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – About 3,600 South Dakota Air and Army National Guard members won’t have to show up this weekend for training because of the partial government shutdown. The Guard says it cancelled a scheduled drill assembly due to the lapse in federal appropriations. It will likely be rescheduled for October 26th...
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Winter Storm Warning for Western South Dakota

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – An early winter storm could drop a foot or more of snow across much of the Black Hills through early Saturday. The National Weather Service in Rapid City has issued a winter storm warning from 6 p.m. Mountain time Thursday until 6 a.m. Saturday. Heavier amounts of 21 inches...
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Pierre Rural Firefighters Called to Three Fires in the County Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Rural Fire Department responded to three different fire calls within the past 24 hours.  Pierre Rural Fire Chief Jason Roggow says crews were first told about smoke coming from rubble at the city landfill about 3:55 p.m. Wednesday.  The landfill is located about six miles east of...
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Pierre Man Arrested For Allegedly Spitting in Officer’s Face

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was arrested Tuesday night after police were called to the report that a person was being disorderly at a local location.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says an officer was sent to Betty’s Place on Tuesday-just after 10:00 p.m.  When the officer arrived, Blemaster says the...
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With Chance of Snow in Forecast-NWS Looks Back at Highest October Two Day Snow Totals

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) A Winter Storm Warning is in effect tonight through Friday for the Black Hills and a Winter Storm Watch is mentioned for tomorrow and tomorrow night on the western plains.  The National Weather Service says there are chances of rain mixing with snow in the Pierre/Fort Pierre area tomorrow...
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Trial in McCahren Case Moved from This Month to January

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The trial for a Pierre teen charged for the murder of another teen has been moved from later this month to January of next year.  17-year-old Braiden McCahren is charged with First Degree Murder, Attempted First Degree Murder and Aggravated Assault for the shooting death of 16-year-old Dalton Williams...
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