‘Dangerous’ Storm Overtaking Parts of the Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Stormy weather is greeting commuters in much of South Dakota and southeastern North Dakota, and delaying the start of classes in some schools. The National Weather Service has posted numerous watches, warnings and advisories for much of central and eastern South Dakota, and southeastern North Dakota. Mid-central and northeastern...
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Man to Plead Guilty in Abuse Case That Led to Baby’s Death

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A man accused of failing to seek medical attention for his 20-month-old son who was repeatedly abused and died as a result of the physical mistreatment inflicted by his mother is scheduled to change his plea. Francis Swan is expected to plead guilty to a felony child abuse charge Tuesday...
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Menards Official States Pierre Store to Open This Summer

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A spokesman for the new Menards Store, under construction in northeast Pierre, says the store is on schedule to be open this summer.  Jeff Abbott of Menard, Inc. in Eau Claire, Wisconsin said last week in a statement that the exterior of the store is being finished and construction...
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Organizers Still Seeking Volunteers for Special Olympics Basketball Tourney

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Special Olympics State Basketball Tournament is just a few weeks away-planned for March 13 and 14 in Pierre/Fort Pierre.   Organizer Chuck Quinn of Oahe Inc. says as the event gets closer, volunteers are still being sought to help with the two-day tourney. The tournament was also held in...
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