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Firefighters Check Out Electrical Odor Early This Morning at Pierre Hotel

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department spent some time at a Pierre hotel this morning after being told that a fire alarm was sounding.  Deputy Fire Chief Ian Paul says a smoky, electrical odor was noted about 5:40 a.m. at the Ramkota River Centre as firefighters arrived at the scene.  After...
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Police Arrest Pierre Man Following Break-in at Residence

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was arrested earlier today for Burglary, Intentional Damage and other charges after police were told he entered a Pierre home through the window and assaulted a woman there.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says officers were told that 20-year-old Lirio Jimenez had allegedly tried to access...
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Final Day for 2013 Tyler Wilcox Memorial/Guns n’ Hoses Blood Drive

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Today is the final day of the three day Tyler Wilcox Memorial/Guns n’ Hoses blood drive.  The event has been moved from the Pierre Mall to today’s location-the Fort Pierre Fire Hall.  Abbie Titze, Donor Recruiter with United Blood Services says that 88 units of blood were donated...
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Wisconsin Beef Company Bids for Idled SD Plant

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Green Bay, Wis.-based beef processing company has submitted the minimum $12.75 million bid for an idled South Dakota plant. American Foods Group’s bid for Northern Beef Packers allows it to become a qualified bidder in an auction scheduled for Thursday at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Sioux Falls....
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