Kim Malsam Rysdon (Courtesy Photo)

Malsam-Rysdon Named as Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Health

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News)  Governor Dennis Daugaard has appointed a new Secretary for South Dakota’s Department of Health. Kim Malsam-Rysdon was named yesterday to lead the department. Malsam-Rysdon has been the interim secretary for the Health Department since last month. She will replace former Secretary Doneen Hollingsworth, who retired after 19 years in...
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Grass Fire

Controlled Burn Held Monday Near Mickelson Pond in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A controlled burn was organized Monday to clear brush, cattails and other growth near Mickelson Pond in northeast Pierre. The prescribed burn near the pond on the north side of Fourth Street got underway early Monday afternoon and was complete a few hours later. Pierre Fire Chief Ian Paul...
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Stanley County Courtroom

Pierre Woman Charged with Taking Funds from Her Former Fort Pierre Employer

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre woman is to make an initial appearance in court next month for one count of Grand Theft by Embezzlement and for 46 counts of Forgery.  Both charges are felonies.  58-year-old Joni Kay Boub was the office manager for the Fort Pierre Development Corporation.  Court documents indicate that...
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National Weather Service

Mid-Winter Warmth Blanketing the Dakotas, Breaking Records

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Mid-winter warmth is breaking records in the Dakotas, with temperatures climbing into the 50s and 60s. National Weather Service reports show that record-high temperatures were set Monday in Dickinson and Williston in western North Dakota, and in Rapid City in western South Dakota. Bismarck, North Dakota set a record high...
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