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Oahe Chapel near Pierre to host Sunday church services

The historic Oahe Chapel overlooking Lake Oahe near Pierre will begin Sunday morning church services on May 27. Visitors to the area, as well as local residents, are invited to attend. Public ecumenical services are held at 8 am CDT each Sunday through Labor Day. The chapel is located adjacent to the US Army...
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Pierre and Stanley County High Schools Both Holding Graduation Ceremonies Sunday

Graduation ceremonies will be held at both Stanley County High School and Pierre High School on Sunday. Stanley County principal Tom O’Boyle says their ceremony starts at noon at the Parkview gym.   Pierre Supt. Dr. Kelly Glodt says the ceremony starts at 2pm in the theater.   Pierre’s graduation ceremony will also be...
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Minor Damage Reports So Far in Hughes and Stanley Counties

Mostly only minor damage has been reported so far in Hughes and Stanley counties from a storm that moved through last night and early this (Fri.) morning. Hughes and Stanley County emergency management director Rob Fines says for being the first major storm of the season in the area, reports haven’t been too bad....
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Conde Man Dies in Monday Evening Accident North of Miller

A 26-year-old Conde, SD, resident has been identified as the person who died Monday evening in a one-vehicle crash north of Miller. The South Dakota Highway Patrol reports Dylan Stark was driving a 2005 GMC Envoy on South Dakota Highway 45 two miles north of Miller when the vehicle drifted off the road, went...
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Driver Received Minor Injuries When Wind Tipped Semi

The 26-year-old female driver received minor injuries when the wind tipped the semi she was driving over last night (Thurs.) five miles west of Blunt. According to the South Dakota Highway Patrol, the 2015 Freightliner tractor was parked at the junction of US Highway 83 and US Highway 14 when it tipped and knocked...
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Storm Damage in Central SD Includes Flipped Car and Roof Damage

Central South Dakota Dispatch in Pierre was kept busy fielding calls about storm damage from throughout its coverage area. The Pierre Police Department says reports received included: various reports of debris in the road, a report of a tree falling over and striking a street light on Poplar Avenue south of Sioux Avenue, and...
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Welcome Home Ceremony for Pierre, Mobridge and Chamberlain Based Soldiers Tomorrow in Pierre

A welcome home ceremony for 15 Soldiers with the South Dakota Army National Guard’s 200th Engineer Company is scheduled for tomorrow (Sat.) at 5pm at the T.F. Riggs High School Theater in Pierre. 200th Engineer Company staff sgt. and training officer Nathan Ford says the troops with the Pierre, Chamberlain and Mobridge-based unit are...
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Walworth County Cleanup Days and Neighbors in Need Program

Walworth County Cleanup Days are starting May 21st-26th, and there is a special program called Neighbors in need for those that need assistance with getting their items thrown. Here is Mobridge’s Zoning officer Cindy Rische talking about the program and cleanup days. There are a couple of item that will not be accepted. Here...
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GFP and SDSU Tagging Walleyes on Lake Sharpe

If all goes according to plan, 4,000 walleyes will be sporting a shiny piece of jewelry in Lake Sharpe this summer. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks fisheries crews in conjunction with South Dakota State University are currently tagging walleyes near Pierre and in the West Bend area.  The study hopes to help biologists...
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Reminder Firewood from the Sioux Falls Area is Under Quarantine

As campers and other outdoor enthusiasts head to South Dakota State Parks for the traditional Open House weekend this Friday through Sunday, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) wants to remind individuals and families that firewood from the Sioux Falls area is under quarantine due to the discovery of an infestation of...
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