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2017 S.D. Transportation Hall of Honor Inductees Announced

PIERRE, S.D. – Clyde Jundt from Pierre and Mark Knight from Aberdeen have been chosen for induction into the South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor for 2017. The purpose of the Transportation Hall of Honor is to recognize those who have made a lasting, valuable or unique contribution to South Dakota’s air, highway or...
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Cultural Heritage Center Museum to debut new family activity Wednesday, July 19

PIERRE, S.D. — A new museum program focused on families with school-aged children will be available to the public at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre for the first time on Wednesday, July 19. Visitors wanting to participate in the History Explorers program can enjoy eight South Dakota experiences with new gallery backpacks. Step...
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Department of Agriculture Pesticide Container Recycling Collection Begins July 10

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) encourages all agriculture producers and businesses to take advantage of free pesticide container recycling collection in 37 locations across the state from Monday, July 10 until Thursday, Sept. 7. Only two and a half gallon containers or smaller that previously contained crop protection products...
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Experience Wildlife Jr. Ranger Day at the National Grasslands Visitor Center

WALL SD – The National Grassland Visitor Center (NGVC) would like to invite everyone to the 2017 Wildlife Jr. Ranger Day on Saturday, July 15th from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Throughout the fun-filled day, the NGVC Park Rangers will have hands-on activities for the whole family to enjoy. Everyone will have a chance...
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Former State Legislator Lora Hubbel Announces Run for Governor

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KSFY) – Former State Legislator Lora Hubbel officially announced her run for South Dakota’s top job Friday morning. She made her announcement for her run for governor at her family’s businesses in Sioux Falls. Hubbel also made a run for governor against Dennis Daugaard back in 2014. She said that race...
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House Fire on East Pine Street in Pierre Friday Evening

PIERRE SD – The Pierre Fire Department was called out to a house fire on E. Pine Friday evening around shortly after 9pm.  No further details at this time other than the local Red Cross provided lodging and personal needs for the residents of the home.  DRG news will have more information as made available.
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Hughes County Fatal Crash

BLUNT, S.D. – One person died in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Friday morning east of Blunt. The person’s name is not being released pending notification of family members. A 2010 Lincoln MKX was driving westbound on U.S. Highway 14 near mile marker 254. A 2012 Chevrolet Malibu was driving eastbound on U.S. Highway 14...
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Black Hills FCU Set To Kick Off 21st Annual School Supply Drive

RAPID CITY SD –  Back-to-school season is right around the corner and Black Hills Federal Credit Union is gearing up for their 21ST Annual School Supply Drive, set to start this Friday. The credit union, as well as many area businesses and individuals, will spend the next month collecting and sorting thousands of binders,...
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Pierre SD Outdoor Pool: Consultant Hired, City Repairing Re-circulation System

PIERRE, SD – A swimming pool consultant has completed an initial technical analysis of Pierre’s outdoor pool and determined a malfunctioning recirculation system is a primary cause of recent problems with pool operations. Burbach Aquatics, a nationally recognized engineering firm that specializes in swimming pools, delivered the preliminary report to city staff today. “At...
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Pierre Pool Closed

PIERRE, SD – The Pierre outdoor pool will be closed today. Overnight there was a mechanical breakdown at the pool that diminished water clarity. The mechanical failure has been resolved. However, the pool cannot reopen until water clarity has improved. The public will be notified when the pool reopens.
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