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T.F. Riggs Homecoming Royalty 2017

PIERRE SD – The Senior Class at Riggs High School has selected the homecoming royalty candidates for Homecoming Week which is September 18th-22nd, 2017. Coronation will be held in the Riggs Theater on September 18th at 7:00 PM. Lady Governor Candidates are left to right: Alexandria Allison, Cayley Bush, Gracie Jones, Tayler Larsen and...
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A Hit and Run Early Saturday Morning: Suspect Arrested Next Day

PIERRE SD – Statement from Pierre Police Captain Jason Jones: On Saturday 8-26 at 2:56 am Officers responded to a report of dark colored car that had collided with a gas pump at Chekkers convenience store. Upon the Pierre Police arrival the vehicle had left the scene. Officers obtained video surveillance and spoke with...
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Avera Donates $10,000 to Pierre Area Referral Service

PIERRE SD – Avera representatives Karen Gallagher and Mikel Holland, MD, hand a check for a donation of $10 thousand to Brenda Manning and Lizette Hunt for the Pierre Area Referral Service Tuesday morning at 8am. The Pierre Area Referral Service’s vision to give a hand up closely aligns with Avera’s mission to give...
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Update on Trent Voges Search From Hand County Sheriff

HAND COUNTY SD – The Hand County Sheriff has reasons to believe that Trent Voges successfully escaped capture, possibly with the help of another. Therefore we are not actively searching for him anymore. They will continue to watch for him in the county as he does have ties in Hand County and in the...
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Names Released in Grant County Fatal Crash

MILBANK, S.D. – A 15-year-old Milbank girl has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Aug. 22 north of Milbank. Four other people were injured. All are from Milbank. A 2002 Chevy Trailblazer was northbound when the driver, Michael Reinhardt, 14, lost control on the gravel road. The...
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Attorney General’s Office Releases Officer Involved Shooting Summary

PIERRE SD – A Box Elder shooting on July 31, in which a Pennington County sheriff’s deputy injured a man, has been ruled justified by the South Dakota Attorney General. Cruz Louis Deleon, 21, of Rapid City, was shot once in his right arm by Deputy Jakob Whittle during a warrant check at 701...
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Codington County Vehicle-Pedestrian Fatal Collision Update

WATERTOWN, S.D. – A Waubay woman has been identified as the person who was struck by a pickup and killed Thursday night while she was walking along U.S. Highway 212 west of Watertown. A 2012 Ford F-350 pickup was eastbound in the passing lane of U.S. Highway 212 when the driver saw something on...
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Deer Camp Available for First Time Youth Deer Hunters

PRESHO, S.D. – Ten first-time deer hunters will have the opportunity to participate in a managed youth deer hunt and camp on Sept. 23-24 at the Snake Den Lodge in Presho. The Lyman, Jones and Tripp county Pheasants Forever chapters in partnership with the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) are hosting a...
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Guidelines for 2017-18 Free/Reduced School Lunch Program Announced

PIERRE, S.D. – With school back in session in many South Dakota communities, the Department of Education wants families to know about the National School Lunch, School Breakfast and Special Milk Programs. These federally funded programs help to ensure that students from families whose income meets certain guidelines are eligible for free or reduced...
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2 Mitchell Restaurants Fail State Health Inspections

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – Two Mitchell restaurants have failed state health inspections this summer. The Daily Republic reports that Corona Village and New China Buffet both failed inspections by the state Health Department. One of New China Buffet’s violations was for having fish from Lake Mitchell, an unapproved source. The lake has had a...
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