National Weather Service

NWS Reports Colder Than Normal March

ABERDEEN, S.D. Р(DRG News) The National Weather Service says below normal temperatures continued across central and northeast South Dakota last month.  Average monthly temperatures ranged from two to five degrees below normal.  Pierre set an all-time record low temperature for March with -20 degrees below zero on March 1 and 2.  A week...
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SDSHS Holding Annual History Conference in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The South Dakota State Historical Society is holding its annual history conference in Pierre today and tomorrow. This year’s conference theme is “The History of Higher Learning in the State”. Attendees will hear from speakers who will talk about higher education from early in the state’s history, as well...
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Chicken or Hen

Pierre Leaders Weighing Urban Chicken Ordinance

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – City leaders in Pierre will hold a hearing later this month on whether residents of South Dakota’s capital city should be allowed to keep chickens on their property. A group called Pierre Urban Chicken Reform has proposed that residents be allowed to keep up to six hens as long as...
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Sioux Falls Catholic Diocese Making Big Changes

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The Roman Catholic Church plans to merge several parishes in eastern South Dakota and create a new parish on the south side of Sioux Falls. The moves are in response to a decline in priests and changes in population. Sioux Falls Diocese Bishop Paul Swain says the changes are...
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