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Pierre Leaders Starting Search for New Police Chief; New Fire Chief to Start Job February 3

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The search is getting underway for a new Police Chief for the city of Pierre, following the announcement earlier this month that Chief Bob Grandpre intends to retire from the job soon. Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says Grandpre has led the department for about five years and his retirement...
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Oahe Downstream Recreation Area to Hold “Eagles and Bagels” Event Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Visitors at the Oahe Downstream Recreation Area near Fort Pierre will get a chance to learn about the park’s winter residents-eagles; and enjoy a snack…all as part of the 12th annual “Eagles and Bagels” Walk in the Park on Saturday.  The program begins that morning at 9:00 a.m. at...
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One Vehicle Accident Reported in Pierre Neighborhood Saturday Night

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A one vehicle crash that occurred Saturday night resulted in injuries to the juvenile male driving the SUV and a passenger.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says the accident was reported on Saturday night about 11:30 p.m. in the 800 block of West Third Street.  Law enforcement and other...
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ND Women Plan Event for Blizzard-Stricken SD Women

UNION CENTER, S.D. (AP) – A group of women in western North Dakota is organizing an event for ranch women in western South Dakota dealing with devastation from an early October blizzard. The Bowman-based group called Rural Women in America will hold the event Saturday, Feb. 15, at the community center in Union Center....
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