Avera St. Mary's Hospital

Hayes Couple Welcomes First Baby of 2014 at Avera St. Mary’s Wednesday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The first baby of 2014 at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital was born early yesterday morning.  Parents Vince and Katie Bruce of Hayes welcomed their new son, Riley David Bruce, Wednesday morning-January 1 at 2:54 a.m.  Dad Vince Bruce says that he and his wife knew their baby would be...
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Fire in Pierre Residence Results in Injuries to Occupant-Two Cats Succumb to Smoke

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A structure fire in Pierre last night resulted in injuries to the resident of the home and two pets died of smoke inhalation.  The Pierre Fire Department was told of the fire about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday-at 1319 West Capitol Avenue.  Deputy Fire Chief Ian Paul says the lone occupant...
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National Weather Service

NWS Says Temps Warming Friday; Colder Weather Predicted Again for Weekend and Early Next Week

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says central portions of the state will be seeing a brief warm up tomorrow followed by a return to colder than normal temperatures.  Dan Mohr of the National Weather Service in Aberdeen says after a high today in the single digits, the thermometer will show...
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Three in Custody in Double-Homicide on SD Reservation

ST. FRANCIS, S.D. (AP) — Rosebud Sioux Tribe police say they have three suspects in custody in a double homicide on the south-central South Dakota reservation. Police Chief Iver Crow Eagle tells the Rapid City Journal that the bodies of two men were found in a field south of St. Francis about 2 a.m....
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