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Fire Crews Spend Thursday Night Fighting Storage Building Fire North of Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A portion of multi-unit storage building north of Pierre received extensive damage in a fire that broke out last night.  Pierre Rural Fire Chief Jason Roggow says the blaze occurred in the 11-unit storage facility on Shoreline Street-just off Highway 1804 east of Spring Creek Marina.  The 120 X...
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Pierre’s Mayor Says Discussion Tuesday Will Focus on Roads Near Softball Complex Still Impacted by 2011 Flood Fight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Some roads in the vicinity of Pierre’s softball complex will be the focus of a discussion next week at the city commission meeting.  Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says two years after the 2011 flood, there are some roadways in that area of town that haven’t been repaired yet.  She...
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Extension Agronomy Field Specialist Discusses Start of Spring Wheat and Field Pea Harvest

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Spring wheat and field pea harvest is starting in some central South Dakota counties and a local Extension Agronomy Field Specialist says yields will vary.  Ruth Beck, based at the SDSU Extension Pierre Regional Center says harvest for both crops in Hughes, Stanley and Sully counties is being...
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Bridge Closure on Highway 63 Near Midland to Go Into Effect Tonight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Department of Transportation will be closing Highway 63 across the Bad River Bridge in Midland tonight.  The closure will go into effect at 7:00 p.m. Mountain Time and will continue through 9:00 a.m. Saturday.  The contractor will be doing the first of two bridge deck pours and...
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