Child Hearing Aid Assistance to Begin Dec. 1

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Human Services will begin accepting applications for financial assistance to purchase hearing aids for children beginning on Dec. 1. The program aims to help the development of South Dakota children who are hard of hearing. Department of Human Services Secretary Gloria Pearson says that hearing...
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PARS Continues to Seek Donations to Help Victims of Fire at Capitol Inn

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) One local organization continues to take donations to assist individuals and families following last week’s fire at the Capitol Inn in Pierre.  Pierre Area Referral Service’s Laura White says since the Tuesday fire, many different agencies have offered assistance.  She says a PARS disaster fund that was set up...
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Fort Pierre Mayor Sam Tidball June 2012 (KGFX Photo)

Former Fort Pierre Mayor Passes Away Tuesday

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Central South Dakotans are remembering long time Fort Pierre city leader Sam Tidball. Tidball was a former councilmember and Mayor for the city and passed away Tuesday morning at Avera St. Mary’s Hospital. Current Mayor Gloria Hanson says Tidball had been in hospice care for about a week....
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PFD Responds to Report of Smoke in Basement of Pierre Home

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Fire Department spent about an hour at a Pierre home yesterday where smoke was reported in the basement of the structure. Firefighters responded to the residence at 509 North Monroe about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Pierre Fire Chief Ian Paul says a woodstove was being operated when the...
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