Third Person Dies As Result of Fatal Crash in Alcester

PIERRE, S.D. – A third person has died from injuries sustained in Monday’s fatal crash in Alcester. Pearl “Tex” Sowell, 95, died Thursday. He was one of seven people hit when a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix ran into them as they were leaving the Alcester Care and Rehab Center. The group was a mixture...
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GFP Offers Free Archery Training to Educators

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) recently announced an upcoming training for the National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP). The NASP program allows schools in South Dakota to incorporate archery in their school curriculum safely and at no cost to the local school district. Home school parents are also...
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GARTH BROOKS WORLD TOUR With Trisha Yearwood Garth will play a total of 9 shows! No other shows will be added!   All 3 shows on sale now! Saturday, September 16th 3:00 PM Saturday, September 23rd 3:00 PM Sunday, September 24th 3:00 PM   DENNY SANFORD PREMIER CENTER Sioux Falls, SD TICKETS ON SALE...
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Construction to begin next month on $150M ethanol plant

ONIDA, S.D. (AP) – Construction is to begin next month on a $150 million ethanol plant just south of Onida, after three years of development and fundraising. Construction on the 80-million-gallon-per-year Ringneck Energy plant ran into numerous delays due to legal, financial and regulatory hurdles. President and CEO Walt Wendland says those battles are...
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Hughes County Deputy Sheriffs to carry Naloxone

PIERRE SD -  Hughes County Sheriff Mike Leidholt announced today the Deputy Sheriffs with the Sheriff’s Office have been issued Nolaxone or NARCAN to carry in case of a heroin or fentanyl overdose.   The NARCAN is supplied by the National Sheriffs’ Association through a grant with Purdue Pharma at no cost to the...
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New Pierre Police Reassignments Announced

PIERRE SD – Statement Released by Pierre Police Captain Jason Jones: On July 26th, 2017 Pierre Police Department Chief, Dave Panzer, Jr., announced the reassignment of two current Pierre Police Officers to their new positions within the department. The officer selected for the position of Community Resource Officer is Officer Drew Heaton. Officer Heaton has...
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Two Vehicle Crash in Pierre on Wednesday at Euclid and 4th Street

PIERRE SD – A two vehicle crash occurred on Fourth Street and Euclid Avenue in Pierre at 12:09 p.m., Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Tony Mangan, Public Information Officer with the SD Department of Public Safety informed DRG that  a 2003 Ford Explorer Sport Trac driven by  a 16yr old male from Pierre was westbound on Fourth...
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Farm Rescue Hauling Hay to Ranchers in Need

HORACE, N.D. – Farm Rescue, a nonprofit organization that provides planting, harvesting or haying assistance free of charge to farm and ranch families who have experienced a major illness, injury or natural disaster, is currently transporting hay free of charge to producers affected by severe drought. Farm Rescue is accepting applications from ranchers who...
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Centerville To Be Capital For A Day

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that Centerville has been chosen to be South Dakota’s Capital for a Day on Tuesday, Aug. 15.   “I look forward to spending the day in Centerville and becoming better acquainted with those who call the area home and the issues affecting them,” Gov. Daugaard said....
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CenturyLink Cable On Capitol Avenue Nears Completion of Repairs and Service Possibly Restored Later Today

PIERRE SD – Mid afternoon last Tuesday near Capitol Lake Bridge a cable owned by CenturyLink/Quest was damaged by a contractor hired to do repair on the Avenue . The cable was not properly marked by the locator that works for Century Link. The cable belongs to CenturyLink services and once a ticket is put in to...
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