4 Volunteers Honored by PACO & Several Citizens Recognized as “Good People, Good Causes”

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Area Charitable Organization gave awards yesterday as part of the annual Philanthropy Day luncheon. Tiffany Sanchez was honored as Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser, the Bud and Thelma Beastrom family received the Family Outstanding Philanthropist award, Rebecca Urban was named the Outstanding Youth Volunteer and the Outstanding Volunteer for...
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New Buffalo Foundation Started to Assist Stanley County Schools

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Stanley County Schools will benefit from a new organization, known as the Buffalo Foundation, which will raise funds to pay for enriching the district’s curriculum and making other improvements. The vision of those involved with the Buffalo Foundation is a high-performing, innovative school district which engages all students...
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IM 18 Supporter/Opponent Discuss Tuesday’s Election Outcome

UNDATED – (DRG News) South Dakota voters approved a measure to increase the minimum wage on Tuesday. The passage of Initiated Measure 18 means the minimum wage will be raised from $7.25 to $8.50 per hour. Also, the $2.13 hourly tip wage will go up to half the minimum wage. The minimum wage will...
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Chinese National Taken Into Custody in Pierre for Possession of Child Pornography

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Chinese national was arrested Wednesday morning for a charge of Possession of Child Pornography.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says authorities received information October 22 indicating that a man was possibly downloading child pornography and law enforcers started an investigation.  Blemaster says the Pierre Police Department worked with...
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