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Pierre Comes Close to Record Low Overnight

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service says Pierre came close to setting a record with the bone-chilling temperature that was noted overnight. Tim Kearns with the Weather Service’s Aberdeen office says Pierre fell to -19 degrees at the Pierre Regional Airport about 4:45 a.m. this morning. The record was -20, which was set...
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District 24 Legislative Cracker Barrel Coming to Pierre Tomorrow

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday brings the Pierre Chamber’s District 24 Legislative Cracker-barrel.  The annual event will begin tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m. in the chamber’s community room at 800 West Dakota Avenue.  Chamber CEO Laura Schoen Carbonneau says the informal event will include an introduction of District 24’s three legislators-Senator Jeff Monroe,...
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First Construction Meeting Held This Week for Menards Project

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Though warmer weather and the main construction season is still a few months away, preparatory work is taking place for Pierre’s newest announced business-a Menards home improvement store. City officials announced last August that the company would be locating a store in Pierre. The retail outlet is being built...
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Pierre Continues Seeking Reimbursement for Flood Related Infrastructure Work

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Almost three years after fighting back flood waters, the City of Pierre, like other communities, continues seeking reimbursement for flood related repairs to damaged infrastructure. Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill visited directly with the Federal Emergency Management Agency last month during a trip to Washington, D.C. to appeal a partial...
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