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Three Locations to Offer Meningitis Vaccines Wednesday

UNDATED – (DRG News) Wednesday will bring Meningitis Vaccine Clinics in three locations in Pierre and Fort Pierre.  Clinics for youth from ages 11-18 will be held from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the Stanley County School in the 6-12 gymnasium Wednesday.  There will also be clinics from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday...
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Highway Patrol Says Java Man Killed in One Vehicle Crash East of Selby Sunday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Java man died in a one-vehicle rollover crash about three miles east of Selby on Sunday.  The South Dakota Highway Patrol says that 51-year-old Clyde Bieber was driving a 2008 Ford F-150 pickup eastbound on SD Highway 130 around 11:40 a.m., when the pickup went off the south...
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City of Pierre Continues Search for Fire Chief to Lead PFD

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The search continues for someone to fill the Fire Chief position for the Pierre Volunteer Fire Department.  Full time chief Bill Alexander announced in June that he would be leaving the department later in the year.  Alexander joined the Pierre Fire Department in November of 2005 as the department’s...
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Homecoming Week Kicks Off in Pierre Today

PIERRE, S.D.  – (DRG News) Today kicks off 2013 Homecoming Week for Riggs High School.  The theme for this year’s Homecoming is “School of Rock”.   The theme for today’s dress up day is “Class Color”.  Seniors are wearing black today, Juniors-red, Sophomores-yellow, Freshmen-pink and Teachers are wearing blue.   The parade will start at 5:15...
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SD Tourism Launches Fall Marketing Campaign

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – As fall approaches, South Dakota Tourism officials are shifting their focus to older leisure travelers and pheasant hunters. The Capital Journal reports that the fall months have grown in popularity in recent years as a good time to travel, especially for people 55 and older with no children in school....
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Magic Happens at the Muze in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A technical card game involving ogres, elves and other creatures is drawing mostly 20-somethings together twice a week in Pierre. It’s called “Magic: The Gathering” and it has a small but devoted following in the capital city. On Tuesday and Friday nights, about eight players gather around a few plain...
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Officials Say SD County Could be Facing Bankruptcy

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Officials in Bennett County say the county might go broke if residents vote down a measure to raise property taxes. Voters will go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to opt out of a state-imposed tax limitation that caps a property tax increase at 2.1 percent next year....
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Krebs Seeking Nomination for SD Secretary of State

RENNER, S.D. (AP) – State Sen. Shantel Krebs is running for secretary of state in South Dakota. Krebs told attendees at the Lincoln County Lincoln-Reagan Day dinner Saturday night that she would be seeking the Republican nomination for the office in 2014. Krebs says she plans to make voting rights a top priority. She...
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SD Lottery Results from September 21, 2013

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – These South Dakota lotteries were drawn Saturday: Dakota Cash 09-11-12-16-17 Estimated jackpot: $121,000 Hot Lotto 20-21-39-41-45, Hot Ball: 9 Estimated jackpot: $1.65 million Mega Millions Estimated jackpot: $160 million Powerball 12-17-45-54-58, Powerball: 13 Estimated jackpot: $40 million Wild Card 02-05-11-25-33, Wild Card: KS Estimated jackpot: $265,000
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Parents of Woman Killed in Accident Along with Pierre Man Calling For Tougher SD DUI Laws

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The parents of a woman killed in crash near Pickstown are calling for tougher drunken driving laws in South Dakota. Twenty-nine-year-old Ronald Fischer Jr., of Lake Andes, was allegedly driving drunk on July 8 in the Pickstown area when he failed to stop at a stop sign. Authorities say his...
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