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PFD Responds to Friday Night Fire in Apartment Unit

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) One unit in a Pierre apartment building sustained minimal damage after a fire broke out in a stove inside the apartment. The Pierre Fire Department’s Cory Hoffrogge says the fire was reported at 11:45 p.m. Friday night at the Americana Apartments at 700 East Dakota. The blaze started with...
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Wakpala Man’s Sentencing Set for Killing Woman

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A Wakpala man will be sentenced in December for killing a woman. Stoney End Of Horn was convicted this month in federal court in Pierre of second-degree murder for the fatal beating of Pauline Brave Crow. Jurors also found the 36-year-old guilty of four counts of sexual abuse of a...
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Lawmakers Say Education Needs More Than Just Money

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s superintendents say schools are struggling to fill open positions, but policymakers say a solution to the teacher shortage won’t be fixed with more funding alone. The School Administrators of South Dakota released the results of a survey filled out by more than 90 percent of the state’s public...
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National Weather Service

Weather Service Expects Bigger Snows in Eastern SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls says western South Dakota will likely have a near-normal winter, but the eastern part of the state and surrounding areas should be warmer and snowier than last winter. Meteorologist Todd Heitkamp says if the higher-than-normal precipitation continues and temperatures aren’t as cold...
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