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SD DPS: State Emergency Operations Center Scaling Back

PIERRE, S.D. – (From the SD Department of Public Safety) State officials are scaling back the State Emergency Operations Center (EOC) to the appropriate staffing level to respond to current requests for support as a major spring storm moves out of South Dakota. The scale-back is effective at 5 p.m. today. A Level Three...
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Mayor Gill and Mayor Tidball Joined Tuesday’s Nationwide Effort to Recognize Impact of National Service

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A joint proclamation was issued Tuesday by Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill and Fort Pierre Mayor Sam Tidball-as the two leaders joined a nationwide effort to recognize the impact of national service.  On Tuesday, the mayors joined more than 700 mayors across the country for the first-ever Mayors Day of...
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CP Responds to Train Derailment Near Van Metre Wednesday

MINNEAPOLIS, MN. – (DRG News) Work continues today to clear the site of a train derailment about 17 miles west of Fort Pierre.  Andy Cummings of Canadian Pacific Railway says an eastbound CP train derailed four cars yesterday that were loaded with clay.  The incident occurred about a mile east of Van Metre around...
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Buy Your Brick Soon So It’s in Place for June 1 Grand Opening of Johnny Smith Memorial Sculpture Garden at Casey Tibbs Center

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Before this week’s snows fell, construction got underway on what will be the Johnny Smith Memorial Sculpture Garden, just outside the main entrance for the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center in FortPierre.  The garden will be to honor South Dakota’s great saddle bronc champs and a grand...
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