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Dakota Roots Website to Feature SD Communities

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota website designed to recruit out-of-state workers will be featuring various communities across the state. State Labor and Regulation Secretary Pam Roberts says that since Dakota Roots was established in 2006, more than 15,000 people have registered and 2,675 people have relocated to South Dakota and entered the...
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South Dakota House Passes Bill on Arming Teachers

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota House has approved a bill that would allow school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns to protect against attacks. Representatives voted 42-27 Tuesday to send the measure to the Senate. Supporters say school boards need the option of arming teachers, administrators or volunteers to...
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NWS Talks About Snow Amounts-Pierre Sets Record Water Equivalent

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service continues to compile snow amounts from Monday’s wintry weather in parts of the state.  Taylor Trogdon, meteorologist with the Aberdeen weather service office says four inches of snow fell in Pierre, Presho received about 3.3 inches and Gann Valley reported 2.5 inches. Pierre’s water equivalent for...
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Pierre PD Says Tuesday Morning Traffic Crash Causes Injuries to One Motorist

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A traffic crash at a busy Pierre intersection this morning left one motorist with non-life threatening injuries.  Pierre Police Captain Elton Blemaster says the accident was reported at 7:40 a.m. this morning at the intersection of Capitol and Highland Avenues.  A 1996 Ford pickup, driven by 62-year-old Pierre man,...
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