The “Sunset” Paddleboat Partially Sinks

PIERRE, S.D. (AP)/DRG  - The Sunset paddleboat docked in the Oahe Downstream Recreation Area /Marina leaked oil and fuel when water came over the back of the boat and sunk its lower end into the water near the shore.  The water level was low and as water came in to the Marina it flooded the lowered boat and caused...
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National Nursing Home Week May 14th-20th

SOUTH DAKOTA – Nursing Centers across South Dakota plan to celebrate National Nursing Home Week beginning Mother’s Day, May 14 and continuing through May 20, 2017!  Nursing Centers provide enriching relationships between residents, community members, families and caregivers. This year’s theme “The Spirit of America,” highlights the bond among staff, volunteers and residents that...
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Young Eagles Flight Rally Scheduled for May 13th in Pierre

PIERRE SD -  Area young people ages 8-17 will have the opportunity to take to the skies as the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 289 hosts a Young Eagles Flight Rally at KPIR Pierre Regional Airport, Mustang Aviation Hangar on Saturday May 13, 2017. Registration will be from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. The...
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Powerball ticket sold in Martin SD worth $150K

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Officials of the South Dakota Lottery say a Powerball ticket sold in Martin is worth $150,000 after Saturday night’s drawing. The owner matched four of the five white ball numbers and Powerball on one line of the ticket to win $50,000. The owner matched only the Powerball on another play...
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Mansour Karim Chosen for “2016 -2017 American Legion Good Samaritan of the Year” for the American Legion Department of South Dakota

PIERRE SD – Pierre Post 8 of the American Legion has selected Mansour Karim as Good Samaritan of the Year, and proudly nominates this local luminary as the District 3 Good Samaritan of the Year! Mansour was selected out of 241 American Legion Post nominations in the entire state.  District 3 Commander LeRoy Madsen and Pierre Post...
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Life Sentence for Conspiracy to Distribute Meth

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Sioux Falls man has been sentenced to life in prison for conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says 55-year-old Shawn Sorensen was given the life sentence because he has two prior felony drug convictions. Authorities say the latest case involves 10 pounds of meth and a...
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Suspect in Deputy Shooting Charged with Attempted Murder

MADISON, S.D. (AP) – A Montrose man suspected of shooting and wounding a South Dakota sheriff’s deputy has been charged with attempted murder. Thirty-seven-year-old Matthew Rumbolz was due in court in Lake County on Friday on that charge as well as assault, drug and eluding counts. McCook County Deputy Dylan Hillestad was shot in...
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Pierre American Legion Auxiliary Ladies Enchanted Garden Tea Luncheon May 13th

PIERRE SD – The Pierre American Legion Auxiliary Ladies Enchanted Garden Tea Luncheon will be held Saturday May 13 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm at the American Legion Cabin in Pierre with a free will offering.  They will be serving Tea sandwiches, salads, and desserts along with entertainment by Auxiliary, a silent auction will...
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Gov. Daugaard Proclaims May as Beef Month

PIERRE, S.D – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a proclamation declaring May as “Beef Month” once again this year in South Dakota. There are 3.85 million head of cattle in South Dakota, which is nearly five beef animals to every state resident. Nationally, South Dakota ranks fifth for the size of the calf crop...
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Oglala Sioux Tribe Enters Into Cooperative MOU With State

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks signed a cooperative Memorandum of Understanding with the Oglala Sioux Tribe earlier this week in Rapid City. The occasion marks the completion of a long-time project to formalize cooperative operations between the Tribe and State. The signing is the third cooperative tribal...
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