FBI: 1 Dead in Officer-Involved Shooting on Reservation

ROSEBUD, S.D. (AP) – The FBI says one person is dead and a tribal police officer is injured following a shooting on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in south central South Dakota. FBI spokesman Kyle Loven confirmed the death, but declined to release more details, including names. Loven says the officer was shot in the...
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Pierre School District adds Text Messsaging to “SchoolMessenger”

PIERRE S.D. – The Pierre School District will be adding text messaging capabilities to SchoolMessenger, the system we use now for phone calls and email notifications to families.  The system will be configured to send text messages to cell phone numbers whose recipients have agreed to receive them.  Over the next week, parents and...
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Hughes County Sets Public Meeting on Possible Wheel Tax Increase

PIERRE S.D. – The Hughes County Commission is considering changes to the County wheel tax and would like input from the public. In order that the public can get all their questions answered, the Commission is holding a public meeting on Monday, February 8, 2016 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm in the Commission room...
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Gov. Announces South Dakota Conservation Commission Appointments

PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has reappointed Gerald Thaden of Marvin and Thomas Wolles of Colton to the State Conservation Commission. Thaden will serve as the Farmer Area 1 representative. Wolles will serve as the Farmer Area 2 representative. “These appointees bring a wealth of experiences to the Conservation Commission,” said South Dakota...
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