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Earth Day 2013 Event at Capitol Lake Visitors Center April 22 (KGFX Photo)

Earth Awareness Week Being Noted in Pierre All Week!

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Mother Nature may have changed the lineup of events for today and tomorrow, but the coming week will be a flurry of activity as part of Pierre’s notation of “Earth Awareness Week”.  A group of citizens who are part of a Go Green and Clean Campaign committee have been...
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Pierre Courtroom and ITV Screen (KGFX Photo)

Bond Remains at $2,500 for Pierre Man Charged Following Weekend Law Enforcement Pursuit and Theft from Fort Pierre Business

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man made an initial appearance in court this afternoon on charges linked to a burglary and theft from a Fort Pierre business and a chase with law enforcement that followed.  36-year-old Cody W. Cruse was jailed after he was arrested late Saturday morning following a law enforcement...
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Counselor Recommends Ways South Dakotans Can Deal with More Spring Snow

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – As South Dakotans spend another spring day digging out from up to a foot of snow, a mental health professional is recommending people take vitamins, remain active and escape through books to stave off depression. Kelly Marker is a licensed counselor with Behavior Management Systems in Rapid City. She...
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Tornado Drills Planned Wednesday Morning for Hughes and Stanley Counties

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Although today looks wintry, organizers are planning a drill this week to prepare for summer storms that are sure to pop up in the coming months.  A tornado drill is going to be held in Hughes and Stanley counties on Wednesday.  Emergency Manager Rob Fines says the drill will...
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