Suicide Prevention Walk September 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Step Forward to Prevent Suicide Walk/Run Coming to Pierre Saturday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday brings the annual Step Forward to Prevent Suicide Walk/Run to the Pierre area. This will be the third year for the event, and the Honorary Chairpersons will be Rick and Twila Dockter. The Dockter’s lost their son to suicide 14 years ago. The Step Forward to Prevent Suicide...
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Hughes County Sheriff Badge (KGFX Photo)

HCSO Called to Two Vehicle Accident North of Pierre Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre man was sent to the hospital after a two vehicle accident Thursday evening north of Pierre.  Hughes County Sheriff Mike Leidholt says the accident was reported on Highway 1804 about three miles north of Pierre about 7:35 p.m. last evening.  An investigation shows a 17-year-old male driving...
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SD to Reprint Hunting Handbooks Because of Errors

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department will have to reprint 250,000 hunting handbooks because of incorrect dates given for two seasons.        The Mitchell Republic reports the mistake will cost about $32,500. The original handbooks showed incorrect dates for the hunting seasons for tundra swan and Unit...
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Corps Increases Releases Into Missouri River

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The amount of water released into the Missouri River is increasing after August runoff was the third highest in more than a century. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says boosting releases from four lower dams will prepare the reservoir system for next year’s anticipated runoff and reduce flood...
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