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City of Pierre Closing Segments of Capitol During Water Main Replacement Project

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Effective today, the City of Pierre has closed a segment of Capitol Avenue from Madison to Monroe Avenues as a water main replacement project gets underway.  Lynn Patton, Construction and Operations Manager for the city says traffic will be detoured a block south or one block north of the...
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Dupree Post Office Temporarily Closed Due to Mold

UNDATED – (DRG News) Patrons that utilize the Dupree Post Office are being notified that the facility has been temporarily closed due to mold.  Pete Nowacki, spokesman for the U.S. Postal Service says the mold presence was noticeable and it was decided that something needed to be done for the safety of customers and...
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SDHP Says Warrant Issued for Man Involved in Crash That Killed Two-Including a Pierre Man

PICKSTOWN, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Highway Patrol says alcohol was involved in a fatal crash near Pickstown that killed two researchers with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Charles Mix County prosecutor Thomas Deadrick said Monday than an arrest warrant was issued for Ronald Ray Fischer Jr. on two counts of vehicular...
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Tribal Health Summit Next Month in Aberdeen

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – Tribal leaders and public health care professionals will gather in Aberdeen next month for the Great Plains Tribal Chairmen’s Health Summit. This is the third year for the event. It will be held Aug. 6-7 in Aberdeen. The focus of the summit will be maternal and child health. Discussions about...
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