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October 13, 2016
Officials resolve dispute over Goat Island in Missouri River
PIERRE (AP) — State and federal officials have resolved a dispute over an island in the Missouri River on the Nebraska-South Dakota border, offering a potential boost to recreational opportunities for visitors. South Dakota officials said Wednesday that the National Park Service...
October 13, 2016 - 11:36am
October 7, 2016
Groups spar over contributions to amendment campaign
PIERRE (AP) — A nonprofit funding a ballot measure campaign to establish nonpartisan elections is denouncing allegations that the group ran afoul of state campaign finance law. Amendment V opponents say outside groups TakeItBack.Org, of Sioux Falls, and New York-based Open Primaries...
October 7, 2016 - 10:47am
October 6, 2016
South Dakota governor appoints new state circuit court judge
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed state Education Department attorney Bobbi Rank to a state circuit court judgeship. Rank will move from Pierre to Winner and succeed Sixth Circuit Judge Kathleen Trandahl, who is retiring this week. Rank grew up on her family's ranch...
October 6, 2016 - 11:23am
September 29, 2016
Pierre teen detained after allegedly bringing gun to school
PIERRE (AP) — A 15-year-old boy is facing charges in juvenile court after authorities say he brought a handgun to school in Pierre. The student was detained at T.F. Riggs High School on Wednesday afternoon without incident, after another student alerted school personnel, Police...
September 29, 2016 - 11:28am
September 27, 2016
Largest solar farm in South Dakota to start generating power
PIERRE (AP) — The largest solar farm in South Dakota is gearing up to start producing electricity. Officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday for the 9-acre, $2 million solar farm at the Pierre airport, after about two months of construction. It will provide enough power for...
September 27, 2016 - 11:56am
September 26, 2016
Daugaard appoints former lawmaker to vacant House seat
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed attorney and former state Rep. David Lust of Rapid City to a vacant seat in the state House. Lust will succeed Rep. Dan Dryden, who died last month. Dryden's current term representing District 34 began in January 2015 and ends early...
September 26, 2016 - 11:15am
Board approves money for 6 South Dakota solid waste projects
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved more than $860,000 for six solid waste management projects, most of which will go toward construction of a large regional landfill. The board approved $788,000 for the Northwest South Dakota Regional...
September 26, 2016 - 11:06am
Office seeks public comment on historic preservation needs
PIERRE (AP) — The State Historic Preservation Office is looking for public comment on South Dakota's preservation needs and projects. The office is asking which properties or areas need to be inventoried and which should be considered for nomination to the National Register of Historic...
September 26, 2016 - 11:04am
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
PIERRE—It was a hard road to Pierre on Saturday for the Mitchell Kernels volleyball team. But once they got there, the Kernels took care of business. After overcoming some bus troubles on the road, Mitchell won its Eastern South Dakota Conference match with the Governors in...
September 26, 2016 - 12:43am
September 20, 2016
Man accused of altering opioid prescription gets probation
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota man accused of altering his prescription for opioids has been sentenced to one year of probation. U.S. District Judge Roberto Lange has sentenced 42-year-old Fort Thompson resident Bryce Damon Drapeau. He pleaded guilty in June to one count of false...
September 20, 2016 - 10:49am
September 7, 2016
Pierre awards bid for $2M airport fire and rescue station
PIERRE (AP) — The Pierre City Commission has approved a nearly $2 million bid for construction of a new fire and rescue station at the city's airport. KCCR radio reports that the bid was awarded to a local contractor on Tuesday night. The existing station is in need of repair, and...
September 7, 2016 - 12:08pm
August 26, 2016
Work underway on 10-acre solar energy farm in Pierre
PIERRE (AP) — Work has begun in Pierre on what is expected to be the biggest solar energy project in South Dakota. The 10-acre solar farm at the Pierre airport will have 11 rows of 500-foot-long solar panels, and two rows of 400-foot-long panels. It will generate 1 megawatt of power,...
August 26, 2016 - 11:19am
August 25, 2016
Fire displaces residents of Pierre apartment building
PIERRE (AP) — Fire has displaced about a dozen residents at a Pierre motel building that's used for apartments. KCCR radio reports that the blaze at the State Motel building broke out about 5 a.m. Thursday. Firefighters had it under control within minutes, but several apartments...
August 25, 2016 - 11:40am
August 24, 2016
Multimillion-dollar cancer center planned for Pierre
PIERRE (AP) — Avera Health plans to build a cancer center in Pierre, funded largely by a multimillion-dollar grant from a charitable trust established by the late hotel and real estate baroness Leona Helmsley. The trust is donating $7.5 million toward the building and will match...
August 24, 2016 - 11:11am
August 23, 2016
Foes: South Dakota ballot measure circumvents right-to-work
PIERRE (AP) — A coalition of business groups recently launched a campaign against a labor-backed ballot measure going before voters in November, arguing that the plan would allow unions to circumvent South Dakota's right-to-work law. Supporters of Initiated Measure 23, which would...
August 23, 2016 - 11:17am