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Pierre City Commission To Meet Tonight

Pierre City Commission To Meet Tonight

PIERRE — The Pierre City Commission is meeting tonight at the Pierre Municipal Building. The meeting will start in special business with a proclamation for Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Commission will clip through a two-item consent calendar with the meeting minutes and claims before giving second reading to a supplement to the Parks Budget.…read more »

Stanley County Commission To Meet Tonight

Stanley County Commission To Meet Tonight

FORT PIERRE — The Stanley County Commission is meeting tonight at the Stanley County Courthouse. Commissioners will consider the appointment of a new Treasurer and will hear from Fairgrounds Manager Scott Deal. Deal will discuss South Dakota High School Rodeos for 2024 and 25; signage and pictures, the small crow’s nest and report on the…read more »

Fort Pierre Becoming The Place For All Style Of Horse Events In South Dakota

Fort Pierre Becoming The Place For All Style Of Horse Events In South Dakota

FORT PIERRE — The Stanley County Fairgrounds looks to be South Dakota’s center for equestrian events into the future. Fort Pierre Mayor Gloria Hanson says traditional style horse racing can only be seen anymore in Fort Pierre… Fort Pierre City Councilman Scott Deal is also the Stanley County Fairgrounds Manager and says another event will…read more »

BankWest Joining Nationwide “Banks Never Say That” Anti-Phishing Campaign

BankWest Joining Nationwide “Banks Never Say That” Anti-Phishing Campaign

PIERRE — BankWest is joining banks across the United States and the American Bankers Association in promoting a new campaign aimed at protecting consumers. The hashtag-banks-never-ask-that campaign is a part of October being National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. BankWest Pierre Region President Andy Hubbart says scamming and phishing attempts are everywhere… Throughout October, BankWest is putting…read more »

Hughes County Commission To Meet Tonight

Hughes County Commission To Meet Tonight

PIERRE — The Hughes County Commission is meeting tonight at the Hughes County Courthouse. A public hearing will be held at 5:30pm on the five-year transportation plan before Commissioners move on to the regular agenda. Two planning and zoning matter on the agenda. The first is first reading a rezoning request while the second is…read more »

Fort Pierre City Council To Meet Tonight

Fort Pierre City Council To Meet Tonight

FORT PIERRE — The Fort Pierre City Council is meeting tonight at the South Dakota Municipal League meeting room. A very light agenda will greet Council members tonight after they hear reports from city officials. A public hearing will be held for T-and-A Single Family Homes Planned Development District. Following that public hearing, final reading…read more »

Onida Man Sentenced To 40 Years In Prison For Rape, Aggravated Assault

Onida Man Sentenced To 40 Years In Prison For Rape, Aggravated Assault

PIERRE — An Onida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison in a complex case involving three cases, a rape and an aggravated assault. Sixth Circuit Judge Christina Klinger sentenced 19 year-old Kenden Rivenes to 25 years for Third Degree Rape and 15 years for Aggravated Assault. Fourteen years on the rape charge…read more »