Category Archives: Local News

Fire In Fort Pierre Home Does “Extensive” Damage

Fire In Fort Pierre Home Does “Extensive” Damage

FORT PIERRE — A house fire Saturday put Fort Pierre firefighters to work for a time. Fort Pierre Assistant Chief Ty Odden says fire crews were called to a home on La Framboise Drive, south of the Bad River… Odden says they believe the fire started with a propane grill… Odden says it’s important to…read more »

Hillsview Golf Course Has Above-Par Year For Use

Hillsview Golf Course Has Above-Par Year For Use

PIERRE — Hillsview Golf Course recorded one of its best years ever in 2021. Course Professional Carin Hayn says this year’s golf season was some 230 days long… Various season passes also saw significant increases… 140 private use cart passes were sold with 85 storing them at Hillsview. Those categories along with daily greens fees…read more »

Forecasters Say La Nina Impacts Could Be Noted Soon

Forecasters Say La Nina Impacts Could Be Noted Soon

OMAHA, NE — Climate watchers say we should start to feel more of the impacts of a growing La Nina in the next few months. A La Nina occurs when southern Pacific Ocean surface temperatures cool and that has an impact on North American weather. Nebraska State Climatologist Martha Shulski moderated this month’s North Central…read more »

Recent Report Gives Good Grades To South Dakota Roads

Recent Report Gives Good Grades To South Dakota Roads

PIERRE — An annual report on the condition of state highways gives South Dakota fairly high marks. Baruch Feigenbaum is the author of the report from the Reason Foundation and says the state is in the top ten overall… Feigenbaum says some of the results reflect the low density population… Feigenbaum says there are some…read more »

Pierre Water System Flushing Passes Halfway Mark

Pierre Water System Flushing Passes Halfway Mark

PIERRE — City of Pierre Water Department crews are over half way through the process of flushing the city’s water system. In what has been a regular update for the last four week, Project Manager Gidget Palmer presented the latest status report to the Pierre City Commission Tuesday night… Mild weather has helped keep the…read more »

Pierre Chamber Announces Parade of Lights Winners

Pierre Chamber Announces Parade of Lights Winners

PIERRE — Winners have been announced from the 21st annual Parade of Lights in Pierre Monday. Prizes were given for first, second and third place along with the Mayor’s Choice and Griswold awards. First place went to a float by Avera with Fun Time Rentals of Fort Pierre taking second and the Central South Dakota…read more »

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. Two meetings make up the night for Commissioners. The group will meet first at 4:30 P-M for only an executive session to discuss legal issues. At 5:30 PM, Commissioners will meet in regular session where they will receive an update on…read more »