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Traffic Over John Waldron Bridge To Change To Eastbound Lanes Only Wednesday

Traffic Over John Waldron Bridge To Change To Eastbound Lanes Only Wednesday

PIERRE, (KCCR) — Depending on the weather, traffic is expected to shift to a head-to-head configuration over the John Waldron Memorial Bridge Wednesday. The South Dakota Department of Transportation is shifting all traffic over the bridge to the eastbound lanes so that construction can be finished on the new Waldron Bridge crossing the Missouri River.…read more »

Two Injured In Friday Afternoon Crash Outside Fort Pierre

Two Injured In Friday Afternoon Crash Outside Fort Pierre

FORT PIERRE, (KCCR) — Two people suffered serious non-life threatening injuries in a head-on, two-vehicle crash west of Fort Pierre on Friday. The South Dakota Highway Patrol is investigating the crash that happened two miles west of Fort Pierre on U-S Highway 14/State Highway 34 around 3:40 pm. The preliminary investigation indicates a 2018 Chevy…read more »

Pierre City Commission To Meet Tonight

Pierre City Commission To Meet Tonight

PIERRE, (KCCR) — The Pierre City Commission is meeting tonight at the Pierre Municipal Building. The meeting will start with two items of special business; a proclamation for National Public Safety Telecommunications Week and an update to the schedule for Denver Air Connection at Pierre Regional Airport. Commissioners will consider approval of a nine-item consent…read more »

Hughes County Beginning To See Tax Revenue From North Bend Wind Farm

Hughes County Beginning To See Tax Revenue From North Bend Wind Farm

PIERRE, (KCCR) — The Hughes County Commission got good news regarding the North Bend Wind Farm on the Hughes/Hyde County border. County Finance Officer Thomas Oliva says the first revenue from the farm has been received by the county… Commission Chair Tom Rounds was curious about how the wind farm determines what revenue the county…read more »

Rapid City Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Incident Near Philip Two Years Ago

Rapid City Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Incident Near Philip Two Years Ago

PHILIP, (KCCR) — A Rapid City man has been sentenced for his sixth Driving Under the Influence charge. Haakon County State’s Attorney Thomas P. Maher says Sixth Circuit Judge Bridget Mayer sentenced 42 year-old Jahn Paul Formanek on Friday to the maximum sentence of 10 years in prison on the charge of Aggravated Driving Under…read more »

Fort PIerre Woman Returns From D.C. Trip To Advocate For Memory Loss Research

Fort PIerre Woman Returns From D.C. Trip To Advocate For Memory Loss Research

FORT PIERRE, (KCCR) — A Fort Pierre woman is back home to take care of her husband suffering from younger-onset Alzheimer’s Disease after traveling to Washington, D.C. to take part in the Alzheimer’s Association AIM Advocacy Forum. Carmen Magee met with South Dakota’s Congressional delegation and says they are doing the best they can to…read more »

Light Agenda For Hughes County Commission Tonight

Light Agenda For Hughes County Commission Tonight

PIERRE, (KCCR) — The Hughes County Commission has a light, eight-item agenda before them tonight. The consent calendar only consists of claims and meeting minutes for approval. Commissioners will give final consideration to a plat change in the Nystrom Addition and will go over the 2021-2022 Audit Closing Conference. The Commission will consider malt beverage…read more »

Fort Pierre City Council To Meet Tonight

Fort Pierre City Council To Meet Tonight

FORT PIERRE, (KCCR) — The Fort Pierre City Council is meeting tonight at the South Dakota Municipal League meeting room. The Council will hear reports from city officials before getting into the agenda. The Council make a proclamation for Arbor Day and will consider authorization for contracted services for code enforcement specialists. Council members will…read more »