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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. Again, a lighter agenda will come before the Commission. Commissioners will consider approval of a six-item consent calendar. The calendar includes minutes, claims the setting of two public hearings, a new hire and a volunteer fire department application. Only three…read more »

Pierre School Board Considering Changes To Staffing Handbooks

Pierre School Board Considering Changes To Staffing Handbooks

PIERRE, (KCCR) — Every summer, the Pierre School Board considers any changes to handbooks in the District. Those handbooks cover T-F Riggs High; Georgia Morse Middle and for the Pierre elementary schools. The District also has handbooks for certified and classified staff. Superintendent Dr. Kelly Glodt says a one change has been requested for the…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 main agenda. Council members will hear the first budget subsidy requests from outside agencies in preparation for budget planning. The Council will also…read more »

Drought Continues Growing Out West, Steady In Central South Dakota

Drought Continues Growing Out West, Steady In Central South Dakota

PIERRE, (KCCR) — Drought continues to worsen in western South Dakota. In this week’s update of the U-S Drought Monitor for South Dakota an area of severe drought has cropped up across the Black Hills of western Pennington and extreme northwest Custer. County. Pennington County is nearly 12-percent in severe drought with almost 24-percent in…read more »

Climate Outlooks Calling For Warmer, Dryer Summer

Climate Outlooks Calling For Warmer, Dryer Summer

PIERRE, (KCCR) — The climate outlook for the rest of summer has rain moving out and things getting warmer. Doug Kluck with the National Center for Environmental Information in Kansas City says the next week should be largely dry… Kluck says conditions aren’t likely to change much toward the end of the month… Kluck says…read more »