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Pierre City Commission To Meet Tonight

PIERRE, (KCCR) — The Pierre City Commission is meeting tonight at the Pierre Municipal Building. The meeting will start in special business as the Commission welcomes officials from Austal U-S-A. Austal is constructing the U-S-S Pierre and are visiting the city today to learn about the ship’s namesake. Commissioners will consider approval of a five…read more »

Pierre Woman Arrested Sunday On Assault, Drug Charges

PIERRE, (KCCR) — A Pierre woman was arrested on Sunday following a report of an assault. Pierre Police Captain Dusty Pelle says officers were called around 1:40 pm to the 400 block of South Robert Street to investigate the call for service. Officers learned through their investigation that a female victim had been assaulted by 22 year-old…read more »

Recent Cold Breaks Records For Some Central South Dakota Locations

PIERRE, (KCCR) — South Dakota is slowly warming up following a weekend of bitterly cold air rushing down from Canada across the United State. Scott Doering at the National Weather Service in Aberdeen says Pierre was in record territory for low temps… Pierre and Fort Pierre were in near record territory for length of a…read more »

Bill To Increase Bounced Check Fee Passes Senate Committee

Bill To Increase Bounced Check Fee Passes Senate Committee

PIERRE, (KCCR) — A bill in the South Dakota legislature that would increase the fee a business could charge for trying to pass a bad check has cashed out of a Senate Committee. Bill sponsor Senator Michael Rohl of Aberdeen says a shift in credit card fees are getting consumers and businesses back into the…read more »

Record Walleye Bring Questions About Walleye Population In Oahe

PIERRE, (KCCR) — Not only did the recent catch of record-breaking walleyes in Lake Oahe bring more anglers to South Dakota’s largest lake, it brought a lot of questions to Game, Fish and Parks staff. Fisheries Program Administrator Jake Davis says they had a good idea big fish were in the big water through spawning…read more »

Pierre Schools Efforts To Correct Absenteeism Working

PIERRE, (KCCR) –Efforts to correct lagging attendance in the Pierre School District appear to working. Superintendent Dr. Kelly Glodt says the District got a Department of Education grant to support the addition of five Family Support Specialists… The Pierre School Board outlined improving attendance as a goal for this school year. Enrollment across the country…read more »

Light Agenda For Fort Pierre City Council 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. Only six-items of new business are coming before the Council tonight. They will consider giving authorization to the city to apply…read more »

Pierre Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Child Abuse Charges

Pierre Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Child Abuse Charges

PIERRE, (KCCR) — A Pierre woman has pleaded not guilty to charges against her in Hughes County. During a short arraignment hearing Tuesday 42 year-old Brandi Jo Barringer pleaded not guilty to two charges of Contributing to the Abuse, Neglect or Delinquency of a Minor. Barringer was indicted by a Hughes County grand jury in…read more »