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Drought Conditions Continue Slow Improvement Across South Dakota

Drought Conditions Continue Slow Improvement Across South Dakota

PIERRE — Drought conditions across South Dakota aren’t good, but they are looking much better with more improvement in this week’s U-S Drought Monitor for the state. A large area of severe drought is broken up with moderate drought across Hand, Hyde, Buffalo, most of Lyman, southeast Jones, northern Mellette and Tripp and eastern Hughes,…read more »

Pierre School Board To Hold Tuesday Meeting

Pierre School Board To Hold Tuesday Meeting

PIERRE — The Pierre School Board meets this evening at the District Administration building. The Board will consider approval of the agenda and an eight-item consent calendar before hearing comments from Superintendent Dr. Kelly Glodt. Comments from Board members and the public will follow along with a update from the Riggs Student Senate. The Board…read more »

Buffalo Football Face Lemmon/McIntosh in Final Road Game

Buffalo Football Face Lemmon/McIntosh in Final Road Game

The Stanley County Buffaloes are on the road for the final time in the regular season, but it’s a long haul as they head up Lemmon to face Lemmon/McIntosh. The Buffs had its second win of the season last Friday in the homecoming game against White River. However, Stanley County sits as the number 16…read more »

PEDCO Proposes Workforce Development Enhancement To Pierre City Commission

PEDCO Proposes Workforce Development Enhancement To Pierre City Commission

PIERRE — The Pierre Economic Development Corporation is looking to the City of Pierre to partner again on a project to promote workforce expansion in Pierre and Fort Pierre. Chief Operating Officer Jim Protexter says the new effort is done in collaboration with the state Office of Economic Development and local businesses… Protexter is looking…read more »

Construction Of Pierre Outdoor Municipal Pool Starts Today

PIERRE — Excavation work starts today on construction of a new outdoor municipal pool in Pierre. With that work means a change for traffic flow and parking near the pool location in Griffin Park. Up to 100 loads daily can be expected as some 15-thousand yards of soil will need to be removed and replaced…read more »

Legislators Updated Last Week On Health Department Rules For Medical Cannabis

PIERRE — Legislators on the Medical Marijuana Study Subcommittee got an update on the rules and regulations needed to start the program that was approved by voters last year.  State Health Department Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon says they have been working to find a company that will handle the necessary medical cannabis cards users will need.. Malsam-Rysdon…read more »

Trappers Come from Behind for Win to Even Record in First Home Stand

Trappers Come from Behind for Win to Even Record in First Home Stand

The Pierre Trappers were down but not out Saturday night as they split the two game series with the Western Nebraska Pioneers winning 4-3 evening the early season record to 2-2. The Trappers failed to get the job done on Friday night as late inning walks and mistakes doomed Pierre in the 14-5 loss. Head…read more »

SDSU Faces Sam Houston State in Title Game

SDSU Faces Sam Houston State in Title Game

South Dakota State will play for the FCS title this Sunday at Frisco Texas against Sam Houston State. Head Coach of the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, John Stiegelmeier says the team is excited to be in this spot… The Jacks trailed 3-0 in the semifinal game last Saturday but that was the only time they…read more »

Pierre Tennis Goes 1-2 in Mitchell Quad

Pierre Tennis Goes 1-2 in Mitchell Quad

The Pierre tennis team began its busy week in Mitchell finishing 1-2 falling to Mitchell and Yankton but sweeping Vermillion. The Governors fell 6-3 to the Kernels improving against one of the best teams in Class A after losing 8-1 in the first duals of the season. Matthew Hanson won his singles match after falling…read more »

Sully Buttes’ Senftner Awarded Co-Coach of the Year for Region 3

It’s been a tough several months for Sully Buttes Girls Basketball Coach Mark Senftner. After coaching just a few games for the Chargers, he had to take a medical leave of absence which kept him out for the remainder of the year outside of a few visits here in there. Now, Senftner has returned to…read more »