Monthly Archives: February 2021

Pierre Regional Airport Enplanements Begin 2021 With 461 Passengers In January

PIERRE — Enplanement numbers for the first month of 2021 have been released for the Pierre Regional Airport. Pierre City Commissioner Jamie Huizenga shared the January boardings with the Pierre City Commission Tuesday night… The 469 enplanements were down over 800 passengers from January of 2020 when 1307 passengers used Pierre’s airport. Last January was…read more »

District 24 Legislators Say Marijuana Regulations Not Likely To Come From Current Legislative Session

PIERRE — A voter-approved constitutional amendment permitting recreational marijuana is being challenged in Hughes County. The first hearing for Constitutional Amendment A was held last week. The court challenge will make the job of South Dakota legislators difficult… District 24 Representative Will Mortentson of Pierre says a decision on ‘A’ will come after this year’s…read more »

WAPA Investigating Cause Of Tuesday Morning Power Issue

FORT PIERRE — A brief power disruption led to issues with electrical systems across portions of South Dakota Tuesday. The outage has been tracked back to the Western Area Power Administration’s transmission system in the Oahe Dam region. WAPA spokesperson Lisa Meiman says emergency generators were put to use for a short time during the…read more »

Board Approves Combinations of Regions in Class A and B basketball

SDHSAA-BB REGIONS…The South Dakota High School Activities Association Board of Directors has approved revisions in regional alignments for this year’s basketball post-season. If a Class “A” or “B” region has fewer than four teams, it will be combined with another region.  From that group, four teams will advance to the SoDak 16 round. Executive secretary…read more »

Latest Basketball Polls for February 1

Boys Basketball Polls SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Sportswriters Association high school boy’s poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, total points and last week’s ranking. Class AA 1. Washington (19) 10-0 95 1 2. Yankton 12-2 75 2 3. Mitchell 10-1 58 3 4. Harrisburg 9-2 35 5 5. Roosevelt 7-5…read more »

Stanley County at Home Hosting Lakota Tech

The Stanley County Buffaloes return home for a Tuesday boys and girls doubleheader as they host Lakota Tech Buffalo. Lakota Tech is currently in its first year and are playing all games on the road this season as the girls lost for the first time all season to Dupree on Saturday and are at 7-1…read more »

Sully Buttes in Murdo to Face Jones County

The Sully Buttes Chargers boys and girls basketball teams will travel down to Murdo on Tuesday as they face the Jones County Coyotes in a doubleheader. The Charger girls are coming off a win on Saturday over the Warner Monarchs as they are back to .500 at 7-7 and sitting in fourth place in the…read more »

Pierre Splits for Mitchell on Tuesday

The Pierre Governor basketball teams will face the Mitchell Kernels on Tuesday as the boys will travel to Mitchell while the girls will host the Kernels. Both teams faced Yankton over the weekend as the girls picked up a road win while the boys fell at home. Pierre girls are now at 6-6 but sit…read more »

Pierre City Commission To Meet Tonight

PIERRE — The Pierre City Commission is meeting tonight at the Pierre Municipal Building. Commissioners will consider a five-item consent calendar for moving on the main agenda. The Commission will consider a series of plat requests. Five plat requests are on the agenda including a total of five lots and a right-of-way for Country Drive.…read more »