Yearly Archives: 2021

Big Dakota Conference Track Meet Canceled

Big Dakota Conference Track Meet Canceled

The weather this spring continues to disrupt what the track and field teams, along with other sports in the state want to be able to do. Another track meet was canceled, this time the Big Dakota Conference Meet. Stanley County and Miller were both scheduled to be in Chamberlain on Tuesday for the meet but…read more »

After Slow Start, Govs Turn it on and Sweep Huron

After Slow Start, Govs Turn it on and Sweep Huron

The Pierre Governor Baseball team spotted the Huron Tigers a five run first inning but answered and scored the final nine runs to win the first game 9-5 and then sweep the Tigers with a 4-1 win on the road Tuesday. The first five guys reached base safely in the bottom of the first for…read more »

Hughes County Looking To Address Rising Attorney Costs

Hughes County Looking To Address Rising Attorney Costs

PIERRE — The Hughes County Commission this week passed a budget supplement resolution to cover court appointed attorney costs incurred by the county. County Manager Kevin Hipple says county is spending a lot of money for lawyers for court… Hipple says State’s Attorney Jessica LaMie is trying to get costs under control… Commission Chair Randy…read more »

Pierre City Commission Rejects Expansion Of Fireworks Ordinance

Pierre City Commission Rejects Expansion Of Fireworks Ordinance

PIERRE — The Pierre City Commission has rejected proposed revisions to the city’s fireworks ordinances that would have allowed expanded, but still limited use. Pierre allowed expanded fireworks use last year due to Covid-19 concerns with social distancing. Pierre resident Harlan Fransen supported keeping the changes… Travis Duffy spoke in opposition to the proposal telling…read more »

Health Officials Continue Push To Vaccinate South Dakotans Against Covid-19

Health Officials Continue Push To Vaccinate South Dakotans Against Covid-19

PIERRE — Medical officials from South Dakota’s top health systems joined state health officials in urging South Dakotan’s to get vaccinated against Covid-19. Health Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon says vaccinations are the end game for the pandemic… Dr. David Basel with Avera Medical Group says the future of the pandemic is in the general public’s hands……read more »

Pierre Baseball Travels to Huron for Weekday Matchup

Pierre Baseball Travels to Huron for Weekday Matchup

After the doubleheader split on Saturday, the Pierre Governor baseball team jumped from sixth place up to third place. Tuesday, the Govs travel to Huron to face the Tigers in a doubleheader needing to win both to keep a top four spot. It will be a cold evening and night in Huron as Pierre will…read more »

Stanley County at Big Dakota Conference Meet

Stanley County at Big Dakota Conference Meet

The Stanley County Buffaloes Track and Field team is scheduled to be in Chamberlain on Tuesday for the Big Dakota Conference Meet. The Buffs were able to compete this past Saturday in Gettysburg, but it was only the second event of the season for Stanley County.  Chamberlain, Cheyenne-Eagle Butte, Miller, Crow Creek, Mobridge-Pollack and Winner…read more »

Pierre City Commission To Meet Tonight

Pierre City Commission To Meet Tonight

PIERRE — The Pierre City Commission is meeting tonight at the Pierre Municipal Building. Commissioners will consider approval of a seven-item consent calendar before moving on to three items of unfinished business. The Commission will consider awarding a bid for the wastewater treatment plant redesign project and an administrative services agreement with Burns and McDonnell…read more »

National Weather Service, Emergency Management Preparing For Severe Weather Season

National Weather Service, Emergency Management Preparing For Severe Weather Season

ABERDEEN — National Weather Service offices across South Dakota along with local emergency managers and the state Office of Emergency Management are taking part in Severe Weather Awareness week through Friday. Kelly Serr, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the Weather Service in Aberdeen says it’s time to start thinking about what might lie ahead… Getting that…read more »