Yearly Archives: 2021

USD Twilight Event Moved to Wednesday

USD Twilight Event Moved to Wednesday

  The USD Twilight track and field meet has been rescheduled to Wednesday, April 21, due to inclement weather on Tuesday. Field events will begin at 3 p.m. with running events to start at 5 p.m. in Vermillion.read more »

Hughes County Sheriff Darin Johnson To Retire Before July

Hughes County Sheriff Darin Johnson To Retire Before July

PIERRE — He didn’t make an official announcement, but Hughes County Sheriff Darin Johnson did put the Hughes County Commission on notice Monday night…. Johnson says a formal announcement of his retirement will be made in the coming weeks. County Manager Kevin Hipple says the Commission can proceed however they see fit… Johnson has served…read more »

BankWest Names Andy Hubbart New Pierre Regional President

BankWest Names Andy Hubbart New Pierre Regional President

PIERRE — BankWest Chairman and C-E-O Charles Burke the third has named Andy Hubbart as the financial institution’s newest Regional President for the Pierre area. Hubbart is moving up through promotion… Hubbart says customers won’t notice any changes… Hubbart says he sees growth opportunities ahead for central South Dakota… The Pierre region includes two branches…read more »

Riverfront Broadcasting Sports Wins Four Sevareid Awards

Riverfront Broadcasting Sports Wins Four Sevareid Awards

Last Thursday, Riverfront Broadcasting Sports picked up some hardware winning Eric Sevareid awards of excellence with a total of four Sevareids in 2020. Among the four, three were award of merits while one took home first place. The first place winner in sports reporting, “Oahe Speedway Opening Weekend,” The Oahe Speedway story also took an…read more »

Hughes County Commission To Meet Tonight

Hughes County Commission To Meet Tonight

PIERRE — The Hughes County Commission is meeting tonight at the Hughes County Courthouse. Commissioners will consider approval of the agenda and minutes from the April 5th meeting before recognizing NACo High Performance Leadership Academy Graduates from Hughes County, Sarah Burger, Eric Booth and Tom Oliva. Three public hearings are on the agenda, two of…read more »

Fort Pierre City Council To Meet Tonight

Fort Pierre City Council To Meet Tonight

FORT PIERRE — The Fort Pierre City Council is meeting tonight at the South Dakota Municipal League building. The Council will consider approval of the agenda and declare any conflicts of interest before hearing reports from city officials. The Council will hold the official canvass of votes from the April 13th municipal election and will…read more »

State Health Officials Continue Urge Younger People To Get Covid Vaccine

State Health Officials Continue Urge Younger People To Get Covid Vaccine

PIERRE — The number of doses of Covid-19 vaccine being given to South Dakota is dropping slightly. South Dakota Department of Health Secretary Kim Malsam-Rysdon says last week fewer doses came to the state… Roughly 51-percent of South Dakota residents have had at least one dose of vaccine… Vaccine hesitancy or people waiting to or…read more »

Sully Buttes, Stanley County Compete at Battler Invite

Sully Buttes, Stanley County Compete at Battler Invite

For the first time since 2019, the Sully Buttes chargers were able to compete in a track and field event after having its first events canceled in 2021. Stanley County competed for just the second time as both the Chargers and Buffs were in Gettysburg on Saturday at the Battler invite. The Charger girls as…read more »

Pierre Track Sees New Winners at Corn Palace Relays

Pierre Track Sees New Winners at Corn Palace Relays

The Pierre Governor Track and Field team had an impressive showing on Saturday at the Mitchell Corn Palace Relays in its lone competition of the week after the Miller Quad was canceled on Tuesday. The Governors saw some new faces win events and sit atop of the events as well as Maya Shorter won the…read more »