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Pierre man charged with assault, altering firearm

PIERRE, S.D. (KSFY) - A 19-year-old Pierre man is facing charges after police say he threatened several people with a gun that had an altered serial number. Dakotah Ladeaux was arrested Thursday morning. According to the Pierre Police Department, police received a report of a man with a gun around

KSFY.COM - 2018-03-23 17:42:00

Onida woman admits scamming Pierre Walmart store

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - An Onida woman has admitted scamming a Pierre Walmart out of about $3,200 worth of merchandise. Thirty-five-year-old Jill Kenzy told the judge she swapped a bar-code sticker indicating a lower-cost item for more expensive pieces of merchandise while going through a self-checkout

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-23 22:50:52

Police: Drunken man waves gun in house, lands in jail

One arrest was made Thursday morning after police say a Pierre man went into a home and waved a handgun at several people. Newly appointed Pierre Police Chief Jason Jones said his officers arrested Dakotah Ladeaux, 19, after responding to a report of a male subject with a gun in the 600 block of Wes

CAPITAL JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 05:45:00

Vetoed bills could be overridden by lawmakers next week

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Gov. Dennis Daugaard has vetoed three bills on tuition assistance programs, filing bills before a legislative session and eligibility for a state scholarship. The Republican governor rejected the bills Friday. State lawmakers return next week for the 2018 legislative session's f

BLACKHILLSFOX.COM - 2018-03-23 21:33:00

South Dakota gains population, while North Dakota shrinks

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - New estimates show that North Dakota and South Dakota's populations are moving in opposite directions. U.S. Census Bureau data released Thursday show South Dakota grew by nearly 1 percent between July 2016 and July 2017, to 869,666 people, the Capital Journal reported . Meanwhile

BISMARCK TRIBUNE - 2018-03-23 16:25:56

Supreme Court says drug suspect lawfully detained

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The South Dakota Supreme Court has ruled against a man who claimed he was unlawfully detained by a trooper who stopped him for speeding and discovered a suitcase full of marijuana. Bree Barry argued the drug evidence should be suppressed because the trooper had unlawfully prolong

KBJR6.COM - 2018-03-22 20:57:00

Daugaard signs new rules for initiative petition circulators

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a pair of bills requiring ballot question signature gatherers to provide more information to voters or the secretary of state. The Republican governor signed the measures Friday. One requires circulators to provide petition signers the

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2018-03-23 17:24:15

Bald eagles return to Farm Island

A pair of bald eagles has returned to Farm Island, just downstream from Pierre, to hatch their eggs this year. Pointing out the nest to the Capital Journal on Thursday afternoon, when the temperature had nudged just over 50 degree, was Charlene "Charlie" Bessken, a biologist with the U.S. Fish and W

CAPITAL JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 05:51:00

Pierre man pleads on burglary case from 2015

A Pierre man pleaded guilty Tuesday to third-degree burglary, a crime he committed in 2015. Dalton Erickson, 20, entered his plea during regular circuit court at the Davison County Public Safety Center in Mitchell. In December 2015, court records state Erickson entered a business on Mitchell's Main


Onida woman admits palming fake bar code to steal $3K from Walmart in Pierre

Jill Kenzy of Onida pleaded guilty last week in state court in Pierre to stealing $1,084 worth of goods, including a TV and two vacuum cleaners, paying only a fraction of the real price by using a tricky move at the self-check-out lane. Kenzy, 35, told Judge Mark Barnett she was able to do a kind of


South Dakota gains population, but North Dakota loses people

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - New population estimates show the Dakotas going in opposite directions. The Capital Journal reports that estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show South Dakota grew about 1 percent between July 2016 and July 2017, to 869,666 people. North Dakota shrunk by 155 residents, to 755,

KSFY.COM - 2018-03-23 14:23:00

Super Senior Day is Monday, March 26

Dr. Thomas Huber will discuss family medicine at Rawlins Municipal Library on Monday, March 26, it was announced in a news release. The free event will begin at 11:00 am and is part of the library's ongoing Super Senior programming, which is designed to provide personal development and community eng

CAPITAL JOURNAL - 2018-03-23 05:45:00

SD governor signs 'compassionate parole' measure into law

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill creating a "compassionate parole" system for seriously ill and elderly inmates. The new law makes high-cost, terminally ill inmates age 65 and over who have been imprisoned for at least a decade for a Class 3 felony or below eli

NEWSCENTER1.TV - 2018-03-22 17:58:00

Fort Pierre Update with Mayor Gloria Hanson

Police: Austin bomber's motive still unknown, despite videoAP Exclusive: Toy co. CEO leads effort to salvage Toys R UsTroopers to patrol at Florida school where massacre happenedExperts: Uber SUV's autonomous system should have seen womanCan Zuckerberg's media blitz take the pressure off Facebook? P

DRGNEWS.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Warmest day in 101 in Pierre and Fort Pierre brings fun in the sun

It was a warm, sunny spring day on Wednesday in Pierre and Fort Pierre as the temperature reached 54 degrees but felt warmer, bringing tennis players, skateboarders, Frisbee golfers and coatless kids out to parks along the Missouri River. That's the warmest day in Pierre since Dec. 10 when the tempe

CAPITAL JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 06:28:00

Watertown to recommend ADI with same schedule to feds for new airline service subsidy contract; Pierre panel to vote March 26

Watertown's airport board is recommending that federal officials re-up Aerodynamics Inc., or ADI, for another two year subsidized contract providing 12 round trips per week to Denver. The U.S. Department of Transportation recently opened up bidding for another two-year contract once the current one


As time goes by: Pierre to buy new punch clock system for city employees

The Pierre City Commission voted 5-0 on Tuesday to buy a $56,000 new electronic time clock system so employees can punch in and punch out saving time and paper, said Laurie Gronlund, human resources director. She recommended the proposal from Tyler Technologies of Plano, Texas The package includes t


South Daktoa 'compassionate parole' bill signed into law

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill creating a "compassionate parole" system for seriously ill and elderly inmates. The new law makes high-cost, terminally ill inmates age 65 and over who have been imprisoned for at least a decade for a Class 3 felony or below el


Pierre city leaders kick off ninth annual "Go Green and Clean" campaign

Good timing was in place as Pierre city leaders kicked off the ninth annual "Go Green and Clean" campaign aimed at refusing refuse a place in the community. "Today is the first day of spring," Parks and Recreation Director Tom Farnsworth told the city commissioon Tuesday. This will be the ninth year

CAPITAL JOURNAL - 2018-03-22 06:15:00

State warns of cosmetology scam in SD

PIERRE, S.D. - The South Dakota Cosmetology Commission warns of a salon inspection scam underway in the state. Salons have received phone calls requesting credit card information to continue with the yearly inspection process. There is no fee for the annual salon or booth inspection, and inspectors