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P3 project to provide $56M for SD railway system

December 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced Tuesday that a total of $56 million in public and private funds will be invested in four rail projects across the state that should provide farmers better access to the marketplace.
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Firefighters still battling flames at Pierre motel

November 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Firefighters were battling flare-ups Wednesday at a motel in Pierre where a fire broke out Tuesday evening, displacing dozens of tenants and destroying the building.

The fire at the Capitol Inn and Suites, about two blocks from t…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Firefighters still battling flames at Pierre motel

November 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Firefighters were battling flare-ups Wednesday at a motel in Pierre where a fire broke out Tuesday evening, displacing dozens of tenants and destroying the building.

The fire at the Capitol Inn and Suites, about two blocks from t…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

3 regional airlines want to serve Pierre

October 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Three regional airlines have submitted proposals to provide federally subsidized service to South Dakota’s capital city.

The proposals to the Essential Air Service program to serve Pierre are from Aerodynamics Inc. of Beachwood, …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

MERCER: SD senator led Congress to Labor Day

August 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Remember James Kyle?

He was South Dakota’s most improbable U.S. senator. Officially an independent, he served his first term with the Democrats and his second with the Republicans.

During that first term, Kyle sponsored the federal la…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Pierre swimming pool reopens after evacuation

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — City recreation officials in Pierre have fixed a chlorine leak and reopened a public pool that was evacuated.

KCCR radio reports that emergency officials were called to the Griffin Park outdoor pool Monday afternoon when a city p…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mickelson, Kneip statues are en route for Pierre’s Trail of Governors

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Three more statues, including a likeness of the late George S. Mickelson, will be added Nov. 1 to the Trail of Governors, officials said Wednesday. A statue of the late Dick Kneip is scheduled for installation in 2015. He was South Dakotaâ…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lightning blows 10-inch-deep gaps in Pierre runway

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — A runway at Pierre Regional Airport was closed temporarily after a lightning strike blasted several holes in the tarmac, officials said.

Airport manager Mike Isaacs tells the Pierre Capital Journal that lightning struck the runwa…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lightning blows 10-inch-deep gaps in Pierre runway

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — A runway at Pierre Regional Airport was closed temporarily after a lightning strike blasted several holes in the tarmac, officials said.

Airport manager Mike Isaacs tells the Pierre Capital Journal that lightning struck the runwa…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Pierre City Commission rejects chicken proposal

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — City commissioners in Pierre have defeated a proposal that would have allowed residents of South Dakota’s capital city to keep up to six hens on their property.

The 5-0 decision Tuesday night followed 1 ½ hours of public discuss…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com