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Posted on: November 13, 2018

COMMISSION CONSIDERING THREE ORDINANCE CHANGES

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Commission Considering Three Ordinance Changes

The Pierre City Commission is considering three separate ordinance changes. One of the changes being considered allows for wider driveways. The other two pieces under consideration would establish constructio...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: October 17, 2018

HALLOWEEN PROGRAM PLANNED AT LIBRARY

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Halloween Program Planned at Library

 

Halloween is getting an early start at Rawlins Municipal Library this year.

The Library is hosting a Halloween party for kids on Wednesday, Oct. 24.  The event starts at 1 p.m. and features bingo, priz...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: October 16, 2018

SCHRUPP RECOGNIZED BY SOUTH DAKOTA LIBRARY ASSOCIATION

Robin Schrupp receives Library Association certification

Schrupp Recognized by South Dakota Library Association

 

Rawlins Library Director, Robin Schrupp, was recently recognized by the South Dakota Library Association for going the extra mile to increase her knowledge of library operations and improve l...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: October 15, 2018

UNDERWATER PUMPKIN PATCH

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Underwater Pumpkin Patch

Kids can harvest their own pumpkins this month at the Pierre Aquatics Center.

The Pierre Parks and Recreation Department and the Oahe Family YMCA will host their annual Underwater Pumpkin Patch at the Pierre Aquatics Center on Sunda...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: September 26, 2018

FALL SEASONED CITIZEN PROGRAMS ANNOUNCED

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Fall Seasoned Citizen Programs Announced

 

The Pierre Recreation Department’s Seasoned Citizen fall programs begin next week.

Now in its seventh year, the Seasoned Citizen program provides options for Pierre’s senior citizens to ...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: September 25, 2018

PAVING OPERATIONS PLANNED: EXPECT TRAFFIC DISRUPTIONS

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Paving Operations Planned: Expect Traffic Disruptions

 

Harrison Avenue and Abbey Road will experience brief traffic disruptions later this week while Morris, Inc. works to repave a portion each street.

 

HARRISON AVENUE

Friday, Sept. 28

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: September 21, 2018

EUCLID AVENUE TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS

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Euclid Avenue Traffic Restrictions

 

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 25, traffic restrictions will continue on Euclid Avenue to accommodate sanitary sewer manhole rehabilitation. The restrictions currently in place at the Euclid and Broadway intersection ...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: September 18, 2018

PIERRE CITY COMMISSION PASSES BUDGET

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PIERRE City Commission Passes Budget

Tonight, the Pierre City Commission passed the City’s 2019 budget.

 

The budget is balanced at $53.2 million. According to Pierre Mayor Steve Harding the City Commission is taking a very prac...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: September 17, 2018

COMMUNITY ORCHARD TOUR AND OPEN HOUSE

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Community Orchard Tour and Open House

Next week, the Pierre community will get its first chance to take a tour of Pierre’s new Community Orchard.

Guided tours of the Orchard, located at 1201 East Sully Avenue, begin at 5:30 p.m. on Thurs...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: September 13, 2018

EUCLID AVENUE TRAFFIC RESTRICTIONS

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Euclid Avenue Traffic Restrictions

 

Beginning Tuesday, Sept. 18, traffic will be restricted at several Euclid Avenue intersections to accommodate sanitary sewer manhole rehabilitation.

 

Euclid and Broadway

Beginning Tuesday morning, the two...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

POLITICAL SIGN ORDINANCE REMINDER

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Political Sign Ordinance Reminder

The Pierre City Commission is reminding those involved in political campaigns that Pierre has a political sign ordinance.

Ordinance states that within Pierre city limits, no political signs are allowed to be on display pri...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

No Deer Harvest in 2018

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NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018

CONTACT: Jason Jones, Police Chief, 605.773.7413

 

No Deer Harvest in 2018

 

PIERRE, S.D. –Pierre’s Deer Management Task Force has determined there&...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: August 23, 2018

LIBRARY RESUMES SUPER SENIOR DAYS THIS FALL

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Library Resumes Super Senior Days this Fall

 

Rawlins Municipal Library will resume its Super Senior programming this fall with a Recipe Swap, a Medicare Information Session, and a Craft Showcase.

 

September Program

The Recipe Swap is set fo...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: August 14, 2018

CITY PILOTS NEW TECHNOLOGY FOR WATER TREATMENT FACILITY

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City Pilots New Technology for Water Treatment Facility

 Before committing to the best technology to use in Pierre’s planned water treatment facility, the City will test out the options.

Tonight, the Pierre City Commission agreed to study...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Pierre Pool Closed for Season

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Pierre Pool Closed for Season

 The Pierre outdoor pool will not open today and will stay closed for the remainder of the season.

The early closure is the result of a mechanical concern with a pool motor. The pool was originally scheduled to close f...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: August 7, 2018

MOVIES IN THE PARK: PADDINGTON 2

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Movies in the Park: Paddington 2

Grab your lawn chairs and head to the Steamboat Park Amphitheater for this summer’s final night of Movies in the Park.

Family-friendly “Paddington 2” will start at approximately 9:00 p.m. on Thu...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: August 7, 2018

KICKBALL LEAGUE: ORGANIZATIONAL MEETING SCHEDULED

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Kickball League: Organizational Meeting Scheduled

The organization meeting for Pierre’s Adult Kickball League is set for Thursday, Aug. 23.  The meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. at the YMCA Multipurpose room. The meeting is designed for Team Captai...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: August 1, 2018

FOURTH STREET CLOSURE CHANGE

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fourth Street Closure Change

 

To realize efficiencies and better preserve infrastructure, the street closures previously planned for the remainder of this week are changing slightly.

 

THURSDAY, AUG. 2 – FRIDAY, AUG. 3

Fourth Stree...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: July 30, 2018

MOVIES IN THE PARK: COOL RUNNINGS

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Movies in the Park: Cool Runnings

 

This week, The Movies in the Park summer program will feature the movie “Cool Runnings.”

The movie about a Jamaican bobsled team will start at approximately 9:15 p.m. on Thursday at the Steambo...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: July 30, 2018

LIBRARY HOSTS USED BOOK SALE

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Library Hosts Used Book Sale

 

Rawlins Municipal Library is hosting a used book sale Aug. 4 – Aug. 10 in the South Dakota Room at the Library.

You will find fiction and non-fiction books, audio books, children’s books, as well as...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: July 27, 2018

STREET CLOSURES PLANNED

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Street Closures Planned

  

Weather permitting, next week several street closures are planned to accommodate street paving operations.

MONDAY, JULY 30 

Governor’s Drive

Beginning before 8 a.m., Governor’s Drive, be...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: July 24, 2018

MOVIES IN THE PARK: THE LION KING

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Movies in the Park: The Lion King

 

 The second installment of The Movies in the Park summer program is this Thursday at Steamboat Park.

Disney classic “The Lion King” starts at approximately 9:15 p.m. Thursday at the St...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: July 24, 2018

Pierre City Commission Meeting Cancelled

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Pierre City Commission Meeting Cancelled 

Tonight’s Pierre City Commission meeting is cancelled because a quorum of Commissioners isn’t available.

The next Pierre City Commission meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, July 31, 2018, ...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: July 23, 2018

REDUCED WATER PRESSURE TOMORROW

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Reduced Water Pressure Tomorrow

  

People living and working in the Flag Mountain neighborhood and along Skyline Drive will experience reduced water pressure tomorrow morning.  The disruption in service is expected between 6 a.m. ...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: July 18, 2018

JUGGLING ACT COMES TO PIERRE FRIDAY

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Juggling Act Comes to Pierre Friday

 

Juggling and unicycling are just a few of the tricks The Hansons will be showing off for Rawlins Library patrons this week.  The family of performers from Iowa will present their interactive family-fri...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: July 18, 2018

Movies in the Park Start Thursday

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Movies in the Park Starts Thursday

 

The Movies in the Park summer program kicks off this week with The Tigger Movie.

The G rated animated musical starts at approximately 9:30 p.m. Thursday at the Steamboat Park Amphitheater. The event is free and o...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: July 17, 2018

PIERRE CITY HALL MOVING TO NEW LOCATION

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Pierre City Hall Moving to New Location

 

Pierre’s City Hall will move from its current location on Dakota Avenue to 2301 Patron Parkway later this month. 

City Hall will open for business at the newly remodeled building located i...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: June 27, 2018

BULLYING TASK FORCE READIES FOR TRANSITION

Last summer, the Pierre - Fort Pierre Bullying Task Force set out to establish long-term systems to encourage ongoing prevention efforts. It’s well on its way to accomplishing that.

In the last ten months, the 17-member group has studied local bu...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: June 26, 2018

COMMISSION PASSES WATER RATE ORDINANCE

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COMMISSION PASSES WATER RATE ORDINANCE

Tonight, the Pierre City Commission adopted a water rate increase to help pay for the voter-approved water treatment facility project the City will begin building in 2020.

The change increases water rates by an average...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: June 24, 2018

Free Puppet Show Coming to Library

 

 The Pierre Public Library is kicking off the second half of its summer reading program with a free puppet show this week.

Join Lisa Laird a professional northwest Iowa ventriloquist who will bring her cast of characters “Pocke...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: June 19, 2018

KAYAKERS PULLED THROUGH CULVERT: FIRE CHIEF WARNS OF DANGERS

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Kayakers Pulled through Culvert: Fire Chief Warns of Dangers

 A weekend incident serves as a reminder to be cautious on the Missouri River.

On June 17, 2018, the Pierre Fire Department Rescue Squad was dispatched to the causeway to rescue a kayaker...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: June 19, 2018

CITY COMMISSIONERS RECEIVE NEW ASSIGNMENTS

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City Commissioners Receive New Assignments

Most of Pierre’s City Commissioners will soon be looking at city operations from a different perspective. That’s because, beginning July 1, three out of the five members of the Pierre City Comm...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: June 19, 2018

Commission Passes Ordinance Change, Reviews Another

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Commission Passes Ordinance Change, Reviews Another

 Two weeks ago, the Pierre City Commission was presented with suggestions for changing the City’s landscape and zoning ordinances.  Tonight, they adopted those changes, and con...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Walk with Ease Next Week

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The Pierre Recreation Department kicks off its Walk with Ease exercise program next week.

The free program is a low-impact, group-based walking program designed specifically for people who suffer from arthritis. Starting next week, participants will meet t...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: June 13, 2018

Harrison Avenue: Construction Update

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Weather permitting, the new asphalt on Harrison Avenue, between North Tyler Avenue and Sunset Drive, will be sand sealed tomorrow.  The process is expected to begin shortly after 8 a.m. and be complete by 5 p.m.

During the sealing process, that st...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Wednesday: No Parking on Harrison Avenue

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Weather permitting, paving operations on Harrison Avenue will continue through Wednesday afternoon. 

To accommodate curb-to-curb paving, no parking will be allowed on Harrison Avenue between North Tyler Avenue and Sunset Drive. 

Additional...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Water Exercise Classes Start Tomorrow

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Water Exercise Classes Start Tomorrow

Water exercise classes at Pierre’s outdoor pool start this week.

Weather permitting, classes are held each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 5:45 p.m. The classes are for adults only and feature Tabata, Aqua ...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: June 11, 2018

Tuesday: No Parking on Harrison Avenue

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Tuesday: No Parking on Harrison Avenue

  

 Weather permitting, construction work on Harrison Avenue continues Tuesday morning with paving operations.

To accommodate curb-to-curb paving, no parking will be allowed on Harrison Avenue...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: June 7, 2018

Street Construction Update

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GOVERNORS DRIVE

The first phase of construction on Governors Drive is complete; the street will open to traffic late this afternoon. Phase two of the Governors Drive project will start in July. The public will be notified at that time of any traffic restri...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Pierre to Build Water Treatment Facility

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The City of Pierre has received its marching orders from Pierre voters; a water treatment facility will be built.

On the June 5 primary ballot, voters living in Pierre were asked if the City of Pierre should spend more than $37-million to provide treated w...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: June 5, 2018

Commission Considers Landscape and Zoning Changes

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The Pierre City Commission is considering two ordinance changes. One relaxes the City’s current landscaping ordinance. The other requires that lots for new construction have public street access without crossing private property.

LANDSCAPING ORDI...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: June 4, 2018

Pierre Outdoor Pool Opens Today

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Pierre Outdoor Pool Opens Today

PIERRE, SD -The Pierre Outdoor Pool opens for the season today at 1pm. 

Pool hours are:

  • Monday - Friday
  • 1 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. open swim
  • 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. lap swim/water exercise
  • 7 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. open swi...
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City of Pierre News
Posted on: May 31, 2018

Pierre Municipal Utilities Receives National Recognition

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Pierre Municipal Utilities has received national recognition for achieving exceptional electric reliability in 2017. The recognition comes from the American Public Power Association, a trade group that represents more than 2,000 not-for-profit, community-...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: May 29, 2018

ADI Receives Air Service Contract

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ADI Receives Air Service Contract

Pierre, S.D. –Aerodynamics, Inc. (ADI), will continue to provide Pierre Regional Airport’s scheduled commercial air service.

The U.S. Dept. of Transportation (USDOT) announced today th...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Fire Prevention Ordinance Passed

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PIERRE, S.D. –Tonight the Pierre City Commission passed a new ordinance to improve fire prevention in Pierre.  The ordinance addresses outdoor fire places, fire pits and open burning.

“We’re adding best practices and common sense measures...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Harrison Avenue, Governors Drive Remain Closed

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 Due to adverse weather conditions and unforeseen site conditions, Harrison Avenue between Taylor Avenue and Summit Avenue remains closed, as does a portion of Governors Drive.

Drivers are encouraged to use Euclid Avenue and Garfield Avenue as the...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: May 11, 2018

Harrison Avenue Closed to Through Traffic

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 Motorists are reminded that Harrison Avenue between Taylor Avenue and Summit Avenue is closed.  To avoid traffic congestion and to prevent unsafe traffic conditions, southbound motorists should avoid Taylor Avenue and detour to Garfield...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: May 10, 2018

Scam Targeting Pierre Utility Customers

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Scam Targeting Pierre Utility Customers

The Pierre Police Department has been alerted to a scam that is targeting City of Pierre utility customers.

Businesses and people living in Pierre are being contacted via email and phone and told that they owe the Cit...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: May 7, 2018

DENR RECOGNIZES CITY OF PIERRE FOR DRINKING WATER COMPLIANCE

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DENR RECOGNIZES CITY OF PIERRE FOR DRINKING WATER COMPLIANCE

 

 The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) announced  that the City of Pierre public water system and the system's operation specialist h...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: May 4, 2018

Intersection Closure: Harrison and Church

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Intersection Closure: Harrison and Church

  

Weather permitting, the intersection of Harrison Avenue and Church Street will close before 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8 for water main and street work. The intersection is scheduled to remain close...

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Posted on: May 4, 2018

City Expands Utility Payment Options

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 People who prefer to pay their City of Pierre utility bill by phone can now pay it any day of the week, at any time of the day.

Twila Hight, City Finance Director, says that the City has added the convenience to enhance security and accommodate t...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Governors Drive Closure

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Weather permitting, Governors Drive between Fourth Street and Church Street will close around 6 a.m. on Monday, April 7 for street resurfacing. It is expected to remain closed through Friday, May 25. Portions of the road will remain op...

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Posted on: May 2, 2018

Rawlins Board to Establish Friends of Library Group

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The Rawlins Library Board of Trustees has unanimously passed a resolution to encourage the establishment of a Friends of the Library group in the community.

The Friends of the Library will help support Rawlins Library’s mission to maintain and im...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Minneapolis Flight Option Withdrawn, City Recommends Status Quo

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This week, the Pierre City Commission learned that commercial air service from Pierre to Minneapolis is no longer an option. Pierre’s current commercial air service provider, ADI, withdrew its proposal to provide daily flights between Minneapolis and Pier...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Arbor Day Celebrated with Planting, National Designation, Seminar

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In honor of Arbor Day, the City of Pierre is partnering with a local Girl Scout troop to establish a community orchard. The orchard will feature fruit trees and be located on city-owned land at 1201 E. Sully Avenue.

According to Pierre Parks and Recreation...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Water Treatment Plant Proposal: Third Informational Meeting Scheduled

Public Informational Meeting 3: Water Treatment Plant Project

Water Treatment Plant Proposal: Third Informational Meeting Scheduled  

The City of Pierre will host its third public informational meeting about a proposed Water Treatment Plant at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, May 21. The meeting will be held at River Ci...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: April 27, 2018

Harrison Avenue Closure Continues

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Weather permitting, Harrison Avenue between North Tyler Avenue and Hilltop Drive will remain closed until Friday, May 11, while water main replacement work continues.

The water main work is part of this summer’s Harrison Avenue project.  ...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: April 24, 2018

Partnership Eliminates Nuisance Property

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 The Pierre City Commission has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Hughes County Commission to accept a piece of property located at 412 S. Brule Street in Pierre. The City intends to raze the abandoned home located on Brule Street and...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Hillsview Set to Open Sunday

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Hillsview Set to Open Sunday

Hillsview Golf Course will open for the season on Sunday, April 22. The Driving range will open on Saturday, April 21.

The course will host its first event of the season on Tuesday, April 24. It’s the Riggs High School...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: April 19, 2018

Harrison Avenue Closure

HARRISON CLOSURE

Weather permitting, Harrison Avenue between North Tyler Avenue and Hilltop Drive will close after 8 a.m. on Monday, April 23, for water main replacement.  This section of Harrison is expected to remain closed until the evening of Friday, April 27...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: April 19, 2018

Intersection Closure: Park and Buchanan

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Weather permitting, the intersection of Park Street and Buchanan Avenue will close shortly after 8 a.m. on Monday, April 23, for storm sewer repair work.  The intersection is expected to remain closed until the evening of Friday, April 27.

The sto...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: April 18, 2018

Political Sign Ordinance Reminder

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PIERRE, S.D. – The Pierre City Commission is reminding those involved in political campaigns that Pierre has a political sign ordinance.

Ordinance states that within Pierre city limits, no political signs are allowed to be on display prior to thirty days b...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: April 13, 2018

Pierre City Offices Closing at Noon

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Pierre City Offices Closing at Noon

PIERRE, S.D. – Non-essential Pierre City Offices will close  Friday, April 13, at 12 p.m. because of the impending storm.

The Street Department will remain operational and work to keep the streets passi...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: April 12, 2018

Fire Department Responds to House Fire

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The Pierre Fire Department was dispatched to a report of a structure fire at approximately 9:40 pm April 11, 2018. When firefighters arrived at 310 South Monroe, they noted fire blowing through the roof of the structure.

The lone occupant was home at the t...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

Griffin Park to Get Storm Shelter

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Griffin Park to Get Storm Shelter

 By the end of this year, Griffin Park will have a storm shelter. The $600,000 structure which will also feature a community room is thanks to a grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the South Dak...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

City Recommends ADI for Air Service Contract

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 If the Pierre City Commission gets its way, ADI will continue to provide Pierre with commercial air service.

Tonight the Pierre City Commission accepted the suggestion of the Air Service Task Force to recommend the U.S. Dept. of Transportation (U...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: April 10, 2018

New Summer Rec Registration Program Launched: Registration Opens April 23

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 Registration for summer recreation programs starts soon, and it just got a whole lot easier.

The City of Pierre has invested in a new registration system that allows you to sort recreation programming by location, category, age group, and day of ...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Go Green and Clean: Spring Cleanup Begins

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Pierre’s citywide spring cleanup kicks off tomorrow at LaBarge Park.

Tuesday evening, members of the Capital City Bicycle Club will clear litter and debris from LaBarge Park. Their efforts are part of Pierre’s annual Go Green and Clean ...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: April 6, 2018

Intersection Closure: Park and Buchanan

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Weather permitting, the intersection of Park Street and Buchanan Avenue will close shortly after 8 a.m. on Tuesday, April 10, for storm sewer repair work.  The intersection is expected to remain closed until the evening of Thursday, April 12.

The ...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: April 3, 2018

2017 Drinking Water Report Results: Water Treatment Plant Project Meeting Scheduled

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Pierre’s drinking water meets Federal and State drinking water safety standards.

Each year, the City of Pierre tests its drinking water to make sure it meets all regulated standards.  The tests, mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protect...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: March 21, 2018

Read with a Cop

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 Local law enforcement officers will be armed with books next week.  The Pierre Police Department and the South Dakota Highway Patrol are partnering with Rawlins Municipal Library for the Read with a Cop program.

The program provides chil...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Go Green and Clean Campaign Looking for Volunteers

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 Looking for an opportunity to give back to your community? Join the Go Green and Clean campaign committee.

The Go Green campaign committee leads city-wide cleanup efforts each spring and will have its first meeting for the year on Wednesday, Marc...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Steamboat Trail Closed for Rehabilitation

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 The portion of Pierre’s walking path that stretches along the waterfront from the Missouri River car bridge to Poplar Avenue is closed for rehabilitation. 

The current eight-foot-wide asphalt path will be replaced with a 10-foot-wide con...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: March 20, 2018

Underwater Easter Egg Hunt

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 No need to wait for the Easter Bunny.  Area kids can find their own eggs at the Pierre Aquatics Center this weekend.

Pierre Parks and Recreation and the Oahe Family YMCA will host their annual Underwater Easter Egg Hunt at the Pierre Aqu...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: March 12, 2018

Jones Named Pierre Police Chief

POLICE CHIEF JASON JONES

Jason Jones is Pierre's new Police Chief. He will officially assume the role on Friday, March 16.  Jones has been a member of the Pierre Police force for 17 years and currently serves as the department's Administrative Captain.

"I'm very plea...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: March 9, 2018

Super Senior Day Set for March 26

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Super Senior Day Set for March 26

PIERRE, SD – Dr. Thomas Huber will talk family medicine at Rawlins Municipal Library on Monday, March 26.

Dr. Huber is part of the Library’s ongoing Super Senior programming.  The Supe...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: March 7, 2018

Water Treatment Plant Proposal: First Informational Meeting Scheduled

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Water Treatment Plant Proposal: First Informational Meeting Scheduled  

PIERRE, SD – People who have questions about a proposal to build a drinking water treatment plant in Pierre can get answers on Monday, March 19. That’s whe...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: March 5, 2018

Library Offers Access to Online Courses

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 Whether you’re looking for college-level, professional development, or personal enrichment courses, you can find them for free at Rawlins Municipal Library.

The library offers hundreds of instructor led, interactive, online courses. &am...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: February 27, 2018

Water Study Recommends $35 Million Treatment Plant

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The Pierre City Commission learned tonight that if the community wants a water treatment plant, it will cost about $35 million to build, operate, and maintain one.  They also learned that the best place to build a water treatment plant is mostly ...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: February 22, 2018

City Rolls out Summer Project List

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The City of Pierre will invest more than $2.2 million this summer to improve its streets. It’ll also upgrade two portions of its extensive trail system and replace more than 20 blocks of water main, storm sewer and sanitary sewer.

According to Br...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: February 20, 2018

Commission Appoints Municipal Outdoor Pool Committee

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Tonight, the Pierre City Commission appointed nine members to the Municipal Outdoor Pool Committee.  The volunteer group will work together to develop a conceptual design for a new outdoor pool in Pierre. 

Pool Committee members are Becky...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: February 14, 2018

Bullying Task Force Update

Issuing a student survey, developing Public Service Announcements, and establishing a pilot program to help diffuse student conflict are all steps the Mayors’ Bullying Task Force has taken in the last six months to address bullying in the Pierre...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: February 13, 2018

Library Receives Award of Excellence

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Rawlins Municipal Library and its Board of Trustees received an Award of Excellence from the South Dakota State Library at Library Legislative Day today at the State Capitol. The Library received the award for achieving Exemplary Level Accreditation. It&a...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Commission Pushes Two Projects Forward

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Commission Pushes Two Projects Forward

Tonight, at their regularly scheduled meeting, the Pierre City Commission committed to helping the Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area remodel its existing facility. The Commission also committed to the next step ...

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Posted on: January 30, 2018

Commission Awards Three Contracts for New City Hall

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Tuesday evening, the Pierre City Commission awarded Sharpe Enterprises of Pierre with the remodeling contract for the new City Hall.  The $698,900 contract includes the construction of a new commission room, conference rooms, office space, storag...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: January 23, 2018

New Snow Removal Option Good for Motorists, Environment

 The City of Pierre has added brine to its snow removal arsenal.  The solution, made of rock salt and water, is applied to roads prior to storms. When conditions are right, the brine prevents ice and snow from bonding with the pavement. ...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

35,000 Flight Operations at Pierre Airport

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There were approximately 35,000 flights in and out of the Pierre Regional Airport in 2017. A little more than 40% of those flights were corporate or private aviation operations. The remainder consisted of local general aviation, agricultural, cargo, comme...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: January 2, 2018

Pierre Seasoned Citizen Programming Starts Next Week

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Pierre-area senior citizens can kick off the new year by staying active through Pierre Recreation Department’s Seasoned Citizen Program.

Programming starts Monday and includes Zumba, Linedance, Tai Chi and Help with Electronic Devices. ...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: December 19, 2017

Abbey Road Intersection: Pedestrian Lights Added

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Abbey Road Intersection: Pedestrian Lights Added

On Monday, the Electric Department placed crossing lights and the Street Department placed pedestrian signs on both sides of the crosswalk.

“A large number of elementary students use this intersecti...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Commission Approves Changes to Golf Fees

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Tonight the Pierre City Commission accepted recommendations from the Pierre Golf Board to adjust fees at Hillsview Golf Course, Pierre’s municipal course.

“We’re pleased that the annual season pass rates aren’t chang...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: December 1, 2017

Manhole Rehabilitation: Capitol Avenue Traffic Restrictions

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 The intersections of Capitol and Nicollet Avenues and Capitol and Highland Avenues will be closed to north and southbound traffic while crews work to rehabilitate manholes.  East and westbound traffic will be maintained at both location...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: November 28, 2017

Open House: Airport Fire Station

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The recently completed ARFF (Airport Rescue Firefighter) Station is located just south of the Pierre Regional Airport terminal.

The 6,000 square foot facility houses large emergency response vehicles and equipment utilized in the event of an airport emerge...

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City of Pierre News
Posted on: November 21, 2017

Pierre Airport Delivers More than 10,000 Passengers

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Pierre Regional Airport is experiencing more traffic than it has seen since 2013. Since the beginning of the year, 10,160 passengers have flown out of the Pierre Airport.  Pierre Airport Manager Mike Isaacs says that this is fantastic news for a ...

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