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COVID-19 by the Numbers

1 (-4 from last Saturday) Active COVID-19 cases in Hughes County. 2 (same as last Saturday) Deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Stanley County. 2 (-1 from last Saturday) Active COVID-19 cases in Stanley County. 124,393 (+50 from last Saturday) Total COVID-19 cases in South Dakota. 165 (-56 from last Saturday)
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Pierre City Commission To Meet Tonight

PIERRE — The Pierre City Commission is meeting tonight at the Pierre Municipal Building. The Pierre City Commission will host the Hughes County Commission to consider second reading of a joint temporary ordinance on permits and licenses for medical marijuana establishments. Once the joint meeting is adjourned, the City Commission will consider approval of a five-item consent calendar and will hold a public hearing at 5:45 for malt beverage and wine license request. Commissioners will consider awarding a bid for the concrete portion of a new skate park in Griffin Park and will give second reading to two ordinances that will clean up language and add provision connected to medicinal marijuana. A resolution to update the city’s fee schedule is also on the agenda. New business includes giving first reading to the 2021 budget supplement ordinance and canvassing the June 8th city commission election results. The Pierre City Commission meets tonight at 5:30 pm. The meeting is open to the public.
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Pierre, Hughes County Approve Temporary Medical Marijuana Ordinance

PIERRE — The City of Pierre and Hughes County together have approved a temporary ordinance to guide the governing bodies on how to proceed with medical cannabis until rules are established by state officials…. Pierre City Planner Sharon Pruess says there was no comment for or against the ordinance during...
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Hughes County Land Transfers for June 1-4

On 06/01, title to SW4, Sec. 28-111-76 was transferred from Esther Singleton, Rapid City, to John & Elizabeth Bourk, Sturgis, for $202,843.28. On 06/01, title to Lot 2, Blk. 1, Flag Mountain Village Addition, Pierre was transferred from Binylam Belayneh & Eleny Alemayehu, Sioux Falls, to Andrew & Haidee Larson, Pierre, for $186,000.
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Hughes County Land Transfers for May 24-28

On 05/24, title to Lot 6, Blk. 5, Ulmen’s Addition, Pierre was transferred from James Leslie, Pierre, to Debra Birzer & Bradley Joseph, Hillsdale, MI, for $330,000. On 05/24, title to Lot C1, a subdivision of Lot C in NE4, Sec. 9-112-74 was transferred from Ryan & Kendra Moran, Harrold, to Jordyn Hanson, Pierre, for $145,900.
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Hughes County, SDCapital Journal

COVID-19 by the Numbers

5 (-2 from last Saturday) Active COVID-19 cases in Hughes County as of 4 p.m. Friday. 2 (same as last Saturday) Deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Stanley County as of 4 p.m. Friday. 2 (-1 from last Saturday) Active COVID-19 cases in Stanley County as of 4 p.m. Friday. 124,343...
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Pierre City Commission hears plan for medical marijuana permitting

The Pierre City Commission heard first reading of the city’s temporary plan for permitting and licensing medical marijuana establishments. The plan, approved by the Joint Planning Commission late last month, states that the city intends to regulate medical marijuana but it will neither license nor permit medical cannabis establishments until the State of South Dakota has promulgated its medical cannabis rules.
Fort Pierre, SDCapital Journal

Ft. Pierre council says no marijuana licenses until DOH sets rules

The Fort Pierre City Council unanimously approved a temporary ordinance on Monday as a placeholder until the South Dakota Department of Health enacts its own rules regarding medical marijuana. “It says in the ordinance that if you want a license to sell medical cannabis, you will have to apply for...
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Hughes County Commission Hears Complains Over Speed On Spring Creek Road

Hughes County is looking to address concerns over speeding on 196th Street or Spring Creek Road. Bruce Peterson says he has concerns about safety on the road…. Sheriff Darin Johnson says deputies could make extra patrols…. That decision will be left to incoming sheriff Patrick Callahan. Peterson says having extra...
Fort Pierre, SDCapital Journal

4-H Horse Show results

Stanley, Hughes and Sully counties 4-H members participated in the 4-H County Horse Show on June 2 at the Stanley County Fairgrounds in Fort Pierre. Joe Rowe judged for the event. This county horse show was a qualifying show for the State 4-H Horse Show, set for July 19-21 in Huron.
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Onida Man Enters Not Guilty Pleas To Rape And Human Trafficking Charges

ONIDA — An 83 year-old Onida man enters not guilty pleas to a Sully County grand jury indictment Tuesday. Steven West was indicted on six counts for allegedly sexually assaulting three Hughes County teenagers on May 13th. The indictment includes one count of First Degree Rape, two counts of Fourth Degree Rape and three counts of First Degree Human Trafficking. First Degree Human Trafficking in South Dakota is defined in law as committing or attempting to commit kidnapping, victims under 18 years old or involving prostitution or procuring prostitution. A probable cause affidavit on file in Sully County claims West met the victims online, brought them to his home where two girls performed oral sex on West and one had sex with him in exchange for money and then drove the girls to a Vivian gas station. West’s attorney Rob Konrad requested 60-days before the next hearing in the case. That request was granted by Circuit Judge Cristina Klinger. The next hearing in the case is August 10th at two-PM in Onida.
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Hughes County Land Transfers for May 17-21

On 05/17, title to Lot 3C, Robinson Acres was transferred from Billy Robinson, Pierre, to Brett & Stacy Leber, Dixon, CA, for $63,000. On 05/17, title to Lots 15-18, Blk. 15, Well’s Addition, Pierre was transferred from Anne Anderson, Broomfield, CO, to Steven Oliva, Pierre, for $305,000. On 05/18, title...
Pierre, SDCapital Journal

Two jet-skiers found safe

The Pierre Fire Department Rescue Squad was dispatched to a report of a missing jet ski with two occupants at approximately 11:15 p.m. on June 7. The jet ski was last seen leaving the Spring Creek Recreation area around 9:20 p.m. The two using the jet ski were planning on...
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Hughes County court reports from May 6 to June 19 continued

Steven Darland, Pierre, speeding on a state highway, $39 fine, $78.50 costs. Dylan Geuther, Ft. Pierre, municipal speeding, $29 fine, $72.50 costs. Nathan Carlson, Pierre, illegal lane change, $54 fine, $78.50 costs. Roger Ritt, Wyoming, MN, overweight on axle, $104 fine, $78.50 costs, $20 penalty. Remi Hill, Pierre, speeding on...
Hughes County, SDCapital Journal

COVID-19 by the Numbers

7 (-5 from last Saturday) Active COVID-19 cases in Hughes County as of 4 p.m. Friday. 2 (same as last Saturday) Deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Stanley County as of 4 p.m. Friday. 3 (same as last Saturday) Active COVID-19 cases in Stanley County as of 4 p.m. Friday. 124,261...
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Hughes County court reports May 6 to June 19

John Iverson, Murdo, didn’t obey traffic device, $54 fine, $78.50 costs. Kieran Smart, Pierre, open alcoholic bev container accessible in vehicle, $54 fine, $78.50 costs. Cully Hoffman, Ft. Pierre, no proper license plates on vehicle, $54 fine, $78.50 costs. Stephen Gettelfinger, Floyds Knobs, IN, speeding on other roadways, $59 fine,...