Though not set in stone, the Pierre School District’s draft back-to-school plan leaves masks optional for students and teachers at all levels …
Reporter Mike Woodel was born and raised in Erie, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the University of South Carolina with a bachelor's in journalism in 2018.
Pierre homeschool books
Rows of textbooks the Pierre School District ships to area homeschoolers await transport on Monday.
Like other Pierre businesses, the Hughes County Jail is trying to hire more people with little luck in attracting new applicants. But unlike o…
Pierre School District Superintendent Kelly Glodt in his office on Friday morning.
Hughes County Jail - temporary cell
A temporary holding cell just beyond the intake section of Hughes County Jail. The cell represents the only iron bars at Hughes County Jail.
Hughes County Sheriff Patrick Callahan opens the door to the secure part of the Hughes County Jail on Thursday.
Danae Berman - Pierre Fire
Danae Berman of the Pierre Volunteer Fire Department sprays water into the air at Tuesday's hydrant party.
The labor shortage here and around the state continues to push employers to offer more pay, bonuses or both in the hopes of beating out compet…