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Bass fishermen Tim Peterson, left, and Josh Pesek check out Springfield’s boat basin and marina. A state grant will pay to dredge a channel, but area bass clubs and others hope to raise money to dredge the rest. (Ross Dolan/Republic)

Money sought to save Springfield boating area

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 SPRINGFIELD — Time is short to save a southeast South Dakota recreation spot.

 Faced with a briefer-than-expected time for fundraising, Bon Homme County sportsmen will be scrambling in coming weeks to raise between $50,000 and $100,000 to expand fall dredging operations at the Springfield boat basin and marina.


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