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New Jersey train crash kills three, injures more than 100
Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Undoing historical wrongs to our Native American citizens
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Big Sioux River
April 4, 2016
DOT to reconstruct Highway 115 south of Dell Rapids
DELL RAPIDS (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Transportation on Monday will begin an $8.3 million project to reconstruct Highway 115 and replace a bridge over the Big Sioux River south of Dell Rapids. Once the bridge is removed, traffic on Highway 115 from Centennial Place to...
April 4, 2016 - 1:28pm
February 29, 2016
Board votes to commit funds for more Big Sioux River testing
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A water district board has voted to commit funds for more genetic testing related to E. coli in the Big Sioux River. The river has been tagged for years as an "impaired water body" due to an overabundance of E. coli and fecal coliform bacteria. Swimming in the...
February 29, 2016 - 12:49pm
May 28, 2015
Sioux Falls adds pet waste stations in effort to clean river
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls has recently installed pet waste pickup stations in parks and along a bike trail as it tries to clean up the Big Sioux River. The Argus Leader reports 24 stations were installed that provide bags for dog owners. Funding comes from a $6,000 grant...
May 28, 2015 - 3:30pm
January 15, 2015
Big Sioux River selected for USDA 'high-impact' project
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The United States Department of Agriculture has selected a project dedicated to improving water quality in the Big Sioux River as one of its "high-impact" projects for 2015. The USDA says the 115 projects in the Regional Conservation Partnership Program will...
January 15, 2015 - 11:08am
September 11, 2014
SD delegation urges FEMA to quickly create new flood maps
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota congressional delegation is asking the Federal Emergency Management Agency to develop a new flood map for Sioux Falls as soon as possible. The request comes after the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a report that accredited a $65 million...
September 11, 2014 - 3:23pm
Sioux Falls wastewater spills into Big Sioux River
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Officials say initial lab tests indicate that a wastewater spill into the Big Sioux River will not affect people or wildlife. Sioux Falls Public Works officials say they're continuing to monitor the river and expect more test results later in the week. The...
August 11, 2014 - 8:28am
June 20, 2014
I-29 expected to reopen between SD, Iowa later today
NORTH SIOUX CITY (AP) — National Guard soldiers and South Dakota Transportation workers are dismantling a levee across Interstate 29 that blocked traffic between Iowa and South Dakota. An Associated Press reporter on the scene says crews are removing the sandbags and other...
June 20, 2014 - 9:38am
June 19, 2014
Cities fight Big Sioux River flooding in 3 states
By Dirk Lammers and David Pitt SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Record Big Sioux River flooding prompted residents in three states to hurriedly prepare for the rising water Thursday, with people lining up for sandbags and moving museum artifacts and other items to higher ground. The...
June 19, 2014 - 10:10pm
I-29 bridge to be turned into a levee
By Dirk Lammers ELK POINT — Crews will turn an Interstate 29 exchange bridge into a makeshift levee in an effort to protect much of the town of North Sioux City from Big Sioux River flooding spurred by recent heavy rainfall, South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Wednesday. But...
June 19, 2014 - 8:21am
May 26, 2014
Officials: Clean up Big Sioux River, Skunk Creek in Sioux Falls
To make the stretch of stream safe for swimming, livestock will be fenced out.
May 26, 2014 - 6:14am
May 5, 2014
Sioux Falls holding Big Sioux greenway clean-up
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls' public works and parks and recreation departments are holding a community-wide clean-up Saturday of the Big Sioux River greenway. Volunteers are encouraged to help pick up litter along the bike trail throughout Sioux Falls from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Those...
May 5, 2014 - 7:29am
September 9, 2013
Big Sioux River focus of Sioux Falls conference
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Big Sioux River is the focus of a conference in South Dakota's largest city. Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether is hosting the Big Sioux River Water Summit from 3-7 p.m. Monday. He says the river is one of the things that makes the city beautiful — but it...
September 9, 2013 - 2:37pm
September 10, 2012
Volunteers clean up Big Sioux trash revealed by drought
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Volunteers have taken advantage of low water levels to clean up trash along the Big Sioux River in Sioux Falls. River flows are down because of the drought, and that has uncovered mountains of trash. About two dozen people helped clean a section of the river...
September 10, 2012 - 6:13am
July 17, 2012
Bridge north of Bruce could cost $100K to repair
BROOKINGS (AP) -- A bridge crossing the Big Sioux River north of Bruce with a pothole that is growing "by the day" could cost more than $100,000 to repair. The media reports that a new bridge would cost $1.5 million, but federal dollars will pay for 80 percent of that bill in 2017...
July 17, 2012 - 8:37am