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At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
Area high school basketball roundup: Black Panthers bounce Scotland
Point guard duo paces DWU women
Lyman wins three duals at the Sioux Valley Quad
Brookings downs Marlin girls
Boys Hanson Classic: Jaguars, Huskies set for tough tests
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Robert "Bob" Ryno
Dwayne D. Scott
Victor L. Sitting Crow
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OUR VIEW: MBA has big chance to thrive
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
December 25, 2013
Broken water pipe damages Fort Pierre rodeo center
FORT PIERRE (AP) — The frigid weather apparently froze a water line that burst and flooded part of the Casey Tibbs South Dakota Rodeo Center in Fort Pierre. A spokeswoman tells KCCR-AM both floors of the building were flooded, but it doesn’t appear to have caused major damage...
December 25, 2013 - 10:40pm
September 21, 2013
WOSTER: Colorado flooding stirs memories of Rapid City, Missouri River
Like a lot of other people across the United States, I watched news reports and weather video clips of the flooding along the east slopes of the Rocky Mountains in Colorado the past week. It wasn’t until Nancy and I were driving through Fort Morgan, though, that images of this...
September 21, 2013 - 7:25am
June 29, 2013
Big Sioux River expected to crest today in Brookings
BROOKINGS (AP) -- The Big Sioux River is expected to crest today in Brookings. The National Weather Service says the river is expected to crest at 10.6 feet at about 6 a.m. today. A flood warning is in effect until 4 p.m. today for the Big Sioux near Brookings and Bruce. ...
June 29, 2013 - 9:16am
May 30, 2013
Heavy rain in western SD leads to flash flooding
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Heavy rainfall has led to flash flooding overnight in parts of western South Dakota. National Weather Service reports show up to 5 inches of rain in some areas. Low-lying areas of Rapid City flooded, and some homes had flooded basements. Some roads in the region...
May 30, 2013 - 7:54am
May 28, 2013
More heavy rain inundates southeast SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- More overnight thunderstorms brought heavy rain to Sioux Falls and other areas of southeastern South Dakota, inundating an...
May 28, 2013 - 8:14am
March 27, 2013
Rapid City floodplain maps upset property owners
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Some Rapid City property owners aren't happy about new floodplain maps that will require them to buy flood insurance. The media reports that the updated maps issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and adopted Tuesday night by a city committee remove...
March 27, 2013 - 5:33pm
March 26, 2013
New floodplain maps nearly ready for Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Updated maps will move about 400 residents out of Rapid City's floodplain -- and move about 400 other residents into it. City Engineer Dale Tech says the updated floodplain maps issued by the Federal Emergency Management Agency more accurately reflect what properties...
March 26, 2013 - 3:18pm
January 24, 2013
Flooded dorm reopens at USD after repairs wrap up
VERMILLION (AP) -- A student dormitory has reopened on the University of South Dakota campus after being shut down since Monday due to a water line break. University spokeswoman Tena Haraldson says students were returning to Coyote Village on Thursday morning, after crews finished...
January 24, 2013 - 2:29pm
January 22, 2013
USD dorm students to spend another night in hotels
VERMILLION (AP) -- Nearly 500 University of South Dakota students are being offered hotels for another night after a water pipe break forced an evacuation of their dorm. USD spokeswoman Tena Haraldson says crews cleaned up the water in Coyote Village, but the broken pipe was over...
January 22, 2013 - 3:06pm
Dorm floods on USD campus, students evacuated
VERMILLION (AP) -- A water pipe break forced officials at the University of South Dakota to arrange for temporary housing for more than 500 students The media that a large part of the Coyote Village dorm flooded Monday night. Campus vice president Jeff Baylor says students were taken...
January 22, 2013 - 8:10am
January 4, 2013
Pierre flood recovery money distribution complete
PIERRE(AP) -- More than $151,000 raised to help property owners in South Dakota's capital city recover from 2011 Missouri River flooding has been distributed. The media reports that the money was collected through various fundraisers in Pierre. The money was allocated last fall and...
January 4, 2013 - 9:55am
December 28, 2012
40 years later, Mitchell men relive memories from Rapid City flood
It's been 40 years since Denny Kiner worked in the aftermath of the deadly 1972 Rapid City flood. For Kiner, a Davison County commissioner...
December 28, 2012 - 7:56pm
September 8, 2012
Visitor numbers rise in Mitchell
Last summer, the Mitchell Convention and Visitors Bureau received phone calls from potential visitors asking if the Corn Palace was under water. ...
September 8, 2012 - 5:29am
July 27, 2012
Flooded Pierre golf course may not reopen this year
PIERRE (AP) -- A Pierre golf course that was extensively damaged by Missouri River flooding last year may not be able to open this year either. Pierre parks director Tom Farnsworth says the recovery of the Hillsview golf course is being set back by this summer's oppressive heat.
July 27, 2012 - 10:14am
July 13, 2012
Events to commemorate 50th anniversary of Oahe Dam Aug. 17
PIERRE (AP) -- Events are being planned in the Pierre area to commemorate the 50th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's dedication of the powerhouse at the Oahe Dam in central South Dakota. The media reports that a ceremony will be held Aug. 17 to mark Kennedy's appearance...
July 13, 2012 - 12:15pm