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OUR VIEW: Arguments thin against honor song for Indians
WOSTER: Strong selections for hall of fame
THUNE: ‘Tis the season of giving
NOEM: Time to bring the farm bill home
POWERS: Attracting new South Dakotans is worth the effort
SD GF&P proposes 2014 bighorn sheep hunting season
WILTZ: Drawing an SD deer tag can be a matter of luck
Black Hills snowmobile season opened Sunday
Mitchell to host its first Audubon Christmas bird count since 1967
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November 11, 2013
OUR VIEW: Tough to say flooded private land is public
There’s trouble brewing in South Dakota, with landowners and outdoors enthusiasts potentially at odds again. This time, it’s about flooded land, and who can legally access it. At present, South Dakota law generally says that any flooded land that nudges up against public property...
opinion / editorials
November 11, 2013 - 4:44pm
September 13, 2013
Colorado floodwaters cascade downstream as more rain falls
LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — Coffee-colored floodwaters cascaded downstream from the Colorado Rockies on Friday, spilling normally scenic mountain rivers and creeks over their banks and forcing thousands more evacuations in water-logged communities beset by days of steady rain. The...
news / nation
September 13, 2013 - 5:41pm
July 31, 2013
Storms force some from homes in Rosebud
ROSEBUD (AP) -- Severe thunderstorms brought hail, strong winds and heavy rain to parts of South Dakota, forcing some residents from their homes. The National Weather Service says flash flooding late Tuesday inundated roads in the Rosebud Indian Reservation area. KELO-TV reports...
news / state
July 31, 2013 - 8:22am
June 24, 2013
New campground opens at Fisher Grove State Park
REDFIELD (AP) -- Fisher Grove State Park has opened a new 22-site campground. The campground at the park near Redfield was moved to the east side of the James River after repeated flooding made the bridge unsafe for vehicles. The new location includes 22 electrical campsites,...
life / outdoors / state
June 24, 2013 - 6:37am
OUR VIEW: Blame for flood still spreading
There's a well-known cliché about adversity: It doesn't build character; it reveals it. The character of people in the Missouri River basin was revealed to be tough, self-reliant and persevering last spring and summer as floodwater threatened our lives and property. But something...
May 24, 2012 - 4:50pm
March 31, 2012
After flooding repairs, warm weather brings campers back to state parks
SPRINGFIELD -- Activity at regional state parks and recreation areas has already been steady after many were cleaned up from last year's flooding. Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area near Yankton last weekend had 50 campsites filled, which is "unheard of" for this time of year,...
life / state
March 31, 2012 - 9:28am
March 6, 2012
Corps: Missouri River reservoirs ready for spring runoff
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the Missouri River reservoirs have begun the spring runoff season with slightly more space than the normal amount for flood control storage. The corps says that as of Thursday, the system storage had an extra 300,000 acre-feet...
March 6, 2012 - 3:12pm
June 16, 2011
Dakota Dunes Levee Repaired, Exit One on I-29 Re-Opened
DAKOTA DUNES, S.D. - Response workers are continuing to repair an erosion problem identified on a section of the Dakota Dunes levee Thursday morning. To facilitate those repairs, Exit 1 on Interstate 29 was temporarily closed. That exit has been re-opened to traffic. Officials say...
June 16, 2011 - 4:08pm
May 26, 2011
Gov warns of impending flooding in Pierre, Fort Pierre
PIERRE -- Flooding in Pierre and Fort Pierre is "imminent" and people should prepare to evacuate within 48 hours. Gov. Dennis Daugaard warned residents of the growing flooding risk Thursday. The Missouri River is rising and will soon inundate parts of both cities, the governor...
May 26, 2011 - 1:12pm
May 5, 2011
Governor Lifts Recreational Ban on Big Sioux River
PIERRE - As spring flood waters recede in South Dakota, so do the dangerous conditions on area waters. Because of the diminished threat, Gov. Dennis Daugaard has lifted the ban on recreational use of the Big Sioux River in eastern South Dakota. "I want to thank the outdoorsmen and...
May 5, 2011 - 11:39am
Boat ramps closed due to flooding
PIERRE -- A number of boat ramps in eastern South Dakota are temporarily closed due to flooding, according to a news release from the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks. The ramp at the South Wheeler Lakeside Use Area at Lake Francis Case in Gregory County was temporarily...
May 5, 2011 - 6:11am
March 16, 2011
Two county roads closed due to flooding
The Davison County Highway Department announced the following road closures due to flooding on Tuesday: 251st Street between 404th Avenue and 405th Avenue. 266th Street between 408th Avenue and 409th Avenue.
news / local
March 16, 2011 - 4:59pm
March 15, 2011
Flood season arrives with warm-up
It's beginning to look a lot like flood season. "Watch your sump pumps," said Mike Gillispie, hydrologist for the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls. "There's going to be a lot of water starting to try to soak into the ground." Gillispie said flooding is likely to begin occurring...
news / local
March 15, 2011 - 8:03am
March 10, 2011
South Dakotans urged to plan ahead for spring flooding
PIERRE, S.D. - State and local governments are preparing for spring flooding in South Dakota, and the State Office of Emergency Management is asking citizens to plan ahead, too. Snow already on the ground this winter, combined with water remaining from the 2010 flooding, almost guarantees...
news / state
March 10, 2011 - 2:20pm
Editorial: Worries rise along with springtime flooding risk
Meteorologists are warning South Dakotans that flooding is on the way, sure as the warm sun will eventually -- at least we assume -- break through the gray sky and melt the mounds of snow that highlight this region's landscape. After years of drought, it's been plenty wet in...
opinion / columns
March 10, 2011 - 8:18am