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Yankton Co. forgiven for misusing 911 funding
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Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
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Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
DWU basketball teams both picked 2nd in GPAC polls
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Mitchell looks to snap two-game skid
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William "Bill" Rubin
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Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
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Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
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Hill-Zens five generations
June 29, 2015
9-year-old girl drowns while swimming in Missouri River
GLENHAM (AP) — Authorities say a 9-year-old girl has drowned while swimming in the Missouri River in northern South Dakota. Walworth County Sheriff Josh Boll says the girl was with family members Sunday morning near New Evarts Resort south of Glenham. He says she was at a beach...
June 29, 2015 - 11:36am
June 23, 2015
Storm damage forces closure of Farm Island Recreation Area
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota officials have temporarily closed the Farm Island Recreation Area along the Missouri River near Pierre. A strong storm that moved through the area Sunday night left down trees and knocked out power to the park. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks...
June 23, 2015 - 3:58pm
June 10, 2015
AG: Woman whose body was found in river suffered head trauma
VERMILLION (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley says the woman whose body was found in the Missouri River in southeastern South Dakota suffered blunt force trauma to the head. Jackley on Tuesday said autopsy findings also indicate that 29-year-old Alicia Hummel,...
June 10, 2015 - 10:36am
May 21, 2015
Union County homeowners won't see flood insurance surcharge
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — More than 400 homeowners whose property lies along the Missouri River in southeast South Dakota are no longer facing a potential surcharge on their flood insurance. The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday said Union County officials met a Monday...
May 21, 2015 - 1:28pm
April 10, 2015
Mitchell fire captain locates body
Fire Capt. Steve Nedved of the Mitchell Fire Division found the body of a missing 6-year-old boy Friday afternoon in the Missouri River. The...
April 10, 2015 - 8:54pm
April 9, 2015
Rain likely to slow search for missing South Dakota boy
YANKTON (AP) — Rain is likely to slow the search for a 6-year-old southeastern South Dakota boy believed drowned in the Missouri River on Easter. Yankton Police Chief Brian Paulsen says authorities searching for Lincoln Hilt, of Hurley, plan to focus on gearing up for the weekend,...
April 9, 2015 - 1:12pm
April 8, 2015
Missouri River water releases cut because of less snow
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Less water is being released from the Missouri River's dams this spring because officials expect only 80 percent of the normal amount of water to flow into the river basin this year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Monday that it cut the amount of water...
April 8, 2015 - 4:16pm
April 1, 2015
Sand from river could be used for fracking
NIOBRARA, Neb. -- The problem of excess sedimentation in the Missouri River and Lewis and Clark Lake isn't going away soon. But some innovative ideas about what to do -- such as using sediment for fracking -- are being discussed. Ron Zelt, a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological...
April 1, 2015 - 10:22am
March 22, 2015
PICKSTOWN — In a matter of minutes, roughly 5,000 new residents moved to the Missouri River Friday. And the move went swimmingly. Those...
March 22, 2015 - 10:27am
March 18, 2015
FEMA gives Union Co. ultimatum; flood insurance could go up
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — More than 400 homeowners whose property lies along the Missouri River could end up paying a $50 surcharge on their flood insurance if county officials in southeast South Dakota do not meet a federal deadline. The Federal Emergency Management Agency plans...
March 18, 2015 - 3:36pm
March 6, 2015
Watershed work continues in Lewis and Clark Lake area
LAKE ANDES — Work on the Missouri River watershed never really stops.
March 6, 2015 - 8:52pm
February 7, 2015
Lewis and Clark water pipeline picks up additional funding
TEA (AP) — A pipeline that will deliver Missouri River water to towns and rural water systems in South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota has picked up more funding from Washington. The Lewis and Clark Regional Water System will receive an extra $6.6 million from Bureau of Reclamation,...
February 7, 2015 - 4:46pm
January 21, 2015
Discovery of larval Missouri River pallid sturgeon heralded
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The discovery of two lab-confirmed tiny pallid sturgeons in the Missouri River near St. Louis offers fresh proof the endangered species descending from the dinosaur era is reproducing, the Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday. The two larval sturgeons, found...
January 21, 2015 - 11:02am
January 19, 2015
GFP is considering regulation changes for public use areas in three counties
PIERRE -- The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission wants to remove a refuge designation in Sully County, expand boat-safety areas on a reservoir in Butte County and further limit shooting at a recreation area in Charles Mix County. The proposed rules changes will be up for public...
January 19, 2015 - 8:46am
January 15, 2015
Normal runoff levels expected in Missouri River this year
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water flowing into the Missouri River this spring is expected to be close to normal levels. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it expects 25.6 million acre feet of water to flow into the Missouri River this year. Typically, the river receives...
January 15, 2015 - 5:19pm