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Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
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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
January 14, 2015
Study: $18B to divert Missouri River to irrigate farms
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Building a 360-mile aqueduct to reroute water from the Missouri River to irrigate crops in western Kansas where underwater stores are being exhausted would cost $18 billion and require an additional $1 billion each year to operate, a new draft report shows. The...
January 14, 2015 - 7:36pm
November 18, 2014
Thune applauds prohibition on Corps' Missouri River surplus water fee
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator John Thune, R-S.D., Tuesday applauded the inclusion of a provision in the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) conference report prohibiting the U.S.
November 18, 2014 - 9:37pm
Happy (water) trails to you
YANKTON -- Welcome, paddlers. That's Jarett Bies' Facebook profile picture, as the co-founder of the South Dakota Kayak Challenge gears up for...
November 18, 2014 - 8:53pm
WOSTER: An incredible effort, an incredible flood
Last weekend as Nancy and I walked on a bike trail that meanders along the Missouri River shore here in Pierre, I idly noted the gray-white markings on the trunks of trees in the parks where we strolled. The markings, of course, are left from the great flood of 2011. Hard to imagine...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
November 10, 2014
Missouri River pipeline asks 3 states for funding
By Carson Walker SIOUX FALLS — Rather than waiting for the U.S. government to come through with funding for a tri-state Missouri River water pipeline, its developers are lobbying Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota — states that will also benefit from the project — for upfront...
November 10, 2014 - 7:33am
November 6, 2014
Baitfish population rebounds in Lake Oahe in 2014
PIERRE (AP) — Baitfish rebounded in Lake Oahe this year, but the population remains smaller than it was before the 2011 Missouri River flood. The lake had a good hatch of lake herring and a decent crop of rainbow smelt this year, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks biologist...
November 6, 2014 - 4:03pm
November 5, 2014
Corps announces reduced Missouri River releases
OMAHA, Neb. — The U.S.
November 5, 2014 - 6:29pm
Corps to reduce Missouri River releases in SD
YANKTON (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to reduce the amount of water releases from Fort Randall and Gavins Point dams on the Missouri River. The changes in the popular recreational area will begin Thursday. The Corps is reminding duck hunters to check their decoys...
November 5, 2014 - 2:10pm
October 29, 2014
Corps to lower Lakes Sakakawea, Oahe before spring
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers plans to lower the levels of Missouri River reservoirs in the Dakotas before the start of the 2015 spring runoff season. Jody Farhat says the agency's plan is to lower Lake Oahe by more than 3 feet and Lake Sakakawea by about...
October 29, 2014 - 7:47am