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November 5, 2013
Cool, wet conditions slow SD row crop harvest
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The row crop harvest in South Dakota is being slowed by cool, wet conditions. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop and weather report that the sunflower harvest is 31 percent done, the corn harvest 63 percent complete and the soybean harvest 92...
November 5, 2013 - 1:54pm
Nearly half a foot of snow expected in southern SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Parts of South Dakota are in for a wintry day. The National Weather Service says the southern part of the state could see nearly half a foot of snow by Tuesday night. The snow is expected south of Interstate 90, with higher amounts near the Nebraska border. Meteorologist...
November 5, 2013 - 12:11pm
November 4, 2013
Blizzard cleanup costing Northern Hills cities
SPEARFISH (AP) — Snow removal costs in the northern Black Hills communities of Lead, Deadwood and Spearfish approached $1 million after the...
November 4, 2013 - 11:57am
November 1, 2013
WOSTER: For some West River ranchers, this could be the one that does it
It’s the first weekend in November, a full month after the blizzard that shut down roads, knocked down power lines and attempted to crush the hopes and holdings of livestock producers across a wide swath of South Dakota’s West River rangeland.
November 1, 2013 - 4:43pm
Daugaard requests blizzard disaster aid
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota’s governor has asked for a presidential disaster declaration for 14 counties and two American Indian reservations hit by October storms that caused an estimated $38 million in property damage. Gov.
November 1, 2013 - 6:53am
October 31, 2013
Sioux Falls to send out snow alert text messages
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Drivers in Sioux Falls have a new way to find out about parking restrictions when the snow piles up this winter. The city will send out cellphone text messages when snow alerts are issued. To subscribe, send a text with the word SNOW to 605-413-1990 or go...
October 31, 2013 - 7:25am
October 30, 2013
FEMA teams surveying blizzard, flood damage West River
RAPID CITY (AP) — Federal Emergency Management Agency officials are documenting the damage caused by an Oct. 4 blizzard in western South Dakota. The...
October 30, 2013 - 5:47pm
Rapid City debris removal to last until Christmas
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City has spent nearly half a million dollars in the first week of a curbside pickup program for yard debris from the Oct. 4 blizzard that damaged or destroyed thousands of trees in the city of 68,000 people. A Minneapolis company was awarded the contract...
October 30, 2013 - 4:49pm
Storm prompts school year extension in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Rapid City School Board has approved adding three days to the school year to make up for time students missed in the wake of an Oct. 4 blizzard. The Rapid City Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1aHtqsn) that the extension means the academic year for Rapid City...
October 30, 2013 - 4:44pm
October 29, 2013
After the rain, a break in weather for SD farmers
By Carson Walker SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An expected break in the wet weather should give South Dakota corn farmers at least a few days to get back in the field before another storm system arrives. The state's corn harvest was 49 percent complete as of Sunday, well behind last...
October 29, 2013 - 2:44pm
October 28, 2013
Most wildlife survive blizzard; pheasants hit hard
By Carson Walker SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An early autumn storm that devastated cattle and sheep herds in western South Dakota spared most wildlife,...
October 28, 2013 - 6:08pm
October 27, 2013
Community center destroyed in blizzard to rebuild
RAPID CITY (AP) — The president of a community center that caved in during the early October blizzard says plans are to rebuild. Orian Hawkins tells KOTA television (http://bit.ly/1eXmxEi ) that 40 inches of snow settled on the roof of the Rimrock Community Center and caused...
October 27, 2013 - 7:40pm
October 25, 2013
City of Rapid City could pay $3M to clean up after blizzard
RAPID CITY (AP) — The cost of cleaning up Rapid City after an early October blizzard that dumped up to 4 feet of snow in western South Dakota could reach $3 million. The city spent $200,000 removing about 2 ½ feet of snow from city streets — draining the 2013 snow removal...
October 25, 2013 - 12:41pm
October 24, 2013
Wyoming FFA collects donations for SD ranchers
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming FFA Association is collecting donations to help South Dakota ranchers whose cattle died in a blizzard earlier this month. Local FFA chapters are dropping off collection cans at businesses throughout Wyoming. The storm Oct. 4-7 dumped up...
October 24, 2013 - 7:03am
Western SD golf courses weather weather woes
RAPID CITY (AP) — A record-breaking early October snowstorm that hit western South Dakota’s Black Hills has added to the weather woes of golf courses in the region this year. The Rapid City Journal reported courses suffered losses early in the season due to a spring blizzard...
October 24, 2013 - 7:00am