River Water

PFD’s Rescue and Dive Squad, FPFD and Other Officials Summoned Early Today to River Call

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Law enforcers and local fire crews were called to a location in Fort Pierre this morning where they were told someone had been thrown over the walking bridge that crosses the Bad River. Stanley County Sheriff Brad Rathbun says law enforcers were contacted around 5:00 a.m. this morning...
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Work on Veterans Memorial at Capitol Lake

Work to be Complete Within the Next Month at Memorial Site Near Capitol Lake

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Work should wrap up in less than a month on a project that is being done to help maintain granite pavers placed near the Korean, Vietnam and World War II Memorials by Capitol Lake in Pierre. Mike Mueller with the Bureau of Administration says workers are putting in a...
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Intake Structure and Lake Oahe

Continued Dry Basin Conditions Result in Drought Conservation Measures

OMAHA, NEBRASKA – (DRG News) Officials with the Corps of Engineers say that August brought runoff in the upper basin of the Missouri River that was significantly below normal. Jody Farhat, Chief of the Corps’ Missouri Water Management Division says the majority of the upper basin received less than 50 percent of normal August...
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Firefighters Working Along  Flames

Horses Die in Barn Fire in Southwest South Dakota

WALL, S.D. (AP) – A weekend fire destroyed a barn in a rural area north of the southwest South Dakota town of Wall and killed the two horses inside. Wall Fire Chief Jim Kitterman tells the Rapid City Journal that crews from four area towns battled the fire along with nearby landowners in strong...
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