Watermain Breaks on Woodriver Drive and Capitol Avenue Over Weekend

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Three water main breaks that occurred on Capitol Avenue on Saturday left at least 16 residences without water for a time. Pierre’s Construction and Operations Manager Lynn Patton says that two breaks were reported mid-afternoon on Saturday …one at the intersection of Capitol and Madison Avenues and another one...
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Corps to Hold Public Meeting in Pierre Today on Draft Surplus Water Reports

OMAHA, NEBRASKA (DRG News) The Corps of Engineers is conducting a public meeting today in Pierre to address the release and cost of surplus water on the Missouri River Reservoir System. The Corps recently put together Draft Surplus Water Reports for some of the lakes along the system. The reports identify surplus water that...
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AAA South Dakota Says More State Residents to Travel This Labor Day Weekend Compared to Last Year

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – (DRG News) A travel agency predicts that there will be a three percent increase in the number of South Dakotans who travel over the coming Labor Day holiday weekend. AAA South Dakota projects that 69,000 South Dakotans will journey more than 50 miles from home, which is up from the...
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Tours of Oahe Dam Intake Structure and Powerhouse Draw About 1,400

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Officials say about 1,400 people went through a series of tours of the Oahe Dam facilities earlier this month. Eric Stasch, Oahe Dam Operations Manager said that a count completed last week showed that 600 people took advantage of the chance to view the intake structure on Friday,...
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