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Oahe Dam September 2013

Corps Announces Increased Fall Water Releases from Some Reservoirs

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is increasing releases from some of its dams on the Missouri River as the result of heavy rains in August. The higher releases will help get rid of flood water stored in the Mainstem Reservoir System to prepare the waterway for handling next...
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KGFX Hometown Tour’s Next Stop…? Fort Pierre!!

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Join us Wednesday for the KGFX Hometown Tour-as the Dakota Cruiser takes the tour crew to Fort Pierre where we’ll broadcast live from the Silver Spur! Our guest line-up includes a visit with the Spur’s Todd Surdez-who will talk about the Silver Spur and upcoming events to take place...
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ALS Bucket Challenge in Fort Pierre September 7, 2014

Ice Bucket Challenge in Fort Pierre Raises About $4,500 for Man Battling ALS

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An event to support a local man battling the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis or ALS raised about $4,500 yesterday.  An ALS Ice Bucket challenge was held in the parking lot of Parkview Gym Sunday afternoon to help raise money for Frank Davenport-owner of Fort Pierre Body Shop.  The challenge...
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US to Spend $328 Million on Conservation Easements

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture has announced $328 million for protecting and restoring farmlands, grasslands and wetlands across the country. The initiative will buy conservation easements from farmers to help wildlife populations and promote outdoor recreation. The agency selected 380 projects covering 32,000 acres of prime farmland, 45,000 acres of grasslands...
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