Crop Conditions Good Despite Week With Little Rain

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Crop conditions in South Dakota were reported mostly good to excellent despite a week with little rainfall. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that topsoil moisture supplies were 82 percent adequate to surplus and subsoil moisture was rated 84 percent adequate to surplus. Spring wheat, oats...
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NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center Offering August and Early Fall Climate Outlook

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) Looking ahead to the coming weeks, NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center says cooler than average temperatures are expected to show up in parts of the state through August-especially in northern South Dakota.  The outlook was released last Thursday and indicates that most of northern South Dakota is likely to see...
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Corps of Engineers Meeting August 27, 2012

Draft Master Plan Update for Fort Randall Dam/Lake Francis Case Available For Public Review

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Army Corps of Engineers is now offering the public a chance to view the draft master plan for Fort Randall Dam/Lake Francis Case.  The plan details the management and development of the resources for the waterway and dam, including public use, environmentally sensitive areas and cultural resources within...
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Dakotas Shown on North American Map

Hot Weather Blanketing Much of the Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The National Weather Service has posted heat advisories for central and eastern South Dakota and southeastern North Dakota. The forecast calls for high temperatures in the region Monday in the 90s and lower 100s. Humidity will make it feel even hotter. There also is a chance of thunderstorms in...
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