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Meetings on Corps’ Draft Annual Operating Plan for Missouri River Basin Cancelled

OMAHA, NEBRASKA – (DRG News) A series of meetings that were scheduled by the Corps of Engineers for this week along the Missouri River basin were cancelled due to what the Corps sites as the lapse of Federal appropriations.  The meetings were to have started Tuesday in Nebraska and would have ended today in...
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Governor Daugaard and Two Other Midwest Governors Call for End to Shutdown

DAKOTA DUNES, S.D. (AP) – The governors of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota have urged federal lawmakers to end the partial government shutdown. South Dakota’s Dennis Daugaard, Nebraska’s Dave Heineman and Iowa’s Terry Branstad gathered in Dakota Dunes, S.D., on Wednesday for their Tri-State Governors’ Conference and discussed what the shutdown had done to...
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Western SD in Store for More Wild Weather

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Western South Dakota looks to be in store for more wild weather, a week after a devastating early fall snowstorm rocked the region. The National Weather Service says a storm system moving into the area will bring rain and high winds Friday. Meteorologist Jeff Schild tells the Rapid City...
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SD Governor Mulling Fed Offer on Mount Rushmore

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is considering the federal government’s offer to let states use their own money to reopen some national parks like Mount Rushmore National Memorial that have been closed because of the government shutdown. But Daugaard’s chief of staff, Dusty Johnson, says the governor first has to...
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