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SD Says Railroad Hasn’t Spent Promised Funds

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say Canadian Pacific Railway hasn’t spent a promised $472 million to improve a rail system that includes the only direct east-west line that serves western South Dakota. Canadian Pacific disputes the state’s claims and says it has met financial obligations for the line. The Rapid City...
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Local Woman On Her Way to Colorado to Help with Flood Response

ONIDA, S.D. – (DRG News) An Onida woman will be on her way to Colorado tomorrow to help with the operation of Red Cross shelters.  Nancy McKenney is a volunteer with the Red Cross and she will serve as a Shelter Manager as part of response efforts to major flooding going on in that...
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Man Rescued After Falling Into Water Near Causeway This Morning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre Rescue Squad was summoned this morning to the report that a person was in the water near the LaFramboise Island Causeway and assistance was needed.  Pierre Fire Chief Bill Alexander says rescuers were called about 11:40 a.m. and they were told that a fisherman was in the...
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Noem Applauds Flood Risk Communication Provisions in House Water Resources Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem announced yesterday that provisions in the House Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) will require the Corps of Engineers to better communicate flood risk on the Missouri River.  The flood risk communication provisions are based on legislation that Noem introduced in May of...
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