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Corps Increases Releases Into Missouri River

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) – The amount of water released into the Missouri River is increasing after August runoff was the third highest in more than a century. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says boosting releases from four lower dams will prepare the reservoir system for next year’s anticipated runoff and reduce flood...
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Keystone XL Operator to Seek PUC’s Recertification

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The operator of the long-delayed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline says it will ask South Dakota’s utility regulators to recertify the portion of the project that runs through the state before the end of September. Corey Goulet is the president of Keystone Projects for TransCananda Corp. He says the...
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Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup Set for Sept. 26

CUSTER STATE PARK, S.D. (AP) – The state has released details on Custer State Park’s 49th Annual Buffalo Roundup and Arts Festival. The roundup is the morning of Friday, Sept. 26, and the arts festival opens that afternoon and runs through Sunday, Sept. 28. Custer State Park superintendent Matt Snyder says more than 10,000...
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SDSHS Offers Tax Benefit for Historic Sites

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s historical society is reminding residents to apply for property tax benefits for historic sites. The historical society says Nov. 3 is the deadline to apply for the state’s eight-year tax moratorium for restoration and rehabilitation work that happened in 2014. Society director Jay Vogt says an eight-year delay...
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