News

Water at Emergency Spillway June 2011 (KGFX Photo)

Work Proceeding on Oahe Dam Emergency Spillway

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Work this summer is proceeding on the upstream side of the emergency spillway structure for Oahe Dam. The Capital Journal reports that the goal is to bring the channel back in step with its original design. The 2011 Missouri River flood nearly sent water over the spillway and down the...
Keep Reading »
Day of Caring United Way Logo

Deadline Coming Up Soon to Propose Day of Caring Projects

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The deadline is coming up soon for those who want to propose a work project for the Capital Area United Way’s “Day of Caring”.  This year’s “Day of Caring” will be August 17.  July 26 is the final day that organizers will take ideas for work projects that benefit...
Keep Reading »
Governor Daugaard After Budget Speech December 4, 2012 (KGFX Photo)

Daugaard Attending NGA Meeting in Wisconsin Soon

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard will take part in the upcoming summer meeting for the National Governor’s Association.  Governors from across the country will gather in Milwaukee, Wisconsin August 1-4 for the annual conference.  Daugaard missed last year’s meeting due to the impending birth of his first grandchild.  Daugaard leads the...
Keep Reading »
Garden Faucet Dripping Water

$500M Water Project in SD Nearing Completion

PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) – A $500 million project to pipe drinking water from the Missouri River to 50,000 rural South Dakotans is taking another step toward completion. The Rapid City Journal reports that the Oglala Sioux tribe is requesting bids this month for a distribution system between Hisel and Allen on the Pine...
Keep Reading »