Two Fires Burn in Area Wheat Fields Sunday

UNDATED – (DRG News) Two fires yesterday kept area crews busy. The Harrold Fire Department was summoned to a fire about ten miles south and six miles west of Harrold yesterday evening about 6:30 p.m.-according to the department’s Treg Cowan. Cowan says the blaze was first reported as a combine fire, but instead, firefighters...
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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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