Army Corp of Engineers

Corps study addresses Missouri River sediment

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a new study indicates that high discharge, short duration reservoir releases out of Fort Randall Dam could help flush fine sediment out of the Missouri River.  The corps says it has been concerned about the buildup of silt and sand behind...
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Railroad Track

State to sell Platte to Napa abandoned rail line

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The South Dakota Railroad Board is planning to sell an abandoned railroad line from Platte to Napa Junction near Yankton next month.  State air, rail and transit program manager Bruce Lindholm says the $1.5 million deal with Iron Horse Development Co. should be ready to finalize at the board’s...
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Leroy Nye (Courtesy Photo)

Body of Missing Man Found Near Wessington Springs

  MILLER, S.D. – The Hand County Sheriff’s Office has released more details about the search for an elderly man who was found dead after being missing for about four days.   LeRoy Nye was missing from his home in St. Lawrence since early Sunday morning. No one in the family knew Nye had left....
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South Dakota falls short of walleye egg collection goal

  PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — A cold and snowy April set back fish spawning in South Dakota and complicated the efforts of state wildlife officials to collect walleye eggs from Lake Oahe and eight eastern lakes.  The state Game, Fish and Parks Department collected about 60 million walleye eggs, 7 million below the agency’s...
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