February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized
Ranchers could have checks as soon as April from farm bill disaster programs that will pay ranchers for livestock losses from the October blizzard and the 2012 drought, Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., said Wednesday.
“We hope the checks start to…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
October 29, 2013 in Uncategorized
PIERRE (AP) â The Army Corps of Engineers expects higher-than-normal runoff in the Missouri River basin next year, but the system of dams along the river will still have minimum flows to recover from drought last year.
Wet soil conditions from a…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
October 21, 2013 in Uncategorized
BROOKINGS (AP) â A South Dakota State University climate specialist says the blizzard that hit western South Dakota two weeks ago and subsequent rains have erased drought conditions in the state.
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October 14, 2013 in Uncategorized
By Northern Plains News Service
Recent snow and rains greatly improved South Dakotaâs drought situation.
According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, heavy and record-setting precipitation fell this past week in the High Plains Region. In South Dak…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com
July 16, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Parts of the west still are in need of moisture. Continue Reading
June 27, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Just 5.3 percent of Rushmore state remains in severe drought.
June 25, 2013 in The Daily Republic
West River struggling, leaders tell panel.
June 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) The number of irrigation permits is soaring in South Dakota, due to a lingering drought and to lucrative market prices for crops such as corn, wheat and soybeans.
June 14, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe
Water levels higher, yet ban remains
WORTHINGTON While water levels still haven’t risen to the height needed to remove the non-essential watering ban in the city of Worthington, Mother Nature has provided timely rains to soak into lawns and gardens in recent weeks. Continue Reading
June 13, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Statewide moisture conditions best since last June.