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Ceremony marks 50 years since JFK dedicated Oahe Dam

August 18, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE Exactly 50 years after President John F. Kennedy dedicated the Oahe Dam, several hundred people gathered at the same spot Friday to marvel at how much the massive dam has changed life along the Missouri River. Continue Reading

Oahe Dam celebrates 50 years of energy production, recreation

August 7, 2012 in The Daily Republic

Nearly 50 years ago President John F. Kennedy stood on the banks of the beautiful Missouri River surveying what was, at the time, the largest rolled-earth dam in the world, Oahe Dam. Continue Reading

Official: Garrison, Oahe spring smelt spawn habitat promising for recovery

March 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Record water releases through the Garrison and Oahe (oh-AH’-hee) dams in the Dakotas during Missouri River flooding last year resulted in substantial losses of smelt, but the recovery could be quick.
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Garrison Dam reservoir going down, Oahe going up

June 28, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

The Army Corps of Engineers has begun lowering water releases from Garrison Dam in North Dakota earlier than planned. Continue Reading