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Ice jams may cause flooding in the Little Missouri River Valley

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

As flowing subsides, car-sized ice chunks to stay behind

Ice jams along the Little Missouri River could cause some flooding problems for property owners in low areas along the body of water.

Low temperatures caused wet soil and the river to fre…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Bridge across Big Sioux in Baltic opens

July 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

BALTIC (AP) A replacement Highway 114 bridge has opened in Baltic, less than a year after the old span was closed when an inspection revealed it was unsafe.
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Big Sioux River expected to crest today in Brookings

June 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic

A flood warning is in effect until 4 p.m. today for the Big Sioux near Brookings and Bruce.
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Lake and stream monitors sought

April 25, 2013 in Worthington Daily Globe

ST. PAUL The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) seeks volunteers to track the health of their favorite lake or stream through the Citizen Lake Monitoring Program or the Citizen Stream Monitoring Program. Continue Reading

State issues drought-related shutoff along Cheyenne River

March 11, 2013 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) South Dakota officials have issued shutoff orders to 50 junior water right holders along the Cheyenne River and tributaries upstream of the Angostura Reservoir. Continue Reading

Bingo winners split jackpot

March 11, 2013 in River Falls Journal

Two winners evenly divided a $4,336 jackpot after shouting “bingo!” during a March 1 game at the American Legion. Pictured left to right are John Traynor of River Falls, Legion Commander Todd Schultz, and UWRF student Ryan Haselman. Continue Reading

Fusion cap undefeated BRC season; Open playoffs Thursday

February 13, 2013 in River Falls Journal

After completing a perfect season in the Big Rivers Conference, the St. Croix Valley Fusion girls’ hockey team begins its quest for a WIAA State Tournament berth with a regional final game against Superior Thursday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. in Baldwin. Continue Reading

Corps seeks comment on Little Missouri River bank project

February 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has asked the public for its comments on the stabilization of a portion of the Little Missouri River bank near Medora that will hopefully improve safety for drivers along the river south of Medora. Continue Reading

Hunting for clues along Leaf River

January 11, 2013 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

At an undisclosed location somewhere along the Leaf River in Wadena County, there lies buried beneath the ground a hidden, mysterious world. Continue Reading

Feds: ExxonMobil delay made Yellowstone River oil spill worse

January 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BILLINGS, Mont. Delays in Exxon Mobil Corp.’s response to a major pipeline break beneath Montana’s Yellowstone River made an oil spill far worse than it otherwise would have been, federal regulators said in a new report. Continue Reading