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Crazy Minnesota weather

July 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

From a crazy heat wave to two-inch hail, Douglas County was hit with the typical Minnesota weather frenzy we’ve come to know all too well in the summertime.

With the temperature reaching up to 96 degrees and the thick humidity that was experienc…continue reading on echopress.com

Severe thunderstorm moving through Bowman, Slope counties

July 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

Parts of southwest North Dakota are in a severe thunderstorm warning as a southeast-tracking storm moves through the area.

The National Weather Service said the warning for northwest Bowman County and southwest Slope County is in effect until 5:1…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Hot weather blanketing much of the Dakotas

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The National Weather Service has posted heat advisories for central and eastern South Dakota and southeastern North Dakota.

The forecast calls for high temperatures in the region Monday in the 90s and lower 100s. Humidity will …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Hot weather blanketing much of the Dakotas

July 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The National Weather Service has posted heat advisories for central and eastern South Dakota and southeastern North Dakota.

The forecast calls for high temperatures in the region Monday in the 90s and lower 100s. Humidity will …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Ravaged rails: Disasters declared, counties now assess damage

June 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — Following a joint meeting via interactive television Friday morning, Rock County commissioners approved spending up to $750,000 toward an estimated $1.5 million repair bill to get the Buffalo Ridge Regional Rail Authority (BRRRA) back…continue reading on dglobe.com

Several flooded SD roads reopen after repairs

June 25, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — State officials have opened more highways in southeastern South Dakota that have been closed the last few weeks due to flooding caused by heavy rains.

The state Transportation Department says Highway 46 and Highway 48 at the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Mid-June storms hurt region’s farmers

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

Heavy rains across parts of the Upper Midwest June 14 to 16 ended the planting season for many farmers and threaten the fields of some others.

Two of the biggest trouble spots are in the Dickinson, N.D., area, where many fields won’t get planted…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

I-29 expected to reopen between SD, Iowa later today

June 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

NORTH SIOUX CITY (AP) — National Guard soldiers and South Dakota Transportation workers are dismantling a levee across Interstate 29 that blocked traffic between Iowa and South Dakota.

An Associated Press reporter on the scene says crews are r…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

SLIDESHOW: Tornado damage

June 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Lightning blows 10-inch-deep gaps in Pierre runway

June 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — A runway at Pierre Regional Airport was closed temporarily after a lightning strike blasted several holes in the tarmac, officials said.

Airport manager Mike Isaacs tells the Pierre Capital Journal that lightning struck the runwa…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com