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September 16, 2019
Damage totals climb for county following South Dakota flooding
MITHCELL, S.D. — By midafternoon Monday, Sept. 16, Davison County Emergency Management director Jeff Bathke was finally able to take stock...
September 16, 2019 - 5:25pm
September 13, 2019
Ten rescued in and around Mitchell on Thursday night, Friday morning
First responders rescued 10 people in four water-related events between Thursday night and Friday morning within Mitchell and farther south....
September 13, 2019 - 6:16pm
South Dakotans take stock of damage as high water keeps pressure on
MITCHELL, S.D. — Roads are flooded. Homes are destroyed. People have been stranded or stuck. After more than 7 inches of rain in the span...
September 13, 2019 - 5:43pm
September 12, 2019
Overnight storm causes more flooding, road closures in central South Dakota
MITCHELL, S.D. — More than 4 inches of rain overnight Wednesday into Thursday — and 7-plus inches in a span of about 30 hours — left Mitchell...
September 12, 2019 - 12:23pm
July 24, 2019
South Dakota secures $6.7 million in federal funding for flood disaster
PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota has received more than $6.7 million in federal disaster relief funding for late spring flooding recovery efforts....
July 24, 2019 - 3:24pm
July 18, 2019
South Dakota study finds mercury levels in lakes increase during flooding
PIERRE, S.D. — A recent study by the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology found that mercury levels can increase during times of flooding...
July 18, 2019 - 1:27pm
July 15, 2019
Washout shuts down Brainerd's Washington Street bridge in wake of storm: Flash flooding leads to rescue, funnel clouds spotted in lakes area
A washout, a garage fire potentially caused by lightning and a driver stranded in her flooded truck all emerged in the heart-pumping hours following...
July 15, 2019 - 12:07pm
July 11, 2019
Walz gets look at southeastern Minnesota flooding, a possible $3 million to $4 million event
MANTORVILLE, Minn. — At $831,000 in public infrastructure damage — and counting — Dodge County drew a visit from Gov. Tim Walz, who came...
July 11, 2019 - 5:51pm
July 3, 2019
A year after dealing with drought, South Dakota farmers battle wet fields
ABERDEEN, S.D. — While some have told Lannie Mielke that it's better to deal with too much water than not enough, he disagrees. Mielke lives...
July 3, 2019 - 10:32am
July 1, 2019
FEMA opens Tabor assistance center to SD disaster victims
TABOR, S.D. — Although summer is in full swing across the state, many communities and individuals are still repairing the damage caused by...
July 1, 2019 - 5:01pm
June 28, 2019
VIDEO: Cows swept away in southern Minnesota after heavy rains swell Zumbro River, close roads
BYRON, Minn. — Around 40 cattle drifted away from their pasture early Friday from the swelling of the Zumbro River.That's the approximation...
June 28, 2019 - 5:30pm
June 24, 2019
Farm deluge starts to seep into America's fragile rural economy
From 100 feet up in the air, Indiana crop duster Robert Sneberger gets a better view than most of how cornfields are faring. This season, the...
June 24, 2019 - 10:21am
June 20, 2019
USDA will allow Sept. 1 grazing, haying of cover crops on prevented planting acres
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has decided to allow agriculture producers to hay or graze cover crops planted on acres in...
June 20, 2019 - 1:05pm
June 10, 2019
Hundreds of barges stalled as floods hinder Midwest supplies
Hundreds of barges are stalled on the Mississippi River, clogging the main circulatory system for a farm-belt economy battered by a relentless,...
June 10, 2019 - 12:45pm
June 3, 2019
Feds award $1.5 million for flood-damaged S.D. roads, bridges
RAPID CITY, S.D. — The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday the immediate availability of $1.5 million in “quick release”...
June 3, 2019 - 12:25pm