PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Wednesday a better system for predicting snowmelt from Plains states should be put in place quickly to help avoid a repeat of last summer's Missouri River flooding.
More than 2,400 water claims have been examined for the Yellowstone River between the Clarks Fork and Bighorn rivers. Workers were repairing a dike for the Lockwood Irrigation District when this photo was shot in December.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A proposed boost in spending for environmental projects along the Missouri River is angering farmers who claim last year's flooding is evidence that the spending focus needs to shift to flood protection. But the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers disputes the idea that flood pro…
LAUREL -- It seems Mayor Ken Olson finally got his help.
GLASGOW — The days have blurred for Lee Nelson.
Glasgow resident Jim Brandt, right, keeps an eye on a leaking levee around his home in a subdivision Thursday morning with sandbagging volunteers Wayne Linder, left, and Lee Nelson.
PIERRE, S.D. — Gary and Lynn Jensen's normally manicured lawn is overgrown and is being overlooked because an urgency to protect their south Pierre home from the fast-rising Missouri River with a 4-foot-high fortress of sandbags.
PIERRE, S.D. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' decision to release even more water from Missouri River dams will not only cause additional problems for the central South Dakota communities of Pierre and Fort Pierre, but also for the downstream cities of Yankton and Dakota Dunes in the stat…
The English author Samuel Johnson famously said that “nothing focuses the mind like a hanging.”
Levee rehabilitation work in Forsyth was completed two weeks ahead of schedule and before the 2011 runoff season begins, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday.
Laurel is losing ground — about 20 feet of it so far — to the Yellowstone River along an old levee that protects its popular Riverside Park east of town. The river has also washed away about half of the park’s concrete boat ramp and buckled a portion of what’s left.
GREAT FALLS - Cascade County officials are concerned that the cost of certifying levees along the Sun River could be prohibitive, leaving areas protected by the levees designated as floodplains as FEMA updates flood insurance-rate maps.