Releases from Angostura peak at 9,500 cfs

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Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald

A view of the Angostura Dam from a few hundred yards downstream of the Cheyenne River last Tuesday, March 19, when it was releasing 5,500 cfs to keep up with increasing inflows from the south.

 

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – Due to heavy inflows of water into Angostura Reservoir, the dam earlier this month began releasing 1,500 cfs of water on March 15 which increased to 5,500 cfs by Tuesday...

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Dibble and Woodward to face one another for Edgemont Mayor

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EDGEMONT— The Edgemont municipal election is coming up, and to help you make an informed decision at the polls on April 9, here is some important information about the two candidates for mayor: incumbent Jerry Dibble and challenger Sandra Woodward.

A public election forum will be held on April 4, at 7 p.m., at the Edgemont Senior Center.

Jerry Dibble

Age: 64

Retired Railroad Section Foreman

64 Years resident of Edgemont

Address: PO Box 387, Edgemont, SD 57735. Phone:&nbsp...

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Schaffner to compete in Tough Ruck to raise funds for military families

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Photo by Brett Nachtigall/Fall River County Herald

J.R. Schaffner, 38, holds his Army rucksack which he will carry next month, while weighted down with 35 pounds, during his third annual 26.2 mile Tough Ruck competition.

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

HOT SPRINGS – J.R. Schaffner, 38, of Hot Springs is a U.S. Army veteran who served his country twice in Iraq and once in Afghanistan from 2002 - 2008 while stationed in Fort Drum, N.Y., as a member of the...

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Former Edgemont city official wins lawsuit versus city

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By Brett Nachtigall

Publisher

EDGEMONT – It was recently concluded by a Fall River Circuit Court Judge that the City of Edgemont is liable to pay their former Building Inspector / Code Enforcer / City Engineer Michael Koopman more than $13,600 in benefits that he did not receive while employed by the city from May 2014 – May 2015. In addition, the court also ruled that Koopman could recoup his attorney’s fees from during the proceedings, as well as 10 percent interest annually on all amounts...

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SDPB to present local screening of ‘Vanished South Dakota: Towns of Yesterday’ on April 5

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SDPB Producer/Media Specialist Stephanie Rissler will present highlights of her interviews in the Black Hills, especially Fall River County towns such as Ardmore, Smithwick, Cascade and Oral.

 

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By Cathy Nelson

HOT SPRINGS – For the love of Ardmore, Smithwick, Cascade, and Oral, what happened to these towns? People lived there, worked there, raised their families there, and now only a post office or a bank or a school remains standing as a...

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