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2018 online reservations now available for downstream, East Totten Trail, and Wolf Creek campgrounds at Lake Sakakawea

Reservations are now open for campsites at Lake Sakakawea for the 2018 recreation camping season, with some slight increases in prices. Reservations may be made through: www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777. [Read More]
Published: Apr-23-18

Open house rescheduled in Oacoma, South Dakota for erosion feasibility study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, will hold an open house on Thursday, April 26 from 5 to 7p.m. at the Oacoma Community Center, 100 E. 3rd Street in Oacoma, SD to seek comments on potential opportunities to address erosion that is threatening the town of Lower Brule. There will be a brief, formal presentation at 5:30 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Apr-13-18

Crest Road Closed Due to Blizzard

Crest Road, the road that crosses the Gavins Point Dam near Yankton, S.D., will close at 2 p.m.on Friday, April 13 due to the impending blizzard. The road will remain closed until conditions improve. Blowing and drifting snow makes travel across the Crest Road extremely hazardous. It is recommended that all travelers use the Discovery Bridge on Highway 81. [Read More]
Published: Apr-13-18

Corps Announces 2018 Shoreline/Vehicle Access Policy

The public is welcome to use vehicles on the shoreline of 11 designated areas around Lake Sakakawea for recreational use this year. [Read More]
Published: Apr-11-18

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers supports the administration’s One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding

Washington (April 10, 2018) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers fully supports the administration’s One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that was signed Monday by numerous secretaries of federal agencies, including the Department of the Army. [Read More]
Published: Apr-10-18

Open house scheduled in Oacoma, South Dakota cancelled due to inclement weather

The shoreline erosion feasibility study open house scheduled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for this evening from 5-7 p.m. at the Oacoma Community Center has been cancelled due to inclement weather in South Dakota. [Read More]
Published: Apr-03-18

Release Plans Announced for Jamestown and Pipestem Reservoirs

Release plans announced for Pipestem and Jamestown reservoirs as pool elevations sit at just under 1442.4 and 1429.8 feet respectively. [Read More]
Published: Mar-30-18

Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee focuses on recovery strategic plan

The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee held the first meeting of its 10th anniversary year here March 27-29. This was the committee’s 40th meeting since it was established by the Water Resources Development Act of 2007 and chartered in 2008. [Read More]
Published: Mar-29-18

MRRIC Tribal members focus on recovery strategic plan

The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee held the first meeting of its 10th anniversary year here March 27-29. Tribes were represented by Pascha Enzi, Osage Nation; Tim Grant, Omaha Tribe of Nebraska; Randy Teboe, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska; Elizabeth Wakeman, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe; and Shannon Wright, Ponca Tribe. [Read More]
Published: Mar-29-18

Open house scheduled in Oacoma, South Dakota for erosion feasibility study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe, will hold an open house on Tuesday, April 3 from 5 to 7p.m. at the Oacoma Community Center, 100 E. 3rd Street in Oacoma, SD to seek comments on potential opportunities to address erosion that is threatening the town of Lower Brule. There will be a brief, formal presentation at 5:30 p.m. [Read More]
Published: Mar-27-18
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