User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


19° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

National Group Gives Award To SD Pine Beetle Fight

December 5, 2012, 5:30 AM

National Group Gives Award To SD Pine Beetle Fight
PIERRE, SD -

An organization representing state governments across the nation has given an award to South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard's plan to fight the mountain pine beetle infestation in the Black Hills.

The Council of State Government has recognized the program as an outstanding government initiative, one of two winners in the Midwest.

The program uses state, private and federal resources to fight the mountain pine beetles that are killing trees in the Black Hills. Daugaard has pledged $4 million over three years to help landowners with identifying and marking infested trees. The program provides half the cost of removing trees.

The program helped 709 landowners in the past year as crews surveyed 115,000 acres and treated more than 215,000 trees on state and private land.

Previous Story

Next Story




Sponsored
 

View news

You may also like

Superintendent Cancels School With Video

2/2/2016 1:41 PM

Dr. Donavan DeBoer with the Parker School District posted the cancellation notice on YouTube.

Full Story
Police: Woman Raped At Her Apartment Building

2/5/2016 11:17 AM

The woman told Sioux Falls Police she believes the man followed her into her apartment.

Full Story
$10-15K Worth Of Shoes Stolen From Store

2/1/2016 11:17 AM

At least six Sioux Falls businesses were targeted in a series of weekend burglaries.

Full Story
Two Arrested On Drug Charges Following Search Of Pipestone Home

2/4/2016 5:20 PM

Two people face charges following a search of a home in Pipestone, Minnesota.

Full Story
Police Find Stabbing Victim Inside Vehicle

2/4/2016 6:43 AM

Just before 2:30 a.m., Sioux Falls Police responded to a possible vehicle crash near County Highway 11 and 57th Street.

Full Story


Events