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.


83° 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!

 

Spearfish Sets Aside $60K For Pine Beetle Fight

January 9, 2013, 4:13 PM

Spearfish Sets Aside $60K For Pine Beetle Fight
SPEARFISH, SD -

The city of Spearfish has set aside $60,000 to help fight a mountain pine beetle epidemic that has killed thousands of acres of ponderosa pine trees in the Black Hills.

The money from the city's hydroelectric funds will help Lawrence County's ongoing beetle fight.

The donation announced Monday night marks the third to the county to aid in the fight. In 2012, the city donated $90,000.

Spearfish Mayor Jerry Krambeck says that no matter where the sawyers are cutting, it affects Spearfish.

The Lawrence County Mountain Pine Beetle program has been halted for the winter due to the lack of funds. Before the funds dried up, 16 sawyers in their second year of work were felling 1,500 beetle infested trees a day.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

SUV Driver Ticketed Following Deadly Crash

8/18/2014 11:35 AM

Sioux Falls Police have ticketed a 26-year-old driver for her involvement in a deadly bicycle crash last month.

Full Story
Charges Filed After Baby Hurt At Day Care

8/19/2014 11:13 AM

A Sioux Falls day care provider faces charges after a child in her care was hospitalized.

Full Story
Former State's Attorney Admits Sexual Crimes

8/13/2014 6:00 PM

We are learning more disturbing details about the former Walworth County State's Attorney, who's charged with raping three young children.

Full Story | Watch
Illinois Man Found Dead In The Black Hills

8/17/2014 11:30 AM

Authorities say a 23-year-old Illinois man who was reported missing in early August was found dead in the Black Hills National Forest.

Full Story
Wife Reveals Robin Williams Had Parkinson's Disease

8/14/2014 1:25 PM

Susan Schneider, wife of Robin Williams, says the late actor was in the early stages of Parkinson's Disease, along with battling depression and an...

Full Story


Events