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.


59° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

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

 

Power Generation At Missouri River Dams Rebounds

January 5, 2012, 10:32 AM

Power Generation At Missouri River Dams Rebounds
BISMARCK, ND - The Army Corps of Engineers says electric power generated by Missouri River dams in 2011 was above average for the first time in a dozen years.

Before last year, shallow river levels caused by nearly a decade of drought cut hydroelectric generation at the six dams in the Dakotas, Montana and Nebraska, forcing the federal government to spend more than $1.5 billion since 2000 buying power elsewhere to fulfill contracts.

Corps spokesman Mike Swenson says it's good to have the increased hydropower. But he says it's of little salve for the scores of people affected by the 2011 flood along the river, which flows from Montana through North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Missouri.

Swenson says Missouri River reservoirs are at ideal levels now.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Woman Killed In Sioux Falls Home

4/16/2014 6:01 PM

Sioux Falls police are investigating a murder in the southwest part of the city.

Full Story
SF Murder Victim Stabbed, Suspect Got Pills

4/17/2014 10:12 AM

Sioux Falls Police have released the names of the suspect and victim in the city's second homicide of 2014.

Full Story
Neighbors In Fear After SF Woman Found Killed

4/16/2014 9:55 PM

A Sioux Falls woman is found dead in her home and investigators are trying to figure out why.

Full Story | Watch
FBI Investigates Suspected Serial Child Molester

4/22/2014 1:14 PM

The FBI is asking for help to identify at least 90 victims of a suspected serial child predator who worked in American schools worldwide for four deca...

Full Story
Car Against Guard Rail On I-229

4/21/2014 7:24 AM

Sioux Falls Police and the South Dakota highway patrol responded to a crash around 11:45 Sunday night. The initial call came in as a vehicle fire...

Full Story | Watch


Events

 
 
KELOLAND TV: 501 S. Phillips Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
Phone: 605.336.1100 · Breaking News call: 1-800-888-5356
Web Site Design and Custom Programming By: Lawrence & Schiller© 2014 KELO-TV -- KELOLAND.COM -- ALL RIGHTS RESERVED