The drought is affecting
It's the worst drought in the area in four years.
Some of the worst conditions can be found near
The fire was stopped by a road, which is lucky because the Broken Heart Ranch was threatened. The ranch is actually drier than
Click here to view KELOLAND News Drought Coverage.
The drought isn't just effecting farmers and ranchers, but boaters and cold water fish are also feeling the heat.
The drought has destroyed access to lake Oahe and visitors have stopped fishing in the area.
Members of the Army Corps of engineers met with members of the community to find a plan of action to help the economy. The corps says for the most part, their hands are tied but they'll try to help in any way they can.
And that's exactly what happened this week in Mobridge.
(Click above to view interview with Tom Anderberg at sale barn in Mobridge.)