KELOLAND On The Go Friday, March 29


Good morning and happy Friday! This is KELOLAND On The Go, where you’ll find everything you need to know in news and weather to start your day. 

Communities across KELOLAND continue to deal with melting snow and flooding. People on the Cheyenne River Reservation have already dealt with some flooding but are gearing up for more. 

The Moreau River is overflowing out of its banks and some people near White Horse have evacuated.  

In central South Dakota, the town of Blunt is working to keep Medicine Creek out of city limits. Mayor Bryce Chambers says sirens were sounded late Thursday night to warn residents of the threat.

Friday’s forecast calls for some rain and snow mix in western South Dakota. Temperatures for the weekend will remain above freezing. 

In Sioux Falls, parks are starting to dry out from recent flooding but crews still have a lot of clean up work. KELOLAND’s Max Hofer got an update on how crews will assess the damage. 

Lastly, two stories you can look forward to on Friday. 

City leaders will hold a briefing at 11 a.m. to provide an operational update and announce sandbag dropoff locations.

And late Friday, the South Dakota State University women’s basketball team will play Oregon in the Sweet 16. Tip off is set for 10:30 p.m. CDT. Coverage will continue with Midday in KELOLAND and KELOLAND Sports Director Travis Fossing will have a live blog during the game.

Stay with KELOLAND News and for the latest news and weather throughout the day. 

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