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South Dakota receives Presidential Disaster Declaration for June storm

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA) - South Dakota has received a Presidential Disaster Declaration that allows the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help South Dakota local governments in six counties statewide recover from public infrastructure damage sustained as a result of a tornado, severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, and hail that occurred June 11-14, 2022.
HAAKON COUNTY, SD
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South Dakota receives Presidential Disaster Declaration approval for June’s severe weather

PIERRE, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - According to Gov. Noem, South Dakota has received federal money to help six counties repair damages from June’s severe weather. In a press release, a preliminary damage assessment conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in early July indicated the severe weather from June 11-14, 2022, affected Butte, Haakon, Jackson, Jones, McPherson, and Spink counties. The estimated infrastructure damages total $1.6 million.
SPINK COUNTY, SD
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Biden declares South Dakota disaster aid for June storms

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — President Joe Biden on Tuesday granted South Dakota’s request for a presidential disaster declaration to aid the recovery from June storms that included tornadoes and strong winds. Gov. Kristi Noem requested the declaration, which allows the Federal Emergency Management Agency to assist in...
HAAKON COUNTY, SD
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South Dakota receives Presidential Disaster Declaration for June storm; Local governments in six counties to receive FEMA assistance

South Dakota has received a Presidential Disaster Declaration for the counties affected by violent storms that blew through the state in June (June 11-14, 2022). The declaration allows the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help local governments in six counties recover from public infrastructure damage sustained as a result of a tornado, severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding and hail.
HAAKON COUNTY, SD
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Haakon Co. Commissioners meet to start planning the 2023 fiscal year budget

The Haakon County Commissioners met in special session for the purpose of 2023 budget planning, on Tuesday, July 19. Before the commissioners started going through the proposed budget, they heard a request from the Milesville Fire Department for the county to cosign a West Central Electric loan for a portion of the cost of a new fire hall. Matt Arthur and Tim Quinn, representing the department, said that the fire department will cover $30,000 of the cost of the 40’ x 40’ building and estimates that an additional $60,000 will be needed. After some discussion the commissioners approved the request for the county to be a cosigner on the loan.
HAAKON COUNTY, SD
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Thune, Rounds, Johnson urge President to grant disaster declaration following June storms; Haakon, Jackson, Jones, McPherson counties included in the request

U.S. Sens. John Thune (R-S.D.) and Mike Rounds (R-S.D.) and U.S. Rep. Dusty Johnson (R-S.D.) have sent a letter (July 21, 2022) to President Biden in support of Gov. Kristi Noem’s (R-S.D.) request for a major disaster declaration in western and central South Dakota following a series of severe storms that began on June 11, 2022. The delegation has strongly supported previous disaster declaration requests, including the one that was granted on June 29, 2022, which came as a result of severe storms, straight-line winds, tornadoes, and flooding that devastated communities across eastern South Dakota on May 12, 2022.
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Gov. Noem requests presidential disaster declaration for June 11-14 storm damage

PIERRE — Gov. Kristi Noem requested a presidential disaster Declaration and signed Executive Order 2022-08 Thursday to help South Dakota local governments recover from public infrastructure damage sustained as a result of tornado, severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, and hail that occurred June 11-14 in six counties statewide. Federal...
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Governor Noem seeks disaster declaration for six South Dakota counties

PIERRE, S.D.–Governor Kristi Noem has requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration to help South Dakota local governments recover from public infrastructure damage sustained as a result of tornado, severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding, and hail that occurred June 11-14 in six counties. A preliminary damage assessment conducted this week by...
PIERRE, SD
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Noem requests disaster declaration for June tornado, storm damage

Gov. Kristi Noem has requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration for six counties that sustained damage during severe weather in mid-June, according to a press release from her office Thursday. The damage — a combination of a tornado, severe storms, straight-line winds, flooding and hail — impacted Butte, Haakon, Jackson, Jones,...
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Disaster declaration sought for June 11-14 storm damage

South Dakota officials are seeking a presidential disaster declaration to assist local governments in six counties with public infrastructure damage from June storms. Storms on June 11-14 included tornados, severe weather, straight-line winds, flooding and hail, according to a news release from Gov. Kristi Noem. Federal Emergency Management Agency assistance...
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SD requests Presidential Disaster Declaration for June 11-14 storm damage in Jones, Haakon, Jackson, McPherson, Butte and Spink counties

The State of South Dakota is requesting a Presidential Disaster Declaration to help local governments in six counties recover from public infrastructure damage from severe summer storms that occurred June 11-14, 2022. A preliminary damage assessment conducted this week by FEMA indicates more than $1.6 million in damage was done...
JONES COUNTY, SD
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Judie Dale Ostlien

Our beloved Judie Dale Ostlien passed away at her mother’s home south of Abilene, Texas, at age 61. Judie spent her childhood at the ranch owned by her grandparents, Johnny and Helen Ostlien, in Haakon County, South Dakota, with her parents, Dale and Dollie Ostlien, her brother, Kelly, and sister, Donna (That’s me).
HAAKON COUNTY, SD
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2,000+ without power in western S.D.

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — More than 2,000 people are without power in western South Dakota after two storms moved through the area over the weekend. According to the West Central Electric outage map, 2,101 customers are without power. A majority of those are located in Haakon and Jackson Counties.
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