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October 18, 2017
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Huge floating bog that damaged docks still on northern Minn. lake
October 18, 2017 - 5:37pm
September 7, 2017
Bad news for people, fish
September 7, 2017 - 7:52am
June 29, 2017
Pipestem Dam release increase planned
June 29, 2017 - 3:23pm
June 13, 2017
Jack Hieb is an Aberdeen, S.D., lawyer who prevailed for clients in Day County lawsuits over their rights to control activity on waters that flood their private farmland. Forum News Service/ Mikkel Pates)
SD legislators reopen submerged farmland in northeast corner to fishing again
June 13, 2017 - 7:22pm
June 2, 2017
Jamestown Dam near summer target elevation
June 2, 2017 - 10:37am
April 20, 2017

The water level in the Jamestown Reservoir has risen about 8 feet since the spring melt started. John M. Steiner / The Sun
Jamestown Dam releases to increase
April 20, 2017 - 6:48am
December 24, 2016
A fisherman tries his luck on Spiritwood Lake in the late summer of 2015 when the body of water was succumb to a major algae bloom. Sun file photo / John M. Steiner
Cleaning the water
December 24, 2016 - 6:40am
September 7, 2016
Releases at Jamestown Dam increase
September 7, 2016 - 6:42am
August 5, 2016
Blue-green algae found at Lake Tschida
August 5, 2016 - 11:23am
July 25, 2016
QUALITY CONTROL: Condition of the water in Jamestown Reservoir is OK, but plenty of room for improvement
July 25, 2016 - 8:04am
July 19, 2016
Releases start at Pipestem Dam
July 19, 2016 - 7:46am
December 11, 2015

Large rocks are dumped to create the Texas Crossing where high water will be able to flow out of Barnes Lake without eroding the levy.
Barnes Lake stabilized
December 11, 2015 - 6:53am
April 13, 2015
Lake Sakakawea sees development
April 13, 2015 - 7:03am
December 6, 2013
John M. Steiner / The Sun
A portable ice-fishing house is set up on the Jamestown Reservoir as seen Thursday. Authorities urge people to use caution when venturing out onto the ice. Open water is still visible on the lake.
Official concerned with ice safety
December 6, 2013 - 7:01am
Keith Norman / The Sun
Releases of 100 cubic feet per second still create white caps as the water rolls out of the spillway at  Jamestown Dam Tuesday. During the peak of releases during the 2009 flood, 1,800 cfs were released from the dam.
Pipestem releases aim to improve water quality
November 6, 2013 - 7:03am