South Dakota State Library; Barnhart, Donald; South Dakota State Library Commission; MacKay, Mercedes B. (Mercedes Belle), 1904-1987
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Donald Barnhart asked the federal department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) to conduct a program and fiscal audit of the South Dakota State Library because of the failure of the State Library...
Irrigation projects -- South Dakota; Irrigation -- Research -- South Dakota; Expenditures, Public -- South Dakota; United States. Army Corps of Engineers; Reifel, Ben, 1906-1990
The $4.1 billion public works appropriations bill sent to the House contains over $9 million for water development projects in South Dakota, including $450,000 for advance planning of the Oahe irrigation unit.
South Dakota Library Commission; MacKay, Mercedes B. (Mercedes Belle), 1904-1987; South Dakota. Governor (1965-1969: Boe); Kittel, Dorothy; United States. Office of Education; United States. Library Services and Construction Act
Governor Nils Boe urged librarians and library trustees to expand library services beyond formal education. Dorothy Kittel of the U.S. Office of Education reported on new legislation concerning state institutional libraries and services for the...
Transportation -- South Dakota -- Brookings County -- Planning; Highway planning -- South Dakota -- Brookings County -- Planning; Urban transportation -- South Dakota -- Brookings County -- Finance
The Master Transportation Plan examines the current and projected state of the county’s roadway, railroad, and trails systems, and makes recommendations for the
maintenance, safety, capacity, and mobility improvements to each of these components.
Oahe Dam (S.D.); Missouri River Basin Project (U.S.); Dams – South Dakota; Case, Francis H. (Francis Higbee), 1896-1962; Big Bend Dam (S.D.)
The highlight of 1958 will be the closure of the Oahe Dam. Work will also get started on the intake structures at the power tunnels. The article also discusses the water use issues between power users and navigation interests.
Oahe Dam (S.D.); Missouri River Basin Project; Dams – Missouri River; Rockefeller, Winthrop, 1912-1973; South Dakota. Governor (1955-1959: Foss); South Dakota. Governor (1943-1947: Sharpe); Hammond, Colonel D.G.; United States. Army. Corps of...
15,000 people attended a ceremony celebrating the dam closure. Speakers included Winthrop Rockefeller; Governor Joe Foss, and former Governor M. Q. Sharpe.