Badlands South Dakota; Brontotherium; Martin, Harold; Bump, James; Murphy, Ike; Keester, Harry; South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. Museum of Geology; Scenic (S.D.)
Discovery of a fossil giant Brontotherium. As an excavation was taking place of the skull of this fossil, it was discovered the it was the complete fossilized skeleton. This fossil was discovered in the Badlands, near Scenic, SD.
Irrigation -- South Dakota; Missouri River Basin Project (U.S.) Oahe Unit; Oahe Conservancy Sub-District (S.D.); United States. Bureau of Reclamation; Mundt, Karl E. (Karl Earl), 1900-1974; McGovern, George S. (George Stanley), 1922-; South Dakota....
The directors of the Oahe Conservancy Subdistrict requested the development of 190,000 acres in the first stage of the Oahe Irrigation Project.
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.
South Dakota State Library; South Dakota State Library Commission; General Federation of Women’s Clubs of South Dakota; South Dakota. Governor (1955-1959: Foss); Darling, Dorette; Reecy, Mrs. Lester; Tillman, Mrs. Harold
South Dakota women’s groups are hoping to get a $750,000 appropriation for a new state library building. The article also describes the lack of space in the 1957 State Library.
South Dakota State Library; South Dakota State Library Commission; MacKay, Mercedes B. (Mercedes Belle), 1904-1987; Post office buildings--South Dakota; Harold Spitznagel and Associates (Sioux Falls, S.D.)
The South Dakota State Library Commission decided to move the State Library into the present Pierre post office building upon availability in approximately two years.