The top of the leaderboard is jam packed after Thursday’s first round of the U.S. Senior Open. Tom Lehman chipped in from 45 feet out on the final hole to finish in a seven-way tie for first place at three-under 67. Kenny Perry, Michael Allen, Jay Don Blake, Gary Hallberg, Mark O’Meara and Fred Funk are also at minus three heading into day two.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is drafting an updated management plan for Fort Randall Dam and Lake Francis Case.
The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is holding a meeting next week to gain public input on the naming of a creek and an island near Sioux Falls.
South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem says she supports the move by Texas Governor Rick Perry to move one thousand national guardsmen to that states southern border.
A bill sponsored by South Dakota Senator John Thune that would ensure deliveries of home heating fuels in the dead of winter was passed by Congress and signed by the President.