News

Electric Utility Plans Improvements

Electric Utility Plans Improvements

Photo: clipart.com

An ice storm last April caused major damage to rural electric systems. Following up on that, Southeastern Electric, based in Marion will have a number of improvement projects this year.

Manager Brad Schardin says they were planning changes before the ice storm…

 

Schardin says they have the biggest one year upgrade plan in their history…

 

Schardin says they also are working to put much of their main lines underground…

 

Southeastern has about fifteen thousand customers from near Parkston to areas around Sioux Falls, south to Alcester.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Two Dead in Northeast Nebraska Crash

police lights

Two people were killed in a head on accident in Cedar County Nebraska.

in Local

Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

vote

A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

in Local

Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

zebra mussel

Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

in Local

South Dakota Students Above Average

education 2

A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

in Local

School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

College Money Student

A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.