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How a fix for Capitol Lake could kill the Flaming Fountain

This video is from SDPB's news program, South Dakota Focus.

South Dakota’s Flaming Fountain is missing a key feature: flame. It’s been that way for more than a decade. Now there’s a plan to cap the well that supplies the fountain with natural gas.

If that happens, it could close a fascinating chapter in state history with ties to a legendary politician, an unfortunate explosion, and generations of Capitol visitors.

Seth supervises SDPB's beat reporters and newscast team. He works at SDPB's Black Hills Studio in Rapid City.
Joshua is the business and economics reporter with SDPB News.