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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.