Garretson

Glean For Good

Jun 23, 2020
GleanForGood.net

It started with a small garden at an acreage near Garretson in southeast South Dakota. A doctor and her family have gradually created a sustainable lifestyle, living off the land, and sharing that lifestyle with others. 

 

South Dakota Magazine

In The Moment ... February 6, 2018 Show 271 Hour 2

The January / February issue of South Dakota Magazine explores "South Dakota's Enduring Mysteries."

John Andrews is Managing Editor of the magazine. He wrote the piece and joins us to talk about it.

SDPB

A weather expert says straight-lined winds of 90 to 100 miles per hour struck the southeast South Dakota town of Garretson. The water is safe, but crews are working on restoring power. Todd Heitkamp with the National Weather Service says the damage indicates strong winds moved in one direction. He says Monday morning’s storm was not a tornado. Heitkamp says winds that high are dangerous and the damage in Garretson is proof.

Strong straight-line winds tore through Garretson early Monday morning. Fire Chief JR Hofer says about 30 people are displaced after the storm.

Pam Braa

High winds that were part of a massive system of thunderstorms that struck across South Dakota damaged trees, homes, and buildings in southeastern South Dakota. The National Weather Service is focusing on two main areas: Sheldon, Iowa and Garretson, South Dakota.

Mike Foos is a meteorologist and forecaster.