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As Missouri River flooding looms, S.D. governor urges evacuations

Published 06/02/2011, Associated Press

Gov. Dennis Daugaard asked residents in threatened areas in the state capital of Pierre and neighboring Fort Pierre as well as residents of Dakota Dunes to evacuate by Thursday night. Daugaard's announcement was a request and not a mandatory evacuation, but law enforcement officials were going door-to-door Wednesday evening to tell residents about it. Scroll down the article to see aerial video, taken Wednesday, of Garrison Dam and its spillway, and Souris River flooding in the Minot area.

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