SOUTH SIOUX CITY OFFICIALS CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE MISSOURI RIVER CONDITIONS ON THE NEBRASKA SIDE OF THE RIVER.CITY ADMINISTRATOR LANCE HEDQUIST SAYS THIS IS THE THIRD ROUND OF FLOODING THIS YEAR THAT IS AFFECTING THE COMMUNITY:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/MO1.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……….OTHER AREAS HAVE. :17THIS IS THE LATEST TIME OF YEAR THAT HEDQUIST CAN EVER REMEMBER A FLOOD THREATENING THE CITY.HE SAYS THE FREQUENCY OF FLOODING SHOWS SOMETHING HAS TO CHANGE IN HOW THE RIVER IS MANAGED BY THE ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/MO2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC………..WOULD GO AWAY. :18HEDQUIST SAYS MOST SOUTH SIOUX RESIDENTS AND BUSINESSES ARE SAFE FROM FLOODING IN THIS PARTICULAR RISE OF THE RIVER:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/MO3.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC………IN GOOD SHAPE. :17HEDQUIST HOPES THE CORPS WILL INCREASE RELEASES FROM GAVINS POINT DAM THROUGH THE ENTIRE WINTER, SAY FROM 20 TO 40,000 CUBIC FEET PER SECOND, TO HELP ALLEVIATE THE FLOOD RISK ISSUES.
APTN National NewsFamily members of missing and murdered Indigenous women have begun meeting in Ottawa in what will be the first of three roundtables over two days to address the country-wide crisis.Just after an opening prayer by Algonquin, Inuit and Metis elders at 9 a.m, family will gather in sharing circles at the Delta hotel in downtown Ottawa.The day-long event is happening behind closed doors and away from media.In the afternoon, the delegates from across Canada will address a framework for action on the crisis, followed by picking ceremonial witnesses to the MMIW national roundtable Friday with federal ministers, chiefs and other delegates.There is a second roundtable happening at Carleton University Friday that is open to the public.More to come.