Relief Efforts Flow Onto Reservation For Flood Victims


Another round of relief shipments is scheduled to arrive Friday in Marty, nearly six weeks after flooding forced the evacuation of residents and caused $1 million in damages to Charles Mix County. During the early morning hours of June 12, Marty was inundated with 7 inches of rain. The Wagner and Lake Andes area received 4 to 6 inches of rain in the same storm. Portions of the county received 13 inches of rain in an 80-hour period.