FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Gas prices in the Dakotas are poised to reach all-time highs. Triple A reports that South Dakota's highest statewide average is $4.09 per gallon. The average price in the state Friday was $3.89. Officials say increases are due to accidents at Midwest oil refineries and the planned temporary closures of 2 large refineries in Illinois.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Officials have started to book shows at an events center that's taking shape in South Dakota's largest city. Construction of the $117 million Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls began last summer. The arena will seat 13,000 people and include luxury suites.
HURON, S.D. (AP) - Huron's $12.5 million Splash Central Water Park is set to open next Friday, but the opening of the 50-meter competition pool will have to wait. City Engineer Mike Wever tells KOKK radio that ground water below the 12-foot end of the pool has caused some damage. Contractors and engineers on the project are urging that repairs be made now rather than this autumn.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Developers say a new Sioux Falls-area golf course designed by accomplished course architect Rees Jones should ready for play by late next summer. Construction on the 18-hole Grand Falls Casino Resort course in nearby Larchwood, Iowa, is expected to be completed late this summer, which would allow seeding this fall and in the spring of 2014.
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