Moody County

Moody County, South Dakota

101 E Pipestone Ave
Flandreau, SD 57028
Phone: (605) 997-3181
Fax: (605) 997-3861

On the central eastern border of SD, north of Sioux Falls; organized Jan 8, 1873 (prior to statehood) from Brookings and Minnehaha counties. Name Origin: For Col. Gideon Curtis Moody (1832-1906), officer in the Civil War, Dakota Territory legislator, and one of the first two U.S. senators from SD (1889-91)

Area (sq mi):: 521.10 (land 519.67; water 1.43) Population per square mile: 12.80
Population 2005: 6,637 State rank: 28 Population change: 2000-20005 0.60%; 1990-2000 1.40% Population 2000: 6,595 (White 84.50%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.60%; Other 14.30%). Foreign born: 1.40%. Median age: 37.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,541; median household $35,467; Population below poverty level: 9.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,153-$28,675
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.00% Median travel time to work: 21.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In June, the Flandreau Santee Sioux's executive committee voted to legalize the sale and use of marijuana on its reservation in Moody County, about 45 miles north of Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
(209) In the 1990s, Moody County citizens voted to keep their ordinance.
Technology, in part, made Moody County's ordinance very successful due to its use of a blue line map.
(9.) Letter from Moody County Commissioners to Regional Watershed Advisory Task Force (Sept.
As an example, Moody County's drainage ordinance does not include a section regulating how to deal with drainage complaints.
Moody County engaged the public to vote whether to keep or repeal its ordinance, and the people elected to keep it citing a desire to keep local control of drainage permits.
(210.) E-mail from Jerry Doyle, Moody County Commissioner, to Katie Dahlseng, South Dakota Law Review staff writer (June 6, 2012, 3:31 PM CST) (on file with author).
Sally Barakat and her 5-year-old son, Trevor, were reunited July 23 after Moody County Judge Rodney J.