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Lighting Of Falls Rescheduled Due To Rescue Effort



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The annual lighting of The Falls green to mark St. Patrick's Day in Sioux Falls has been rescheduled in light of a search effort for a man who is presumed dead after drowning.
 
Amy Smolik with the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce says sponsors have decided not to light The Falls Friday or Saturday out of respect for an ongoing search for 28-year-old Lyle Francis Eagletail. Eagletail and 16-year-old Madison Leigh Wallace jumped into the Big Sioux River on Thursday to save Wallace's 6-year-old brother.
 
The brother later emerged, but Eagletail and Wallace didn't. Wallace's body was located Friday afternoon, while rescuers are still searching for Eagletail.
 
Smolik says organizers plan to light The Falls green Sunday evening. There will be no program marking the lighting.
 
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