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NTSB report reveals Wisconsin teens 'waving' at people before plane crash
Pierre restaurant fire deemed electrical in nature
Game, Fish and Parks: Don't bring fireworks to state parks
White Lake superintendent hopes building project will draw more families to district
Wednesday need-to-know: 5 stories
UPS to freeze pensions for 70,000 nonunion workers to cut costs
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
Dry conditions continue impacting South Dakota farmers
Continued improvements showcased at Sanborn Co. 4-H arena
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
Legion baseball roundup: Tabor sweeps visiting Jags
Mitchell's Nelson improving on camp circuit
Dannenbring wins local youth golf event in Sioux Falls
Former Augie standout Schilling to coach Lancers
Miscues doom Post 18 against Brandon Valley
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
OPINION: Infringing on your property rights
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: The need-to-know on SD's deer seasons
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Bob & Anna Graumann
January 16, 2014
Blizzard sweeps into parts of the Dakotas
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A blizzard that swept through parts of the Dakotas on Thursday made travel treacherous and prompted the shutdown of roads, public schools and even universities. The National Weather Service posted blizzard warnings in eastern North Dakota and eastern South...
January 16, 2014 - 12:14pm
January 15, 2014
Blizzard expected in parts of Dakotas, Minnesota
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A storm sweeping in from western Canada is expected to create dangerous blizzard conditions in the eastern Dakotas and western Minnesota, forecasters said Wednesday. The storm was expected to dump only an inch or two of new snow as it passes through eastern...
January 15, 2014 - 2:30pm
January 2, 2014
Blizzard debris cleanup complete in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — Cleanup of tree branch debris in the wake of an early October blizzard in western South Dakota has wrapped up in Rapid City but continues in Sturgis. Rapid City Public Works Director Terry Wolterstorff says the amount of branches and limbs that was cleaned...
January 2, 2014 - 6:40am
December 29, 2013
Deadline Tuesday for Rancher Relief Fund applications
RAPID CITY (AP) — A deadline for applications for assistance from the Rancher Relief Fund for farmers and ranchers who lost animals during the devastating October blizzard is approaching. Livestock producers impacted by the blizzard have until Tuesday to apply for assistance...
December 29, 2013 - 11:12pm
December 20, 2013
Blizzard’s silver lining: bug kill
Winter Storm Atlas tough on nuisance insects, expert says.
December 20, 2013 - 8:39pm
OPINION: R-CALF USA commends SD locals for assistance after blizzard
By South Dakota Ag Connection When Atlas, the worst killing blizzard in several generations, if not in history, bore down on the west side of the ranching state of South Dakota in early October, it was the locals who stood up first to help their neighbors and preserve their industry. The...
December 20, 2013 - 7:19am
SD’s Ellsworth Air Force Base provides FEMA a staging area
Federal officials to take applications for storm assistance.
December 20, 2013 - 7:00am
December 17, 2013
Rancher Relief deadline is Dec. 31
BROOKINGS — More than $2 million has been donated to the Rancher Relief Fund to help South Dakota livestock producers who experienced loss due to Winter Storm Atlas. As the Dec. 31 application deadline approaches, Silvia Christen, executive director of the South Dakota Stockgrowers...
December 17, 2013 - 5:06pm
October blizzard cost Pennington County about $454K
RAPID CITY (AP) — Pennington County auditors have crunched the numbers and concluded that a major October blizzard cost the county about $454,000. They told commissioners Tuesday it's the most accurate number since they started collecting information shortly after the storm. KOTA-TV...
December 17, 2013 - 4:49pm
December 13, 2013
Filing deadline near for SD disaster jobless aid
PIERRE (AP) — People who lost jobs or became unable to do business because of the early October blizzard that hit western South Dakota have until next Wednesday to file for disaster unemployment insurance. The state Department of Labor and Regulation says that to be eligible...
December 13, 2013 - 10:58am
Blizzard runoff delays Rapid City dam project
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City is postponing for a year a $3.7 million project to rebuild the Canyon Lake dam because of excessive runoff from an early October blizzard and other storms. The amount of water that drained from the Black Hills into Pactola Reservoir in October and...
December 13, 2013 - 10:56am
December 1, 2013
October blizzard still hurting ranchers in Neb., SD
Storm had bigger impact on areas hit by wildfires last year.
December 1, 2013 - 10:17pm
November 21, 2013
Holiday baskets on the way to troubled SD ranchers
AMIDON, N.D. (AP) — Some ranchers and others in southwestern North Dakota are sending a bit of holiday cheer to their counterparts in northwestern South Dakota who are recovering from a devastating early October blizzard. Donations including turkeys, homemade pies and money have...
November 21, 2013 - 1:04pm
November 12, 2013
Blizzard death totals updated
Officials say sheep, bison hurt less than cattle by Atlas.
November 12, 2013 - 5:50am
November 9, 2013
Obama OKs disaster aid for SD's fall blizzard
PIERRE — Fourteen South Dakota counties and two Indian reservations will receive federal financial help to recover from an October blizzard that closed roads, downed power lines and killed thousands of livestock. The public assistance is made available through a presidential...
November 9, 2013 - 7:28am