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Details emerge on president's calls to Gold Star families
She took her dog to the vet to be put down. Five months later, she discovered her dog was still alive.
Most employers in South Dakota will see some savings in UI taxes
Former Sisseton-Wahpeton tribal executives sent to prison for embezzling
New corn sculpture placed at Sixth and Main in Palace plaza
Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
T-Mobile, Sprint may be getting close to a merger
Here are the 33 stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving day in 2017
The era of holiday deals is dead, and so is Black Friday
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
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Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
Yankees seize AL lead with 5-0 win over Astros
QB Kyle Sloter confident would 'have a job' if waived by Vikings
Vikings 'high level' of play equal parts offense, defense
Players rave about Teddy Bridgewater's return, but coach tempers expectations
Minnesota Twins, Glen Perkins part ways
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Dan August Schumacher
Susan Marie Schumm
William "Bill" Rubin
John "Jack" Ronald Krier
WOSTER: Pheasants during the great fall classic
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
Mitchell man arrested for suffocating woman to death
December 17, 2015
OPINION: Nuclear energy needed to pair with renewables
Experts from ExxonMobil recently told the Washington Post that average global temperatures are likely to rise by 5 degrees Celsius (if not more)...
December 17, 2015 - 7:56pm
December 15, 2015
Addressing climate change in agriculture
As the climate changes, so will agriculture. How exactly? That's what several experts examined Tuesday during a Climate and Agriculture Workshop...
December 15, 2015 - 8:10pm
October 29, 2015
$4.2M grant to be used to study climate change
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The National Science Foundation has awarded a $4.2 million grant to research how climate change affects river systems in the U.S. and Mongolia. Half of the money from the five-year grant will support work at the University of Kansas, where ecology and...
October 29, 2015 - 9:24pm
October 28, 2015
SD congressional delegation fights Clean Power Plan
The South Dakota congressional delegation is lining up in opposition to the recently finalized Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan is President Barack Obama's collaborative effort with the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce carbon pollution in the United States by about...
October 28, 2015 - 5:24pm
September 11, 2015
Scientists confirm there's enough fossil fuel on Earth to entirely melt Antarctica
The frozen continent at the bottom of the world has been the subject of increasing concern as rising temperatures cause more ice to melt every year. This is worrying because the massive amount of ice contained in the Antarctic ice sheet has the potential to cause global sea levels...
September 11, 2015 - 2:53pm
August 30, 2015
Earth is on track to lose an India-sized chunk of its tropical forests by mid-century
Tropical forests face a lot of threats, particularly from the logging and agriculture industries. Their continued disappearance from the face of the Earth is therefore no great news — but new research suggests that they may be disappearing even faster than we thought. And that could...
August 30, 2015 - 12:20pm
August 27, 2015
Ice-deprived walruses are again huddled on the Alaskan coast
Only days before President Obama travels to the Alaskan Arctic on Monday to focus attention on climate change, one of the effects of global warming is again apparent: Hordes of walruses are scrambling onto the Alaskan shoreline, because the Chukchi Sea ice floes where they would normally...
August 27, 2015 - 3:19pm
August 9, 2015
Forest Service says most of its budget could go to fighting wildfires by 2025
As 14 large fires rage across California, the U.S. Forest Service is sounding an alarm about the exploding cost of protecting people and property from a growing wildfire threat. In a report to be released Wednesday, the agency says that while it spent 16 percent of its total budget...
August 9, 2015 - 10:25pm
August 7, 2015
From the Mississippi to the Ganges, river deltas are in major trouble
A river delta is, by definition, a place in flux — coastal land naturally sinks, and is naturally rebuilt by the flow of a vast river that...
August 7, 2015 - 3:19pm
August 5, 2015
WITH VIDEO: Obama unveils tougher climate change plan
Solar and wind energy in the United States is likely to have a secure future thanks to President Barack Obama's plan to cut carbon emissions...
August 5, 2015 - 10:07am
VIDEO: Obama's climate change plan shows U.S. can change world
August 5, 2015 - 10:02am
June 30, 2015
VIDEO: Robert Redford calls for global action on climate change
June 30, 2015 - 5:43pm
June 29, 2015
OPINION: Climate change will displace millions; Let them move to countries that caused the problem
Toward the end of this century, if current trends are not reversed, large parts of Bangladesh, the Philippines, Indonesia, Pakistan, Egypt and Vietnam, among other countries, will be under water. Some small island nations, such as Kiribati and the Marshall Islands, will be close to...
June 29, 2015 - 10:58am
June 22, 2015
Looking to beat back encroaching desert, Chile preserves forests
SANTIAGO - As part of efforts to counteract desertification and erosion brought about by climate change, Chile will invest $250 million to plant vast tracks of native forest, the national forestry agency said on Friday. Home to the Atacama desert, the world's driest, Chile will...
June 22, 2015 - 10:13am
June 16, 2015
Pope blasts global warming deniers, calls for reduced consumption of fossil fuels
A draft of a major environmental document by Pope Francis says "the bulk of global warming" is caused by human activity and calls on people — especially the world's rich — to take steps to mitigate the damage by reducing consumption and reliance on fossil fuels. In words likely...
June 16, 2015 - 3:39pm