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Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
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Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Vinatieri's field goal gives South Dakota State playoff win
No. 7 Concordia hands No. 1 DWU women first loss
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No. 3 Iowa tops SDSU wrestling 29-8
Pierre handles Mitchell in opening dual
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
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Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Donald J. Star
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Robert G. Hoscheid
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Looking for just a little more time
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Christmas at the Capitol
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
April 29, 2015
OUR VIEW: Make extra effort to avoid spreading flu next year
Some wonderful news: Flu season is almost over. Oh, what a relief that is. The bad news? South Dakota health officials have been fighting a record number of flu cases during the 2014-15 flu season, which runs from early October to mid-May. According to figures from the South Dakota...
April 29, 2015 - 4:22pm
January 12, 2015
Cold temps can cause severe skin reactions
DEAR DR. ROACH: Is it possible to be allergic to the cold weather and temperature changes? My son is 23 years old, and when he goes out in the cold, he breaks out in hives. What can he do? -- K.R. ANSWER: This sounds exactly like cold urticaria, which isn't an allergy, but is similar...
January 12, 2015 - 9:15am
January 7, 2015
COLUMN: In this climate, vehicles need to be warmed up
FARGO -- Every winter morning before work, I trudge outside to start my car. I have to do it for the sake of my vehicle, or so I thought. Now that federal agencies and national groups are coming out against idling, and car manufacturers are recommending that we drive right...
January 7, 2015 - 4:52pm
December 30, 2014
Bone-chilling cold blanketing the Dakotas
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Bone-chilling cold blanketed the Dakotas as the workweek began, though a brief warmup was in store for the New Year's...
December 30, 2014 - 8:04am
December 27, 2014
Parts of South Dakota in for snow, bitter cold
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Parts of South Dakota could see a couple of inches of snow before bitter cold sets in. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the southeastern part of the state for late Friday into early Saturday, with snow likely in the region. Forecasters...
December 27, 2014 - 4:20pm
November 18, 2014
Cold temps return to region, will hang on all week
Here comes winter. After a mild fall, Midwesterners can expect a blast of cold temperatures this week that will likely last for a while.
November 18, 2014 - 1:11pm
Snow buries parts of Rockies, Upper Midwest
People in the Upper Midwest and Rockies woke up to frigid temperatures Tuesday, with heavy snow blanketing some areas. Other parts of the country are expecting a dose of the icy weather later this week from a powerful storm that hit Alaska with hurricane-force winds over the weekend. According...
November 18, 2014 - 1:10pm
November 12, 2014
Sioux Falls gives out energy efficiency kits
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The city of Sioux Falls is giving away kits to help low-income households reduce their heating and electricity bills as temperatures drop in the area. The Argus Leader reports the city expects the free kits to help families save about $100 a year in utility...
November 12, 2014 - 11:24am
November 11, 2014
Parts of Dakotas experience subzero wind chills
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Parts of the Dakotas experienced subzero wind chills a day after heavy snowfall in parts of the two states. Wind chills in the western Dakotas early Tuesday were mostly in the teens below zero, and in the low 20s below zero in Dickinson. High temperatures...
November 11, 2014 - 3:59pm
Blast of winter hits
By James Nord PIERRE — A blast of wintry weather blew into parts of the Rockies and Upper Midwest on Monday, bringing a foot of snow in...
November 11, 2014 - 7:16am
November 10, 2014
Alaska storm sets cold spell on swath of US
JUNEAU 9AP) — A massive storm fueled by the remnants of Typhoon Nuri did not do much damage in Alaska’s sparsely populated Aleutian Islands, but forecasters say it’s anchoring a system that will push a frigid blast of air into the mainland United States and send temperatures...
November 10, 2014 - 7:03am
Snow, cold, gusty winds push through the Dakotas
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Parts of the Dakotas are seeing the first major snowfall of the winter, as a system pushed in by the remnants of Typhoon Nuri makes its way through the region. As much as 4 inches of snow fell throughout southern North Dakota on Sunday. A travel alert...
November 10, 2014 - 6:37am
October 6, 2014
Freeze could end growing season for immature crops
By David Pitt DES MOINES, Iowa — A freeze could stop the growing season in the upper Midwest as far south as Nebraska and Iowa, leaving farmers in a diffi cult situation because much of the region’s corn and soybean fields are not quite ready for harvest. The area of most...
October 6, 2014 - 8:06am
September 23, 2014
Fall frost: Upper Midwest, Canada hit with cold snap
Farmers in the Upper Midwest and on the Canadian prairies hoped fall’s first frost would come late this year. Those hopes were dashed by a mid-September frost that ranged from eastern Minnesota to central Montana and from South Dakota into Canada. The full extent of damage...
September 23, 2014 - 2:03pm
September 18, 2014
Recent low temps during soybean maturity not a good for 2014 crop
BROOKINGS — Low temperatures this week can have a negative impact on 2014 soybean yields said David Karki, Ph.D., SDSU Extension Agronomy Field Specialist. "Ultimately, the impact these low temperatures will have on the soybean crop in the areas impacted can be broadly divided...
September 18, 2014 - 10:17am