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Former SD trooper sentenced to five years for taking $70K
Archery center in South Dakota to expand
Dakotas ranchers helping wildfire-stricken colleagues
Plane inspection just prior to crash in South Dakota
1 dead following single-vehicle crash in Charles Mix County
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
AgweekTV: Aftermath of DAPL protest continues for farmers & ranchers
South Dakota hay relief headed south
Rounds: $4.7B proposed USDA cut 'not necessarily' fair
Catching up with former area athletes: Reiff backup D-tackle for Hawkeyes
Mitchell's VanderPol to play for DWU softball
Special Olympics state basketball returns to Mitchell this weekend
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Mighty Myah: SCW’s Selland named Republic player of the year for third time
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
James "Jim" Lorenz
Glen L. (Bud) Youngstrom
Nola Dee (Haase) Remmers
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
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
September 11, 2014
Snow in the forecast for parts of western SD
RAPID CITY (AP) — The strong system bringing to South Dakota its first winter storm of the season could dump up to 7 inches of snow in some areas on the western side of the state. The National Weather Service says rain will transition to snow early Thursday across the Black...
September 11, 2014 - 10:30am
September 10, 2014
Crop expert says cold temps could hurt soybeans
BROOKINGS (AP) — A crop expert says the cold overnight lows in the forecast this week could hurt some of South Dakota's soybean harvest. Agronomy field specialist David Karki with South Dakota Extension says freezing temperatures can cause up to a 5 to 15 percent yield loss...
September 10, 2014 - 7:10am
May 6, 2014
Hypothermia ruled cause of Sioux reservation death in ND
By Black Nicholson BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An autopsy has concluded that a woman found dead in an unheated home during a propane shortage on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in the Dakotas froze to death. The body of Debbie Dogskin, 61, was found Feb. 4 in a Fort Yates...
May 6, 2014 - 5:12pm
April 15, 2014
Sioux Falls and Aberdeen see record-cold temps
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Record cold gripped parts of South Dakota early Tuesday. The National Weather Service reports that both Sioux Falls and Aberdeen set record-low temperatures for April 15. The temperature dropped to 11 degrees in Sioux Falls, breaking the city's 1962 record...
April 15, 2014 - 2:31pm
March 4, 2014
WOSTER: Cold, with a chance of silly
One thing about the wacky winter weather this year: a whole bunch of broadcast news reporters have been captured on camera standing out in the snow, wind and cold telling their viewers that snow is falling, the wind is blowing and it's cold out.
March 4, 2014 - 4:51pm
March 3, 2014
Weekend cold breaks records across the Dakotas
By Blake Nicholson BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The latest blast of frigid Arctic air to blanket the Dakotas soon will give way to warmer Pacific air, but it will leave behind a legacy of shattered cold-weather records across the two states. The North Dakota cities of Grand Forks,...
March 3, 2014 - 9:47am
In like a lion: March begins with more snow, cold
Mitchell records 24.7 inches of snow this winter.
March 3, 2014 - 6:31am
February 25, 2014
Up to 4.5 inches falls; cold on way
With 3 to 4 inches falling in the region, snow caused treacherous driving conditions Monday in south-central South Dakota. Today, expect cold...
February 25, 2014 - 6:25am
February 24, 2014
Dakotas seeing dangerous cold and some snow
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Dangerous cold is blanketing the Dakotas once again. The National Weather Service says wind chills early Monday in North Dakota were in the minus 20s and 30s. And they were expected to drop that low in northeast and central South Dakota overnight Monday into...
February 24, 2014 - 7:50am
February 19, 2014
Cold and hot, but a record it's not
This winter's run of extreme cold and this week's warm-up have been memorable, but not historic. Tuesday's high of 54 degrees in Mitchell was...
February 19, 2014 - 10:42pm
February 18, 2014
Propane crisis on Dakotas reservation eases
By Blake Nicholson BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A propane crisis on the Standing Rock Reservation in the Dakotas is easing thanks to warmer weather and a drop in the price of the fuel, as well as federal assistance and a charitable donation, the tribe's leader said. "We've been...
February 18, 2014 - 11:49am
February 11, 2014
State makes more heating assistance available
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard recently announced his plan to assist South Dakota households during the current national propane shortage. The South Dakota Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is offering one-time assistance to help low-income households with critical...
February 11, 2014 - 7:13am
February 5, 2014
Standing Rock woman dies with no propane to heat home
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) — A woman with no propane to heat her mobile home has been found dead on an American Indian reservation in the Dakotas, as people around the country struggle to stay warm this winter due to a lack of affordable fuel. Debbie Dogskin's body was discovered...
February 5, 2014 - 11:03am