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Facing GOP opposition, Senate leaders delay vote to overhaul Obamacare
Unemployment trust balance projected to gradually flatten
Game, Fish and Parks joining national boating safety effort
Dakota Access security firm operated in ND without license, board says
Tennessee man takes Elvis guitar fight to appeals court
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
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
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'
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
Brady named NFL's top player in Top 100 poll
Shattuck hits ace at Lakeview
Mitchell 14U boys basketball team takes 2nd
Mitchell's Bergeson advances to nationals in trapshooting
Dimock-Emery blanks Wagner
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: 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
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
January 30, 2014
Potential reservation gas crisis appears to ease
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Warmer weather has apparently helped ease a potential propane crisis on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in the Dakotas. With propane gas in short supply and increasingly expensive, the tribe this week set up shelters in two communities for people...
January 30, 2014 - 1:45pm
January 23, 2014
Bitter cold temps hang on as Northeast digs out from snow
By Victoria Cavaliere and Barbara Goldberg Residents of the northeastern United States on Wednesday dug out from a deadly winter storm that dumped more than 15 inches of snow in some places, with frigid temperatures forcing school closings and extensive flight delays and cancellations. At...
January 23, 2014 - 6:52am
January 20, 2014
Frigid air settling in Dakotas, moving eastward
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Another band of arctic air began creeping into the northern U.S. on Monday, bringing a wave of frigid temperatures that could linger for most of the week across the upper Midwest and New England. Temperatures plunged below zero in North Dakota and northern...
January 20, 2014 - 3:39pm
January 17, 2014
Dakotas in store for another Alberta clipper
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Another Alberta clipper is bearing down on the Dakotas Friday, but forecasters said it won't be nearly as strong as the one that swept through earlier this week. The storm that blew in from western Canada on Thursday snarled traffic, shut down schools...
January 17, 2014 - 8:14am
January 14, 2014
Cold cattle heat up beef prices
By Elizabeth Campbell Bloomberg News CHICAGO — As temperatures dipped to a record minus 25 degrees Fahrenheit, the crew at Dean Wang’s ranch in Baker, Mont., increased alfalfa-hay rations to give his cattle more energy during the arctic blast. “Cattle are requiring...
January 14, 2014 - 5:27pm
January 10, 2014
USDA: Cold, wet weather may help spread deadly pig virus
(Reuters) — Frigid temperatures across a large swath of the United States this week followed by warmer conditions could aid the spread of a fatal pig disease now in 22 states, affecting hundreds of thousands of pigs, a swine veterinarian said on Thursday. “The virus likes cold,...
January 10, 2014 - 6:21am
Experts say Americans are becoming weather wimps
Cold snaps have become more infrequent. Between 1970 and 1989, a dozen such events occurred, but there were only two in the 1990s and then none until Monday.
January 10, 2014 - 6:01am
January 9, 2014
SD has sixth largest gap between temperature records
Lee Johnson got into the heating and cooling business in South Dakota partially because of its high demand. “For most of the year, it’s...
January 9, 2014 - 7:50pm
Dakotas in store for a winter warm-up
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Out with the Arctic, in with the Pacific. Just three days after the weather was so cold it prompted many schools in the Dakotas to call off classes, temperatures across the two states Thursday are expected to be in the teens, 20s, 30s, and even 40s. National...
January 9, 2014 - 3:11pm
January 8, 2014
Arctic air eases its grip on much of the US
ATLANTA (AP) — An arctic blast eased its grip on much of the U.S. on Wednesday, with winds calming and the weather warming slightly a day after temperature records — some more than a century-old — shattered up and down the Eastern Seaboard. In Atlanta, where a record low...
January 8, 2014 - 10:08am
At least 9 dead due to freeze
NEW YORK/MILWAUKEE (Reuters) -— A deadly blast of arctic air shattered decades-old temperature records as it enveloped the eastern United States on Tuesday, snarling air, road and rail travel, driving energy prices higher and overwhelming shelters for homeless people. At least...
January 8, 2014 - 7:27am
January 7, 2014
Temps rise in Dakotas; schools reopening
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Schools in the Dakotas are getting back to normal after many called off classes during a day of extremely cold weather. Schools were reopening Tuesday, though some were starting classes later in the morning. Many closed for the day Monday when temperatures...
January 7, 2014 - 7:44am
BRRRR!!! Low in Mitchell is -13, wind chill sinks to -40
Mail carrier Michelle Timmerman was bundled in three layers Monday morning as she walked her route around northern Mitchell. Timmerman has been a mail carrier for 14 years and said she just deals with weather as it comes. Monday she wore long johns, ski pants and insulated sweat...
January 7, 2014 - 7:13am
‘Polar vortex’ may ease grip on region
By Don Davis Meteorologists say that what they call a “polar vortex,” and the rest of us call bitterly cold weather, is beginning to ease...
January 7, 2014 - 7:02am
January 6, 2014
PHOTO: Frozen fire in ND
A North Dakota grain elevator burned during extreme cold Monday.
January 6, 2014 - 9:26pm