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Tight security as Madame Tussauds unveils waxwork of Trump and his 'trademark hairstyle'
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Ex-president George H.W. Bush moved into intensive care; wife hospitalized
State officials hope ruling moves case to US Supreme Court
Rapid City gas station clerk stabbed to death in robbery
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Area wrestling roundup: KWLPG wins three at home quad
No. 5 Avon downs Mitchell Christian
Mitchell Christian holds off Avon
Area basketball roundup: Peterson powers Platte-Geddes over Burke/South Central
Harrisburg fends off Kernel boys
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Marian L. Young
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
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ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
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