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Trump reverses course, says he will put an end to family separations on border
Eureka school district residents reject opt-out proposal
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Sioux Falls using wasps to slow emerald ash borer
Legal pot gets green light after Canadian senators sign off
Pump storage hydropower project being reviewed
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Bin, machinery makers hit by steel tariff hikes
Professor blames full-fat trend for dairy trade spat
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SD dairy industry continues to grow, add economic value
A woman went to check her corn - and was swallowed by a python
Vikings to offer limited free tickets to practices
Former Minnesotan worked since childhood for NBA draft night
Twins score late to put away Red Sox
Mitchell junior Legion splits doubleheader at home
Legion baseball roundup: Platte/Geddes blanks Winner/Colome
Daniel B. Colgrove
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Laura Bush: Separating children from their parents at the border 'breaks my heart'
State board considers seeking paper records for voter registrations
Commentary: Still waiting for a talk with my dad
Becoming dog -- a work in progress
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Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
ATV group celebrates birthday of leader, 92, with 50-mile ride
Callin' all catfish: James River study puts reward tags on whisker-faced creatures
The Rev. Dr. Howard and Barbara Hart
May 15, 2018
PUC nixes early rate hikes sought by Otter Tail Power
PIERRE — Otter Tail Power can't raise electricity rates for some 11,700 customers in South Dakota until a decision is made in its current case, state regulators said Tuesday. The Fergus Falls, Minn., company wanted 10.1 percent more — an additional $11.29 per month for...
May 15, 2018 - 6:35pm
May 8, 2018
NorthWestern Energy marks new era in Mitchell
It’s a new time for NorthWestern Energy in the Mitchell area. That was celebrated Tuesday at the public utility company’s ribbon-cutting...
May 8, 2018 - 5:10pm
April 21, 2018
10 simple ways to help save Earth
FARGO — When it comes to doing what's best for our planet, many of us assume that one person's actions don't amount to much. What's the...
April 21, 2018 - 6:27am
February 14, 2018
Electricity producers, regulators agree: Changing wind permits is too complex
PIERRE — State lawmakers killed bills Wednesday to expand the time and tighten the process South Dakota utility regulators use to reach...
February 14, 2018 - 2:01pm
January 3, 2018
America's power grid shows signs of strain amid deep freeze
America's power grid is starting to show signs of fatigue as the nation grapples with a record-breaking cold snap. In the Midwest, some natural...
January 3, 2018 - 3:45pm
November 24, 2017
What your Christmas lights will do to your electricity bill
Starting around Black Friday every year, the light intensity in American suburbs increases by 30 to 50 percent, and it doesn't return to normal...
November 24, 2017 - 2:53pm
Small Montana firm lands Puerto Rico's biggest contract to get the power back on
For the sprawling effort to restore Puerto Rico's crippled electrical grid, the territory's state-owned utility has turned to a two-year-old...
October 24, 2017 - 11:01am
April 5, 2017
President Trump declares end to 'war on coal,' but utilities aren't listening
WASHINGTON/LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK - When President Donald Trump signed an executive order last week to sweep away Obama-era climate change regulations,...
April 5, 2017 - 2:59pm
February 24, 2017
WOSTER: And there was light ...
I saw a thing on Facebook awhile back that asked people to name a development, discovery or invention from their early life that younger folks...
February 24, 2017 - 5:00pm
February 21, 2017
Central Electric looking for member input on next step with sun power
Is solar power right for you? Central Electric Cooperative tried to help some of its members answer that question Monday evening during a solar...
February 21, 2017 - 4:54pm
January 3, 2017
Power restored to all rural electric co-op members in SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Officials say power has been restored to all rural electric cooperative members in South Dakota who were hit by a Christmas weekend winter storm. The ice and wind storm caused outages to more than 23,000 members of more than 20 South Dakota electric cooperatives....
January 3, 2017 - 11:27am
August 2, 2016
Fight over 'juice' to Napa rail site gets settled before state regulators
PIERRE — State regulators agreed Tuesday to dismiss the dispute between two utilities competing to deliver electricity to a proposed grain elevator and railroad center in northern Yankton County. Instead NorthWestern Energy and Bon Homme Yankton Electric Association will serve...
August 2, 2016 - 5:44pm
February 9, 2016
Utility reduces steep rate increase for Montana customers
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A utility serving 26,000 eastern Montana customers scaled back its proposal for a steep rate hike on Monday, just a day before the matter was scheduled to go before state regulators for a public hearing. Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. planned to file a new application...
February 9, 2016 - 12:22pm
February 8, 2016
Regulators looking at proposed electricity rate increase
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A steep hike in electricity rates for 26,000 homes and businesses in eastern Montana is up for consideration this week by state regulators who have aired prior concerns with the proposal. Montana-Dakota Utilities says the 21 percent increase is needed to cover...
February 8, 2016 - 12:25pm
July 13, 2015
Power outage in Mitchell caused by fearless flyers
No power in Mitchell Monday morning? Blame the birds. A total of 1,230 Northwestern Energy customers in Mitchell were without electricity Monday morning. Northwestern Energy is dealing with a substation problem, caused by some birds that managed to get in the way of the power,...
July 13, 2015 - 10:17am