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Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Former trooper guilty of taking $70K steps down from school board
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
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
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Home-court advantage benefitting Tiger women
Class B state wrestling preview: Titans' Urban looks for state success as a senior
Rubio to stay put with Timberwolves
State wrestling: Kernels hoping to carry momentum into state
Blackhawks breeze into region final
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Vernon E. Vlasman
Arline June Shipman
Vernon E. Vlasman
LETTER: Troubled by EB-5 plea deal
LETTER: When will GOP take its role seriously?
LETTER: Don't cut corners on the Corn Palace
LETTER: Voter faith in SD Legislature is eroding
LETTER: Rough start for GOP
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
January 8, 2014
Three BH Power coal plants shutting down
PIERRE — Rather than pay for environmental upgrades, Black Hills Power is shutting three of its coal-fired electricity generation plants. The closure costs and the unrecovered investments in the plants will be submitted with the next round of rate increases the Rapid City-based...
January 8, 2014 - 5:15pm
PHOTO: Fixing a transformer in Menno
January 8, 2014 - 7:23am
January 5, 2014
Draft EIS ready for WY-SD transmission line
RAPID CITY (AP) — Black Hills National Forest officials say the draft environmental impact statement for a 230 kilovolt transmission line project from northeastern Wyoming to the Rapid City area is ready for public review and comment. The line would connect the Teckla Substation...
January 5, 2014 - 11:51pm
December 20, 2013
Electric co-ops getting federal loans
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Several electric cooperatives in the Dakotas are getting federal loans for infrastructure improvements. The Agriculture Department recently announced more than $1.8 billion in funding for such projects in 25 states, to improve electrical service for more...
December 20, 2013 - 6:38am
December 4, 2013
WENZEL: Mother Nature, Murphy’s Law keep B section out of Wednesday paper
In the movie “127 Hours,” actor James Franco portrays a lone hiker who slips while hiking and lodges his hand among boulders. After five days trapped in the wilderness, he cuts off his hand to save his life. That movie is based on a true story, by the way. It actually happened...
December 4, 2013 - 8:41pm
Mitchell’s back-to-back outages come after Sunday outage in Ethan and Dimock
Thousands of NorthWestern Energy customers in Mitchell and nearby towns have experienced power outages this week. The biggest was late Tuesday...
December 4, 2013 - 8:24pm
No B section in Wednesday paper due to power outage
A power outage that struck The Daily Republic on Tuesday night prevented the B section from being included in Wednesday's newspapers. The outage struck The Daily Republic's building in southern downtown Mitchell between 10:30 p.m. and 11 p.m., after the A section was printed but...
December 4, 2013 - 1:28am
December 3, 2013
Another power outage hits Mitchell; Daily Republic's printing affected
NorthWestern Energy officials were not sure what caused a second power outage in as many days Tuesday in Mitchell. Tom Glanzer, spokesman...
December 3, 2013 - 11:31pm
Power outage linked to faulty equipment
County Fair grocery store among those to lose electricity.
December 3, 2013 - 9:02pm
December 2, 2013
1,300 Mitchell customers suffer power outage
A power outage hit the southwest part of Mitchell on Monday night, affecting more than 1,300 customers. NorthWestern Energy Spokesman Tom Glanzer said the outage happened around 5 p.m. Monday. By 6 p.m., he said the problem had been located inside a substation, but crews were...
December 2, 2013 - 6:32pm
November 22, 2013
Power outages planned in Hanson County
Members of Central Electric Cooperative located in northern and eastern Hanson County will experience short interruptions to their electric power supply Tuesday to accommodate a grain bin being moved from northeast of Fulton to southeast of Emery. The route for transporting the...
November 22, 2013 - 9:34pm
October 21, 2013
No cause determined for power outage that hit Chamberlain area
No cause has been determined for a power outage that affected about 970 Central Electric consumers Monday in the Pukwana, Chamberlain and Kimball areas. According to Ken Schlimgen, Central Electric Cooperative director of member services and marketing, all consumers had been restored...
October 21, 2013 - 8:02pm
Power outage reported in Chamberlain, Kimball, Pukwana area
Central Electric Cooperative is experiencing a power outage to members in the Pukwana, Chamberlain and Kimball areas. At approximately 8:30 a.m. this morning, Central Electric’s power supplier, East River Electric Power Cooperative, of Madison, lost power to its Pukwana, Hilltop,...
October 21, 2013 - 10:10am
October 14, 2013
1,098 Alexandria, area customers lose power
ALEXANDRIA — A weather-related equipment failure temporarily knocked out electrical power to Alexandria and surrounding towns early Monday. Jim Wilcox, principal manager in South Dakota for Xcel Energy, said the 4:30 a.m. outage affected 1,098 homes in a service area that includes...
October 14, 2013 - 8:04pm
September 13, 2013
Hydroelectric power makes big comeback at US dams
DES MOINES, Iowa -- On a typical summer weekend, hundreds of boats glide across the shimmering surface of Iowa's Lake Red Rock, the state's largest body of water. The placid 15,000-acre lake was created in the 1960s after the government built a dam to prevent frequent flooding on...
September 13, 2013 - 5:28am