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67-year-old cancer survivor participates in Saturday’s Tour de Corn
Twin Cities woman notches half-marathons in every state
Jerry Lewis, king of low-brow comedy and charity fundraiser, dies at 91
Local lumber: Company provides material for popular home trend
1 man killed, woman injured in crash near Whiteclay
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
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Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Twins hall inductee Michael Cuddyer on umpires, chemistry, Byron Buxton
Berrios, Twins shut out Diamondbacks
Cook moves closer to being starter
South Dakota Prep Media Football Poll: How They Fared
Pressure to win: Prep football coaching tenure decreasing in South Dakota
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Pauline A. Hrdlicka
You're only as strong as your weakest LinkedIn profile
Love is an untidy, long story
Trump terrible, but Democrats impotent
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER: A plan for removing the Robert E. Lee Sculpture
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
James and Karen Geppert
February 10, 2014
Power goes out in Mitchell
A power outage Monday morning left an estimated 5,000 customers without electricity for a short time in Mitchell. NorthWestern Energy spokesman Tom Glanzer said the cause of the outage was related to a transformer. The most-affected area appeared to on the south side of Mitchell,...
February 10, 2014 - 12:09pm
January 9, 2014
Power generated from Missouri River falls far below average
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Electric power generation from the Missouri River’s six upstream dams fell far below average in 2013, as water was kept in reservoirs to make up for a dry 2012, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps, which manages dams and reservoirs...
January 9, 2014 - 6:17am
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