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Proposed Mitchell parking ban may re-emerge
Veterans' Holiday Relief Drive taking place through Jan. 30
Longfellow first-graders learn 'value of giving' with Angel Tree donation
Tripp man charged with burglary, choking woman in Mitchell
'Bring the 153rd Home for Christmas' fundraiser a success
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
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Mesman leads Class A all-state first team
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Flyers top Trojans
Second half dooms Mitchell Christian in season-opener
Kernels gymnasts keep it rolling
Miller powers SDSU over UND
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
December 1, 2016
ND veterans leaders denounce national vets group plan to join pipeline protest
WEST FARGO—Leaders of North Dakota veterans groups declared they will not join a group called Veterans Standing for Standing Rock that...
December 1, 2016 - 12:42pm
November 28, 2016
Solar, wind industries hope years courting Republicans pays off under Trump
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. wind and solar companies for the first time gave more money to Republicans than Democrats during the 2016 election...
November 28, 2016 - 12:39pm
November 16, 2016
US cancels energy leases in sacred area
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials are canceling 15 oil and gas leases in an area bordering Glacier National Park that's considered sacred to the Blackfoot tribes of the U.S. and Canada, according to details of a planned Wednesday announcement obtained in advance by The Associated...
November 16, 2016 - 10:30am
November 3, 2016
Looking past vote, U.S. coal country sees millennials as key to revival
HUNTINGTON, WV (Reuters) - When Carissa Sellards talks to her West Virginia University friends about post-graduation plans, one dilemma keeps coming up – whether to stay in their home state or strike out for more promising opportunities elsewhere. If recent history holds, over half...
November 3, 2016 - 1:10pm
October 27, 2016
USDA provides $95.1 million for four electric projects in South Dakota
WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing $3.6 billion in loans to fund 82 electric projects in 31 states. Four of these projects are located in South Dakota. These loans will finance infrastructure upgrades,...
October 27, 2016 - 5:15pm
October 25, 2016
On the ballot: two clashing visions of how America will power its cars, homes
(Reuters) - Forget the accusations of groping, bigotry and email mismanagement. If the American voter had to choose between Republican nominee...
October 25, 2016 - 12:19pm
September 27, 2016
Largest solar farm in South Dakota to start generating power
PIERRE (AP) — The largest solar farm in South Dakota is gearing up to start producing electricity. Officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday for the 9-acre, $2 million solar farm at the Pierre airport, after about two months of construction. It will provide enough power for...
September 27, 2016 - 11:56am
August 16, 2016
Officials push for statewide energy codes in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Some building industry officials want South Dakota to enact statewide energy codes that commercial builders would be required to meet. In return for federal stimulus money in 2009, the state said it would work toward building codes aimed at making new homes and...
August 16, 2016 - 11:37am
July 12, 2016
Supporting renewable energy in SD
In the past decade South Dakota has seen tremendous job creation and capital investment in renewable energy. Wind power has led the way by contributing...
July 12, 2016 - 1:10pm
June 9, 2016
EPA's plan to boost ethanol use in gasoline gets hearing
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Obama administration's proposal to boost the amount of ethanol and other renewable fuels blended into gasoline produced at least one consensus Thursday during the matter's only public hearing: Few, if anyone, is entirely satisfied by the plan. Ethanol...
June 9, 2016 - 8:51am
May 2, 2016
OPINION: The constraints of 'not in my backyard'
"Not in my backyard" is a constraining economic policy. Unfortunately, this has become an all-too-common problem in many areas of our state. We, as citizens of rural South Dakota, should consider unintended consequences carefully before trying to stop a project that brings much-needed...
May 2, 2016 - 5:23pm
April 9, 2016
LETTER: Put wind turbines far from people, homes
To the Editor: Many people think wind turbines will bring in a lot of money for the schools. It will only pay a percentage for five years. The school will be paid so much for each child's tuition, so the smaller schools in the county won't get much money. It will go to the more populated...
April 9, 2016 - 10:20am
April 5, 2016
Appeals court won't overturn wind farm fraud conviction
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal appeals court is rejecting an effort by a Salt Lake City man to overturn his conviction for bilking investors in a fraudulent wind farm business, just days after rejecting a similar appeal from the man's sister. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals...
April 5, 2016 - 12:45pm
February 29, 2016
Central Electric testing solar power
Wind power is well-known in South Dakota, but solar power may find room to thrive. Central Electric Cooperative, based in Mitchell, recently...
February 29, 2016 - 6:44pm
February 22, 2016
OPINION: Innovation over regulation
Just when many of us were starting to feel the relief of lower gas prices, President Barack Obama put forward a plan to increase the price at...
February 22, 2016 - 11:17am