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A last goodbye to 11 legislators
Michael Douglas accused of sexual harassment by former employee
Fundraiser organized for Mitchell family injured in Oct. crash
An 'adventure' with the arts
'This is depraved conduct': 'Horriﬁc' conditions in home where siblings were found
Banker survey suggests economy remains slow in rural areas
Record year for commercial construction in Sioux Falls
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
Oil's sustained rise giving oilfield servicers time to prosper
Amazon narrows field for second headquarters location to 20
place a business brief
Dicamba usage on soybean crops expected to double in 2018
ND senator seeks to correct tax law rewarding farmers who sell to cooperatives
Latest South Dakota crop report shows impact of drought
It's your land, but expect a reaction if you anger other aggies
As issues arise, Hoeven studies co-op tax benefit impact
Vikings gird for Eagles fans' arsenal, be it eggs, snowballs or vulgarities
With Giants job looming, Pat Shurmur is locked in on coaching Vikings
Vikings returner Marcus Sherels knows now would be a good time to score
SDSU women's basketball notebook: Miller 'back to her old self'
Area volunteers get Super chance
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Tips to keep trim this holiday season
Richard Reischdorfer, Sr.
Harlan Leroy Smith
Violet Viola Smith
James W. Harley
Melinda J. (Schlaht) Kruse
And now the rest of the story
OUR VIEW: Slow and steady with Northwoods League
Ted Cruz: Time to put Kim Jong Un on his heels
Commentary: Let's stop obsessing over dirty words
Analysis: Unexpected defeat in rural Wis. special election sets off GOP alarm bells
Wiltz: A fun trip to the Virgin Islands
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
Wiltz: Wisconsin deer hunting full of problems
Community pulls for Brule, Wis., musher
Wis. 19-year-old is quickly gaining experience and having success in his trapping
Clarence and Marcella Titze
Card Shower to Celebrate 60 Years
November 9, 2015
ANALYSIS: Polarized politics dictated Obama Keystone call
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's decision to block the Keystone XL oil pipeline has exposed an endlessly polarized Washington, and likely hardened its divides. Obama is now being praised to the skies by environmentalists and most Democrats, and denounced in apocalyptic...
November 9, 2015 - 11:25pm
November 6, 2015
Killing Keystone XL: Obama says pipeline not in US interests
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama killed a Canadian energy giant's application to build the Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring the proposed project wouldn't serve U.S. national interests and would have undercut America's global leadership on climate change.
November 6, 2015 - 11:45am
November 5, 2015
S.D. representatives unite against clean water rule
South Dakota's three members of U.S. Congress are in unison in their opposition to the Waters of the United States rule. U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem called the Environmental Protection Agency's WOTUS rule the largest federal land grab in her lifetime. "This is a life-changing for us in...
November 5, 2015 - 1:54pm
October 29, 2015
$4.2M grant to be used to study climate change
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — The National Science Foundation has awarded a $4.2 million grant to research how climate change affects river systems in the U.S. and Mongolia. Half of the money from the five-year grant will support work at the University of Kansas, where ecology and...
October 29, 2015 - 9:24pm
October 25, 2015
States reliant on fossil fuels sue over new clean air rules
WASHINGTON (AP) — States and industry groups dependent on fossil fuels filed court challenges Friday to President Barack Obama's Clean Power...
October 25, 2015 - 10:55am
October 20, 2015
Study: Crop diversity lessens - Change will affect resistance to disease, drought
A new study confirms what most people involved in U.S. agriculture thought already: Crop diversity is declining, as many farmers increasingly focus on corn and soybeans. The study, published recently in the scientific journal PLOS ONE and conducted by a handful of ag scientists...
October 20, 2015 - 2:06pm
October 2, 2015
OPINION: Making regulations reasonable
In recent years, the EPA has proposed a number of new rules that have the potential to affect our daily lives. I know South Dakotans are concerned about some of these pending proposals, and I share their concerns. One prominent proposal imposes new regulations on coal-fired power...
October 2, 2015 - 10:04am
September 11, 2015
Scientists confirm there's enough fossil fuel on Earth to entirely melt Antarctica
The frozen continent at the bottom of the world has been the subject of increasing concern as rising temperatures cause more ice to melt every year.
September 11, 2015 - 2:53pm
September 9, 2015
AP Exclusive: Drilling boom means more harmful waste spills
CROSSROADS, N.M. (AP) — Carl Johnson and son Justin, who have complained for years about spills of oilfield wastewater where they raise cattle...
September 9, 2015 - 1:13pm
August 27, 2015
Missouri River sandbar work helping birds
PICKSTOWN — The federal government has been looking out for two threatened bird species on the Missouri River, and now it's paying off. Galen...
August 27, 2015 - 8:46am
August 12, 2015
Project aims to find way to keep trash out of Missouri River
PIERRE (AP) — A group that promotes environmental protection and outdoor recreation is creating a pilot program in South Dakota to try to keep trash out of the Missouri River. The Izaak Walton League is using a $10,000 grant from the South Dakota Community Foundation to fund...
August 12, 2015 - 3:55pm
August 9, 2015
Forest Service says most of its budget could go to fighting wildfires by 2025
As 14 large fires rage across California, the U.S. Forest Service is sounding an alarm about the exploding cost of protecting people and property from a growing wildfire threat. In a report to be released Wednesday, the agency says that while it spent 16 percent of its total budget...
August 9, 2015 - 10:25pm
Beekeepers try to keep bees - and livelihoods - from going extinct
CORVALLIS, Ore. — On a recent summer morning in a bright green meadow off a winding country road, Devon and Landon Prescott were prying open...
August 9, 2015 - 10:09pm
August 7, 2015
From the Mississippi to the Ganges, river deltas are in major trouble
A river delta is, by definition, a place in flux — coastal land naturally sinks, and is naturally rebuilt by the flow of a vast river that...
August 7, 2015 - 3:19pm
August 5, 2015
WITH VIDEO: Obama unveils tougher climate change plan
Solar and wind energy in the United States is likely to have a secure future thanks to President Barack Obama's plan to cut carbon emissions...
August 5, 2015 - 10:07am