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Details emerge on president's calls to Gold Star families
She took her dog to the vet to be put down. Five months later, she discovered her dog was still alive.
Most employers in South Dakota will see some savings in UI taxes
Former Sisseton-Wahpeton tribal executives sent to prison for embezzling
New corn sculpture placed at Sixth and Main in Palace plaza
Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
T-Mobile, Sprint may be getting close to a merger
Here are the 33 stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving day in 2017
The era of holiday deals is dead, and so is Black Friday
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
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Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
Yankees seize AL lead with 5-0 win over Astros
QB Kyle Sloter confident would 'have a job' if waived by Vikings
Vikings 'high level' of play equal parts offense, defense
Players rave about Teddy Bridgewater's return, but coach tempers expectations
Minnesota Twins, Glen Perkins part ways
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
Dan August Schumacher
Susan Marie Schumm
William "Bill" Rubin
John "Jack" Ronald Krier
WOSTER: Pheasants during the great fall classic
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
Mitchell man arrested for suffocating woman to death
February 28, 2017
SD delegation praises Trump plan to dismantle WOTUS
WASHINGTON — South Dakota's congressional delegation praised the president's newest executive order, which will keep the federal government...
February 28, 2017 - 6:06pm
November 23, 2016
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
WASHINGTON—Many American farmers are thankful today for an Obama administration decision to boost the amount of renewable fuels, such as made from corn and soybeans, in the country's gasoline and diesel supply. The Wednesday, Nov. 23 announcement was a turnaround for the Environmental...
November 23, 2016 - 8:54pm
June 24, 2016
South Dakota ethanol industry calls for larger ethanol market
South Dakota's $3.8 billion ethanol industry is facing a "glass ceiling," according to officials. Every year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releases a proposed Renewable Volume Obligations as part of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. The Renewable Volume Obligations...
June 24, 2016 - 5:17pm
February 11, 2016
Meetings on EPA's Clean Power Plan canceled for now
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The state Department of Environmental and Natural Resources is cancelling public meetings on the EPA's Clean Power Plan in light of the U.S. Supreme Court issuing a stay this week. The meetings had been scheduled to fulfil EPA's public participation requirements...
February 11, 2016 - 3:42pm
December 15, 2015
Noem criticizes EPA after auditors say it broke campaign law
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem is again criticizing the Environmental Protection Agency, this time after congressional auditors determined the agency broke the law in a social media campaign. Noem on Tuesday said the EPA "must be held accountable" for the violations in...
December 15, 2015 - 4:07pm
November 4, 2015
Senate blocks legislation to undercut EPA clean water rules
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have blocked a Senate bill that would have forced the Obama administration to withdraw new federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands from development and pollution. Supporters of the legislation — and opponents of the rules...
November 4, 2015 - 10:45am
October 28, 2015
SD congressional delegation fights Clean Power Plan
The South Dakota congressional delegation is lining up in opposition to the recently finalized Clean Power Plan. The Clean Power Plan is President Barack Obama's collaborative effort with the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce carbon pollution in the United States by about...
October 28, 2015 - 5:24pm
October 13, 2015
Panel won't consolidate lawsuits against federal water rules
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judicial panel says lawsuits challenging a new Obama administration rule aimed at regulating some small waterways should proceed independently. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers had asked that the lawsuits...
October 13, 2015 - 4:20pm
October 12, 2015
Barrasso questions proposed EPA in-situ uranium standards
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is overstepping its authority and endangering an industry by proposing extensive new standards to protect groundwater from uranium mining, said a U.S. senator from Wyoming, the top uranium-mining state. The EPA...
October 12, 2015 - 1:20pm
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
August 31, 2015
Injunction against federal water rule may expand
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota is allowing arguments over the scope of his injunction blocking a new Obama administration rule that would give the federal government jurisdiction over some smaller waterways. U.S. District Judge Ralph Erickson in Fargo...
August 31, 2015 - 2:26pm
EPA: Clean water rule in effect despite court ruling
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it is going forward with a new federal rule to protect small streams, tributaries and wetlands, despite a court ruling that blocked the measure in 13 central and Western states. The EPA says the rule, which took effect...
August 31, 2015 - 1:45pm
August 28, 2015
Things to know: EPA water rules take effect in some states
WASHINGTON (AP) — New federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands took effect on Friday — but only in some states. A federal court ruling Thursday, hours before the rules were to go into effect, blocked the regulations in 13 states. Those states had...
August 28, 2015 - 1:04pm
August 18, 2015
North Dakota judge grants hearing on federal water rule
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota has ordered a hearing on an effort to block a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters. Thirteen states led by North Dakota are challenging the rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection...
August 18, 2015 - 3:06pm
July 30, 2015
Attorney general signs letter asking EPA to delay water rule
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has joined counterparts and other officials in 30 other states in asking the Environmental Protection Agency to delay implementing a new federal water rule. Jackley signed a letter that was sent to the EPA and the Corps...
July 30, 2015 - 3:01pm