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Circuit court cases from 3/21
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South Dakota hay relief headed south
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Wild draft pick Kunin inks 3-year deal
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Wild sign Wisconsin captain Kunin
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Margaret A. Everson
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Richard "Dick" Lyons
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
September 19, 2014
EPA committed to protecting water
To the Editor: When Congress passed the Clean Water Act in 1972, it didn't just defend the mighty Mississippi or the Great Lakes; it also protected smaller streams and wetlands from pollution. The law recognized that to have healthy communities downstream, we need healthy headwaters...
September 19, 2014 - 1:39pm
September 18, 2014
GUEBERT: EPA's proposed water rules used as political tool
This summer delivered many significant, round-numbered anniversaries. For example, June 6 was the 70th anniversary of D-Day, Aug. 1 the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, August 9 the 40th anniversary of the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon, and Aug. 12 the...
September 18, 2014 - 7:24am
Thune seeks to hamstring EPA in 2 bills
Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., rarely has kind words for the federal Environmental Protection Agency, and Wednesday he promoted two bills that would shackle the agency on two fronts. One bill Thune is sponsoring would slow down the EPA’s plans to crack down on smog, and another would...
September 18, 2014 - 7:13am
September 10, 2014
Noem ready to consider funding for Mideast fight
Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., has been frustrated by a lack of strategy to fight the Islamic extremist group that has taken over large swaths of Syria and Iraq, she said Wednesday. She hoped President Obama would change that in his prime time speech to the nation Wednesday night. Noem...
September 10, 2014 - 10:37pm
August 8, 2014
LETTER: Bad business to believe EPA lies about ethanol
To the Editor: A practice called “inversion” is used by international oil corporations and others to avoid paying taxes in the United States. They renounce U.S. citizenship to seek out the lowest bidder tax state to call their country. The president calls them unpatriotic....
August 8, 2014 - 1:31pm
July 31, 2014
EPA hearing on cuts in carbon emissions draws hundreds
YANKTON -- Hundreds of people came before a regional hearing of the Environmental Protection Agency in Denver this week, as the agency takes public comments on rules that would cut carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants. Many scientists believe power plant emissions...
July 31, 2014 - 5:01pm
July 24, 2014
THUNE: EPA power grab evidence of out-of-touch administration
As stewards of the land, our state's agriculture producers and property owners take seriously the responsibility of caring for our wide open spaces. Agriculture, hunting and travel are all big business in South Dakota and greatly depend on well-maintained cropland, forestlands and...
July 24, 2014 - 11:06pm
June 26, 2014
GUEBERT: Betting against climate change
According to 2013 data compiled by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, you and I owe our very existence to water. After all, 92 percent...
June 26, 2014 - 10:55pm
June 15, 2014
OPINION: Cutting CO2 emissions the right thing to do
Earlier this month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed new rules that will force South Dakota utilities to decrease their total carbon dioxide emissions by 35 percent by 2030. Fifteen years, 35 percent. Certainly, this is something that can be done — for...
June 15, 2014 - 8:38am
June 13, 2014
WGA adopts resolution on EPA regulations
PIERRE -- A Western Governors Association resolution championed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard on the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) new regulations under the Clean Air Act has been passed. The western governors voted to adopt the resolution Gov. Daugaard helped craft on Wednesday...
June 13, 2014 - 11:03pm
June 12, 2014
THUNE: Unprecedented EPA power grab hurts SD families
It seems like middle-class Americans just can't catch a break. Over the past five and a half years of the Obama presidency, the price of everything...
June 12, 2014 - 8:31pm
COLUMN: EPA ignores Congressional intent on water regs
I would like to comment on the editorial board's opinion "Regulation might be costly, but so is polluted water." No one wants polluted water, but giving the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency more power is not the solution. The issue is much broader than that. First, Congressional...
June 12, 2014 - 3:52pm
June 10, 2014
Western governors' views on proposed EPA rules
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — Ten western governors met Tuesday with Gina McCarthy, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, to talk about cleaner power plant rules proposed by the Obama administration — including cuts in greenhouse gas emissions from coal. A sampling...
June 10, 2014 - 5:11pm
EPA promotes global warming proposal to governors
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency promoted proposed clean power plant rules to Western governors Tuesday, framing the plan as a way to deal with destructive wildfires and floods that have ravaged the region in recent years. "There...
June 10, 2014 - 12:26pm
June 5, 2014
Agriculture may benefit from new EPA emissions rules
YANKTON — The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed new rules that would cut carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants by 30 percent by the year 2030. The rules are part of the response of the Obama administration to climate change. Johnathan Hladik, senior advocate...
June 5, 2014 - 5:02pm