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THUNE: A once-in-a-generation opportunity
SMITH: An important time to be thankful
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Wayne Decker is turning 85
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February 8, 2016
USDA grant to help South Dakota increase ethanol usage
PIERRE (AP) — The USDA has awarded the South Dakota Governor's Office of Economic Development a $1.5 million grant to increase ethanol usage in South Dakota. GOED Commissioner Pat Costello says that as the ethanol industry continues to grow, the state felt it imperative to use more...
February 8, 2016 - 12:08pm
January 17, 2016
LETTER: Read the paper, know how your politicians are voting
To the Editor: It is apparent to me that Jerry Rubendall doesn't read the paper as faithfully as I do. It should be apparent to the voters in South Dakota that this 2016 is a year to vote for a representative again. All of a sudden she is concerned about the Indians in the state....
January 17, 2016 - 2:24pm
LETTER: Noem has track record of promoting ethanol
To the Editor: I write today in response to a recent letter submitted by Virginia Muirhead of Chamberlain. In this letter, Ms. Muirhead claims Rep. Kristi Noem has failed to stand up for ethanol and the renewable fuels industry. That statement couldn't be further from the truth. Since...
January 17, 2016 - 2:24pm
December 26, 2015
LETTER: Noem working to help ethanol
To the Editor: In response to Virginia Muirhead's claim that U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem is for big oil and not ethanol, I say nonsense. To claim that Rep. Noem voted in favor of cutting ethanol production and usage is blatantly false. She has consistently been a champion for the agriculture...
December 26, 2015 - 9:13am
September 22, 2015
Train derailment cause still unknown
SCOTLAND — Two days after a 98-car train carrying ethanol partially derailed, no cause has been determined, and officials say an investigation...
September 22, 2015 - 9:30am
September 21, 2015
Investigators on scene where ethanol tankers derailed
SCOTLAND (AP) — An official says federal investigators have spent their first full day on the scene where seven ethanol tanker cars derailed in South Dakota this weekend. National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Terry Williams says the train heading from Mina, South Dakota,...
September 21, 2015 - 2:57pm
Ethanol tanker cars derail, catch fire near Scotland
SCOTLAND -- A 98-car train partially derailed early Saturday, leaving a bridge toppled and tanker cars scattered across a rural pasture. Seven...
September 21, 2015 - 12:29pm
August 28, 2015
Barnstorming tour in full flight for Ringneck Energy
SALEM — On a barnstorming tour across South Dakota, Walt Wendland is committed to making sure people hear about his $140 million ethanol...
August 28, 2015 - 8:53am
August 14, 2015
Poet releases economic report showing local impact
LOOMIS — Ethanol remains big business in South Dakota. A report released Thursday by South Dakota-based ethanol producer Poet says the...
August 14, 2015 - 7:29am
June 4, 2015
Expansion in U.S. ethanol on hold after blending targets slashed
CHICAGO - Expansion in the U.S. ethanol industry, stuck in neutral for more than a year as the government debated biofuel blending requirements, is now likely to come to a screeching halt. With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency last week essentially maintaining the so-called...
June 4, 2015 - 10:16am
State setting aside $300,000 to expand its ethanol program
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota is setting aside $300,000 to help the state's retailers install ethanol storage tank units at gas stations. The Governor's Office of Economic Development announced this week that it earmarked the funds for its Ethanol Infrastructure Incentive Program. The...
March 4, 2015 - 3:56pm
March 1, 2015
Proposed ethanol plant in SD would push production westward
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Plans for South Dakota's westernmost ethanol plant are moving forward following the rezoning of land in Onida despite complaints from residents. The Tri-State Neighbor reports Onida residents don't want the proposed Ring-Neck Energy and Feed plant so close...
March 1, 2015 - 8:03pm
October 28, 2014
Ethanol plants face shutdowns if poor rail service persists
WATERTOWN — Jim Seurer says only “plain old action” can prevent serious impacts from rail delays on the ethanol industry this winter and...
October 28, 2014 - 7:53am
September 18, 2014
Noem receives "Fueling Growth" ethanol award
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congresswoman Kristi Noem was honored Tuesday with the "Fueling Growth" award for her leadership in supporting domestic energy production and pursuing energy independence through the production and use of ethanol. The award was presented by Growth Energy. It is...
September 18, 2014 - 7:18am
August 30, 2014
Rosholt ethanol plant reopens after 18 months
ROSHOLT (AP) — A corn-based ethanol plant in the northeast South Dakota town of Rosholt has reopened after sitting idle for 1 1/2 years. Thirty employees are working in production at the Red River Energy plant, which began grinding corn on Monday. “The margins are good...
August 30, 2014 - 9:38am