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Mitchell's Meals on Wheels needs more volunteers to accommodate growth
Daugaard names new head of Bureau of Finance and Management
Investigation shows Scotland train derailment resulted in $1.08M in damages
Dakota Access pipeline court battle to linger into new year
Good samaritans rescue ice-covered deer, blinded by blizzard
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
Second half lifts Mitchell Christian past Iroquois
Harold Thune's basketball career comes full circle with Gophers' visit
Huron's late charge upends Marlins boys
Area basketball roundup: Winner takes down Red Raiders
Mitchell in 25th after first day at Rapid City Invite
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Alvin V. Hoekman
James F. Hinrichs
Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
WOSTER: The orbit that made the moon landing possible
The price of listening and hearing fatigue
ACT’s “A Christmas Story, The Musical” delights audiences with familiar, beloved characters
ROUNDS: The Electoral College a vital piece of our Constitution
OUR VIEW: Cabela's keeps playing waiting game
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
January 30, 2014
Subsidies taken out for biofuel blending gas pumps
(Reuters) — Lobbyists opposed to mixing more ethanol in gasoline scored another victory on Wednesday after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a farm bill with a provision removing subsidies for biofuel blending pumps in rural areas. The provision, tucked into page 735 of...
January 30, 2014 - 6:59am
January 28, 2014
Corn growers worry about price decline if renewable fuel standard sees cut
By Mikkel Pates FARGO, N.D. — Crop farmers in the northern corn belt who have benefited from ethanol targets are putting on a push to save the current renewable fuel standard from proposed cuts by the Environmental Protection Agency. The proposal would cut the 2014 corn ethanol...
January 28, 2014 - 6:35am
January 26, 2014
SD delegation fights changes to ethanol standard
By Henry C. Jackson WASHINGTON (AP) — As a deadline nears for comments, South Dakota's congressional delegation is pushing the Obama administration to reverse course on proposed changes that would significantly reduce the amount of ethanol in the country's fuel supply. The...
January 26, 2014 - 10:58pm
January 13, 2014
Iowa gov schedules renewable fuels hearing in Des Moines
The White House, EPA administrator and USDA Secretary Vilsack each declined the invitation.
January 13, 2014 - 7:48pm
December 23, 2013
Governors press for Renewable Fuel Standard
Bipartisan group including Daugaard sends letter to feds.
December 23, 2013 - 8:35pm
December 18, 2013
Non-ethanol gas more difficult to find, needed for small engines
When customers bring a small engine to Bruce Trebil for repair, he always asks what type of fuel they use in it. Trebil has been running...
December 18, 2013 - 8:11pm
December 13, 2013
LETTER: SD should lead the way for clean air
To the Editor: South Dakota can set a new national precedent that protects our children’s health, lowers medical costs across the nation, plus can increase ethanol prices to their octane value, decrease gasoline prices, stimulate our economy and bust the blend wall, thus oil’s...
December 13, 2013 - 9:56pm
December 12, 2013
Ethanol profit margins hit records
High numbers seen despite looming cut to federal biofuels program.
December 12, 2013 - 7:08am
December 8, 2013
Renewable fuel backers try to change EPA’s mind at hearing
Industry supporters want feds to keep supporting biofuels.
December 8, 2013 - 9:23pm
November 27, 2013
Ethanol's rise can mean loss of hunting lands
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Pheasants once drew hundreds of weekend hunters to Fairbury, Neb., each fall, filling the 45 rooms at...
November 27, 2013 - 7:58pm
November 24, 2013
OPINION: Support for Renewable Fuels Standard is still warranted
The Renewable Fuels Standard was created by Congress in 2005 and required oil companies to add ethanol to gasoline. Beginning with a 4 billion gallon requirement in 2006, the following year President George W. Bush called for increasing the amount of renewable and alternative fuels...
November 24, 2013 - 2:30pm
November 16, 2013
Examining ethanol in gasoline
Mandate reduction proposed by EPA.
November 16, 2013 - 11:13pm
LETTER: AP stories about ethanol misleading
To the Editor: I am writing in response to both The Associated Press story, “Prairies vanish in the push for green energy,” as well as your column, “Time to face ethanol’s future,” that recently ran in your paper. In your column, you exalt the AP story as an “exemplary...
November 16, 2013 - 9:52pm
November 14, 2013
AP suffers ethanol backlash
Industry officials claim reports inaccurate; AP defends reporting.
November 14, 2013 - 11:02pm
Next generation of biofuels still years away, officials say
Cellulosics far behind initial estimates.
November 14, 2013 - 7:31am