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Midwest survey suggests manufacturing boosting economy
Deputy struck, chase ensues in Sioux Falls
Sioux Falls day care owner faces charges in infant's death
Photos of the month: February
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
White House denies Trump order on biofuels program, sows market confusion
Grain traders prepping fish oil substitutes for aquaculture, health fads
Kindred students take on service project to celebrate National FFA Week
National FFA Week provides opportunities for education, experience
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
DWU’s Hoglund named freshman of year
DWU’s Martin named GPAC Player of Year
Golf's governing bodies propose 'fundamental' rule changes
Area high school basketball roundup: SCW boys advance to District 6B title game
New Underwood rolls Lyman in Region 7B title game
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Berneice Agnes (Puetz) Feiner
Louise A. Metcalf
Delores K. Gilbert
Arden J. Brower
World of Wine: A journey in wine appreciation
Lost Italian: Have a Lenten fish fry Italian style
Dr. Fox: Pet dogs in public demonstrations
OUR VIEW: Road work will be worth the headaches
IN OTHER WORDS: Sending low-risk offenders to prison is not the best use of state funds
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
Richard and Judith (Stetler) Isaacs
LaVerne & Kathryn Kothe
Joe & Kerrill Morrison
March 16, 2014
LETTER: Continue support of renewable fuels
To the Editor: As general manager of POET Biorefining-Mitchell, I wanted to take this opportunity to urge your continued support of biofuels and the Renewable Fuel Standard and provide an issue update. We employ 43 team members, purchased more than 22 million bushels of...
March 16, 2014 - 12:32pm
LETTER: Bring back ethanol’s winning vision in SD
The Environmental Protection Agency’s tier three rules reveal some very sobering news for South Dakota’s agricultural economy. The EPA projects no growth for ethanol production or E30 use through 2030.
March 16, 2014 - 12:29pm
March 6, 2014
SD to begin using E15 in state-owned vehicles
PIERRE (AP) — Part of the state's vehicle fleet will begin using a blend of gasoline and ethanol as fuel. South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Thursday announced that the state will launch a six-month test period during which some vehicles will be fueled on E15. The state...
March 6, 2014 - 7:02pm
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