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Mitchell School District to begin three-tier absence system in January
Platte-Winner Bridge replacement meets second public meeting
Mitchell man charged with wife's death denies violating protection order
CBISA 'a valuable program,' court services officers say
Analysis: Doug Jones victory in Alabama will likely speed up Republican tax train
Rew's of Mitchell merges with Karl's TV
6-year-old made $11 million in one year reviewing toys on YouTube
Bankruptcies filed between Nov. 30 and Dec. 6
ND farmer debarred from temporary ag worker program
South Dakota to assist workers laid off from plant
place a business brief
10 gift ideas for the farm families on your Christmas list
SD farmers look at marketing options at Growing On
Why North Dakota farmers are raising more sheep
Folding for the less fortunate
Spink County rancher pays government for false drought claim
MCM wrestling wins two at home quad
Wiltz: Protecting the right to hunt
Changes looming for prep football schedules
Area basketball roundup: Cubs pound Gorillas in opener
Relationship with Twins GM Thad Levine could be 'game-changer' for Yu Darvish
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Tips to keep trim this holiday season
Mitchell Food Pantry feeds the community
Wizards of Winter to take fans on musical journey
Lloyd Dale Plooster
John R. Uken
Logan Cole Horkey
Wine options for your holiday meal
OPINION: Learning from the mouths of babes
DAUGAARD: Confronting the realities of another lean year
Commentary: Moore rode to the polls as a cowboy after spending an entire campaign in costume
Commentary: Netflix's 'creepy' tweet reminds us all how closely it's watching us
Wiltz: Protecting the right to hunt
‘That evening hunt — that was worth the whole trip’
BRAD DOKKEN: Despite no deer, muzzleloader hunt offers more fun than frustration
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Another winter woodpecker shows itself
Vehicle venison: A roadkill philosophy
Happy 75th Birthday, Vernon Kraft!
October 5, 2012
Fighting for ethanol
WASHINGTON -- The Biotechnology Industry Organization, DuPont and other groups with a stake in the biofuels industry have joined with ethanol groups to launch a campaign called Fuels America to defend the Renewable Fuel Standard. Faced with a campaign by the oil industry, meat...
October 5, 2012 - 3:24pm
Gas prices likely to fall as refineries resume production
DALLAS -- Gasoline pump prices are poised to drop by year end, if history is any guide, as refineries resume production, Europe exports more fuel to the East Coast and Americans drive less. Prices at service stations may fall about 6.3 percent to $3.54 a gallon, according to...
October 5, 2012 - 6:49am
September 26, 2012
85 octane suit moved to Brookings
Two South Dakota companies accused of mislabeling gasoline have asked a judge to dismiss the class-action lawsuit filed against them. M.G....
September 26, 2012 - 6:07am
September 22, 2012
Gas hits $4 at some Mitchell stations
The price of gas at some filling stations in Mitchell has surpassed $4 per gallon for the first time since the summer of 2008. The Daily Republic recorded the price of regular unleaded gasoline at 15 filling stations Friday in Mitchell and found the average cost per gallon to...
September 22, 2012 - 2:11pm
September 13, 2012
85-octane gas about to be legal -- for now
PIERRE -- Gasoline with an 85 octane rating can be legally sold in nine counties of western South Dakota.
September 13, 2012 - 7:06am
August 27, 2012
SD residents Tanks of Thanks event
MISSION -- More than 1,000 people attended the first Tanks of Thanks community celebration Wednesday in Mission. The community honored its Country Pride Cooperative and the Mission Cenex store for ongoing contributions to the community. Country Pride and Cenex host a community...
August 27, 2012 - 3:57am
August 14, 2012
Rule allowing sale of 85-octane gasoline in limbo
PIERRE (AP) -- The fate of a proposed rule allowing the sale of 85-octane gasoline in western South Dakota is in limbo. A legislative committee on Tuesday was unable to decide whether to approve or block the rule proposed by the South Dakota Public Safety Department. The panel deferred...
August 14, 2012 - 3:13pm
August 11, 2012
LETTER: Ethanol production vital to potentially end world hunger
To the Editor: There has been a powerful social taboo against wasting food since time began, and the myth that ethanol production wastes food overshadows all of its virtues and therefore threatens its very existence. The ethanol industry can turn the food for fuel debate on its...
August 11, 2012 - 11:44pm
August 4, 2012
85 octane not foreign to Mitchell
Much of the recent talk about 85 octane gasoline has centered around its sale in western South Dakota. But the controversial fuel grade...
August 4, 2012 - 6:54am
July 28, 2012
Wesley Clark: Farmers are best hope for energy independence
SCOTLAND -- Wesley Clark, a retired general and former presidential candidate, told South Dakota farmers Friday morning they're in the vanguard...
July 28, 2012 - 12:21am
July 25, 2012
Interim director named at SDSU's Sun Grant Center
BROOKINGS (AP) -- An alternative energy researcher at South Dakota State University has been named the interim director of the North Central Center of the Sun Grant Initiative. Vance Owens will take over the post at the center from James Doolittle, who was recently appointed as SDSU's...
July 25, 2012 - 10:16am
July 21, 2012
State mulls 85 octane rules
PIERRE -- Consensus seemed to gel somewhat Friday at a state rules hearing that 85 octane gasoline should be allowed to be sold to motorists in the western one-third of South Dakota in order to avoid disruptions of fuel supplies but shouldn't be legal farther east. The dispute...
July 21, 2012 - 10:29am
July 19, 2012
SD inspectors now can check fuel octane levels
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota's Department of Public Safety says some of its inspectors now have devices to analyze the octane ratings of gasoline. The agency recently said it is illegal to sell gas with an 85 octane level in South Dakota. An 85 octane level can cause an engine to...
July 19, 2012 - 3:22pm
July 18, 2012
SD stations aren't warning about low-octane fuel
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Some South Dakota gas stations are selling lower-octane fuel without telling customers about it. Selling 85-octane gasoline became legal in South Dakota earlier this month. But the law change says gas stations have to post a warning to customers if they're doing...
July 18, 2012 - 11:06am
July 6, 2012
DAUGAARD: State not banning 85 octane, but cracking down on mislabeling
I want to protect South Dakota consumers. I want to avoid a fuel shortage in South Dakota. And I want to keep gas prices down. This spring, state...
July 6, 2012 - 9:46am