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Firefighters saved some piglets from a blaze; then they ate them as sausages
Fargo man delays ‘pro-white’ rally; no new date set
A postal worker faked cancer and got paid to miss two years of work. Here's how a judge punished her.
Small town Minn. grocery store shares tips on how to remain viable
The strange story of a 'Blacks for Trump' guy standing behind the president at his Phoenix rally
Walmart and Google are plotting to change your shopping habits
Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo
Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Getting drought-relief hay to Northern Plains no easy task
SD ag, fishing officials update water issue
Officials seek trucking help for donated drought-relief hay
Seeing red: Take a trip to Wisconsin's cranberry marshes
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Dakota Wesleyan drops five-set match
Walk-off single lifts White Sox over Twins
Prep Focus: Kernels' Miller leads team with her play, poise
ESD coaches poll: Harrisburg heavy favorite for conference football crown
DWU, DSU set for college football rivalry clash
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
John A. Fillaus
A time for wine, a time for beer
Commentary: Trump's Arizona rally showed just how unfit he is
DAUGAARD: There's something for everyone at the State Fair
WOSTER: Musings about tractor mowing
BANDA: From Parmesan to Gruyere to ricotta, here are ways to eat and appreciate this palate pleaser
Wiltz: Adventures at Isle Royale National Park
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
James and Karen Geppert
October 5, 2012
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
June 21, 2012
AG: 85-octane gas can't be sold legally in SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has issued an opinion stating that under current rules, 85-octane gasoline can't be sold in South Dakota. Gov.
June 21, 2012 - 3:28pm