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Delta creates special Rapid City flight for Belgian tourists
South Dakota agency find two-thirds of deer fawns survive
Deadwood gets wildfire planning recommendations
Yankton collective launches cooking supplies drive
How many bald eagle deaths from a ND wind farm can wildlife officials accept?
If you're a Facebook user, you're also a research subject
Commentary: 'Mom, grass-fed beef? Is this really necessary? And what is organic?'
$297M wind farm project now in PUC process
Teaching massage techniques
'Dying at your desk is not a retirement plan'
place a business brief
A woman went to check her corn - and was swallowed by a python
AgweekTV: Got Cheese?
South Dakota ag groups scrutinize Pruitt visit
Amid farmer pressure, EPA’s Pruitt visits Reliance farm
SD Corn Growers plan to give Pruitt the cold shoulder during visit
Photos from the Harve Johnston/Bryan Wilson Memorial Baseball Tournament
Indians avoid sweep by Twins with 4-1 win
World Cup roundup: Mexico not intimidated, stuns Germany 1-0
Johnson falls back into four-way tie for U.S. Open lead: Mickelson penalized for hitting moving ball
Fowles dominates as surging Lynx topple Liberty
Mitchell woman shares her adoption story with the world
OPINION: Nurses care for the sick, comfort those in need
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Sherrie Sue Soulek
Bernard "Bernie" Nelson
Commentary: Still waiting for a talk with my dad
Commentary: The world needs fathers who do not fear failure
OPINION: Out of a dream and one’s heart
Boy serves kindness with a side of chicken
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Becoming dog -- a work in progress
Ominous warning came days before Florida woman was killed by a 12-foot alligator
Lake Winnibigoshish back to being a walleye wonderland
ATV group celebrates birthday of leader, 92, with 50-mile ride
Callin' all catfish: James River study puts reward tags on whisker-faced creatures
The Rev. Dr. Howard and Barbara Hart
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
May 31, 2012
Oklahoma pipeline company appeals SD sales tax bill
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A Tulsa, Okla.-based pipeline company is appealing a tax bill for services performed at its terminals in Sioux Falls and Watertown. According to media reports, Magellan Midstream Partners is appealing more than $241,000 in back taxes on the fees it charges customers...
May 31, 2012 - 6:23pm
February 23, 2012
Diesel fuel pipeline leak cleanup near Aberdeen progresses
ABERDEEN (AP) -- Crews cleaning up after a pipeline leak in northeast South Dakota are turning their focus from recovering the spilled diesel fuel to removing contaminated soil. NuStar Energy spokesman Greg Matula tells the media that as much as 500 barrels leaked Monday before the...
February 23, 2012 - 10:18am
February 22, 2012
Diesel fuel pipeline leak near Aberdeen being cleaned up
ABERDEEN (AP) -- A spokesman for NuStar Energy says it could take as long as 10 days to clean up diesel after a pipeline leak a couple of miles north of Aberdeen. Greg Matula tells the media that 500 barrels or less leaked Monday. The San Antonio-based company is looking into the...
February 22, 2012 - 11:06am
January 18, 2012
Cenex to offer free fuel through 'Tanks of Thanks'
As a way to recognize and reward people who go above and beyond for their community, Cenex -- the CHS energy brand -- is launching Tanks of Thanks, a new program that gives free fuel to those who make their communities better. The Tanks of Thanks program gives Cenex retailers, customers...
January 18, 2012 - 7:05am
December 21, 2011
SD lawmakers OK grant rules for flex-fuel ethanol pumps in SD
PIERRE -- The Legislature's review committee gave final approval Tuesday to the rules for South Dakota's new grant program for ethanol blender pumps. The program will provide up to $25,000 in assistance for the first pump installed at a fuel station and up to $10,000 for each...
December 21, 2011 - 8:03am
August 31, 2011
Motor-fuel suppliers to get more gas flexibility in SD
PIERRE -- South Dakota's standards for gasoline volatility should be more flexible in autumn so that fuel supplies can be more reliable, the Legislature's rules review committee decided Tuesday. The panel approved a change sought by owners of the Magellan pipeline that delivers...
August 31, 2011 - 9:44am