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Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wagner community to recognize local National Guard unit
S.D. congressional delegation votes to override Obama's veto of 9/11 victims bill
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Magic edge Omaha 103-99
Area prep volleyball roundup: Heath pushes Colome past Thunder
Kernels cut down Lynx in four sets
Tiger notebook: J-Back spot brings versatility to DWU offense
Athlete of the week: Donald doing it all for WiLdKats
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Ida C. Rowe
Julie L. Lang
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
July 16, 2016
LETTER: What happened to our gold?
To the Editor: In 1965, our government wanted to show the American people all of the gold in Fort Knox, Kentucky. This was televised for the...
July 16, 2016 - 7:30am
July 17, 2015
Reserves estimate increased for South Dakota gold mine
LEAD (AP) — The new owners of a gold mine in western South Dakota believe it holds much more gold than previously thought. Chicago-based...
July 17, 2015 - 10:21am
September 18, 2014
State board increases Wharf mine's bonds
PIERRE — Wharf Resources will need to post more financial assurance against possible damage to water and land in the Black Hills to continue mining gold there. The South Dakota Board of Minerals and Environment increased two of Wharf's bonds Thursday. The cyanide spill bond...
September 18, 2014 - 4:31pm
July 30, 2014
Mitchell White, Gold ready for state
Two Mitchell 13-14 teener minors teams are looking for state championships this weekend. Mitchell Gold will start its tournament against the Watertown White Sox at 5 p.m. Friday in Pierre. Mitchell White will play against Brandon Valley at 9 a.m and Sioux Falls East at 7 p.m. Friday...
July 30, 2014 - 9:58pm
July 26, 2014
Teener White splits with White Sox
WATERTOWN -- The Mitchell White teener team split a five-inning doubleheader with the Watertown White Sox Friday in Watertown. Mitchell White fell in the first game 7-2 to Watertown. Jacob Jarding took the loss for White as he pitched five innings and gave up four hits with no earned...
July 26, 2014 - 12:31am
May 16, 2014
Potato Creek Johnny gold nugget to go on permanent display
DEADWOOD (AP) — The Adams Museum in Deadwood is getting ready to permanently display one of the largest gold nuggets ever found in western South Dakota's Black Hills. The Deadwood History group has used $26,000 from the sale last fall of a replica of the Potato Creek Johnny...
May 16, 2014 - 7:18pm
February 21, 2014
Senators change minds, halt gold mine’s tax cut
PIERRE — A $300,000 tax cut for the Wharf gold mine vanished into the political air Thursday. State senators approved the changes Wednesday 18-16 but reconsidered their decision Thursday. Enough senators changed sides to kill the legislation 19-15. Sen. Bob Ewing, R-Spearfish,...
February 21, 2014 - 6:30am
February 19, 2014
Tax cut for Wharf survives in Senate
PIERRE -- State senators struggled Wednesday whether to reduce taxes somewhat for the Wharf gold mine in the Black Hills. The final vote was 18-16 in favor of SB 162 after Sen. Blake Curd, R-Sioux Falls, changed from nay to aye halfway through the roll call. Sen. Deb Peters, R-Hartford,...
February 19, 2014 - 10:58pm
February 12, 2014
Lawmakers vote to cut taxes on gold mining
PIERRE -- South Dakota’s gold taxes might be reduced. A proposal that would rewrite the existing laws received a slim endorsement Wednesday on a 4-3 vote from the Senate Taxation Committee. The measure could face debate Tuesday by the full Senate. The...
February 12, 2014 - 9:47pm
August 15, 2013
Mining board members split on issue
PIERRE -- Wharf Resources wants to use its parent company's net worth as financial assurance against cyanide pollution and post-closure problems at its Black Hills gold mine. That's what company officials told the state Board of Minerals and Environment Thursday. The company could...
August 15, 2013 - 8:01pm
July 29, 2013
Gold mining proposal for Black Hills creek opens old wounds
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Some South Dakota residents are nervous about a Canadian-based company's plan to to mine gold along a stretch of a Black Hills river once so polluted it was listed as a federal Superfund site. Goldstake Explorations of Oakville, Ontario, and a Black Hills-based...
July 29, 2013 - 7:26am
May 17, 2013
Wharf gold mine to expand in Black Hills
PIERRE -- Goldcorp Inc. plans to mine at the old Golden Reward site in the Black Hills after acid-rock drainage is addressed, a company official said Thursday during a state Board of Minerals and Environment meeting. Leakage appears to be happening where the cap over acidic rock...
May 17, 2013 - 6:40am
December 10, 2012
Gold exploration in Black Hills takes step forward
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota regulators have approved a permit for a mining company to explore for gold at a site overlooking Spearfish Canyon in the Black Hills. The exploration permit does not allow Valentine Mining Co. to extract gold, but it will enable the company to get a better...
December 10, 2012 - 4:51pm
December 4, 2012
Gold exploration resumes at site of leak near Keystone
KEYSTONE (AP) -- Work has resumed at a gold exploration drilling site in western South Dakota where a leak occurred last week. The site was shut down when bentonite leaked into Battle Creek near Keystone. Bentonite is a claylike material used as a drilling lubricant. The media reports...
December 4, 2012 - 2:47pm
November 16, 2012
Firm files notice to explore for gold in Black Hills
SAVOY (AP) -- A mining company has filed notice with the state of its intent to explore for gold and other minerals around its site near Savoy and Spearfish Canyon. The South Dakota Department of Natural and Environmental Resources is expected to rule on the request from Deadwood...
November 16, 2012 - 7:13am