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Palace lighting project pushes forward
Chip sealing in Mitchell planned for Monday
Around the Region
Avera Health announces board appointments
Weekend Snackpack program hiring first paid position
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Egg-laying chickens and eggs both up in South Dakota
The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
MAC swimmers set for state
Four Corners claims District 3B title
Kimball-White Lake tops Platte in region title game
Amateur baseball roundup: Mustangs stun Mudcats for state berth
Mitchell Black advances to title game
ACT goes under the sea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Constance "Connie" C. Perkins
Jackie (Bowar) Miiller
LeRoy Harold Goehring
Dorothy Ann (Willis) Kaser
Returning from the battlefield to a battle at home
OUR VIEW: Kudos to city's mosquito control efforts
Tragedies felt in South Dakota
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
December 4, 2012
Sisseton co-op expanding; 7.5 million bushels of storage to be added
SISSETON -- There's a bigger story behind that big pile of corn east of Sisseton. Sisseton Farmers Co-op is one of nine elevators in the Wheaton-Dumont Co-op Elevator group.
December 4, 2012 - 8:09am
September 13, 2012
Kimball to see more businesses near new elevator
KIMBALL -- As the newly constructed $35.5 million Liberty Grain facility opens for business, local developers have already made plans to take advantage of the area's improved infrastructure. Chuck Jepson, the man behind the construction of Liberty Grain, said Wednesday he has...
September 13, 2012 - 5:16am
August 24, 2012
Hot, dry grain hard to store properly
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- Most of the grain harvested across the region so far this year is dry. But some of the grain is hot, too, which could pose storage problems. "This isn't something we've encountered for a while. But it's something we need to be aware of this year," says Ken...
August 24, 2012 - 5:37am
July 18, 2012
Grain prices push higher with drought
CHICAGO -- Tom Flora walked into one of his corn fields in Delphi, Ind., last week to survey land that until last month he expected would yield a bigger-than-average harvest. Eight rows in, he declared the crop a total loss. "I've never seen this," Flora, 63, said as he fingered...
July 18, 2012 - 7:00am
July 17, 2012
Area grain buyers hold onto hope
As crops across the Corn Belt continue to wilt under the strain of drought, area buyers are still confident they'll have supply this fall. Chuck...
July 17, 2012 - 6:48am
April 10, 2012
UPDATE: Marion man hurt in truck accident
Emergency medical personnel transported an injured man from the scene of a single-vehicle accident at 1:55 p.m. Tuesday after the semi-truck...
April 10, 2012 - 10:33pm
April 9, 2012
New facilities mean competition for grain
KIMBALL -- With two new towering grain silos casting long shadows on the plains between Kimball and White Lake, area grain loaders predict competition...
April 9, 2012 - 6:18am
March 15, 2012
Upper Midwest farmers urged to check stored grain
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) -- A North Dakota State University Extension Service official is cautioning Upper Midwest farmers who are preparing for spring planting not to forget about their stored grain from last fall's harvest. Grain-drying expert Ken Hellevang tells Agweek that warm...
March 15, 2012 - 11:05am
March 14, 2012
Limit lifted to curb goose population
As the seemingly endless strings of geese make their way across crisp blue skies this spring, it's hard not to stand and watch. Beautiful as the yearly migration may be, it is coming at a heavy price as light geese populations continue to soar, causing their breeding areas in...
March 14, 2012 - 7:28am
March 10, 2012
2012 grain inventories shrinking, says USDA
CHICAGO -- Global inventories of wheat and soybeans are falling more than forecast, while U.S. corn reserves head to a 16-year low, as farmers fail to keep pace with rising demand for food, livestock feed and biofuel. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Friday cut its forecast...
March 10, 2012 - 11:16am
February 29, 2012
Tax break for Groton elevator defeated
PIERRE -- Legislation that would have helped a Brown County agriculture producer with his property taxes has been set aside, at least for this year. The purpose of House Bill 1078 was to create a special classification for grain elevators that are converted to farming purposes...
February 29, 2012 - 10:32am
February 24, 2012
Silos go up at Liberty Grain site
KIMBALL -- Two huge grain silos now tower over the prairie between Kimball and White Lake as the Liberty Grain site begins to take shape. Adams...
February 24, 2012 - 6:01pm
Large elevator facility planned in Yankton County
YANKTON (AP) -- Dakota Plains Ag Center is planning a multimillion-dollar elevator facility in Yankton County. The Parkston-based company says the loading point three miles northwest of the city of Yankton would load 110-car "shuttle" trains within 10 hours.
February 24, 2012 - 9:54am
February 14, 2012
Corn theft sparks security push
The case of a rural Mitchell man charged with stealing corn has caused some farmers to install more security, especially at isolated sites. ...
February 14, 2012 - 9:36am
December 30, 2011
OSHA fines SD grain company $95K for violations
LaBolt (AP) -- A Labolt grain company is facing $95,000 in fines after federal investigators found more than a dozen safety violations. The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced the proposed penalties against LaBolt Farmers Grain Company...
December 30, 2011 - 2:09pm