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Dakota Access Pipeline camp closure goes fairly peacefully despite 2 hurt and 10 arrested
Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Officials seeking suspects in Delmont, Armour burglaries
Herseth Sandlin named president of Augustana University
Mitchell to get 10 inches of snow, more south of Interstate 90
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Photos from the DWU Men’s 98-90 win over Concordia in GPAC Tourney
Photos from the DWU women's 94-60 win over Briar Cliff in GPAC Tourney
Updated GPAC tournament pairings: DWU women host Doane, Tiger men travel to Northwestern
DWU men pull away from Concordia
IUPUI knocks off South Dakota women
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Vernon E. Vlasman
Violet Odella Moline
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
LETTER: Thune, Rounds in unique position to support ethanol
PIERSON: South Dakota cannot be a one-party rule
OUR VIEW: Criminal justice reforms caused unintentional consequences for local law enforcement
WOSTER: A presidential decision to celebrate birthdays
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
At Orman Dam, a reminder of American dreams of what was possible in the west
BELLE FOURCHE — The state board that oversees water projects traveled 110 years into the past Thursday to see how a feat of agricultural...
September 23, 2016 - 5:32pm
July 17, 2015
DENR reminds irrigators to only use water on permitted land
PIERRE (AP) — The Department of Environment and Natural Resources says irrigators must remember to only spray water on land authorized for irrigation under their water permit. The department reminded irrigators Thursday that they can't waste water or spray it on land not covered...
July 17, 2015 - 3:03pm
WOSTER: Waterfowl hunting in South Dakota
During the 1970 session of the South Dakota Legislature, one of the important figures was a congressman from Pennsylvania who became, you might...
February 17, 2015 - 8:55pm
January 14, 2015
Study: $18B to divert Missouri River to irrigate farms
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Building a 360-mile aqueduct to reroute water from the Missouri River to irrigate crops in western Kansas where underwater stores are being exhausted would cost $18 billion and require an additional $1 billion each year to operate, a new draft report shows. The...
January 14, 2015 - 7:36pm
January 28, 2014
Irrigation permits soar in South Dakota in 2013
YANKTON (AP) — The number of irrigation permits issued in South Dakota last year soared to a record as farmers continued recovering from a devastating drought in 2012. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources issued 354 irrigation permits in 2013, more than...
January 28, 2014 - 10:37am
June 17, 2013
State-issued irrigation permits soaring in SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The number of irrigation permits is soaring in South Dakota, due to a lingering drought and to lucrative market prices for crops such as corn, wheat and soybeans. The state Department of Environment and Natural Resources approved 173 irrigation permits last year....
June 17, 2013 - 12:36pm
February 2, 2013
Dry conditions spark busiest irrigation permit year since 2001
KIMBALL -- Even during the driest months of last year's drought, water fell on Rod Larsen's crops. Larsen, 63, farms corn, beans, wheat, hay...
February 2, 2013 - 6:39am
October 29, 2012
WEB rural water project marks 30 years
ABERDEEN (AP) -- Thirty years ago, dignitaries gathered in the northern South Dakota town of Selby to launch the largest rural water project in the nation and the first one funded primarily with federal funds. A young congressman named Tom Daschle was there at the ground-breaking...
October 29, 2012 - 2:24pm
October 17, 2012
Corn belt shifts north with climate change
WASHINGTON -- Joe Waldman is saying goodbye to corn after yet another hot and dry summer convinced him that rainfall won't be there when he needs...
October 17, 2012 - 7:38am
September 29, 2012
Oahe irrigation potential remains untapped
When the Army Corps of Engineers floated the idea recently of charging to use some water stored in reservoirs on the Missouri River, Gov.
September 29, 2012 - 6:23am
July 19, 2012
DOT wants farmers to avoid irrigation overspray
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota Department of Transportation is asking farmers to try to keep their field irrigation systems from spraying water onto state highways. The DOT says the overspray can endanger motorists by creating a slippery road surface and limiting visibility for...
July 19, 2012 - 11:19am
July 21, 2011
Troubled Ogallala Aquifer focus of summit
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- When Rodger Funk first started farming in parched western Kansas, the conventional wisdom a half-century ago was that the water growers were pumping to irrigate their crops came from an underground river and that it was inexhaustible. He remembers hearing that...
July 21, 2011 - 8:53am