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Reports: Two more women accuse Sen. Al Franken of groping them
Standing Rock woman, boyfriend will spend decades in prison in beating death of 5-year-old
Three men sentenced in $10,000 blackjack table scam at northeast SD Indian casino
Minn. regulators find toxic children's jewelry
Utility regulators look again at prosecuting wind company
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
place a business brief
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
Coyotes' Streveler named Valley offensive player of the year
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
Roger O. Roth
Ron E. Heiter
Arlene Kostal Fuhrman
DAUGAARD: 138 Thanksgivings ago
WOSTER: Thankful for those who make life easier
ROUNDS: Remaining thankful
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
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Darrell Dean Simmons
November 22, 2017
State: Testing finds no oil in ditch near Keystone spill
AMHERST (AP) — A South Dakota official says TransCanada Corp.'s testing of water from a drainage ditch next to the Keystone pipeline's estimated...
13 hours 47 min ago
November 10, 2017
Keystone XL pipeline clients ready to fill it with oil - if Nebraska allows
TransCanada Corp. gave its strongest signal yet that it has enough demand from producers to fill the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline with oil. Now the ball is in Nebraska's court. While the company has long said it expected sufficient support from oil producers, TransCanada completed...
November 10, 2017 - 8:35am
June 16, 2017
188 new Americans given citizenship oath at Mount Rushmore
KEYSTONE (AP) — Mount Rushmore was the backdrop as nearly 200 people became new citizens of the United States. The U.S. District Court of South Dakota held a naturalization ceremony Thursday for 188 people at the national landmark symbolizing American freedom and the nation's history....
June 16, 2017 - 12:35pm
June 4, 2017
Company wants to move gold search from Keystone to Rochford
ROCHFORD (AP) — A Canadian company wants to move its search for gold almost 40 miles northwest from its current location in Keystone. Mineral Mountain Resources wants to drill up to 120 exploratory near Rochford, which was a gold-mining hub in the late 1800s, the Rapid City Journal...
June 4, 2017 - 6:00pm
April 28, 2017
Multi-billion dollar sale to change tourism in Keystone
KEYSTONE (AP) — The new owners of nearly 50 tourist-based hotels, restaurants and shops in a western South Dakota town say they plan to take...
April 28, 2017 - 11:16am
February 21, 2017
Officials threaten to shut down septic system in Keystone
KEYSTONE (AP) — Federal regulators are threatening to shut down a septic system at a hotel near Mount Rushmore National Memorial. The Rapid City Journal reports that officials say The Lodge at Mount Rushmore has discharged wastewater onto a neighbor's land and could be contaminating...
February 21, 2017 - 1:03pm
May 20, 2016
Keystone woman fed up with Mount Rushmore helicopter tours
KEYSTONE (AP) — A Keystone woman is fed up with the noise of helicopter tours around Mount Rushmore. Kathy Hackett says the dozens of daily flights during the tourist season are disruptive. She gathered dozens of signatures on a petition given to the town board seeking a forced...
May 20, 2016 - 4:57pm
May 2, 2016
Fireworks likely source of Mount Rushmore water pollution
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Past fireworks displays at Mount Rushmore National Memorial are the likely source of a pollutant found in water within the site in western South Dakota, according to a government report released Monday. The U.S. Geological Survey findings show the contaminant...
May 2, 2016 - 3:40pm
April 14, 2016
Mount Rushmore achieves climate-friendly park status
KEYSTONE (AP) — Mount Rushmore National Memorial has achieved "climate-friendly park" status thanks to energy reduction, waste management and other efforts that the park has undertaken since 2007. The designation is part of a National Park Service plan that focuses on sustainability....
April 14, 2016 - 11:31am
February 9, 2016
Mount Rushmore Society buys green space near memorial
KEYSTONE (AP) — The Mount Rushmore Society says it has bought 15 acres of land near the intersection of Highway 244 and 16A in Keystone to preserve and maintain the green space bordering Mount Rushmore National Memorial. The Mount Rushmore Society announced the purchase as one of...
February 9, 2016 - 12:26pm
December 17, 2015
With federal permit now rejected, opponents want Keystone XL pipeline blocked from SD
PIERRE — The state Public Utilities Commission will decide Tuesday whether to dismiss the permit for TransCanada to build its Keystone XL oil pipeline through South Dakota. TransCanada currently is waiting for the commission to decide a different issue: Whether to accept the company’s...
December 17, 2015 - 2:22pm
November 2, 2015
TransCanada asks US to suspend pipeline application review
TORONTO (AP) — After waiting seven years for a decision, the company behind the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Texas has asked the U.S. State Department to suspend its review of the project. The move comes as the Obama administration increasingly appeared likely to...
November 2, 2015 - 8:45pm
October 7, 2015
Mobridge, Keystone to assess pedestrian-friendliness
PIERRE (AP) — The communities of Mobridge and Keystone are getting a state Department of Health grant to help assess the Sioux Falls towns' pedestrian-friendliness. Chronic disease prevention and health promotion administrator Linda Ahrendt says an average of just 22 minutes...
October 7, 2015 - 2:30pm
March 28, 2015
LETTER: Keystone XL has multiple benefits
To the Editor: Mavis Hambeck recently sent a letter to the editor wherein she castigates our congressional delegation for their support of the Keystone XL pipeline. Has Ms. Hambeck ever heard of the bad balance of trade problems that have been plaguing the U.S. dollar? This is when...
March 28, 2015 - 9:20am
February 11, 2015
COLUMNS: Time to build
It's a project that would support approximately 42,100 jobs, according to the U.S. State Department. It's a project that would generate millions...
February 11, 2015 - 12:59pm