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Woman arrested after driving into White House barrier was convicted last year of trying to climb fence
Six injured in Friday crash near Alexandria
South Dakota Supreme Court: warrant needed for urine sample
House passes one-subject mandate for constitutional changes
Mission couple plead not guilty to wire fraud
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
place a business brief
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Farmers have highest suicide rate of all occupations
Chamberlain duo eyeing top finishes
Class B wrestling roundup: Howard second, Winner in third after first day
Havlik, Max advance to semis for Kernels
Report details more than 20 players and programs implicated in NCAA college basketball probe
Once-touted reliever J.T. Chargois claimed off waivers by Dodgers
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
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Leo W. Konstanz
Dorothea Dunmire Peterson
LETTER: Assault guns need to go
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
KLUMB: Looking into lunch shaming
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
February 20, 2018
Groups want details on Trump's approval of Keystone pipeline
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Opponents of the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada are asking a judge to force the U.S. government to...
February 20, 2018 - 1:53pm
January 18, 2018
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
TransCanada Corp. has enough customer interest to go forward with the Keystone XL oil pipeline, if the company decides to build it. The Calgary-based...
January 18, 2018 - 11:32am
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...
November 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
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