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Man's body pulled from Big Sioux River in South Dakota park
School board to consider new bus company
2 men plead guilty to manslaughter in Rapid City stabbing
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Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
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Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
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Nelson relishes quarterback competition
Cougars cruise in home golf meet
Kernel boys better own relay record
Locals lead the way at Greenway Relays
Rosario's blast carries Twins by Tigers
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Robert C. "Bobby" Douville, Sr.
Dennis LeRoy (Denny) Kringen
Richard J. Miller
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
ROUNDS: Undoing the Obama legacy of ‘government knows best’
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
LETTER: A look at recent changes
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
November 17, 2014
Keystone Pipeline vote on Tuesday
WASHINGTON (AP) — On the eve of a showdown, Maine independent Sen. Angus King left open the possibility on Monday that he would support legislation to approve the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline, which appears just shy of the 60 votes needed to advance. "I'm a probable no,"...
November 17, 2014 - 9:56pm
November 15, 2014
Dakotas delegation strongly backs Keystone House vote
By Henry C. Jackson WASHINGTON — Members of the Dakotas congressional delegation cheered the passage of a House bill on Friday that allows construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline to move forward. Republican Reps. Kevin Cramer, of North Dakota, and Kristi Noem, of South...
November 15, 2014 - 10:53am
November 12, 2014
House, Senate to vote on Keystone pipeline
WASHINGTON (AP) — Long-stalled legislation to build the Keystone XL pipeline got new life on Wednesday after Senate Democrats suddenly abandoned efforts to block the measure in hopes of helping endangered Sen. Mary Landrieu keep her seat in energy-rich Louisiana. Republicans...
November 12, 2014 - 9:20pm
Senate Dems might OK Keystone pipeline to boost Landrieu in La.
By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate may hold a vote on a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada when it returns from recess, largely to boost support for Democrat Mary Landrieu’s run-off election to retain her Louisiana seat. Lawmakers return...
November 12, 2014 - 10:32am
October 29, 2014
SD poll: 60 percent support for Keystone pipeline
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A scientific poll done by two media organizations found wide support among South Dakotans for the Keystone XL pipeline. The statewide survey commissioned by the Argus Leader and KELO-TV shows 60 percent backing for the project, with 30 percent opposed and...
October 29, 2014 - 4:39pm
October 28, 2014
43 groups to intervene in SD Keystone re-approval
By Kevin Burbach PIERRE (AP) — Utility regulators approved 43 applications Tuesday from individuals and groups that want to have a say in South Dakota's decision on whether to re-approve part of the Keystone XL pipeline that would run through the state if it is ever built. The...
October 28, 2014 - 11:10pm
Keystone XL re-approval in SD draws skepticism
By Regina Garcia Cano SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Three times more individuals and groups than four years ago want to have a say in South Dakota's decision on whether to re-approve the portion of the Keystone XL pipeline that would run through the state if it is ever built, according...
October 28, 2014 - 7:57am
October 2, 2014
Republicans craft 2015 plan to force Obama's hand on Keystone
By Amanda Becker and Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans plan to put approval of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline...
October 2, 2014 - 6:16am
September 29, 2014
Thousands attend anti-pipeline concert in Nebraska
NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — Roughly 8,000 people filled a northeast Nebraska farm Saturday to hear Willie Nelson and Neil Young perform at a concert organized by opponents of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. The Lincoln Journal Star reports politicians and activists spoke to the...
September 29, 2014 - 11:59am
September 24, 2014
Thune says Senate needs to work better
U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., visited Mitchell on Wednesday and said that regardless of how the mid-term general election goes, his branch of...
September 24, 2014 - 8:46pm
September 21, 2014
Opponents, advocates of Keystone XL not backing down after 6 years
DICKINSON, N.D. -- One of North America's most controversial pipeline projects has been in limbo for more than a decade, and a decision from the U.S. president isn't coming, North Dakota congressmen said Friday. Despite the delay, neither side of the Keystone XL pipeline debate is...
September 21, 2014 - 9:45pm
September 15, 2014
Keystone XL operator asks for PUC recertification
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The operator of the long-delayed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline has formally asked South Dakota's utility regulators to recertify the portion of the project that runs through the state. The Public Utilities Commission must recertify that the conditions for...
September 15, 2014 - 4:06pm
September 10, 2014
Deputy kills mountain lion in Keystone
KEYSTONE (AP) — A Pennington County sheriff's deputy shot and killed a mountain lion after the animal was spotted in a Keystone neighborhood. Authorities say the mountain lion was spotted Monday night dragging a raccoon through a residential area. A deputy responded and found...
September 10, 2014 - 7:06am
August 18, 2014
Willie Nelson and Neil Young to headline anti-oil pipeline concert in cornfield
NELIGH, Neb. (AP) — Willie Nelson and Neil Young will headline a concert next month in a Nebraska cornfield organized by opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast. Bold Nebraska said Monday the concert will be held Sept. 27 on...
August 18, 2014 - 9:14pm
August 10, 2014
Study: Keystone carbon pollution more than figured
WASHINGTON (AP) — The much-debated Keystone XL pipeline could produce four times more global warming pollution than the State Department calculated earlier this year, a new study concludes. The U.S. estimates didn't take into account that the added oil from the pipeline would...
August 10, 2014 - 11:49pm