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Obamacare repeal in U.S. Senate collapses as Republicans falter
Three goodbyes in three days: Why these parents watched their children die at home
Equifax CEO Richard Smith steps down amid hacking scandal
Rapid City ammunition company gets $50M contract with Navy
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Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Syngenta settles Minnesota corn-contamination suit in trial
Soybean and corn harvests get underway in South Dakota
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
Four DI college basketball coaches charged with accepting bribes in federal corruption case
Colin Kaepernick vs. Tim Tebow: A tale of two Christians on their knees
Rolling Thunder: ACDC utilizing quick offense for strong start
Area volleyball roundup: Trojans topple Titans in road win
Blackhawks' Kolousek to speak at Mitchell QB Club
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
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Keillor: The gentle people shall prevail
GRAVES: A picture's worth 1,000 words
BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
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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
Keystone man dies in rollover crash
KEYSTONE (AP) — A 61-year-old man is dead following a rollover crash in western South Dakota. The state's Department of Public Safety on Sunday said Kenneth Dahn was driving eastbound on Medill Street in Keystone when he left the roadway, drove up the concrete rail and rolled...
August 10, 2014 - 11:21pm
May 27, 2014
New safety requirements set for Keystone pipeline
Officials document pipe damaged by TransCanada crews during installation process. Weld failure rate called 'horrible.'
May 27, 2014 - 7:42am
May 12, 2014
Energy savings bill fails amid election politics
A widely popular, bipartisan energy savings bill fell victim in the Senate on Monday to election-year politics and the Obama administration's continued indecision on the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
May 12, 2014 - 6:25pm
May 7, 2014
Man who kept Mount Rushmore lights on dies
A South Dakota man who drew national attention in the mid-1990s when he paid to keep the lights on at Mount Rushmore during a federal government shutdown has died. Arthur Oakes, of Keystone, died Monday after a two-year battle with pancreatic cancer.
May 7, 2014 - 10:44am
May 6, 2014
U.S. Senate takes up energy bill amid Keystone squabble
By Matthew Daly WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate moved closer to a showdown over the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline Tuesday, as a related energy bill cleared an early procedural hurdle. Senators voted 79-20 to take up an energy efficiency bill that Keystone supporters want...
May 6, 2014 - 10:07pm
Senator: Ukraine unrest shows need for Keystone XL pipeline
WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee said Tuesday that instability in Ukraine makes the case for building the Keystone XL oil pipeline in the United States. "Progress has been too slow," said Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La. She said the...
May 6, 2014 - 12:43pm
May 1, 2014
Supporters say Keystone bill short of 60 votes
By David Espo WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate supporters of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline conceded Thursday they lack the 60 votes necessary to pass legislation authorizing immediate construction of the project, but said they remain hopeful of prevailing. "At this point...
May 1, 2014 - 11:27pm
April 29, 2014
Keystone pipeline supporters seek quick Senate vote
By David Espo and Matthew Daly WASHINGTON (AP) — In a struggle steeped in election-year politics, supporters of the proposed Keystone XL pipeline are seeking a swift Senate vote on legislation to approve construction of the project that environmentalists oppose strongly and...
April 29, 2014 - 5:28pm
April 23, 2014
Many Canadian aboriginals see no compromise on oil sands pipeline
By Julie Gordon KITIMAT, British Columbia (Reuters) - Just a few miles from the spot where Enbridge Inc plans to build a massive marine terminal...
April 23, 2014 - 10:16am
Canada vows to keep Keystone XL issue alive
By Richard Woodbury HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (Reuters) — Far from giving up on the Keystone XL pipeline to the United States, Finance Minister...
April 23, 2014 - 7:33am
April 21, 2014
Documents link state-sponsored company, pipeline
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A state-sponsored company that directed millions of dollars from foreign investors to the idled Northern Beef Packers plant and other projects in South Dakota before running afoul of authorities also attempted to help finance the now-stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline,...
April 21, 2014 - 2:47pm
April 19, 2014
Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL
By Josh Lederman WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms. Fat chance. An indefinite extension...
April 19, 2014 - 8:23am