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National police groups add 'de-escalation' to new model policy on use of force
Obama to grant hundreds more drug commutations
New report: Abortions in US drop to lowest level since 1974
Lawmakers to take up bills on retirement system, drug abuse
Davison County Magistrate Court Oct. 24 through Nov. 7
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
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Week of Jan. 16 South Dakota Prep Basketball Polls
Athlete of the week: MCM's Laetsch racking up the assists
Cubs race past Titans
Mitchell Christian nets second win
Area basketball roundup: Freeman flies past Lyman
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
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OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
THUNE: A health care system that works for South Dakotans
WOSTER: Telling it true, verifying the facts
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
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. He was 74. Oakes wrote...
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
April 18, 2014
US delays review of Keystone XL pipeline
By Dina Cappiello and Josh Lederman WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is extending indefinitely the amount of time federal agencies...
April 18, 2014 - 3:06pm
April 17, 2014
Jimmy Carter joins Keystone foes as both sides search for celebrity support
WASHINGTON — Former President Jimmy Carter announced his opposition to the Keystone XL pipeline Wednesday, calling it a “linchpin for tar sands expansion and the increased pollution that will follow.” Carter joined nine other Nobel laureates — including anti- apartheid...
April 17, 2014 - 2:56pm
March 18, 2014
Despite opposition, many landowners await Keystone pipeline
By Grant Schulte LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — If the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline ever gains approval, Ronald Weber will watch from his farmhouse...
March 18, 2014 - 9:33pm
March 9, 2014
Around the Region
A look at news from around the region, as reported by weekly newspapers: Plankinton CITY NULLIFIES PETITION FOR COUNCIL SEAT: A pair of invalid signatures on Gary Kristensen's petition for a Plankinton City Council seat made him ineligible to run for the Ward I seat, which will go...
March 9, 2014 - 10:51pm