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Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths
Regulator: Dakota Access pipeline worker killed in accident
Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest
3 tribal colleges in South Dakota get USDA grant funding
Defense attorneys ask about death penalty in casino killing
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
No. 3 Harrisburg rallies past No. 2 Mitchell
Dakota State stuns Dakota Wesleyan football team
No. 3 Jaguars fend off No. 4 Cowboys
Kernels cross country brings back bigger squad
Titans overtake Razorbacks in first half
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Shellie Rene Hansen (Gaulke)
Andrew Clarence Sybesma
Steven Douglas Coulter
Fern M. Chasing Horse
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
LETTER: Time passes, but remember all involved at 9-11
LETTER: Ask for fair pay on Labor Day
LETTER: Let's double check Thune's claim
LETTER: State's attorney should look into gas prices
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
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