Skip to main content
The Daily Republic
Trump halts big-game trophy decision
Norm Coleman says he’d have beaten Franken in 2008 if groping photo had been public
Suspected MS-13 gang member arrested in northwest ND
Jesse Jackson says he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease
More than 75 specialists work on Keystone pipeline leak cleanup near SD, ND border
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
Community Closet to open in downtown Wagner on Dec. 1
South Dakota corn, soybean, sorghum crops forecast down
5 questions with ... Grady Bakken, farmer, Lignite, N.D.
New York strippers strike: Dancers say nearly-naked 'bottle girls' are grabbing their cash, cite racism
place a business brief
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
ND has one of the best weather monitoring systems in the US. Here's how it works.
Sioux Falls tabbed to host NAIA men’s basketball tournament
Hanson gets rolling in win over Faith
Tigers tame Kernels at state
Don't call it a blind shot: Wild's Jason Zucker knew where game-winner was headed
State volleyball notebook: Schmidt closes in on Kernel record
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
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
JACKLEY: Combating opioid addiction
Tooting your own horn could help others
Commentary: No man accused of sexually harassing a woman is irreplaceable - not even Al Franken
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
Kelly Ellston is
Darrell Dean Simmons
Sioux Falls tabbed to host NAIA men’s basketball tournament
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
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