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Minnesota congressman joins 30 others in skipping Trump inauguration
Britain will not seek 'half in, half out' EU deal, May says
Aurora County alcohol sting held
MLK's daughter says 'God can triumph over Trump'
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
April 8, 2015
Missouri River water releases cut because of less snow
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Less water is being released from the Missouri River's dams this spring because officials expect only 80 percent of the normal amount of water to flow into the river basin this year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Monday that it cut the amount of water...
April 8, 2015 - 4:16pm
April 1, 2015
Sand from river could be used for fracking
NIOBRARA, Neb. -- The problem of excess sedimentation in the Missouri River and Lewis and Clark Lake isn't going away soon. But some innovative ideas about what to do -- such as using sediment for fracking -- are being discussed. Ron Zelt, a hydrologist with the U.S. Geological...
April 1, 2015 - 10:22am
March 22, 2015
PICKSTOWN — In a matter of minutes, roughly 5,000 new residents moved to the Missouri River Friday. And the move went swimmingly. Those...
March 22, 2015 - 10:27am
March 18, 2015
FEMA gives Union Co. ultimatum; flood insurance could go up
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — More than 400 homeowners whose property lies along the Missouri River could end up paying a $50 surcharge on their flood insurance if county officials in southeast South Dakota do not meet a federal deadline. The Federal Emergency Management Agency plans...
March 18, 2015 - 3:36pm
March 6, 2015
Watershed work continues in Lewis and Clark Lake area
LAKE ANDES — Work on the Missouri River watershed never really stops.
March 6, 2015 - 8:52pm
February 7, 2015
Lewis and Clark water pipeline picks up additional funding
TEA (AP) — A pipeline that will deliver Missouri River water to towns and rural water systems in South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota has picked up more funding from Washington. The Lewis and Clark Regional Water System will receive an extra $6.6 million from Bureau of Reclamation,...
February 7, 2015 - 4:46pm
January 21, 2015
Discovery of larval Missouri River pallid sturgeon heralded
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The discovery of two lab-confirmed tiny pallid sturgeons in the Missouri River near St. Louis offers fresh proof the endangered species descending from the dinosaur era is reproducing, the Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday. The two larval sturgeons, found...
January 21, 2015 - 11:02am
January 19, 2015
GFP is considering regulation changes for public use areas in three counties
PIERRE -- The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission wants to remove a refuge designation in Sully County, expand boat-safety areas on a reservoir in Butte County and further limit shooting at a recreation area in Charles Mix County. The proposed rules changes will be up for public...
January 19, 2015 - 8:46am
January 15, 2015
Normal runoff levels expected in Missouri River this year
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water flowing into the Missouri River this spring is expected to be close to normal levels. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it expects 25.6 million acre feet of water to flow into the Missouri River this year. Typically, the river receives...
January 15, 2015 - 5:19pm
January 14, 2015
Study: $18B to divert Missouri River to irrigate farms
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Building a 360-mile aqueduct to reroute water from the Missouri River to irrigate crops in western Kansas where underwater stores are being exhausted would cost $18 billion and require an additional $1 billion each year to operate, a new draft report shows. The...
January 14, 2015 - 7:36pm
November 18, 2014
Thune applauds prohibition on Corps' Missouri River surplus water fee
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator John Thune, R-S.D., Tuesday applauded the inclusion of a provision in the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) conference report prohibiting the U.S.
November 18, 2014 - 9:37pm
Happy (water) trails to you
YANKTON -- Welcome, paddlers. That's Jarett Bies' Facebook profile picture, as the co-founder of the South Dakota Kayak Challenge gears up for...
November 18, 2014 - 8:53pm
WOSTER: An incredible effort, an incredible flood
Last weekend as Nancy and I walked on a bike trail that meanders along the Missouri River shore here in Pierre, I idly noted the gray-white markings on the trunks of trees in the parks where we strolled. The markings, of course, are left from the great flood of 2011. Hard to imagine...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
November 10, 2014
Missouri River pipeline asks 3 states for funding
By Carson Walker SIOUX FALLS — Rather than waiting for the U.S. government to come through with funding for a tri-state Missouri River water pipeline, its developers are lobbying Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota — states that will also benefit from the project — for upfront...
November 10, 2014 - 7:33am
November 6, 2014
Baitfish population rebounds in Lake Oahe in 2014
PIERRE (AP) — Baitfish rebounded in Lake Oahe this year, but the population remains smaller than it was before the 2011 Missouri River flood. The lake had a good hatch of lake herring and a decent crop of rainbow smelt this year, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks biologist...
November 6, 2014 - 4:03pm