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A century of cookies: Girl Scouts celebrates 100 years of sales
National FFA Week provides opportunities for education, experience
Photos from the Mitchell High School all-school talent show
Christensen to remain mayor of Platte
SD's top family medicine physician hopes for improved rural access to health care
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
National FFA Week provides opportunities for education, experience
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Tiger men hit the road for GPAC semifinals
Fourth-quarter run helps MCM past Parkston
Nighthawks fly to District 11B title
Kernels start slow, finish strong on first day
Avon captures District 12B girls basketball title
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Violet Ordella Moline
Vernon E. Vlasman
Arline June Shipman
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
WOSTER: And there was light ...
LETTER: Troubled by EB-5 plea deal
LETTER: When will GOP take its role seriously?
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Richard and Judith (Stetler) Isaacs
LaVerne & Kathryn Kothe
Joe & Kerrill Morrison
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