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Grieving Brazilian town receives bodies of soccer plane-crash victims
Obama urges the public to tell Republicans not to 'abandon' the ACA
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Attorney general issues video appeal over pipeline protests
Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares dip
Burger King follows McDonald's with sales abroad beating U.S.
No partner in sight, Twitter faces tough solo choices
Apple sends out invites for Oct. 27 event
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Vinatieri's field goal gives South Dakota State playoff win
Vinatieri's field goal gives South Dakota State playoff win
No. 7 Concordia hands No. 1 DWU women first loss
A diligent Cavalier: Bon Homme's Mesman is Daily Republic's volleyball player of the year
No. 3 Iowa tops SDSU wrestling 29-8
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Donald J. Star
Rochelle Nancy Linaman-Riners
Robert G. Hoscheid
LETTER: Columnists and reporters should be kept separate
LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Looking for just a little more time
IN OTHER WORDS: South Dakota's DUI carnage continues
Christmas at the Capitol
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
August 10, 2016
South Dakota man in critical condition after mountain fall
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A 19-year-old South Dakota man is hospitalized in critical condition after falling while climbing the highest mountain peak in Montana. Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman Susan Gregg tells The Billings Gazette that Craig Pfeifle of Rapid City was in critical...
August 10, 2016 - 10:53am
May 25, 2016
Montana power plant needs new operator by May 2018
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Owners of a coal-fired power plant in Montana say the company that keeps it running wants out within 2 years. Pennsylvania-based Talen Energy owns a share of the Colstrip plant and operates the entire facility. Talen officials told the Billings Gazette Tuesday...
May 25, 2016 - 12:16pm
Federal oil, gas leases stall over bird concerns in US West
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Concerns over a bird that ranges across the American West continue to delay federal oil and gas lease sales, five months after Interior Secretary Sally Jewell proclaimed the Obama administration had found a way to balance drilling and conservation. The Interior...
March 25, 2016 - 4:39pm
October 19, 2015
USDA to help Montana farmers improve honeybee populations
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will help farmers in six states improve food sources for honeybees on private lands as populations continue to fall. The Missoulian reports that the USDA announced last week that it has made $4 million in financial assistance...
October 19, 2015 - 11:32am
July 24, 2015
Montana wildfire rages unchecked for third day in Glacier National Park
Flames roared unchecked through heavy timber for a third day in Montana's Glacier National Park, where the main road has been closed through...
July 24, 2015 - 9:50am
April 23, 2015
Gov. Steve Bullock signs Montana anti-bullying bill into law
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — It took more than 10 years, several proposals and countless stories from young people who have suffered, but on Tuesday, Montana joined every other state in the nation with an anti-bullying law. Democratic Gov. Steve Bullock signed the Bully Free Montana...
April 23, 2015 - 2:29pm
Agweek TV: GMOs and economic predictions for farmers at the soybean expo
Noted author and environmental speaker Patrick Moore spoke about GMO crops at the 2015 Northern Soybean Expo in Fargo last week. The former Greenpeace...
February 23, 2015 - 6:00am
Montana oil spill adds to fears about proposed pipeline
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A pipeline oil spill in Montana that contaminated a river and a city's drinking water supply is adding to fears about a proposed pipeline to carry oil from western North Dakota to a terminal in Illinois for distribution to refineries in eastern states. Many...
January 23, 2015 - 2:31pm
December 25, 2014
Montana gov wants changes in bomber zone
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Gov. Steve Bullock says he remains opposed to an Air Force proposal to establish a bomber training area over the Northern Plains that would cover an area larger than West Virginia. An Air Force decision is due possibly by the end of the month...
December 25, 2014 - 12:32am
December 17, 2014
Study: Tall grass aids sage grouse nesting success
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Newly published research that examined the relationship between grass height and the greater sage grouse's nesting success could have implications for cattle and sheep grazing as environmental groups push for federal protection for the chicken-size, ground-dwelling...
December 17, 2014 - 9:16pm
December 1, 2014
Sheriff: SD priest dies in Montana plane crash
SPEARFISH (AP) — Authorities say a South Dakota priest has died in a plane crash in southeastern Montana. The Carter County Sheriff in Montana says the single-engine Cessna took off from Spearfish on Friday and was discovered Sunday. Authorities say 50-year-old Peter Kovarik...
December 1, 2014 - 11:12pm
September 9, 2014
Montana restricts oil drilling to protect sage grouse, head off federal intervention
By Matthew Brown BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Gov. Steve Bullock on Tuesday ordered restrictions on future oil drilling and other activities blamed for driving down sage grouse numbers, bringing Montana into step with states across the West rushing to head off federal intervention...
September 9, 2014 - 4:19pm
July 12, 2014
Study: SD polls open 12 hours; ND’s 7-14
South Dakota allows its citizens about the same amount of time to vote on Election Day as most states — 12 hours — according to a new report. The website SmartPolitics at the Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota recently conducted research on how long...
July 12, 2014 - 2:13pm
May 18, 2014
NorthWestern to break ground on $25M Butte, Mont., offices
BUTTE, Mont. (AP) — NorthWestern Energy will break ground this week on a new $25 million building in Butte. The Montana Standard reports (bit.ly/TixRFC) the South Dakota-based company's new Montana headquarters will be uptown Butte's largest building project in decades. City...
May 18, 2014 - 11:17pm
May 2, 2014
Brandon man arrested in 1996 slaying of Montana vet
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A South Dakota man will be sent to Montana to face a murder charge in the 1996 shooting death of a veterinarian who was seeing his ex-girlfriend, authorities said Friday. Montana prosecutors revived a deliberate homicide charge against Thomas Jaraczeski...
May 2, 2014 - 4:19pm