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Vehicle destroyed in fire in Howard
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
Prosecutors: 'Uber' of sex trafficking rings busted in Twin Cities; also stretched into ND
South Central School Board ready to enter formal joint-powers discussions with Burke
Area Community Theatre hires new office manager
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
When Bridgewater is cleared to play, Zimmer wants him in purple
Former Kernels coach Skoglund returning to Spearfish
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
Mauer's spot in batting order will vary, but don't expect him near top
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
CLARK: Thanking our local physicians
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
November 12, 2014
$1.1B economic impact seen in Iowa oil pipeline
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — An analysis by a West Des Moines company says a proposed oil pipeline across Iowa would provide an economic impact of $1.1 billion to the state during two years of construction. The Des Moines Register reports that the analysis was prepared by Strategic...
November 12, 2014 - 11:21am
Senate Dems might OK Keystone pipeline to boost Landrieu in La.
By Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate may hold a vote on a bill to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada when it returns from recess, largely to boost support for Democrat Mary Landrieu’s run-off election to retain her Louisiana seat. Lawmakers return...
November 12, 2014 - 10:32am
November 3, 2014
Low oil prices send chills through ND oil patch
By Josh Wood and Jonathan Fahey WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Marcus Jundt moved to Williston from Minnesota almost four years ago and has opened...
November 3, 2014 - 2:53pm
October 29, 2014
SD poll: 60 percent support for Keystone pipeline
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A scientific poll done by two media organizations found wide support among South Dakotans for the Keystone XL pipeline. The statewide survey commissioned by the Argus Leader and KELO-TV shows 60 percent backing for the project, with 30 percent opposed and...
October 29, 2014 - 4:39pm
October 28, 2014
43 groups to intervene in SD Keystone re-approval
By Kevin Burbach PIERRE (AP) — Utility regulators approved 43 applications Tuesday from individuals and groups that want to have a say in South Dakota's decision on whether to re-approve part of the Keystone XL pipeline that would run through the state if it is ever built. The...
October 28, 2014 - 11:10pm
Keystone XL re-approval in SD draws skepticism
By Regina Garcia Cano SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Three times more individuals and groups than four years ago want to have a say in South Dakota's decision on whether to re-approve the portion of the Keystone XL pipeline that would run through the state if it is ever built, according...
October 28, 2014 - 7:57am
October 2, 2014
GUEBERT: Facts, figures and funny lines from around the country
Who knew ... ... that Bill Gates, the Harvard drop-out who co-founded Microsoft, owns 8.4 percent of Deere & Co., worth about $2.5 billion and "at least 100,000 acres of farmland in California, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana and other states" that includes a 490-acre Wyoming ranch once...
October 2, 2014 - 6:50am
Republicans craft 2015 plan to force Obama's hand on Keystone
By Amanda Becker and Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans plan to put approval of the long-delayed Keystone XL oil pipeline...
October 2, 2014 - 6:16am
September 30, 2014
Conference in Spearfish offers how SD can benefit from ND oil
By Carson Walker SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's oil and gas production is a fraction of North Dakota's, though the organizer of a conference this week in Spearfish said the southern neighbor could prosper if companies step up to supply much-needed products and services to...
September 30, 2014 - 4:58pm
September 21, 2014
Opponents, advocates of Keystone XL not backing down after 6 years
DICKINSON, N.D. -- One of North America's most controversial pipeline projects has been in limbo for more than a decade, and a decision from the U.S. president isn't coming, North Dakota congressmen said Friday. Despite the delay, neither side of the Keystone XL pipeline debate is...
September 21, 2014 - 9:45pm
September 18, 2014
Sioux Falls mayor suggests county sales tax after visit to ND oil patch
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — North Dakota's bustling oil patch has opportunities and lessons for the Sioux Falls area, the mayor of Sioux Falls said. Mike Huether traveled to the oil patch hub of Williston this week along with city Planning Director Mike Cooper to get a firsthand look...
September 18, 2014 - 10:50pm
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 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
August 30, 2014
30-inch oil line from Bakken faces Iowa fight
BISMARCK, N.D. — A major oil pipeline that would cross the Missouri River twice in North Dakota as it carries crude from the Bakken oilfields to Illinois faces a fight from activists in Iowa but so far has largely flown under the radar here. Energy Transfer Partners LP of Dallas,...
August 30, 2014 - 9:00pm
August 28, 2014
Oil conference planned in Spearfish in October
SPEARFISH (AP) — The South Dakota Oil and Gas Association and the Black Hills Expo Group are hosting an oil conference in Spearfish Oct. 1-2. The 2014 Black Hills Bakken and Investor Conference is aimed at helping attendees become more profitable in the energy market. There...
August 28, 2014 - 10:19pm