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Forest Service: Closure order for Crow Peak area lifted
Sioux Falls mayor advances building after council rejection
New-look Corn Palace 'pretty darn busy'
Indian Health Service announces contract to improve health services in Rosebud, Pine Ridge
Man charged with rape of a minor starting in 2007
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Amateur baseball district playoffs: Mustangs blank Bullheads 6-0
Mitchell Black takes top seed into regions
Two Mitchell tennis players take second at Brandon Junior Open
Milbank claims Class B Legion title
Canova Gang grabs state tourney spot with win over Dell Rapids Mudcats
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Jackie (Bowar) Miiller
Ima Gene Toland
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
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
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
July 21, 2014
Foes seek vote on oil-contaminated soil project
EDGEMONT (AP) — Opponents of a proposed site in Fall River County for oil-contaminated soil hope to force a public vote on the matter. The County Commission recently approved the 5-acre site near Edgemont being proposed by High Plains Resources. The project still needs state...
July 21, 2014 - 1:31pm
July 12, 2014
Study shows Aberdeen, Harrisburg, Canton and Mobridge in or near oil train ‘blast zones’
Some South Dakota communities are in or near what one environmental group calls the “blast zones” of railroads that carry oil shipments from North Dakota and Canada. The group ForestEthics has put together a searchable map at explosive-crude-by-rail.org based on federal Department...
July 12, 2014 - 2:09pm
Crumbling road infrastructure slows energy boom in nation
By Dan Murtaugh HOUSTON — The road to U.S. energy security is often unpaved. In southern Texas and North Dakota, where shale drilling has propelled U.S. oil production to the highest level in 28 years, thousands of 18-wheel trucks are rumbling to wells on roads designed decades...
July 12, 2014 - 1:15pm
July 10, 2014
Texas company proposes oil pipeline through Iowa
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Texas company wants to build a 1,100-mile pipeline that would cut diagonally across Iowa from northwest to southeast and carry millions of gallons of crude oil a day extracted from western North Dakota's oil fields. Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners...
July 10, 2014 - 6:01pm