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Authorities identify Parker man killed in 1-vehicle crash
Zinke, Noem announce Trump rollback for outfitters, guides
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AgweekTV: Got Grains?
Pellet production leads to Poet's expansion
USDA releases proposed biotech labeling rules
COMMENTARY: When machines, crops, prices fail you, remember you still have worth
Soybeans spread to southwestern ND
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Paxton dominant again as Mariners top Twins
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Schuyler takes 4th in 3,200-meter run
Mitchell woman shares her adoption story with the world
OPINION: Nurses care for the sick, comfort those in need
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
JoAnn K. Houser
LETTER: Congress undermining youth
LETTER: Here rests in honored glory a comrade in arms
OPINION: The reason for Memorial Day has not changed; remembrance
Commentary: Bison passage: Good times in the Badlands
LETTER: Anyone notice Earth Day?
Wyoming may legalize trophy hunting of grizzly bears for the first time in 40 years
Expensive fishing electronics require proper touch
Commentary: Safety spout fuels colorful encounter in the boonies
Battling South Dakota's beaver problems
ND angler's walleye breaks 60-year record
Dennis & Joan Selfridge
May 24, 2018
Pellet production leads to Poet's expansion
Poet's investment in its Mitchell plant struck gold Wednesday. The company ceremonially broke ground on about $5 million in upgrades to expand...
May 24, 2018 - 5:30am
April 13, 2018
Ethan American Legion receives $3K grant for new tables
The Ethan American Legion received a $3,000 grant Thursday evening from Poet Biorefining. Becky Pitz, general manager at Poet in Mitchell, said...
April 13, 2018 - 7:00am
December 27, 2017
Sickened by toxic 9/11 dust, poet's dying wish was to come home to Minnesota and she died right after landing
ST. PAUL—As Holly Anderson, 62, looked out the airplane window last Friday, Dec. 22 ,at the sun setting over the Mississippi River, she...
December 27, 2017 - 7:17am
November 30, 2017
Officials: Missed opportunity for advanced biofuels
An "enormous opportunity" to recognize advanced biofuels fell short Thursday, according to the head of a South Dakota-based ethanol producer....
November 30, 2017 - 5:39pm
September 8, 2017
Call from the SD Hall: Broin changed the world of biofuels
SIOUX FALLS — To many, Jeff Broin has changed the world. Thirty years into a career in biofuels, Broin has built POET from a one-plant...
September 8, 2017 - 8:00am
July 15, 2017
Corn crop on the verge of collapse under brutally dry conditions
EMERY — July makes or breaks corn. That's what Scott Stahl, of Emery, has heard countless times from his dad, uncle and many other "old-timers"...
July 15, 2017 - 8:30am
November 5, 2016
Poet: 10 years, 650 million gallons of ethanol
LOOMIS — The ethanol business is booming, and one local plant has turned its success into a $1 billion investment in the Mitchell community....
November 5, 2016 - 8:10am
Palace City Profile: Life is POETry for the Waugh family
Palace City Profiles is an ongoing series of community members' stories, introducing us to the people and the possibilities that reside in our...
October 5, 2016 - 5:10pm
November 6, 2015
Poet promoting healthy living
Sioux Falls-based ethanol producer Poet is attempting to tap into another source of energy: its employees. "This isn't anything that we have...
November 6, 2015 - 11:34am
August 14, 2015
Poet releases economic report showing local impact
LOOMIS — Ethanol remains big business in South Dakota. A report released Thursday by South Dakota-based ethanol producer Poet says the...
August 14, 2015 - 7:29am
April 22, 2015
Man dies in semi truck at POET plant
A man having medical issues was found dead in a semi truck around 8 a.m. Wednesday at the Poet Biorefining plant north of Mitchell. Davison...
April 22, 2015 - 4:44pm
February 3, 2015
Proud to represent POET
This week, Becky Pitz will make her second trip to Washington, D.C. to help reinforce the importance of renewable fuels. Pitz, the general manager...
February 3, 2015 - 5:24pm
September 18, 2014
Noem receives "Fueling Growth" ethanol award
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congresswoman Kristi Noem was honored Tuesday with the "Fueling Growth" award for her leadership in supporting domestic energy production and pursuing energy independence through the production and use of ethanol. The award was presented by Growth Energy. It is...
September 18, 2014 - 7:18am
July 20, 2014
Mitchell Poet plant’s manager proud of company’s mission, people
It’s hard to catch Becky Pitz without a smile. The general manager of Mitchell’s Poet plant walks briskly throughout the plant, showcasing...
July 20, 2014 - 10:50pm
March 16, 2014
LETTER: Continue support of renewable fuels
To the Editor: As general manager of POET Biorefining-Mitchell, I wanted to take this opportunity to urge your continued support of biofuels and the Renewable Fuel Standard and provide an issue update. We employ 43 team members, purchased more than 22 million bushels of...
March 16, 2014 - 12:32pm