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I-90 closed for more than an hour near Oacoma after semi collision
Thursday need-to-know: 5 stories
Mitchell's 2017 building permits rise to $37.42 million
Spies fear former CIA officer may not face justice for suspected role in exposure of agents in China
Divisions over immigration, military dollars threaten to derail government spending bill
Amazon narrows field for second headquarters location to 20
Dicamba usage on soybean crops expected to double in 2018
Apple pledges to spend $350 billion, bring 20,000 jobs to US within next five years
Ford goes 'all in' on electric cars with $11 billion investment
The closing of 63 Sam's Club stores has big implications for small business
place a business brief
Dicamba usage on soybean crops expected to double in 2018
ND senator seeks to correct tax law rewarding farmers who sell to cooperatives
Latest South Dakota crop report shows impact of drought
It's your land, but expect a reaction if you anger other aggies
As issues arise, Hoeven studies co-op tax benefit impact
Take 5: Keys to the NFC Championship game
Vikings counting on ‘D’ in NFC Championship
Prep Focus: Krall carries confidence for Kernels' gymnasts
Police suspect suicide in death of Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski
Defenders top DWU men, sweep season series
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Tips to keep trim this holiday season
James W. Harley
Melinda J. (Schlaht) Kruse
Clara T. Rasmussen-Clark
Cornelius "Cornie" Lieuwen
OUR VIEW: Slow and steady with Northwoods League
Ted Cruz: Time to put Kim Jong Un on his heels
Commentary: Let's stop obsessing over dirty words
Analysis: Unexpected defeat in rural Wis. special election sets off GOP alarm bells
OPINION: What do you do when disaster seemingly strikes?
Wiltz: A fun trip to the Virgin Islands
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
Wiltz: Wisconsin deer hunting full of problems
Community pulls for Brule, Wis., musher
Wis. 19-year-old is quickly gaining experience and having success in his trapping
Clarence and Marcella Titze
Card Shower to Celebrate 60 Years
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
July 26, 2013
Appeal filed in suit against Poet
LOOMIS -- An area man who says he was unfairly fired from his job at the Poet ethanol plant in Loomis after he was injured at work is appealing a judge's decision to throw out his claim. On Monday, Brice Cody, of rural Letcher, and his attorney Stephanie Pochop, of Gregory, filed...
July 26, 2013 - 10:07pm
Company helping to turn downed branches into fuel
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A Sioux Falls wood recycling company is helping to turn streets of downed trees into energy. KSFY television reports that since the April 9 ice storm, trucks continued to add fallen branches and tree limbs to Mueller Pallets' recycling pile, which is up to about...
April 26, 2013 - 3:04pm