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'I thought I was done': George H.W. Bush faced death at 20 during WWII
Federal judge: Trump administration must accept new DACA applicants
South Dakota no longer last in average teacher pay
Trump suggests nominee for VA post drop out because of 'ugly' process
Waffle House shooting suspect left behind considerable evidence at scene, authorities say
Arnold honored by CDC as childhood immunization champion
Brookings fish food company expanding with $60M Volga plant
Next threat stalking American farmers is the end of cheap money
Veteran receives penis, scrotum transplant in surgery doctors hail as a medical first
Judge asked to reject pipeline protester's evidence request
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Mitchell, Sioux Falls still in Hoop City Classic plans
Weather emergency called for Class B high school baseball
Vikings not sure they'll pick offensive guard
DWU men finish 8th at GPAC tourney
Berrios scoreless streak comes to an end against Yanks
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
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Dorothy Marie Callies
Violet Mae Freidel
Dale Lewis Thompson
OPINION: Friendships that pick up where they left off
OPINION: Potter's Sasquatch book brings originality
Daugaard: Celebrating South Dakota's conservationists
OPINION: Prosecutors get a new power if a drug deal causes a death
1963 Impala was beautiful, but it fell apart
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
January 16, 2018
340 billion gallons of sludge spur environmental fears in Canada
Amid the bogs and forests of northern Alberta, the heart of the Canadian oil patch, lie some of the largest waste dumps of the global energy...
January 16, 2018 - 10:10am
April 28, 2017
Livestock advocates worry about appeals court ruling on feedlot operators
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Livestock advocates in the Upper Great Plains say it's too soon to know how a District of Columbia ruling that sided...
April 28, 2017 - 8:05pm
March 2, 2017
Emission standards opposed by SD delegation to be cut by Trump
WASHINGTON — Another presidential executive order could be the beginning of the end for a carbon-cutting initiative criticized by South...
March 2, 2017 - 7:25pm
February 13, 2017
Not even the world's deepest ocean trenches are free of pollution, scientists discover
Scientists have discovered the presence of chemical pollutants in some of the ocean's deepest trenches, previously thought to be nearly untouched by human influence. In fact, they've found levels of contamination in some marine organisms living there that rival some of the most polluted...
February 13, 2017 - 12:31pm
November 21, 2016
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Forty-five large investors collectively managing $1.2 trillion in assets are pressing some of the nation's largest meat producers to set policies...
November 21, 2016 - 4:05pm
May 19, 2016
Water cleanup project finding success
To clean up South Dakota's waterways, a local organization is spending its summer keeping cows on dry land. This summer, the South Central Watershed...
May 19, 2016 - 6:28pm
November 5, 2015
S.D. representatives unite against clean water rule
South Dakota's three members of U.S. Congress are in unison in their opposition to the Waters of the United States rule. U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem called the Environmental Protection Agency's WOTUS rule the largest federal land grab in her lifetime. "This is a life-changing for us in...
November 5, 2015 - 1:54pm
September 20, 2015
Dirty air from Asian stoves, U.S. farms kills 3 million globally
NEW YORK — Outdoor air pollution contributed to 3.3 million deaths worldwide in 2010, with wood-burning stoves in China and India and ammonia-belching farms in the West among the biggest culprits, according to a new study. And if nothing is done, the annual toll from dirty air...
September 20, 2015 - 8:21pm
July 5, 2015
LETTER: Lake pollution needs to be fixed
To the Editor: I drove to Burger King recently, where the meal was excellent, but the soft drink was not. The taste of chlorine was overwhelming. This is not Burger King's fault. The fault belongs to the municipal water supply. However, it is only reacting to the quality of the water...
July 5, 2015 - 11:47am
June 9, 2015
Appeals court tosses suits challenging climate change plan
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday threw out a pair of high-profile lawsuits challenging the Obama administration's sweeping plan to address climate change, saying it's too early to challenge a proposed rule that isn't yet final. The ruling from the U.S.
June 9, 2015 - 1:21pm
January 7, 2015
COLUMN: In this climate, vehicles need to be warmed up
FARGO -- Every winter morning before work, I trudge outside to start my car. I have to do it for the sake of my vehicle, or so I thought. Now that federal agencies and national groups are coming out against idling, and car manufacturers are recommending that we drive right...
January 7, 2015 - 4:52pm
November 20, 2014
Noem seeks rollback of Cleanwater Act expansion by EPA
Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., hopes an effort to roll back an expansion of the federal Clean Water Act will meet with the same success found in unraveling plans to regulate workers on small farms. Noem is one of 231 members of Congress who signed a letter to top federal officials complaining...
November 20, 2014 - 8:58am
November 18, 2014
Thune on EPA regulations: Nothing more than a national energy tax
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., on Monday made the following comment regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) proposed regulations on existing power plants: "Make no mistake, the administration's proposed rule is nothing more than a national energy...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
Agriculture may benefit from new EPA emissions rules
YANKTON — The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed new rules that would cut carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants by 30 percent by the year 2030. The rules are part of the response of the Obama administration to climate change. Johnathan Hladik, senior advocate...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
November 12, 2014
AG WEEK: The ugly truth about cash rents
Modern agriculture likes to present a unified public front in which earnest farmers stress their solidarity and good intentions. Sometimes I half expect them to break into a chorus of “Kumbaya.” That’s especially true when it comes to land stewardship. Their unvarying message:...
November 12, 2014 - 10:25am