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Mitchell police issues warning about door-to-door salespeople
Two injured in crash northeast of Wessington Springs
Amid falling enrollment, South Central considering consolidation
Three injured in crash southeast of Lake Andes
Trump discusses border wall with Mexico, no mention of payment
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Dry weather impacting pasture, range conditions
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Mitchell outlasts Yankton for dual win
Five-set thriller finally goes Mitchell's way
Mitchell Christian earns first volleyball win
Four Angels lead amateur baseball all-tournament team
Mitchell dance team finishes ninth in opener
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Gordon R. Plowe
Gordon Franklin Thomsen
Diane Kay McCarthy
Bernard (Barney) Metz
Stacy Rae Nedved
Training for the race called life
It's a great fair, state or territorial
OUR VIEW: Long-term solutions needed for workforce issue
No laughing matter
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
SD pheasant count shows 20 percent decrease
WILTZ: A fishing trip to Ontario where the adults were carefree kids again
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
UPDATE: Authorities say 25-year-old Woonsocket woman murdered
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. Court...
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
November 4, 2014
Cleanup wrapping up at bombing range on Pine Ridge rez
KYLE (AP) — Seventy-two years after the military began using the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation for target practice, the federal government is nearly finished cleaning up a dangerous section of the mess left behind. The Army Corps of Engineers will host a public meeting Wednesday...
November 4, 2014 - 2:32pm
October 7, 2014
High level of chemical found in Lesterville water
LESTERVILLE (AP) — Residents of Lesterville have been told to stop using tap water after state officials found high levels of a potentially harmful chemical. The amount of tetrachloroethylene found in a routine water sample was nearly 22 times the standard for drinking water,...
October 7, 2014 - 9:56pm
September 18, 2014
Watertown business is in the clear after three waste disposal violations
PIERRE — State regulators removed the last piece of the penalties against a Watertown business Thursday that's been in repeated trouble for illegal disposal of waste. The South Dakota Board of Minerals and Environment agreed to release the remaining $10,000 of bond that Stromseth...
September 18, 2014 - 10:11pm
Thune seeks to hamstring EPA in 2 bills
Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., rarely has kind words for the federal Environmental Protection Agency, and Wednesday he promoted two bills that would shackle the agency on two fronts. One bill Thune is sponsoring would slow down the EPA’s plans to crack down on smog, and another would...
September 18, 2014 - 7:13am
August 21, 2014
Uranium mining company must release survey data, federal licensing board says
RAPID CITY (AP) — A mining company must release the results of a geological survey that opponents of its proposed uranium mine in western South Dakota say is necessary to ensure that local aquifers are protected, a federal licensing board of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ruled...
August 21, 2014 - 8:35am