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AgweekTV: Celebrating FFA
National FFA Week provides opportunities for education, experience
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
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Warriors' Doren captures state title
Ethan claims District 8B title
Semmler earns 160-pound title for Trojans
Undisputed champion: Chamberlain's Hutmacher claims Class A title
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
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AstroBob: Can you see the Russian landers, rovers on the moon? Yes!
Swift: Expiration dates are just suggestions
Phillips: A well-timed letter reminded me to look for kindness
LETTER: Ironic situation with SCOTUS
LETTER: What's unconstitutional?
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Richard and Judith (Stetler) Isaacs
LaVerne & Kathryn Kothe
Joe & Kerrill Morrison
Officials: Clean up Big Sioux River, Skunk Creek in Sioux Falls
To make the stretch of stream safe for swimming, livestock will be fenced out.
May 26, 2014 - 6:14am
May 19, 2014
E. coli found in water at Blue Mounds State Park
LUVERNE, Minn. (AP) — With Memorial Day weekend coming up, officials at Blue Mounds State Park in southwest Minnesota are dealing with the discovery of E. coli in the water. The park's website says the water system serving the office and main campground tested positive for...
May 19, 2014 - 10:11pm
OUR VIEW: Regulation might be costly, but so is polluted water
South Dakota's Republican members of Congress are apparently determined to prevent water regulations from becoming their Waterloo. Like the...
May 19, 2014 - 8:12pm
May 5, 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...
May 5, 2014 - 8:35pm
April 30, 2014
Report: 2 SD cities among best in clean air
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The American Lung Association says two cities in South Dakota are among the best in the nation when it comes to clean air. The association cited Rapid City and Sioux Falls as among the cleanest cities for ozone pollution. The group says the Rapid City area...
April 30, 2014 - 8:09am
April 21, 2014
SD group urges uranium mine cleanup on Earth Day
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota group says old uranium mines across the state and U.S. are contaminating water and the air with radioactive chemicals. The group, Defenders of the Black Hills, is helping to lead an effort to educate people and clean up old uranium...
April 21, 2014 - 7:52pm
April 15, 2014
Support grows for ‘clearing the waters’ of Clean Water Act
By Public News Service YANKTON — A change in federal clean-water rules appears to be popular with some major stakeholders, especially farmers, hunters and anglers. Two federal court decisions had muddied the rules on where the Clean Water Act applies, but a new revision has...
April 15, 2014 - 6:15am
April 9, 2014
SD groups urging cleanup of uranium mines
RAPID CITY (AP) — Some environmental groups plan to use Earth Day to call attention to old uranium mines in South Dakota and elsewhere. Defenders of the Black Hills and Clean Up The Mines say they'll announce a nationwide campaign to clean up all abandoned uranium mines in...
April 9, 2014 - 12:17pm
April 3, 2014
Harding Co. site part of record $5B pollution clean-up agreement
By Nick Brown (Reuters) - Energy company Anadarko Petroleum Corp agreed on Thursday to pay more than $5 billion to clean up areas across the...
April 3, 2014 - 9:20pm
March 15, 2014
Oil mars Alabama swamp months after crude train crash
ALICEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — Environmental regulators promised an aggressive cleanup after a tanker train hauling 2.9 million gallons of crude oil derailed and burned in a west Alabama swamp in early November amid a string of North American oil train crashes. So why is dark, smelly...
March 15, 2014 - 9:08pm
March 11, 2014
Aberdeen workers venting petroleum odor
ABDERDEEN (AP) — A buildup of a petroleum odor has city workers in Aberdeen venting sewer lines. Officials have been trying to determine the odor's origin since December. The American News reports that Assistant City Engineer Stu Nelson says contaminated soil might be a cause. City...
March 11, 2014 - 2:21pm
March 1, 2014
LETTER: Keep South Dakota’s groundwater pure
To the Editor: It will be at least one year before the Dewey-Burdock Powertech Uranium mining can begin near Edgemont. My personal hope is that these bills will be rewritten in a manner that they pass the House, go to the Senate and become solid bills. And I hope the wording will...
March 1, 2014 - 9:34pm
February 3, 2014
No Keystone XL means more oil by rail, report says
Winner mayor says most landowners in area support pipeline.
February 3, 2014 - 12:20pm
February 2, 2014
LETTER: Protect ourselves from uranium
To the Editor: The South Dakota Legislature has been in session for two weeks. I am grateful to each of them, for they are the changemakers. Our representatives have 120 bills to consider, and this is to be accomplished in this brief, two-month annual time frame. Each of...
February 2, 2014 - 10:42pm
January 22, 2014
Oglala tribe holding conference opposing pipeline
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribe says it's organizing a conference to oppose the Keystone XL Pipeline. Tribe vice president Tom Poor Bear says it will be held Feb. 13-14 at the Rapid City Ramkota Inn. The conference is entitled "Help Save Mother Earth From The Keystone...
January 22, 2014 - 10:21am