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South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper injured in traffic stop
Aid deal promises quicker fire evacuations in Black Hills
UPDATE: 5 people including pregnant woman die in reservation crash
Seeking an outdoor oasis: Pergolas create room-like space
Declutter: Tips to tidy up your home, inbox
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
5 questions with ... KaSondra Staiger, Rancher, Hebron, N.D.
AgweekTV: Better grilling
Escaped cow wanders Mitchell park; lured home with corn
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Dillon captures wet Coca-Cola 600 for 1st Cup win
Rays' 15th-inning blasts sink Twins
Kisner earns one-shot win at Dean & Deluca Invitational
Feng limps to one-stroke LPGA victory despite two late bogeys
Sato becomes first Japanese driver to win Indy 500
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Daniel Robert Fritz
Karen L. Wright
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
LETTER: Forum clarifications
LETTER: A day we hold sacred
LETTER: Unjustified criticism
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
Jim & Elizabeth Wieczorek
June 2, 2014
Noem expresses concern over affordability of electricity under new greenhouse gas proposal
Washington, D.C. — U.S. Representative Kristi Noem, R-S.D., on Monday expressed her concern over the future affordability of electricity after the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed severe restrictions on greenhouse gas emissions for existing power plants. "Nearly...
June 2, 2014 - 8:44pm
May 27, 2014
Noem urges EPA to get more feedback on greenhouse gas proposal
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D, joined more than 170 members of Congress on a letter urging the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to extend the comment period on its upcoming regulation of greenhouse gases from existing power plants, expected to be released...
May 27, 2014 - 9:20pm
May 26, 2014
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