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State athletic commission adopts more rules for mixed martial arts
Police on hunt for man accused in crash, driving drunk, swerving on busy Sioux Falls streets
Council member says she has right to breastfeed at meetings, retains civil rights lawyer to challenge chair
Mitchell man injured after vehicle hits street pole
State's dentistry board starts on road to licensing changes
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
Analysis: Single-payer would drastically change American health care. Here's how it works.
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Drought conditions continue to improve in the Dakotas
As harvest gets underway, 2017 was problematic year for SD farmers
Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Wiggins, Towns lead Timberwolves past Jazz
Wheeler delivers decisive tally, Jets edge Wild
Verlander, Astros force decisive Game 7 vs. Yanks
Rubio, with facial hair galore, makes return trip to Minnesota
Area prep volleyball roundup: Beavers blank Bearcats
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Paul M. Stahl
Alexa Nicole McKenzie
Anne J. Whipple
Mary Aileen Houwman
Ride home opens door to life-changing kindness
LETTER: Fortunate our laws protect free speech
Fargo Feminist: 'Me too' but what about 'us too?'
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
WOSTER: Pheasants during the great fall classic
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Annika Russell - Bridal Shower
Paulson Five Generations
September 27, 2017
PUC decided on Tuesday that testimony is due Wednesday for wind farm docket
PIERRE — State government's regulators decided Tuesday the first round of testimony would be due Wednesday in the Crocker Wind Farm application....
September 27, 2017 - 9:21am
July 21, 2017
State regulators pull grain-buyer licenses from H & I Grain
PIERRE — State government regulators revoked the grain-buyer licenses for a Kingsbury County business Friday. The South Dakota Public Utilities...
July 21, 2017 - 3:01pm
July 7, 2017
State regulators halt grain-buyer licenses at Hetland company
PIERRE — State government regulators suspended the grain-buyer licenses and ordered a financial audit for H & I Grain of Hetland. Citizens...
July 7, 2017 - 12:15pm
June 6, 2017
Utility regulators approve MidAmerican report and plan on economic development
PIERRE — A provider of natural gas to customers in southeastern South Dakota received a green light Tuesday on its 2016 spending report for economic development activities and its 2017 plan. MidAmerican Energy officials said the company spent $112,343 last year in the nine counties...
June 6, 2017 - 3:35pm
May 15, 2017
State's utility regulators approve NorthWestern's economic plans
PIERRE — Chris Nelson asked a question about golf the other morning, as NorthWestern Energy officials presented the 2016 reports and 2017 plans on economic development efforts by their electricity and natural gas divisions. Nelson, one of three elected members on the South Dakota...
May 15, 2017 - 1:24pm
April 28, 2017
Utilities commission takes Astoria Station application
PIERRE — The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission designated a six-mile radius Thursday as the affected area for Otter Tail Power Company's proposed electricity plant in Deuel County. But the affected area would stop at the state border, rather than extend into Minnesota's...
April 28, 2017 - 4:45pm
April 3, 2017
Consolidated Edison proceeds: PUC hearing vs. Northwestern
PIERRE — Consolidated Edison Development gets four days to make its case next week before the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission,...
April 3, 2017 - 5:44pm
March 4, 2017
High-speed internet access expands by 222K in 10 years, makes ‘a world of difference’
When Kay Miller's high school children had a large school project, they were forced to make a 12-mile trek from Fulton to Mitchell to use a restaurant...
March 4, 2017 - 7:00am
October 31, 2016
Election for Public Utilities Commission seat reflects opposite paths taken after 1868 treaty
PIERRE — The three members of the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission operate mostly in obscurity. That is, until someone wants to...
October 31, 2016 - 5:14pm
PUC candidates face off for year's only forum
STURGIS — The two candidates for one seat on the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission met Saturday for their only joint forum before the Nov. 8 statewide election. Democrat Henry Red Cloud, of Pine Ridge, and Republican incumbent Chris Nelson answered questions for nearly...
October 31, 2016 - 10:10am
October 26, 2016
PUC is in middle again as companies disagree on wind-power price
PIERRE — The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission has been asked to resolve another pricing dispute between a wind-power company and...
October 26, 2016 - 4:59pm
June 7, 2016
MDU customers in South Dakota face higher prices for gas, electric
PIERRE—South Dakota customers of Montana-Dakota Utilities Co. have been paying higher prices for natural gas and electricity since January of this year, while the company waited for state regulators to finish considering rate increases submitted last June. Now, customers will...
June 7, 2016 - 6:37pm
May 24, 2016
State regulators will continue using FCC broadband reports
PIERRE — Telecommunications providers in South Dakota who seek federal high-cost support can continue to file the same reports to the state Public Utilities Commission as they provide to the Federal Communications System, including information about their deployment of broadband...
May 24, 2016 - 4:56pm
April 27, 2016
Replaying an old rivalry, utilities regulators allow SDREA into major case
PIERRE—While agreeing its criteria might be too loose, the state Public Utilities Commission relented Wednesday and voted 2-1 to let the South Dakota Rural Electric Association join a dispute over the power supplier for a new agricultural business. The case involves a request...
April 27, 2016 - 5:54pm
March 15, 2016
PUC approves key personnel for Dakota Access oil pipeline
PIERRE—State regulators approved the choices of a public liaison officer and a third-party compliance monitor Tuesday for the Dakota Access oil pipeline construction project through South Dakota. The project will carry oil from western North Dakota through South Dakota, Iowa...
March 15, 2016 - 4:33pm