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Baltimore prosecutors drop all remaining charges in Freddie Gray case
American Indians to continue protest against pipeline
Police ID shooter in Rapid City incident, release details
Aberdeen house fire injures man; cause not immediately known
Disguised robber at Yankton bank leaves suspicious package
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Amateur baseball district playoffs: Mustangs blank Bullheads 6-0
Mitchell Black takes top seed into regions
Two Mitchell tennis players take second at Brandon Junior Open
Milbank claims Class B Legion title
Canova Gang grabs state tourney spot with win over Dell Rapids Mudcats
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
Wilma Jean Miller
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
April 1, 2016
High corn forecasts not expected to cause another railway backlog
Despite high corn forecasts for 2016, a railway backlog is not expected to return to South Dakota. In 2014, a lack of rail cars caused by shipping...
April 1, 2016 - 5:57pm
March 29, 2016
Man arrested for abandoning truck on railroad
Police arrested a man who allegedly left his pickup damaged and running on the railroad tracks on Friday in Mitchell. Adam Hruska, 26, of Mitchell, arrived at the Mitchell Department of Public Safety and was arrested on Friday afternoon, hours after police found his 2002 Dodge Ram...
March 29, 2016 - 6:21pm
March 25, 2016
Police investigate vehicle abandoned, stuck on railroad tracks
Police are investigating a vehicle that was left damaged and running on the railroad tracks this morning in western Mitchell. According to Sgt. Terry Reyelts with the Mitchell Police Division, around 7:30 a.m. Friday, police responded to a report of an abandoned vehicle on the railroad...
March 25, 2016 - 11:44am
January 18, 2016
Rail crossing safety questioned
Railroad crossing maintenance has gone off the tracks in recent years, according to two south central South Dakotans. Former state legislator Frank Kloucek said Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad's (BNSF) crossings from Yankton County to Davison County have been in a serious state...
January 18, 2016 - 4:41pm
September 29, 2015
Official: Routine inspection keeps public rails safe in South Dakota
Despite a recent fiery train wreck near Scotland, officials say public rail lines in South Dakota are more active and safe than ever. Todd Yeaton, chairman of the South Dakota State Railroad Board, said recent projects have boosted the safety and usability of the state's approximately...
September 29, 2015 - 8:36am
September 21, 2015
Ethanol tanker cars derail, catch fire near Scotland
SCOTLAND -- A 98-car train partially derailed early Saturday, leaving a bridge toppled and tanker cars scattered across a rural pasture. Seven...
September 21, 2015 - 12:29pm
August 12, 2015
Workin' on the railroad south of Mitchell
August 12, 2015 - 9:56am
April 23, 2015
State board puts rail loan requests on hold until Presho bids analyzed
PIERRE — The state Railroad Board delayed action Wednesday on loans that would help finance construction of sidings for three agriculture projects planned in Lyman, Hughes and Brookings counties. The board decided to wait after opening bids for a rehabilitation project on the...
April 23, 2015 - 8:53am
March 26, 2015
Three big railroad projects remain in a holding pattern
PIERRE – The state Railroad Board agreed Wednesday to reset the duration for a nearly $2 million loan to be used repairing the Sioux Valley line in southeastern South Dakota. The board originally approved the loan last year as well as an accompanying commitment of nearly...
March 26, 2015 - 3:35pm
January 29, 2015
Rail officials not happy with encroaching farm practices
Farmers are planting and harvesting too close to the Mitchell-Rapid City railroad, a group involved with the rail line agreed Thursday. State...
January 29, 2015 - 7:22pm
November 24, 2014
South Dakota workers 'hi-rail' for safety
CHAMBERLAIN (AP) — Record crop yields and the North Dakota oil boom have led to a significant resurgence of rail transit in South Dakota, and it's Lynn Kennison's job to make sure the tracks are safe. Kennison, a transportation specialist at the state Department of Transportation,...
November 24, 2014 - 7:57am
November 18, 2014
Thune: Railroads clearing up backlog
Railroad companies deserve credit for clearing up much of the backlog that had plagued South Dakota and surrounding states, Sen.
November 18, 2014 - 9:37pm
Thune says Senate needs to work better
U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., visited Mitchell on Wednesday and said that regardless of how the mid-term general election goes, his branch of...
November 18, 2014 - 1:17pm
US transportation boss raves about rail
OACOMA — After approving the grant funds earlier this year, U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx saw first-hand the impact improved...
November 18, 2014 - 1:17pm
GUEBERT: Facts, figures and funny lines from around the country
Who knew ... ... that Bill Gates, the Harvard drop-out who co-founded Microsoft, owns 8.4 percent of Deere & Co., worth about $2.5 billion and "at least 100,000 acres of farmland in California, Illinois, Iowa, Louisiana and other states" that includes a 490-acre Wyoming ranch once...
November 18, 2014 - 1:15pm