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Senate overwhelmingly rejects Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Rapid City police work to improve race relations in city
Sioux Falls city councilwoman apologizes for outburst
Hartford residents reject tax increase for school district
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Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
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BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Ida C. Rowe
Julie L. Lang
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
December 4, 2013
Mitchell plowing snow emergency routes
The city of Mitchell has declared a snow emergency, which means all vehicles must be removed from Snow Emergency Routes by 6 a.m. today, Dec. 4, 2013, or they will be subject to ticketing and towing. No parking will be allowed on Snow Emergency Routes until after the storm is over...
December 4, 2013 - 5:14am
December 3, 2013
Snow forecast jumps higher
4-7 inches, bitter cold predicted as warnings issued across area.
December 3, 2013 - 8:57pm
Northern Great Plains ranchers ready for storm
By Blake Nicholson BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Cattle ranchers in the Dakotas who lost thousands of animals in an early October blizzard say they're better-prepared for the latest winter storm to threaten the northern Great Plains. By late Wednesday, the region's snow could range...
December 3, 2013 - 2:17pm
Northern Great Plains bracing for significant snow
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — State transportation officials have issued a travel alert for all of North Dakota because of freezing rain and snow. Some roads in South Dakota also are in poor driving condition because of a storm that swept into the northern Great Plains on Monday. Freezing...
December 3, 2013 - 7:55am
December 2, 2013
Dakotas to see significant snow, cold
Western South Dakota forecast to get a half-foot of snow Tuesday, Wednesday.
December 2, 2013 - 8:25pm
Freezing rain, snow for Northern Plains this week
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Freezing rain is falling in the northern Great Plains as the workweek begins. The National Weather Service has issued freezing rain advisories for most of North Dakota and northeastern South Dakota for Monday, and says significant snow might follow in parts...
December 2, 2013 - 10:00am
November 11, 2013
Snow making travel treacherous in western SD
RAPID CITY (AP) — Snow is making travel treacherous in parts of western South Dakota. The National Weather Service says 1-2 inches of snow is expected in the region by Monday evening. The Rapid City Journal reports that the snow has made Interstate 90 off ramps slick, and that...
November 11, 2013 - 1:29pm
November 7, 2013
City of MItchell to enforce snow removal ordinance
The city of Mitchell will begin enforcement of the sidewalk snow removal ordinance this week. All sidewalks abutting a resident’s property shall be cleared of snow and ice. Those failing to do so may be subject to having sidewalks cleared at $75 for the first 50 feet, plus $1...
November 7, 2013 - 7:20am
November 5, 2013
PHOTO: Wintry weather
November 5, 2013 - 8:51pm
Nearly half a foot of snow expected in southern SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Parts of South Dakota are in for a wintry day. The National Weather Service says the southern part of the state could see nearly half a foot of snow by Tuesday night. The snow is expected south of Interstate 90, with higher amounts near the Nebraska border. Meteorologist...
November 5, 2013 - 12:11pm
November 4, 2013
Blizzard cleanup costing Northern Hills cities
SPEARFISH (AP) — Snow removal costs in the northern Black Hills communities of Lead, Deadwood and Spearfish approached $1 million after the...
November 4, 2013 - 11:57am
October 31, 2013
Sioux Falls to send out snow alert text messages
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Drivers in Sioux Falls have a new way to find out about parking restrictions when the snow piles up this winter. The city will send out cellphone text messages when snow alerts are issued. To subscribe, send a text with the word SNOW to 605-413-1990 or go...
October 31, 2013 - 7:25am
October 17, 2013
State vet estimates storm killed 15-30K livestock
By Chet Brokaw PIERRE (AP) — State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven said Thursday he now estimates that 15,000 to 30,000 cattle died in the early autumn blizzard that buried western South Dakota in snow nearly two weeks ago. Oedekoven earlier estimated the livestock loss at 10,000...
October 17, 2013 - 5:46pm
Blizzard causes fish deaths at fed hatchery in SD
SPEARFISH (AP) — Problems related to the early October blizzard in the Black Hills of western South Dakota left about 1,000 fish dead at the federal hatchery at Spearfish. The lone worker on site at the time says the partial shutdown of the federal government also played a role. The...
October 17, 2013 - 12:20pm
October 14, 2013
About 1,800 still without power from fall storm
RAPID CITY (AP) — About 1,800 electric customers in western South Dakota remain without power from an autumn storm that dumped several feet of snow, and more is falling. Black Hills Power says about 200 of its customers still don't have electricity but most should by midweek. West...
October 14, 2013 - 8:00pm