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Ex-president George H.W. Bush moved into intensive care; wife hospitalized
S.D. Board of Education to consider new teacher certification process
Wagner man charged with raping 12-year-old girl
Platte’s New Hope to be ready for use by spring
Dakota Wesleyan band director selected for masterclass in London
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Six area teams scheduled for boys basketball shootout in Madison
Tiger men roll past Dordt
Photos from Dakota Wesleyan's doubleheader sweep of Dordt College
Defense carries the day for Tiger women over Dordt
Winner’s Ewing is latest Warrior to join Jackrabbits
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
W.P. "Pete" Olson
Ardith J. Muilenburg
Thomas Ralph Mielke
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
October 12, 2016
Activists target five pipelines in solidarity with Dakota Access opponents
CLEARBROOK, Minn. — Activists who tampered Tuesday, Oct. 11, with five oil pipelines that carry Canadian crude into the United States said...
October 12, 2016 - 12:49pm
May 5, 2016
Oil pipeline leak: "It was a better spot to have one"
PIERRE — TransCanada is nearly finished hauling away soil from the Hutchinson County site where the company's oil pipeline was found on April 2 to be leaking, an environmental scientist for state government said Thursday. Brian Walsh briefed members of the South Dakota Water...
May 5, 2016 - 4:00pm
April 15, 2016
A problem with pipelines
A recent oil spill was the last straw for one landowner and his trust in pipeline safety in South Dakota. Mike Sibson never thought the Keystone...
April 15, 2016 - 10:14pm
April 13, 2016
OPINION: When safety fears come true
The legendary Curt Hohn, executive director of Web Rural Water system and tireless fighter for South Dakota Rural Water, would not be surprised with the news that a leak has developed in southeast South Dakota, 2 miles west of Highway 18 and 81 at Meridian Corner.
April 13, 2016 - 10:19am
April 11, 2016
TransCanada resumes oil shipments through Keystone Pipeline
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — TransCanada Corp. has resumed sending oil through the Keystone Pipeline after a weeklong shutdown prompted by a leak and oil spill in southeastern South Dakota. The pipeline came back online Sunday, but with a reduced pressure under a controlled restart whose...
April 11, 2016 - 1:32pm
April 7, 2016
TransCanada: 400 barrels of oil leaked near Freeman
FREEMAN — Officials are estimating that 400 barrels of oil, or 16,800 gallons, were leaked out of a Keystone pipeline near Freeman. TransCanada,...
April 7, 2016 - 2:32pm
April 6, 2016
'Confident they'll make it right,' landowner says
FREEMAN — The man who owns land where an oil spill is being investigated has no qualms with TransCanada. Loren Schultz, of Freeman, is...
April 6, 2016 - 6:20pm
April 5, 2016
TransCanada: Oil spill 'small in scope'
FREEMAN — TransCanada officials have still not found a cause behind an oil spill southwest of Freeman, but evidence suggests the incident...
April 5, 2016 - 5:59pm
April 4, 2016
Keystone pipeline shut down after oil surfaces near Freeman
FREEMAN — TransCanada is investigating "visible signs of oil" on a small surface area along its Keystone pipeline right-of-way about four...
April 4, 2016 - 10:25am
February 19, 2016
TransCanada lobbyist defeats legislator's spill-tax proposal
PIERRE—Fighting to a brief tie with TransCanada ultimately wound up a permanent defeat Friday for Rep. Jason Frerichs and his attempt at a spill fee for oil pipelines that cross through South Dakota. Frerichs, D-Wilmot, originally wanted to charge 2 cents per barrel. That proposal...
February 19, 2016 - 6:01pm
November 6, 2015
UPDATE: South Dakota reacts to rejection of Keystone XL pipeline
President Barack Obama's decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline was met with mixed reaction from South Dakotans, but one Draper landowner...
November 6, 2015 - 1:50pm
November 2, 2015
TransCanada asks US to suspend pipeline application review
TORONTO (AP) — After waiting seven years for a decision, the company behind the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Texas has asked the U.S. State Department to suspend its review of the project. The move comes as the Obama administration increasingly appeared likely to...
November 2, 2015 - 8:45pm
October 20, 2015
Keystone XL opponents continue push to overturn pipeline law
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska landowners who oppose the Keystone XL pipeline are still trying to overturn a state law that allowed the governor to approve the project route, even though pipeline developer TransCanada is no longer relying on it. Pipeline opponents said Monday...
October 20, 2015 - 11:29am
September 18, 2015
LETTER: Speak out about property rights along pipeline
To the Editor: I attended a Public Utilities Commission policy hearing on TransCanada's pipeline approval. After listening to the testimony, much was stated about South Dakota's needing the pipeline for tax dollars.
September 18, 2015 - 8:13am
August 22, 2015
Landowner says TransCanada acted like 'bullies' when seeking easements
DRAPER—As the Keystone XL pipeline vies for a Presidential Permit to begin construction, one South Dakota landowner is on a mission to put a stop to the project. Paul Seamans, of Draper, serves as the chairperson of the Dakota Rural Action's board of executives. Since 2008,...
August 22, 2015 - 10:16am