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Mitchell Tech showcases program in annual welding competition
Photos from the annual Mitchell Polar Plunge
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
Around the Region
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
Super Sophomore: Bridgewater-Emery’s Schultz named Republic player of the year
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Boudreau won't be resting Wild stars
Berrios focused on claiming spot in Twins' rotation
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Robert "Bob" Jenkinson
WOSTER: Finding funding to keep those sunny days and clouds away
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
January 26, 2017
TransCanada applies for permit to build Keystone XL pipeline
The Keystone XL pipeline could be coming to South Dakota. On Thursday, TransCanada Corporation announced it has applied for a permit to build...
January 26, 2017 - 5:16pm
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