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Man pleads guilty in Salem drug store theft
Platte golf course vandalized early Sunday morning
Area organizations receive more than $13K worth of grants
High school activities association starts search for executive director
High school association directors restructure its financial committee
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
New schedule to spread out South Dakota football championships
Area volleyball roundup: Beavers claim home tournament title
Football rivals DWU, DSU to face each other tonight
Kernels give No. 2 Harrisburg a battle in opener
Turner ready for junior season with DWU football team
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Garlan "Gar" Edgar Mueller
Andrew Clarence Sybesma
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
OUR VIEW: Educators should encourage dual credit program
DUFFET: Paying for College and the Clinton New College Compact
MISKIMINS: Phillips helping, contributing in her hometown
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
September 5, 2012
TransCanada proposes new Keystone pipeline route through Nebraska
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- The company that wants to build a pipeline to transport crude oil from Canada to Gulf Coast refineries has proposed a new route through Nebraska to avoid environmentally sensitive areas. TransCanada said Wednesday that its new proposal minimizes the potential...
September 5, 2012 - 10:45am
July 7, 2012
Keystone XL pipeline expansion driven by oil-rich sands in Canada
FORT McMURRAY, Alberta, Canada -- Repairman Shawn Flett stood 30 feet above the ground on the deck of a truck the size of a house. He had just...
July 7, 2012 - 4:01pm
June 26, 2012
Army Corps approves Texas portion of oil pipeline
HOUSTON (AP) -- The Army Corps of Engineers has approved part of a Canadian company's plan to build an oil pipeline along the Texas Gulf Coast. The corps said in a letter Monday that TransCanada has approval for a 115-mile portion of pipeline near Galveston.
June 26, 2012 - 3:33pm
May 10, 2012
OTHER VIEW: Case for Keystone strengthens
Add Warren Buffett to the list of people who say the Keystone XL pipeline should be given the go-ahead. And it's a list that's getting longer by the week: Last month, the U.S. House voted 293-127 for a transportation bill that mandates the building of the pipeline.
May 10, 2012 - 10:08am
May 7, 2012
Warren Buffett backs TransCanada's proposed oil pipeline
May 7, 2012 - 3:20pm
May 4, 2012
TransCanada ready to apply for a new permit for Keystone oil pipeline
The Canadian firm behind the controversial Keystone XL pipeline will reapply as early as today for a federal permit to ship carbon-intense crude oil from Alberta to the United States, according to people familiar with the company's plans. In January, the Obama administration...
May 4, 2012 - 7:46am
April 24, 2012
SD PUC releases Keystone pipeline construction bonds
PIERRE (AP) -- State regulators have agreed to let TransCanada Keystone cancel $15 million in bonds it had posted to cover any damage to roads and bridges while it was building a crude oil pipeline across eastern South Dakota. The three members of the South Dakota Public Utilities...
April 24, 2012 - 2:07pm
April 19, 2012
TransCanada submits new oil line route
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The company planning the disputed Keystone XL oil pipeline has proposed a new route through Nebraska that avoids the state's environmentally sensitive Sandhills region. Calgary-based TransCanada submitted a series of proposed routes -- including a preferred...
April 19, 2012 - 7:32am
March 23, 2012
OPINION: Pipeline opposition is wishful thinking
President Obama is wary of it. Environmentalists, naturally, are against it just because. And quite a few other people seem to find it darkly...
March 23, 2012 - 4:38pm
March 10, 2012
LETTER: Bakken oil field should be further developed
To the Editor: This is a letter to Gov. Dennis Daugaard, South Dakota, and Gov. Jack Dalrymple, North Dakota. The purpose of this letter is to request your help by working together in the planning and economic development of the northern region's oil resources. Apparently,...
March 10, 2012 - 10:46am
March 8, 2012
Keystone pipeline amendment among those batted down by senators
WASHINGTON -- After lobbying by President Barack Obama and Senate Democratic leaders, the Senate Thursday defeated legislation to speed up construction of a U-S.-Canadian oil pipeline. The White House victory came after the president started personally calling Democratic senators...
March 8, 2012 - 10:38pm
March 2, 2012
Keystone oil pipeline could hike gas prices in Midwest
HOUSTON -- TransCanada's Keystone XL oil pipeline, a project that backers including Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum say will create cheaper U.S. gasoline, instead risks raising prices as much as 20 cents a gallon in the Midwest, Great Plains and Rocky Mountains. ...
March 2, 2012 - 7:05am
March 1, 2012
OPINION: South Dakota workers need the Keystone XL pipeline
President Obama recently announced his much anticipated decision on whether to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. Unfortunately, the president rejected the project, devastating tens of thousands of Americans who hoped to work on the pipeline. Keystone XL would have carried oil...
March 1, 2012 - 8:23am
February 27, 2012
TransCanada touts oil pipeline from Oklahoma to Texas
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Canadian company says it will build an oil pipeline from Oklahoma to Texas after President Barack Obama blocked the larger Keystone XL pipeline from Canada. Calgary-based TransCanada says the new project does not require presidential approval, since it does not...
February 27, 2012 - 11:55am
February 9, 2012
Audit clears State Department in Keystone pipeline review
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The State Department's internal watchdog cleared the agency Thursday of any impropriety in its review of a permit for a controversial pipeline that that would carry Canadian oil produced from tar sands to refineries along the Texas Gulf coast. In a report released...
February 9, 2012 - 2:36pm