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Colorado Springs police seek runner who won't stop pooping in front of a family's house
Minn. motorcyclist in Panda suit ticketed by State Patrol
Northern ND farmer’s son, 3, dies after falling out of tractor cab, run over by tires
Corn Palace social media campaign seeks celebrity mural decorators
SD lawmaker shares image depicting protesters hit by vehicle
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Report: South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year
Area high school volleyball roundup: Cougars topple Black Panthers
Sano might not be ready to play even if injury heals
DWU volleyball falls to No. 11 Northwestern
Mitchell cheer, dance teams take 10th in Huron
No. 2 Kernels fall in five sets to top-ranked Harrisburg
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Doris M. Thompson
Donna Leah (Hildebrand) Hoing
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
OPINION: Beaver damage complaints expected to rise again
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: No, this column wasn't written by a billionaire
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
GF&P Commission rejects elk contingency licenses
November 18, 2014
Students propose pedestrian bridge at Dry Run Creek
A pedestrian bridge linking Dry Run Creek Park to Mitchell's historic downtown district could improve conditions for pedestrians and cyclists...
November 18, 2014 - 8:52pm
Federal highway aid uncertain as legislators begin their study
PIERRE -- The federal government's highway trust fund will run out of highway money this summer, putting road and bridge projects into financial uncertainty, South Dakota Transportation Secretary Darin Bergquist said Thursday. He told members of the state Transportation Commission...
November 18, 2014 - 8:45pm
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
Officials switch to Internet session for public meeting on road funding
PIERRE -- While the federal funding level remains uncertain, the state Department of Transportation is pushing forward with its public meetings this summer about South Dakota's next highway plan. In a switch, one meeting will be converted to a statewide Internet session. Department...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
November 15, 2014
OPINION: Opportunity there to upgrade rail system
South Dakota has always been something of a stepchild when it comes to railroads. When they initially pushed into the region, the main lines went through North Dakota and Nebraska. Feeder lines from those main lines were extended into South Dakota to provide rail transportation...
November 15, 2014 - 10:56am
November 11, 2014
Ag shippers fear rail shutdown
FARGO, N.D. — Regional exporters that deal in value-added ag product shipments say their container shipments have been disrupted by rail restrictions in St. Paul and Chicago container loading yards. Bob Sinner, president of SB&B Foods Inc., in Casselton, N.D., received notice...
November 11, 2014 - 4:29pm
October 28, 2014
Ethanol plants face shutdowns if poor rail service persists
WATERTOWN — Jim Seurer says only “plain old action” can prevent serious impacts from rail delays on the ethanol industry this winter and...
October 28, 2014 - 7:53am
October 22, 2014
Former state worker to get transportation honor
PIERRE (AP) — A Pierre man who worked for the state three decades is to be inducted into the South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor next week. The state Department of Transportation says Tim Bjorneberg worked for the agency for 31 years. A banquet for him is scheduled Tuesday. The...
October 22, 2014 - 10:30pm
October 21, 2014
Railroads show on-time improvement
Canadian Pacific proposes large merger to bypass Chicago bottleneck.
October 21, 2014 - 6:57am
October 13, 2014
Tribal leaders to discuss transportation safety
WATERTOWN (AP) — Leaders from South Dakota's nine Native American tribes will gather with state officials this week to discuss transportation safety on reservations. The 5th annual Tribal Transportation Safety Summit will bring together tribal officials to discuss effective...
October 13, 2014 - 11:10pm
September 29, 2014
Bales must be removed from road ditches by Oct. 1
PIERRE — The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds landowners that hay remaining in highway ditches after Wednesday is deemed illegal. Any person wishing to claim ownership of illegal bales must obtain a permit from the South Dakota Department of Transportation...
September 29, 2014 - 5:05pm
September 23, 2014
Vehle named 'Friend of Transit'
Sen. Mike Vehle, Mitchell, was awarded a "Friend of Transit" by the Dakota Transit Association at the Dakota Transit Association Convention held Monday in Sioux Falls. He was nominated by Palace Transit in Mitchell. The Friend of Transit award goes to those individuals who have...
September 23, 2014 - 7:19am
September 19, 2014
SD 34 will close as contractors rebuild a key section at Howes
PIERRE — The South Dakota Department of Transportation plans next month to shut a state highway for five weeks to make emergency repairs. State Highway 34 will close Aug. 11 where it crosses between Ziebach and Meade counties, a state Department of Transportation official said...
September 19, 2014 - 11:11pm
September 18, 2014
Palace Transit offers rides to concert series
Palace Transit will be open until 10 p.m. on Sept. 28 so passengers can attend the Mitchell Concert Series. All ages are welcome to ride the transit vehicles, which are all wheelchair accessible. If you would like to ride the Palace Transit vehicle, your ride must be called in to...
September 18, 2014 - 7:16am
September 17, 2014
New state rail plan calls for $455M of work
PIERRE — The state Railroad Board received the 2014 South Dakota rail plan Wednesday with 27 projects recommended and a price tag estimated at $455 million. The study by Cambridge Systematics, a Massachusetts-based consulting firm, began in July 2013 at the direction of ...
September 17, 2014 - 4:23pm