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From sports to spring plays, Mitchell community attends events of all kinds
Students vie for prizes in welding contest
'Sidewalk to nowhere'
Platte's Bentz honored as SD's Doctor of the Year
Missing person located in Minnesota
McDonald's vows 'modern' makeover amid U.S. sales struggle
AgweekTV: Learning about Lamancha goats
Recent rains could improve outlook for Texas cattle herds
Dry winter rolls into spring - 'It's going to get worse'
AgweekTV: Calving season underway with favorable spring weather
SD legislative budget committee adopts revenue estimates
A go-to player in big-game moments
Fitzgerald dominating on mound for DWU baseball
Mitchell youth wrestlers set out for state titles
Vikings, Greenway working to restructure contract
This weekend's sports schedule
Couple wed in November ceremony
Former Stickney woman turns 100
Corsica man celebrates 90th
Stickney man celebrates 85th
Area woman turns 107 years old
Lawrence "Larry" Hauser
Richard J. Doty
Daniel James Nagel, Sr.
Larry G. Cool
Verina E. Tiede
Where's the funding for education, teachers?
God's word is clear and the truth
LETTER: Keystone XL has multiple benefits
Sub-minimum wage bill unfair
Student visits to prisons will help crime problem
Plans to stock Atlantic salmon in Lake Oahe delayed
Rapid City businessman pushes for more Black Hills walleyes
Elk, mountain goat seasons up for debate at GFP meeting
Local Pheasant Forever chapter hosting 30th annual seed giveaway
What's the deal with discounted Rapala fishing lures?
February 14, 2013
National Guard holds off on training in grasslands amid uranium concerns
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The South Dakota National Guard has postponed plans for training exercises on federal grasslands in the Black Hills after an environmental group warned the military about radiation levels caused by uranium deposits. Maj. Gen. Tim Reisch, adjutant general of the...
news / state
February 14, 2013 - 2:53pm
February 8, 2013
LETTER: Powertech's plans not good for SD's water
To the Editor: Western South Dakota is a semi-arid high plains prairie. Water is a precious commodity. In-situ leach (ISL) mining has never been done in South Dakota. Powertech Uranium Corp. (which has never mined anything) wants access to 9,000 gallons per minute of our water for...
opinion / letters / state
February 8, 2013 - 9:47pm
February 7, 2013
SD Senate panel rejects uranium mining bill
PIERRE (AP) -- A South Dakota Senate committee has rejected a plan to restore some of the state's permitting authority over a proposed uranium mine. The Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee voted 7-1 to kill the bill after committee members said they see no need for the state...
news / state
February 7, 2013 - 3:57pm
January 22, 2013
SD regulators seek more authority in uranium mine regulation
RAPID CITY (AP) -- South Dakota environmental officials have asked the federal Nuclear Regulatory Commission for more authority in regulating...
news / state
January 22, 2013 - 3:09pm
December 17, 2012
DENR recommends approval of Powertech plan
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources is recommending conditional approval by Powertech Inc. for a...
news / state
December 17, 2012 - 10:35pm
December 3, 2012
Black Hills ranchers clash over proposed uranium mine
EDGEMONT (AP) -- Susan Henderson and Mark Hollenbeck share a powerful love for this rugged ranch country just off the southern edge of the Black Hills. But the two ranchers differ sharply on how the land, and their livelihoods, might be affected by a proposed uranium mine about...
news / state / business
December 3, 2012 - 10:56am
November 26, 2011
OPINION: Nuclear power has security benefits that go unnoticed
For the past two decades, nuclear power has provided a significant benefit that has gone largely unnoticed: The elimination of a large amount of nuclear weapons-grade material from the planet. What is "weapons-grade material"? During nuclear fission, Uranium-235 (U-235) absorbs...
November 26, 2011 - 7:06am
May 21, 2011
For some, mining cleanup at Cave Hills comes too late
CAVE HILLS -- Tom Kalisiak and everyone in his family have had their gallbladders removed. It could be a coincidence that they all grew up downwind and downstream from abandoned uranium mines in the beautiful Cave Hills and became ill. He doesn't think so. He doesn't think it's...
May 21, 2011 - 2:35am