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National Parks turn 100 and they're showing their age
Mitchell takes first step to reinstate tax funding the Sports Authority
Italy quake toll hits 250 as rescuers search flattened towns
Prince fans will get a Graceland of their own
Judge to rule on tribe's oil pipeline request by Sept. 9
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
Wahlen ready to orchestrate Kernel offense
Winner ready to repeat
Canistota football team ready for 9AA challenge
Inaugural Kernel Bowl set to be a success
Thursday's volleyball match is Booster Club night
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
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
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
UPDATE: 10-year-old boy from Geddes identified in fatal crash
July 29, 2016
Six Michigan employees charged with misconduct in Flint water crisis
Six Michigan employees were charged with misconduct in office Friday for their alleged roles in the lead contamination of Flint's water supply,...
July 29, 2016 - 11:44am
June 4, 2016
Only God can make a tree, and South Dakotans treasure them
As summer heats up and things start drying out west of the Missouri River, I recall how hard my dad used to try to grow trees back on the farm....
June 4, 2016 - 11:08am
May 19, 2016
Water cleanup project finding success
To clean up South Dakota's waterways, a local organization is spending its summer keeping cows on dry land. This summer, the South Central Watershed...
May 19, 2016 - 6:28pm
May 12, 2016
DENR recognizes town of Ethan for drinking water compliance
PIERRE—The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) announced that the town of Ethan's public water system and the system's operation specialists have been awarded a Drinking Water Certificate of Achievement Award. The system's operation specialist...
May 12, 2016 - 10:27am
April 20, 2016
Three Michigan officials charged in Flint toxic water crisis
FLINT, Mich. (Reuters) - Three Michigan state and local officials were criminally charged on Wednesday in an investigation into dangerous lead...
April 20, 2016 - 5:14pm
March 31, 2016
Local projects find flexibility in favor by state water board
PIERRE – Several significant water projects saw changes in their funding arrangements Wednesday by the state Board of Water and Natural Resources. Emery officials plan to replace much of the water-main system and improve water pressure. The state board provided a funding package...
March 31, 2016 - 3:47pm
March 23, 2016
Rapid City apartments get water back after 4 days without
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — A dispute between Rapid City and an apartment building's out-of-state landlord over payment of a $7,000 water bill left tenants without water for four days. The city shut down the water to Idlewild Apartments on Friday because landlord Gerald Henning hadn't...
March 23, 2016 - 11:50am
February 16, 2016
Sioux Falls wants more money for connecting to roads, sewers
SIOUX FALL, S.D. (AP) — Public works officials in Sioux Falls are proposing to more than double what it costs to connect multi-family housing developments to city infrastructure. Officials say the city needs more money from developers to pay for extending roads, sewer and water...
February 16, 2016 - 12:06pm
January 19, 2016
Obama to meet Michigan mayor to discuss contaminated water -White House
President Barack Obama will meet with the mayor of Flint, Michigan, on Tuesday (January 19) to discuss the city's problems in dealing with lead-contaminated water, the White House said. Obama, who on Saturday (January 16) ordered federal aid for state and local response efforts in...
January 19, 2016 - 5:52pm
LETTER: Let's protect Firesteel Creek
To the Editor: The state Water Management Board made the right decision during a hearing on Wednesday in regard to Firesteel Creek. South Dakota law makes streams a public resource for recreation and navigation, as long as the stream has a sufficient flow for a one-person watercraft...
October 19, 2015 - 11:14am
October 15, 2015
South Dakota approves polygamist group's water request
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota regulators approved a secretive polygamist group's request to draw water more quickly at its remote Black Hills compound even though the sect declined to provide many details about the number of people living there. The state Water Management Board...
October 15, 2015 - 5:03pm
October 14, 2015
SD regulators to revisit polygamists group's water request
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota regulators are set to revisit a polygamist group's application to draw water more quickly at its remote Black Hills compound. The Water Management Board is scheduled to consider the application Wednesday. The request faces opposition from nearby landowners. The...
October 14, 2015 - 12:25pm
September 16, 2015
Lead cuts in half amount of water lost from city system
LEAD (AP) — The city of Lead has over the past year cut in half the amount of water being lost from the municipal water system each month, but the mystery of the leaks isn't yet solved. A year ago, as much as 10 million gallons of water was being lost each month due to leaks...
September 16, 2015 - 1:01pm
August 29, 2015
Far below South Dakota, a cave holds pure, promising water
WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK (AP) — Hundreds of feet beneath the Black Hills, a team of scientists and researchers snake through dark, narrow and silent corridors of ancient rock to reach their goal: what is thought to be some of the purest water on Earth. The crew of National Park...
August 29, 2015 - 8:40pm
August 19, 2015
SD, Iowa soybean growers find common ground
South Dakota and Iowa have always been good neighbors. And now their soybean advocates are continuing the same tradition. Centering on water...
August 19, 2015 - 9:01pm