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County spends $1,500 per year replacing bullet-ridden signs
A virtuous vow: Mitchell nun celebrates 70th year jubilee
Around the Region: Plankinton, Chamberlain & Howard
Aurora Co. Courthouse renovation off to slow start
Divide dahlias in fall for winter storage
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
Community Closet to open in downtown Wagner on Dec. 1
South Dakota corn, soybean, sorghum crops forecast down
5 questions with ... Grady Bakken, farmer, Lignite, N.D.
New York strippers strike: Dancers say nearly-naked 'bottle girls' are grabbing their cash, cite racism
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Presidential Turkeys
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
MCM claims fifth place in Class A volleyball
Hanson holds off Burke/South Central for fifth place
Bulldogs outlast Tiger women
Kernels close season with sweep over O'Gorman
State volleyball roundup: Harrisburg outlasts Watertown to advance to title match
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
LETTER: New ideas for Mitchell's Main Street
LETTER: DC arguments are ridiculous
WOSTER: Enjoy SD's fall landscapes
Commentary: Don't hold your breath for a 'reckoning' on Bill Clinton
I'm a feminist. I study rape culture. And I don't want Al Franken to resign.
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
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Darrell Dean Simmons
October 19, 2015
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
August 18, 2015
North Dakota judge grants hearing on federal water rule
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge in North Dakota has ordered a hearing on an effort to block a new rule that gives federal authorities jurisdiction over some state waters. Thirteen states led by North Dakota are challenging the rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection...
August 18, 2015 - 3:06pm
Study suggests link between nitrates, uranium contamination
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new study suggests that nitrates may play a key role in increasing uranium contamination in groundwater. The researchers from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln estimate that nearly 2 million people in California and the Great Plains live over groundwater...
August 18, 2015 - 1:50pm
July 30, 2015
Attorney general signs letter asking EPA to delay water rule
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley has joined counterparts and other officials in 30 other states in asking the Environmental Protection Agency to delay implementing a new federal water rule. Jackley signed a letter that was sent to the EPA and the Corps...
July 30, 2015 - 3:01pm
July 28, 2015
City of Pierre flushing some fire hydrants, water still safe
PIERRE (AP) — The city of Pierre is flushing fire hydrants in residential sectors on East Fourth Street. The city announced Monday that water flowing from taps may be discolored because of the flushing, but that it's still safe to drink. The city flushes the fire hydrants to...
July 28, 2015 - 4:04pm
July 10, 2015
OPINION: Water is for fighting
Speaking of wacky news items, New York City Police Commissioner Frank Reagan is accused of stealing water during California's prolonged drought. Actually, Tom Selleck was accused of that action. He isn't commissioner of the New York City Police, but he plays one on television —...
July 10, 2015 - 1:22pm
Grant County hog facility gets one state water permit
PIERRE – The developer of a pork complex planned for Grant County received a state well permit Thursday from the South Dakota Water Management Board. None of the past opponents intervened. Two weeks ago, the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled in favor of the Grant County Board...
July 10, 2015 - 8:19am
July 9, 2015
South Dakota tells polygamists to bring details for water
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota regulators want more information from a secretive polygamist group before they decide on its request to draw water more quickly at its remote Black Hills compound. The state Water Management Board voted Thursday that the group needs to come back with...
July 9, 2015 - 4:50pm
South Dakota takes up polygamists' request for more water
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota regulators are taking up a polygamist group's request for more water at a remote compound. The regulators on Thursday said they would allow questions about the group's faith and background, despite a request from the group's attorney that those issues...
July 9, 2015 - 2:03pm
July 7, 2015
Polygamists want questions on faith quashed at water hearing
PIERRE (AP) — A polygamous sect seeking more water for its South Dakota compound wants to block discussion of its faith and member's personal details during a hearing with regulators. An attorney for the group argues the information isn't relevant to the application to the...
July 7, 2015 - 4:50pm