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26-year-old man dies near Canistota when vehicle drifts over center line
87-year-old woman dies in crash near Platte
Trial planned for Dallas man injured in explosion, allegedly threatened VA hospitals
Mayor: Veto possible on council’s recycling decision
Retirement system bills clear House
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Preparing for spring
Bringing oats research to the next level with SDSU, General Mills
AgweekTV: Changes in antibiotics in livestock
At least one Midwest senator unhappy with Trump's ag secretary pick
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
Week of Jan. 23 South Dakota Sportswriters Basketball Polls
Athlete of the Week: Parkston’s Holzbauer staying focused on task at hand
Area basketball roundup: Fighting Cougars slip past Flyers
Golden Eagles shoot past Howard
Undefeated Nighthawks soaking up success
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Ted E. Schmidt
Ruby Mae Hoffman
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ROZUM: Week two of legislature 2017
GRAVES: Finally, somebody said it
WALTMAN: The faces change, but the process endures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
Mayor: Veto possible on council’s recycling decision
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
OPINION: The romance of viscosity
On Lake Oahe north of Pierre, there are times when the surface is so calm, so flat and so endless the water appears to be of a thickness more than water. I tried to explain that to some friends recently. Unfortunately, I used the comparison to butter, which sent them into fits of...
July 7, 2015 - 4:45pm
June 26, 2015
Fed agencies drop opposition to compound's water request
RAPID CITY (AP) — The National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service have dropped their opposition to a religious group's request to double the amount of water it can use at its remote Black Hills compound. The Rapid City Journal reports the two agencies earlier this month came...
June 26, 2015 - 9:00am
June 25, 2015
Gov. Daugaard Announces $5.09 Million for Emery Water and Wastewater Projects
PIERRE — Gov.
June 25, 2015 - 5:24pm
Slip, Sliding fun
Widstrom family cools off from the summer heat with their backyard slip n slide.
June 25, 2015 - 8:39am
May 14, 2015
Boil water order lifted in Delmont
PIERRE — A Boil Water Order has been lifted in Delmont, meaning the community’s water is safe for residents to use. Residents are now able to use the water for drinking, bathing and cooking. A Boil Water Order was issued by the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural...
May 14, 2015 - 11:22am
May 12, 2015
Farmers worry over reach of EPA water rules
WASHINGTON (AP) — Government rules to clarify which streams, tributaries and wetlands should be protected from development and pollution are fueling political anger in the country's heartland. The rules proposed last year by the Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S....
May 12, 2015 - 1:06pm
April 30, 2015
Doomsday water cycle threatens nations around globe
California is not unique in experiencing a destructive feedback loop in which declining water resources are devoted to energy production, and energy is required to transport water where it is increasingly scarce. Throughout much of the U.S. and the world, we manage water and energy...
April 30, 2015 - 1:23pm
April 28, 2015
Spring stew is brewing
Ahhh, spring. Bluebirds are out house-hunting, tulips and lilacs are budding, meadowlarks are announcing their presence, baby calves are frolicking and springtime anxieties have settled in on our place. Things have been going so well around here that it’s made the hubs and I...
April 28, 2015 - 5:25pm
April 10, 2015
North Dakota officials expect NAWS legal battle to drag on
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota officials believe a federal study of a large Missouri River water project in the state has adequately addressed fears of environmental harm in the state of Missouri and the Canadian province of Manitoba. However, they're still resigned to...
April 10, 2015 - 3:26pm
April 8, 2015
Missouri River water releases cut because of less snow
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Less water is being released from the Missouri River's dams this spring because officials expect only 80 percent of the normal amount of water to flow into the river basin this year. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Monday that it cut the amount of water...
April 8, 2015 - 4:16pm
March 30, 2015
Federal funding in short supply for rural water projects
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A pipeline project intended to bring billions of gallons of water a year to a drought-stricken section of eastern New Mexico represents a lifeline to parched communities that are quickly running out of water. The lifeline, however, might not reach the...
March 30, 2015 - 2:04pm
March 27, 2015
State board distributes tens of millions to help communities on utility projects
PIERRE — More than one dozen of South Dakota's smaller communities received financial help Friday to improve their drinking water and sewer systems. The state Board of Water and Natural Resources approved $14.1 million in grants and $69.1 million in low-interest loans for 22...
March 27, 2015 - 5:19pm
WOSTER: Rain, rain: 'Don't be gone forever'
In late August 2014, a lot of folks living along the Missouri River grew nervous as they watched the water levels increase on some of the South Dakota reservoirs. Still extremely watchful after the record flooding in the spring and summer of 2011, the river dwellers had little...
March 27, 2015 - 4:48pm
LETTER: Uranium mining threatens groundwater
To the Editor: Powertech/Azarga proposes a uranium mine split between Fall River County and Custer County threatening water uses and availability in those areas. This project is loaded with red flags for both water and public health. The economic fate of the Black Hills is at stake. The...
February 27, 2015 - 1:11pm