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Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
$1.9M Aurora County Courthouse project receives positive public response
At least 12 killed after Texas church bus crash
Vehicle destroyed in fire in Howard
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
MCM's Koepsell named to Class A all-state first team
Catching up with former area athletes: Bormann named NSIC golfer of the week
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
CLARK: Thanking our local physicians
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
July 10, 2015
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
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