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Did North Korea just test missiles capable of hitting the US? Maybe.
Negotiations between protesters, law enforcement break down
2 people killed in 2-pickup crash north of Sturgis
Nearly all emergency funds for pipeline protest costs used
South Dakota woman accused of beating daughter to death
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Titans win shootout over Bon Homme
Photos from the Mount Vernon/Plankinton vs Bon Homme playoff game
Area football roundup: Scotland holds off Platte-Geddes
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Photos from the Hanson vs Newell first round playoff game
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Joseph F. Nesladek
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
June 25, 2015
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
February 7, 2015
Lewis and Clark water pipeline picks up additional funding
TEA (AP) — A pipeline that will deliver Missouri River water to towns and rural water systems in South Dakota, Iowa and Minnesota has picked up more funding from Washington. The Lewis and Clark Regional Water System will receive an extra $6.6 million from Bureau of Reclamation,...
February 7, 2015 - 4:46pm
December 12, 2014
COLUMN: Common sense wetlands policies needed in Washington
South Dakota's diverse landscape includes everything from native grasslands and fertile croplands, to forestlands and wetlands. Wetlands are especially prevalent east of the Missouri River in an area known as the Prairie Pothole Region. Farmers and ranchers in the Prairie Pothole...
December 12, 2014 - 12:06am
November 29, 2014
LETTER: Future of water scarcity is scary
To the Editor: Recently I saw a documentary on TV about water and the future scarcity of it. In California, they have been drilling down 1,200 feet to reach water. Historically, this is the greatest depth ever recorded for well drilling. In California it is reported that they...
November 29, 2014 - 7:39pm
November 24, 2014
Water has many roles in this flowing picture book
This book is short. Really short. In fact, my review is three times as long as the main text. "Water Can Be..." by Laura Purdie Salas, describes...
November 24, 2014 - 7:44am