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Lawmakers advance two anti-abortion bills, but Dayton says he'll veto them
Tribal members, SD dance family among 15 charged in dealing in eagle, migratory bird trafficking
School board approves new SD-based bus company for district
Take two on Main Street restoration plan
Arkansas puts first killer to death in planned double execution
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
Dozier's three-run double provides Twins with 3-2 win
UPDATE: Twins to appeal Sano's one game for 'aggressive actions'
Defenders sweep DWU baseball
Kernels grind out pair of dual victories
Tiger men's golf in third heading to GPAC final round
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Marilyn Jean Small
Hilda Ann Thome
Harold T. Tiede
Mary Freidel Mimmack
OUR VIEW: Community assets needed for small towns
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Auditor general is prepared to deliver a GEAR UP report
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
December 30, 2016
Power restored to thousands of South Dakota residents
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Officials say power has been restored to thousands of residents in northeastern South Dakota who were hit by the Christmas weekend ice and wind storm. East River Electric Power Cooperative representatives say crews began re-energizing the lines Thursday night...
December 30, 2016 - 2:39pm
December 29, 2016
Some SD residents without power since Christmas
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Some South Dakota residents who lost power in a Christmas Day snowstorm are still waiting for their service to be restored. KELO-TV reports the work to restore power back in towns across northern South Dakota is taking longer than expected. The Montana-Dakota...
December 29, 2016 - 11:07am
December 27, 2016
State of emergency: Thousands still without power in SD
Now in a state of emergency, thousands of South Dakotans who saw their holiday lights turn off from the weekend storm are still waiting for power...
December 27, 2016 - 3:29pm
Nearly 14,000 South Dakota customers remain without power
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota Rural Electric Association says nearly 14,000 customers remain without power after the holiday storm, mostly in the northeast and northwest corners of the state. And the cooperative association says it could take several days before power is restored...
December 27, 2016 - 11:44am
December 26, 2016
Blizzards, ice storms wreak havoc across northern plains
CHICAGO (AP) — Travel conditions remained hazardous as a winter storm swept across much of the northern Great Plains Monday, with blowing and drifting snow forcing the closure of an airport and creating near-zero visibility on some roads. Authorities in South Dakota shut down Interstate...
December 26, 2016 - 7:34pm
December 25, 2016
UPDATE: I-90 reopens from Vivian to Chamberlain
CHAMBERLAIN — A portion of Interstate 90 from Vivian to Chamberlain was reopened late Monday morning after closing Sunday night due to...
December 25, 2016 - 5:04pm
Earth's temperature to dip but still sizzle in 2017
OSLO, Norway—World temperatures are likely to dip next year from a sizzling record high in 2016, when man-made global warming was slightly...
December 25, 2016 - 10:00am
December 21, 2016
Pre-Christmas melt? North Pole forecast to warm 50 degrees above normal Thursday
It's not normal, and it's happening again. For the second year in a row in late December and for the second time in as many months, temperatures in the high Arctic will be freakishly high compared to normal. Computer models project that on Thursday, three days before Christmas, the...
December 21, 2016 - 11:56am
December 19, 2016
El Niño on a warming planet may have sparked the Zika epidemic, scientists report
In a world characterized by rising temperatures, deforestation and other human influences on the environment, the spread of infectious disease is a hot topic. Many recent studies suggest that environmental changes can affect the transmission of everything from malaria to the Zika...
December 19, 2016 - 4:39pm
December 18, 2016
Record lows blast SD, but warmer temps on the horizon
The worst of it is behind us. The extreme cold temperatures have passed, and, according to the National Weather Service, there's no snow in the...
December 18, 2016 - 2:39pm
December 17, 2016
Preparing and handling winter's wrath
OACOMA — Braving bitter temperatures, biting wind, boot-sucking mud, knee-high snow, caring for a herd of cattle isn't everyone's idea...
December 17, 2016 - 8:30am
December 16, 2016
Mitchell declares snow emergency
The City of Mitchell is declaring a snow emergency. All vehicles shall be removed from Snow Emergency Routes by 2:30 p.m. or they will be subject...
December 16, 2016 - 1:39pm
Snow guards winter wheat against South Dakota cold snap
PIERRE (AP) — The recent cold snap with temperatures 15-20 degrees below normal likely hasn't hurt South Dakota's fledgling winter wheat crop. Experts told the Capital Journal that the snow cover will help protect the crop as it provides insulation from the cold air and moisture...
December 16, 2016 - 11:11am
Mitchell schools to dismiss at 1 p.m. today
The Mitchell School District schools, John Paul II Elementary and Mitchell Christian School will be dismissing at 1 p.m. due to poor weather...
December 16, 2016 - 11:03am
December 11, 2016
Polar sea ice the size of India vanishes in record heat
OSLO - Sea ice off Antarctica and in the Arctic is at record lows for this time of year after declining by twice the size of Alaska in a sign...
December 11, 2016 - 5:00am