Weather Forecast



April 15, 2017
LETTER: What way the wind blows
April 15, 2017 - 9:15am
April 10, 2017
Officials respond to a one-vehicle crash at Exit 332 on Interstate 90 in Mitchell, which left one passenger with minor injuries, police said. (Jake Shama / Republic)
‘Miserable’ storm causes crashes, power outages
April 10, 2017 - 5:47pm
April 8, 2017
LETTER: Big wind is a big smokescreen
April 8, 2017 - 9:15am
Planning and Zoning Administrator Jeff Bathke answers questions at the Davison County Planning Commission on Wednesday at the Davison County Fairgrounds. (Evan Hendershot / Republic)
Davison Co. residents push for one-mile wind setbacks
March 8, 2017 - 8:04pm
February 28, 2017
Five area townships look to join Mitchell Rural Fire District
February 28, 2017 - 5:33pm
February 14, 2017
A row of wind turbines are seen near Edgeley, N.D., in this 2003 file photo.
Wind power briefly sets record as source for electricity in U.S.
February 14, 2017 - 3:29pm
January 9, 2017
A file photo of the wind farm 5 miles southwest of Tripp are spinning with the winds in 2015. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Avon wind farm back on the table
January 9, 2017 - 6:16pm
November 16, 2016
Tanner Jenks with Dakota Wesleyan sweeps the snow off the sidewalk in January in front of the DWU/Avera Sports and Wellness Complex in Mitchell. (Republic file photo)
South Dakota to see first snow of the season
November 16, 2016 - 5:35pm
September 19, 2016
Prevailing Winds Project Manager Roland Jurgens, right, discusses options for a proposed wind farm near Avon with the Bon Homme County Zoning Board on Tuesday at the Bon Homme County Courthouse in Tyndall. Zoning Board Administrator Eric Elsberry, right, is also pictured. (Jake Shama/Republic)
Prevailing Winds not giving up on Avon proposal
September 19, 2016 - 5:27pm
September 13, 2016
A file photo of the wind farm 5 miles southwest of Tripp are spinning with the winds in 2015. (Matt Gade/Republic)
PUC allows wind energy company to withdraw permit application
September 13, 2016 - 10:28am
September 12, 2016
Three proposed wind energy projects have seen significant public opposition over the past year. (Republic file photo)
Public opposition has helped block three proposed wind farm projects in past 8 months
September 12, 2016 - 5:18pm
September 7, 2016
People attend to damaged property following Monday morning's storm in Springfield that destroyed four homes, damaged 12 others and displaced 70 people. (Caitlynn Peetz/Republic)
Weather Service trying to determine why Springfield storm intensified so quickly
September 7, 2016 - 6:52pm
June 9, 2016
Letcher Township Board of Supervisors Chairman Clay Amick, second from left, asks a crowd of township residents if they have any questions about an wind tower ordinance adopted Monday. Amick is joined by Supervisor Murray VanLaecken, left, Supervisor Wes Stekl, second from right, and Treasurer Ken Stach at Wednesday's meeting at the Letcher Community Center. (Evan Hendershot/Republic)
Letcher Township establishes one-mile wind tower setback
June 9, 2016 - 10:30am
June 2, 2016
The wind farm 5 miles southwest of Tripp are spinning with the winds on Wednesday morning. (Matt Gade/Forum News Service)
No application filed yet for Letcher wind farm
June 2, 2016 - 5:20pm
March 29, 2016
Mary Ann Blindauer, of Letcher, stands in front of the land across the street from her house, where wind turbines are being talked about being installed. Blindauer, and her son Les, feel more research should be done before any final decisions on the turbines are made. (Sarah Barclay/Republic)
Turbine project gets second wind in Sanborn Co.
March 29, 2016 - 10:23am