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18-year-old Bridgewater woman sustains serious injuries in I-90 crash
Locals brainstorm best uses for Mitchell Recreation Center
Platte man injured in Lake Andes crash
Sheriff's offices understaffed around SD
Opposing sides make case for, against campaign finance reform measure
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Area prep volleyball roundup: Heath pushes Colome past Thunder
Kernels cut down Lynx in four sets
Tiger notebook: J-Back spot brings versatility to DWU offense
Athlete of the week: Donald doing it all for WiLdKats
Mitchell splits with Watertown
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Ida C. Rowe
Julie L. Lang
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
May 9, 2014
Storms bring wind, tornadoes, rain to Great Plains
DALLAS (AP) — Thunderstorms are moving across the Plains, bringing strong winds and tornadoes and prompting a high-water rescue of five children. Dallas police say emergency workers rescued five boys after they became trapped Thursday morning by rising waters. They were taken...
May 9, 2014 - 10:09am
April 30, 2014
VIDEOS: Surfing in Duluth
High winds reaching 57 mph in the area of Duluth, Minn., brought out the surfers. The wind kicked up big waves on Lake Superior that drew surfers to the shore at Stony Point between Duluth and Two Harbors, and also chopped at the remaining ice on the lake. The action was captured...
April 30, 2014 - 11:20am
April 18, 2014
OPINION: Heed bird advocacy groups on wind energy
By The Grand Forks (N.D.) Herald The key word in the debate about birds, wind, oil and energy is neither birds, wind, oil nor energy. The key word is externalities, a technical but useful term from economics. “An externality is the cost or benefit that affects a party who...
April 18, 2014 - 6:08am
April 12, 2014
Strong worker potential for Tripp wind farm
More than 100 employees will be needed for construction project.
April 12, 2014 - 1:13pm
April 8, 2014
Hutchison Co. board OKs wind turbine deal
OLIVET -- The Hutchinson County Board of Adjustment approved Tuesday night for B&H Wind to construct 10 408-foot wind turbines in Oak Hollow Township as part of an 80- megawatt power project. The meeting drew a crowd of 50 to the county commissioners room. The wind project will...
April 8, 2014 - 5:36pm
March 11, 2014
State board gives a large tax refund for wind farm and grants a big loan
PIERRE — A wind farm in southeastern South Dakota would get a potentially large tax refund and a Sioux Falls construction business would receive a large low-interest loan under decisions made Tuesday by the state Board of Economic Development. The board approved a refund up...
March 11, 2014 - 5:20pm
February 18, 2014
New online map details US onshore wind turbines
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The federal Interior Department and U.S. Geological Survey have teamed up to produce the nation’s fi rst publicly available interactive map and database of all onshore wind turbines. The map shows turbines installed as of July 2013 — more than 47,000...
February 18, 2014 - 7:04am
January 27, 2014
High winds again - Chamberlain records 64 mph wind gust
Strong winds slammed the region Sunday, causing structural damage to at least one Mitchell business and sending vehicles off roads. According to Brad Adams, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, Chamberlain had the strongest wind gust in the eastern...
January 27, 2014 - 6:32am
January 21, 2014
High winds put SD truck drivers on high alert
RAPID CITY (AP) — Recent high winds in western South Dakota have put semitrailer drivers on high alert or off the open road altogether. The Rapid City Journal reports that wind gusts reached 68 mph on Monday and strong winds are expected through mid-week, South Dakota Highway...
January 21, 2014 - 12:32pm
Thune says energy debate coming
Senator talks about wind farms, other power sources.
January 21, 2014 - 6:47am
January 16, 2014
Mitchell’s 64 mph gust is third highest in state
Mitchell had the third highest recorded wind gust in the state Thursday at 64 mph, according to the National Weather Service. The highest...
January 16, 2014 - 8:46pm
I-90 open from Sioux Falls to Salem
PIERRE – State Transportation officials have reopened the west bound lanes of Interstate 90 between Sioux Falls and Salem effective immediately. Motorists are advised that driving conditions are still treacherous with snow-packed and slippery roads and blowing snow creating low...
January 16, 2014 - 7:48pm
High winds could create travel problems across SD
Drivers of high-profile vehicles are asked to use extreme caution when traveling Thursday night and Friday until the winds subside.
January 16, 2014 - 11:36am
January 15, 2014
65 mph wind gusts possible Thursday
Mitchell area in high wind warning issued by National Weather Service.
January 15, 2014 - 9:52pm
January 7, 2014
SD Wind Energy Association names new director
PIERRE (AP) — An association that promotes the development of wind energy in South Dakota has named a new executive director. Paul Bachman of Harrisburg took over as executive director of the South Dakota Wind Energy Association last week. He is the former department head and...
January 7, 2014 - 7:40am