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Trump revokes rules on transgender bathrooms
Lyman School Board tables move to restructure elementary programs
Estimated 30 protesters remain in Dakota Access Pipeline protest camp after closure, officers monitoring
Treasury's Mnuchin says he wants "very significant" tax reform passed by August
Fox News veteran Alan Colmes dies at 66
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Brozik finds another gear in senior season
District 8B girls basketball semifinals moved to earlier times
Photos from the DWU Men’s 98-90 win over Concordia in GPAC Tourney
Photos from the DWU women's 94-60 win over Briar Cliff in GPAC Tourney
Updated GPAC tournament pairings: DWU women host Doane, Tiger men travel to Northwestern
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Vernon E. Vlasman
Violet Odella Moline
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
LETTER: Thune, Rounds in unique position to support ethanol
PIERSON: South Dakota cannot be a one-party rule
OUR VIEW: Criminal justice reforms caused unintentional consequences for local law enforcement
WOSTER: A presidential decision to celebrate birthdays
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
September 9, 2014
Southeast SD wind farm project tops $1 million mark
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Officials with a planned community wind farm in southeastern South Dakota say they have raised more than $1 million. Dakota Power Community Wind has a goal of raising $1.5 million. The group of local landowners hopes to begin development of the project this...
September 9, 2014 - 6:56am
July 22, 2014
PUC won't force South Dakota electric co-ops to purchase Wisconsin wind company's power
PIERRE -- The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission ruled unanimously Tuesday against a company that wants to make rural electric cooperatives buy its wind power. Prelude, based in Green Bay, Wis., is attempting to use a 1978 law known as PURPA to force Basin Electric and five...
July 22, 2014 - 10:40pm
June 5, 2014
Tripp wind farm project faces delay
TRIPP -- Construction of a $110 million to $120 million wind farm near Tripp is being delayed at least six to eight weeks because of investors' uncertainty in the wind industry's production tax credit. Roland Jurgens, a senior project manager with Carstensen Energy, of Chokio, Minn.,...
June 5, 2014 - 5:24pm
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