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Deputy, 29, and suspect fatally shot after shootout in ND’s Rolette County, 3 other deputies on leave
Trump formally announces Perdue as nominee for agriculture
Ex-president George H.W. Bush moved into intensive care; wife hospitalized
Four receiving clemency from Obama with connections to ND were in for drug convictions
S.D. Board of Education to consider new teacher certification process
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
Trump formally announces Perdue as nominee for agriculture
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Six area teams scheduled for boys basketball shootout in Madison
Tiger men roll past Dordt
Photos from Dakota Wesleyan's doubleheader sweep of Dordt College
Defense carries the day for Tiger women over Dordt
Winner’s Ewing is latest Warrior to join Jackrabbits
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Thomas Ralph Mielke
Marian L. Young
W.P. "Pete" Olson
Ardith J. Muilenburg
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
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
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