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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
Wagner man charged with raping 12-year-old girl
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
April 4, 2014
GLAD YOU ASKED: Salt switch started in 2009-10
Question: I always thought South Dakota mostly used sand on roads during the winter to treat state highways and interstates, but it seems like more salt is being used now. When did that change, and how does the state decide when and where to use salt? Is there any idea of how much...
April 4, 2014 - 10:17pm
April 2, 2014
DOT readies for another winter blast
About 14,000 tons of salt have been used to clear interstates and state highways this winter in the southeastern part of the state. That's according to Jeff Gustafson, an operations engineer for the state Department of Transportation in the Mitchell region, which covers 2,500 miles...
April 2, 2014 - 9:09pm
March 6, 2014
GUEBERT: weather: Ice cold and very dry
The tall, mostly dead red oak on the eastern edge of the farmette still stands this late, long winter, saved mostly by this late, long winter. The majestic, strong-armed tree, my age or a little more, had a date with the saw and maul as soon as the weather turned cold. Deep snow and...
March 6, 2014 - 9:12am
March 3, 2014
In like a lion: March begins with more snow, cold
Mitchell records 24.7 inches of snow this winter.
March 3, 2014 - 6:31am
Mitchell heating costs slightly over average
Patrons paying $20 more than last year for natural gas.
March 3, 2014 - 6:27am
February 25, 2014
Remnant of US winter: Big gas bills
By Steven Mufson The Washington Post WASHINGTON — Coming soon to mailboxes across the Midwest and the Eastern Seaboard: Big gas bills. Utilities are warning homeowners that they are about to get hit because of a double whammy — higher natural gas prices and consumption,...
February 25, 2014 - 6:29am
February 24, 2014
Dakotas seeing dangerous cold and some snow
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Dangerous cold is blanketing the Dakotas once again. The National Weather Service says wind chills early Monday in North Dakota were in the minus 20s and 30s. And they were expected to drop that low in northeast and central South Dakota overnight Monday into...
February 24, 2014 - 7:50am
February 18, 2014
Propane crisis on Dakotas reservation eases
By Blake Nicholson BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A propane crisis on the Standing Rock Reservation in the Dakotas is easing thanks to warmer weather and a drop in the price of the fuel, as well as federal assistance and a charitable donation, the tribe's leader said. "We've been...
February 18, 2014 - 11:49am
February 14, 2014
WOSTER: To chain or not to chain
The last time I rode with anyone who used tire chains for traction on a snowy road, the driver was a former Associated Press colleague who lived and worked in Rapid City and who was taking Nancy and me up into the hills a ways to see the cabin he'd purchased.
February 14, 2014 - 2:49pm
February 11, 2014
State makes more heating assistance available
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard recently announced his plan to assist South Dakota households during the current national propane shortage. The South Dakota Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) is offering one-time assistance to help low-income households with critical...
February 11, 2014 - 7:13am
February 10, 2014
Dakotas reservation with propane crisis gets help
By Blake Nicholson BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An American Indian reservation in the Dakotas that has been hit hard by the nation's propane shortage is getting help from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux. The Minnesota tribe that operates several enterprises including a casino and...
February 10, 2014 - 2:50pm
Northern Plains are in for a winter warm-up
By Blake Nicholson BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Arctic air that has enveloped the Northern Plains for a week and half is on its way out, with...
February 10, 2014 - 2:36pm
February 7, 2014
Propane shortage fuels Dakotas reservation crisis
Chase Iron Eyes, an attorney and American Indian advocate who grew up on Standing Rock, hopes he has a solution. He has launched a fundraising program dubbed "Heating the Rez" through www.indiegogo.com.
February 7, 2014 - 5:11pm
January 17, 2014
Dakotas in store for another Alberta clipper
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Another Alberta clipper is bearing down on the Dakotas Friday, but forecasters said it won't be nearly as strong as the one that swept through earlier this week. The storm that blew in from western Canada on Thursday snarled traffic, shut down schools...
January 17, 2014 - 8:14am
January 16, 2014
Home for the Holidays replaced with Winter Extravaganza
ACT rebrands annual variety show. Half of the ticket proceeds go to the Mitchell Animal Rescue.
January 16, 2014 - 9:13pm