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U.S. Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote
200 immigrants in Texas were smuggled into a pitch-black trailer. 10 died, and the driver has been charged.
Schopp says no missing money came from GEAR UP program
Free hot dogs for a year!
Aquatic center waterslide plan stays afloat
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
A Wisconsin company is offering to implant microchips in their employees
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Vermillion ends Royals’ run with late-night shutout
After long rain delay, Spearfish ends M/M’s season
Pitch-count rule looms large at Legion tourneys
Bergeson places 28th in trapshooting at NHSFR
Mitchell tennis claims two titles
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Geraldine "Gerry" Mathis
Agnes F. Schelske
Sheri Podhradsky Camfield
DAUGAARD: Budget practices: SD vs. DC
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
LETTER: Improving government in South Dakota.
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
August 8, 2014
Presentation College launching Winter Dome project
ABERDEEN (AP) — Presentation College is preparing to begin construction on a $2.4 million inflatable dome to cover and expand an athletic practice field. The school's Board of Trustees approved the project Wednesday. Construction is to start by the end of next week, with an...
August 8, 2014 - 1:40pm
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