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Voters face an odd catch on June 5 ballot question
Man arrested for making weapon in jail, threatening officer
Polar Plunge raises $27K for Special Olympics South Dakota
Attorney says Roy Moore supporters offered him $10,000 to drop client who accused the Senate candidate of sexual impropriety
Missing Iowa family of four found dead in Mexico condominium
Stocks tumble in biggest weekly decline since 2016
'Looks lame anyway': Elon Musk just deleted Facebook pages of Tesla, SpaceX - on a dare.
Fewer tourists are visiting the US under Trump. Canadians didn't get the memo.
It's easy to hate Facebook, but it's much tougher to quit
Harrold pulse plant on hiatus as it deals with money woes
place a business brief
Thune's ninth farm bill proposal focuses on CRP, rural water
Ag industry pans Trump's China tariffs
Gov. Dennis Daugaard signs off on SDSU precision ag project
Deere is worried about retaliation against U.S. agriculture
Public hearing to be held over South Dakota turkey barn
NCAA BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Top-seeded Kansas holds off Clemson to advance to Elite Eight
Timberwolves rally to edge Knicks
After a dramatic double-overtime victory, Northern State one win away from D-II men's national title
NCAA HOCKEY TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP: Air Force to play Minnesota Duluth for trip to Frozen Four
Minnesota United still looking for returns on loan players
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Mildred Lorraine Skogmo
Kyle R. Fowler
Bernhard "Ben" Winckler
Glorian Bernice Kappenman
Commentary: What if millennials get politically active?
NOEM: Not everyone farms, but everyone eats
Are you kind when you disagree with someone?
THUNE: 21st century ideas for 21st century infrastructure
DAUGAARD: The purpose of SD's juvenile justice system
Rare lynx sighting highlights a day on the ice
New business creating custom duck calls with pets' ashes
Wiltz: Make the most out of antler sheds
Wyoming considers grizzly hunt after Trump team took bear off endangered list
South Dakota agency considers elk hunting license decrease
January 7, 2018
900-mile natural gas liquids pipeline proposed for Bakken
BISMARCK — Oneok recently announced plans for a 900-mile natural gas liquids pipeline that will accommodate increasing North Dakota production...
January 7, 2018 - 3:38pm
December 6, 2017
Small ND town loses natural gas on frigid day, night
TIOGA, N.D. -- All but 55 customers of Montana-Dakota Utilities customers in Tioga had their natural gas service restored by 3 p.m. Wednesday after a citywide outage the day before. Tioga is a city of about 1,600 residents in northwestern North Dakota, about 40 miles east of Williston....
December 6, 2017 - 9:39pm
March 25, 2014
MDU seeks more customers for proposed Bakken gas pipeline
By Ernest Scheyder NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) — MDU Resources Group Inc is looking for more natural gas producers to sign up to use a planned $650 million pipeline that would transport the fuel through North Dakota to Minnesota, the company’s chief executive said on Monday. The...
March 25, 2014 - 10:45am
March 3, 2014
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
January 9, 2014
Black Hills Corp. buys MGTC pipeline in Wyoming
RAPID CITY (AP) — Black Hills Corp. says it's buying 400 miles of natural gas pipeline from MGTC Inc., a certificated Wyoming public gas utility and an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corp. Rapid City-based Black Hills will pay $6 million for the system...
January 9, 2014 - 9:26pm
May 21, 2013
OPINION: Natural gas just part of US energy solution
Coal once produced more than 50 percent of America's electricity, but now it provides only 32 percent of the nation's power generation. This...
May 21, 2013 - 7:12am
October 2, 2012
EPA approves gas-fired power plant in Cheyenne
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has approved plans to build a natural gas-fired power plant in Cheyenne. Black Hills Corp.
October 2, 2012 - 8:37am
August 8, 2012
Deer Creek Station power plant begins operations
BROOKINGS (AP) -- Basin Electric Power Cooperative has begun operating its Deer Creek Station power plant in eastern South Dakota. The plant is Bismarck, N.D.-based Basin Electric's first combined-cycle facility. The plant near Brookings uses natural gas and steam to produce electricity....
August 8, 2012 - 3:17pm
June 6, 2012
Explosion investigation could drag on
Investigators have concluded work at the scene of the recent house explosion in Mitchell but said it could be months before it's known what ignited the blast. Mitchell Public Safety Chief Lyndon Overweg said Wednesday investigators must wait for the results of laboratory examinations...
June 6, 2012 - 7:30pm
June 4, 2012
Investigators seek ignition source in house explosion, now deemed 'suspicious'
An investigator said Monday that the natural gas-related explosion that shook a west Mitchell neighborhood Sunday evening is now regarded as suspicious. Mitchell Police Detective Lt. Don Everson said the incident is being investigated as a "suspicious explosion," but he declined...
June 4, 2012 - 10:36pm
October 17, 2011
Majoring in shale: Natural gas boom prompts colleges to expand courses
ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) -- Shuttered businesses and boarded-up houses dot the streets of historic Zanesville, the struggling river city where Cory...
October 17, 2011 - 12:40am
July 8, 2011
Gas detection averts disaster
A NorthWestern Energy meter reader is being praised as a lifesaver after he detected natural gas Friday in a home at 807 N. Duff St. in Mitchell....
July 8, 2011 - 12:14pm
November 26, 2010
Opinion: Explosions may be more preventable than we think
Shouldn't we be doing more to prevent house explosions? In just the past three years, there have been four house explosions in our little part of South Dakota. One caused a death, two left their single occupants badly injured, and one occurred when nobody was home. Three were...
November 26, 2010 - 7:59am
September 25, 2010
Gas usage spiked in houses before recent explosions but measuring is difficult, expensive
It's difficult to know if the kind of house explosions that killed a Menno woman and severely injured a Mitchell man this summer could have been...
September 25, 2010 - 12:15am