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A man wrestled a rattlesnake to show off. He was bitten in the face and nearly died.
Hospital employees removed after photos show them giving newborn babies middle finger, calling them 'mini Satans'
Buildings topple as 7.2 magnitude quake hits Mexico
A university president held a dinner for black students - and set the table with cotton stalks and collard greens
Not drinking or driving, teens increasingly put off traditional markers of adulthood
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Report: South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year
Unblemished Beavers: Hanson volleyball sports perfect record
Traxler: As playoffs near, football storylines are worth watching
Kernels visit Tigers in battle of top-ranked unbeatens
Mitchell tennis earns wins over Roncalli, Huron
Strong play helps Kernels golf to fifth-place finish
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Alvin Peck, Jr.
Faith Ann Drapeau
Charles "Chuck" Anderson
Melvin Edward Haase
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
OPINION: Beaver damage complaints expected to rise again
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: No, this column wasn't written by a billionaire
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
GF&P Commission rejects elk contingency licenses
June 24, 2017
LETTER: Wind farms, what a scam
To the Editor: On June 15, I spent the day at the Beethoven Wind Farm north of Avon. A Minnesota company was moving the large crane to the fourth...
June 24, 2017 - 11:00am
May 18, 2017
LETTER: Check out these numbers
To the Editor: In the past, we projected that Beethoven Wind would provide $268,000 in new local tax revenue. 2016 was the first full year of...
May 18, 2017 - 5:15pm
April 3, 2017
Consolidated Edison proceeds: PUC hearing vs. Northwestern
PIERRE — Consolidated Edison Development gets four days to make its case next week before the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission,...
April 3, 2017 - 5:44pm
March 7, 2017
Davison County residents unhappy with proposed 1,000-foot setback for wind towers
One Beulah Township resident doesn't believe the industry standard for wind turbine setbacks should be the same standard imposed in Davison County....
March 7, 2017 - 7:17pm
February 28, 2017
Five area townships look to join Mitchell Rural Fire District
Faster fire response could be on the horizon for five area townships. The Davison County Commission unanimously approved two separate motions...
February 28, 2017 - 5:33pm
February 10, 2017
Consolidated Edison buys three proposed wind farms
PIERRE -- Consolidated Edison Development received approval Friday to take over a complaint filed with the state Public Utilities Commission...
February 10, 2017 - 10:13am
January 21, 2017
LETTER: Is Prairie Winds project legal? Let’s find out
To the Editor: When it became public Prevailing Winds wind farm made a major change to go from one large wind farm to 13, it was very clear they...
January 21, 2017 - 10:00am
January 9, 2017
13 small wind projects proposed in southeastern South Dakota
AVON (AP) — A company that proposed a 201-megawatt wind farm near Avon last year has a new plan for 13 smaller projects in southeastern South Dakota. Kristie Fiegen, chairwoman for the state Public Utilities Commission, tells the Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan reports that last...
January 9, 2017 - 11:31am
October 26, 2016
Lincoln County planners set wind development restrictions
CANTON (AP) — Lincoln County planners have effectively voted to ban wind development by requiring a 1-mile setback for turbines and noise rules that wind backers call unattainable. The Argus Leader reports that the zoning recommendations represent a major victory for opponents of...
October 26, 2016 - 10:56am
October 1, 2016
LETTER: Wind farms are good for SD
To the Editor: First, I'm not an investor nor do I own any land that would be within the scope of the proposed wind project near Avon. I am however...
October 1, 2016 - 9:56am
August 23, 2016
Large wind farm planned in Bon Homme, Charles Mix counties
AVON (AP) — A Dell Rapids-based company is planning a 36,000-acre wind farm in Bon Homme and Charles Mix counties. Prevailing Winds LLC in June applied for a state permit for the 201-megawatt wind farm. The facility would include 100 wind turbines, along with related infrastructure...
August 23, 2016 - 4:32pm
August 15, 2016
We can’t pick our neighbors or oppressors
PIERRE – The nine families who live within a baseball’s throw of my house are all great neighbors. But what if one wanted to erect a wind...
August 15, 2016 - 5:56pm
August 6, 2016
LETTER: Wind energy promoters should come clean
Dear Editor, This is in response to Erik Johnson's letter from last week bemoaning the state of South Dakota for not giving wind energy enough...
August 6, 2016 - 10:00am
July 30, 2016
LETTER: SD has more potential for wind energy
To the Editor: Gov. Daugaard recently published a letter in these pages supporting renewable energy development in South Dakota. We welcome his...
July 30, 2016 - 10:00am
May 14, 2016
LETTER: Do due diligenceon wind turbines
To the Editor: Isn't it funny how when the wind turbines are going to go by my house where I'll have to look at them each day, put up with them...
May 14, 2016 - 10:37am