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Some migrants separated from their children struggle with whether to let them stay in the US
'Race' called a factor in Minnesota reservation jail appeal
Pittsburgh man killed in North Dakota plane crash identified
Corrections officer killed in Minnesota prison remembered as 'kind soul'
Rapid City man gets 12 years for car attack that injured man
Sioux Falls residents can now mix beer with ax throwing
Santel rolls out fiber internet upgrade plan
Rapid City-based Regional Health abruptly changes leadership
Tech leaders say killer robots would be 'dangerously destabilizing' force in the world
Amazon Prime Day shopping topped $4 billion, analyst estimates
place a business brief
Commentary: 'Tarrifying' future for U.S. soy? Don't expect Chinese protests over food costs
Nearly half of consumers avoid GMO foods, survey says
Study analyzes how Tax Cuts and Job Act impacts farm households
AgweekTV: Dicamba Damage in 2018
Senators brag on the provisions included in its farm bill
Kisner controls Carnoustie with former Gopher van Rooyen one back at Open
LPGA's Lincicome struggles in PGA Tour start
'Minneapolis Miracle' shines again for the Vikings at the ESPY Awards
Wiltz: An awesome experience with Argentine waterfowl
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Kindness can save lives
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Commentary: Foolish environmental activists say they'll make Minnesota's Line 3 another #NoDAPL moment
Our view: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: An awesome experience with Argentine waterfowl
GF&P agrees to seasonal Day County lake deal
Wiltz: Some advice for East River deer hunters
Father-son duo aren’t limited by same-old fishing routine
Wiltz: Youth fishing excursions have life benefits
Dave and Bonnie Meyerink
July 12, 2018
PUC hears 'emotionally charged' testimony for $297M, 61-turbine plan in Avon area
AVON—With both supporters and opponents getting their way, the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission heard public testimony Thursday...
July 12, 2018 - 10:27pm
March 20, 2018
State regulators set radius for solar-power study area
PIERRE — The state Public Utilities Commission agreed Tuesday to look at effects within five miles of the proposed Lookout Solar Park site...
March 20, 2018 - 1:37pm
March 2, 2018
A solar farm is proposed in Oglala Lakota County
PIERRE — State regulators are considering a plan to construct a 110-megawatt solar generating facility in northwest Oglala Lakota County...
March 2, 2018 - 1:52pm
January 17, 2018
Senate approves PUC request for more grain-buyer reports
PIERRE — The South Dakota Senate unanimously agreed Wednesday the state Public Utilities Commission should be able to keep closer watch...
January 17, 2018 - 5:30pm
December 29, 2017
SD utility companies told to inform regulators about tax savings
PIERRE — Investor-owned companies selling electricity or natural gas to customers in South Dakota should share the savings from federal...
December 29, 2017 - 2:03pm
December 19, 2017
State regulators' ruling favors MidAmerican's plan to 'repower' wind
PIERRE — MidAmerican Energy won a favorable ruling from South Dakota regulators Tuesday for its wind turbines already spinning —...
December 19, 2017 - 3:47pm
December 4, 2017
Utilities regulators will ponder a waiver sought for wind farm
PIERRE — The law firm for a company that wants to build a large wind-electricity project in Clark County now wants a waiver from state government regulators. Lawyer Kara Semmler previously worked for the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission as a staff attorney. She and Brett...
December 4, 2017 - 6:45pm
October 25, 2017
State regulators say no to Crocker Wind Farm
PIERRE — The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission turned down an application Wednesday for a wind-energy complex proposed for Clark...
October 25, 2017 - 5:12pm
September 27, 2017
PUC decided on Tuesday that testimony is due Wednesday for wind farm docket
PIERRE — State government's regulators decided Tuesday the first round of testimony would be due Wednesday in the Crocker Wind Farm application....
September 27, 2017 - 9:21am
July 21, 2017
State regulators pull grain-buyer licenses from H & I Grain
PIERRE — State government regulators revoked the grain-buyer licenses for a Kingsbury County business Friday. The South Dakota Public Utilities...
July 21, 2017 - 3:01pm
July 7, 2017
State regulators halt grain-buyer licenses at Hetland company
PIERRE — State government regulators suspended the grain-buyer licenses and ordered a financial audit for H & I Grain of Hetland. Citizens...
July 7, 2017 - 12:15pm
June 6, 2017
Utility regulators approve MidAmerican report and plan on economic development
PIERRE — A provider of natural gas to customers in southeastern South Dakota received a green light Tuesday on its 2016 spending report for economic development activities and its 2017 plan. MidAmerican Energy officials said the company spent $112,343 last year in the nine counties...
June 6, 2017 - 3:35pm
May 15, 2017
State's utility regulators approve NorthWestern's economic plans
PIERRE — Chris Nelson asked a question about golf the other morning, as NorthWestern Energy officials presented the 2016 reports and 2017 plans on economic development efforts by their electricity and natural gas divisions. Nelson, one of three elected members on the South Dakota...
May 15, 2017 - 1:24pm
April 28, 2017
Utilities commission takes Astoria Station application
PIERRE — The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission designated a six-mile radius Thursday as the affected area for Otter Tail Power Company's proposed electricity plant in Deuel County. But the affected area would stop at the state border, rather than extend into Minnesota's...
April 28, 2017 - 4:45pm
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