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Victim in fatal Interstate 90 SD crash ID’d; four teens injured
Driver killed in Pickstown rollover crash
Public Utilities Commission approves 50,000-acre wind farm in southeastern South Dakota
'We're a family': Community remembers those lost in air ambulance crash in central North Dakota
Lawmakers consider multibillion bailout for troubled pensions, retirees
Zuckerberg says he and Sandberg will stay put, even after Facebook's scandals
Fargo-based Haggard Hockey shoots for bigger chunk of hockey stick market
South Dakotans Thankful for Feeding South Dakota
A little light cat herding to stay in shape
Chipotle reconsiders firing of Minnesota manager after receiving ‘additional information’
place a business brief
Opportunity for ethanol production, exports growing
Back in the field one year after cancer
Hanson Co. bridge closed after tractor crash
Agriculturalists work to control spread of Palmer amaranth
Agri-Women promotes ag, looks for members
One tough Cowboy: Colome’s Kinzer is named Republic Player of the Year
Canistota/Freeman places four on Class 9A all-state team
DWU men hold off Jamestown
Photos from the DWU men's 86-80 win over the Jimmies
Photos from the DWU women’s win over Jamestown
Genevieve Jean LeClaire
Viola Mae (Vi) Fuerst
Gerald "Dave" Dorwart
WOSTER: Our Thanksgiving not exactly worthy of Rockwell's talent
Commentary: I served under 8 commanders in chief. Trump doesn't grasp the role.
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Shaw: Three Stooges films continue to deliver
Fate of famed L.A. mountain lions unclear after wildfire scorched their habitat
Wiltz: Argentina -- the whole nine yards
Residency cases a constant concern for GF&P
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
Hockey hunt takes on a new cause
Shirley Fiala is 97!
November 10, 2018
LETTER: Place moratorium on wind farms
To the Editor: The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) should protect the citizens of rural South Dakota by placing a moratorium on...
November 10, 2018 - 5:00pm
September 21, 2018
State commission will let witnesses testify from afar on wind-farm case
PIERRE — The state Public Utilities Commission ruled Friday opponents could subpoena information from county governments and witnesses...
September 21, 2018 - 12:58pm
September 4, 2018
State commission approves Black Hills Energy refunds
PIERRE — South Dakota electricity customers should get refunds from Black Hills Energy, the state Public Utilities Commission decided Tuesday. The refund total for 2018 is $7.67 million. It results from federal tax cuts Congress approved in 2017. The corporate rate dropped to...
September 4, 2018 - 5:05pm
August 22, 2018
State regulators are asked to suspend grain-buyer license of second company
PIERRE — The state Public Utilities Commission has scheduled a special meeting later this week to consider suspending the grain-buyer license covering four locations in southeastern South Dakota. The commission gathers at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Capitol to review the situation...
August 22, 2018 - 4:10pm
August 7, 2018
State regulators OK public contact for Crocker Wind and set a permit schedule for Prevailing Wind project
PIERRE — Two projects in the James River Valley that would convert wind to electricity moved forward Tuesday. The South Dakota Public Utilities...
August 7, 2018 - 4:26pm
PUC decides to ask a judge to let farmers buy company
PIERRE — State regulators decided Tuesday to seek receivership of a failed grain company and sell it to farmers, who then could make financial claims against a second company for millions of dollars the first company hasn't paid them. The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission...
August 7, 2018 - 3:53pm
July 31, 2018
State regulators face decision over failure of grain business
PIERRE — Lawyers for more than 20 farmers in eastern South Dakota who lost millions of dollars for unpaid grain want a state agency to...
July 31, 2018 - 7:49am
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