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Russians interacted with at least 14 Trump associates during the campaign and transition
After the deadly Camp Fire, a dog waited for his owners to return. They've finally been reunited.
Comey defends FBI and himself in interview with House panels
Southwest South Dakota woman arrested after fatal stabbing
Party on? The White House's holiday press soiree may be a ghost of Christmas past
Tesla may consider buying idle GM plants
US economy adds 155,000 jobs in November, below expectations; unemployment, 3.7 percent
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FFA state champions crowned in leadership development events
Smithfield Foods fined over $53K for water quality violations
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Truce or not, US soy, liquefied natural gas look unappetizing now for China
Report details efforts to rescue mother fatally pinned by hay bale
4 things to avoid co-op financial woes: Boards can learn from Ashby, Minn., scandal
Wheeler dealer: Young grain merchant suddenly owes $5M
Field of drains: Record-setting flood year raising interest in tile
VIDEO: SDSU's Johnston talks Macy Miller closing in on all-time scoring record
Lillard’s big shots lift Blazers over Wolves
Kernels come up short: Mitchell boys narrowly miss chance at overtime against Huron
Pouring it in: Kernel offense puts on fireworks display behind Limberg's 26
Atlanta caps dream season with MLS Cup title over Portland
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Veeder: The light of childhood reminds us to embrace life
LETTER: Let's really look at evolution
Swift: Saving 'Niece-mas' by getting with the program
OPINION: A special day for the Corn Palace
Bursack: People with dementia still sensitive to caregiver's body language
Examining mallards: New technology helping gather information on ducks
Optimism brings more hunters: Pheasant license sales up slightly
Side by side, veteran Minnesota wardens train rookies
Controversial South Dakota deer-hunting license system changes still a possibility
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
Charlie & Karen Prickett
Charlotte "Chuckie" Mayer
July 11, 2018
OPINION: Train whistles — nostalgic sound of faraway places and dreams
I wonder if young people get excited when they hear the sound of a train whistle on a dark night. Perhaps I should be wondering if young kids...
July 11, 2018 - 7:00am
March 19, 2018
Amtrak quietly ends student, AAA discounts
WASHINGTON - Amtrak officials have quietly ended discounts for students and AAA members and raised the age requirement for senior discounts to 65. The discounts, which offered up to 10 percent off tickets, were discontinued earlier this year as part of a shift in strategy for the...
March 19, 2018 - 2:48pm
July 3, 2017
Train derailment spills 20,000 gallons of crude oil in Illinois
About 20,000 gallons of crude oil belonging to Exxon Mobil Corp was released after a Canadian National Railway Co freight train derailed on Friday at Plainfield, Illinois. The cause of the derailment was unknown, a filing with the Illinois Emergency Management Agency said on Saturday....
July 3, 2017 - 1:33pm
Several passengers injured when Amtrak train derails in Washington state
An Amtrak train with more than 250 people aboard derailed on Sunday near Puget Sound in Washington state, injuring several passengers, although...
July 3, 2017 - 7:59am
March 15, 2017
New, safer U.S. rail cars gather dust even as ethanol trains grow longer
NEW YORK -- While crossing a small wooden bridge in northwestern Iowa last Thursday, March 9, 20 rail tank cars in a mile-long train transporting...
March 15, 2017 - 2:30pm
February 22, 2017
Train carrying grain derails in northeastern South Dakota
REDFIELD (AP) — Authorities say a train derailed in northeastern South Dakota, causing road closures in the area. The train was carrying grain through Redfield when it derailed early Wednesday morning. Officials say they don't know how many railcars derailed. Spink County Sheriff...
February 22, 2017 - 4:26pm
January 4, 2017
N.Y. train derailment injures more than 100 commuters
NEW YORK - A New York City train derailed after ramming into a bumper at a downtown Brooklyn terminal during Wednesday's morning rush hour, Jan....
January 4, 2017 - 10:59am
December 6, 2016
With Dakota Access in limbo, more Bakken crude to move on trains
HOUSTON—As oil prices recover and U.S. shale production picks up, energy companies that had planned to ship crude on the Dakota Access...
December 6, 2016 - 1:36pm
November 9, 2015
OPINION: Keeping America's trains moving
With limited options to efficiently ship materials such as fertilizer, ethanol, or corn and soybeans, railroads play an absolutely critical link...
November 9, 2015 - 11:38pm
June 15, 2015
Sioux Falls police man trains to catch traffic violators
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls police have been riding the rails to catch drivers who ignore railroad crossing stop signals. Police spokesman Sam Clemens tells the Argus Leader that it was done after complaints from BNSF. The railroad told police were too many near-misses with...
June 15, 2015 - 11:38am
July 10, 2013
Train traffic resumes after SD derailment
DEWEY (AP) -- Train traffic has resumed near the southwestern South Dakota community of Dewey after a derailment. An empty BNSF Railway coal train headed from Wyoming to Nebraska derailed early Monday. The railroad says 37 cars of a 123-car train went off the tracks. The cause wasn't...
July 10, 2013 - 3:01pm
September 20, 2012
Train derails in Mitchell
Two eastbound locomotives hauling an empty 85-car freight train derailed at about 12:15 a.m. Wednesday just west of the Burr Street railroad...
September 20, 2012 - 6:42am
September 15, 2012
Towns to see more rail traffic
A stretch of railroad between Mitchell and Chamberlain will see regular train service for the first time in more than a decade beginning next...
September 15, 2012 - 6:32am
December 9, 2011
Cement work beginning at Kimball shuttle-loader
KIMBALL -- Cement work is beginning on a large railroad grain-loading facility near Kimball, and the developer says he's close to a deal on a...
December 9, 2011 - 12:30am
Funding could extend rail project to Vivian
The rehabilitation of the Mitchell to Rapid City rail line could extend as far west as Vivian if the project is awarded a federal grant and the state upholds its promise to provide additional funding. The South Dakota Railroad Board has applied for a federal Tiger III grant from...
December 9, 2011 - 12:07am