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November 21, 2022

North Dakota-owned oil, gas mineral rights valued at $2.8B

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — An estimate of oil and gas mineral rights owned by North Dakota pegs their value at $2.8 billion, an 18% increase from last year, according to an appraisal released Thursday to the state Land Board. The increase comes largely from strong oil and natural gas prices and sustained production over the […]

November 21, 2022

South Dakota gas prices see 7.6 cent decrease ahead of Thanksgiving

UNDATED – Average gasoline prices in South Dakota have fallen 7.6 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.48/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 628 stations in South Dakota. Prices in South Dakota are 15.9 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 20.5 cents per gallon higher than a year […]

November 16, 2022

Sun Airlines announces Minneapolis route out of Rapid City

RAPID CITY, S.D – Rapid City Regional Airport announced Wednesday that Sun Country Airlines will begin offering nonstop flights between Minneapolis, Minnesota (MSP) and Rapid City, South Dakota (RAP) starting in June 2023. Sun Country will operate two flights per week, with each flight seating 186 on a Boeing 737-800 jet. This brings the total […]

November 14, 2022

South Dakota gas prices see 3.1 cent fall over past week

UNDATED – Average gasoline prices in South Dakota have fallen 3.1 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.56/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 628 stations in South Dakota. Prices in South Dakota are 15.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 29.9 cents per gallon higher than a year […]

November 10, 2022

Voters reject ban on new pork processing plant in Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, SD – An ordinance to ban the construction of future slaughterhouses within the city limits of Sioux Falls, South Dakota was shot down Tuesday in the 2022 mid-term election. According to the South Dakota Secretary of State, Sioux Falls voting precincts rejected the measure with 55,690 total votes, 52% no (28,986) versus 48% […]

November 10, 2022

SD regulators say state has no authority over Missouri River hyrdoelectric project

UNDATED – Backers of a multibillion-dollar proposal in rural south-central South Dakota say they have a way to capture and store renewable energy for later use. The clean energy pitch has drawn criticism and concern from nearby landowners, however, who worry that the project could damage the environment and impact recreational opportunities in south-central South […]

November 7, 2022

South Dakota Gas Prices see 1.2 cent rise to begin November

UNDATED – Average gasoline prices in South Dakota have risen 1.2 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.59/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 628 stations in South Dakota. Prices in South Dakota are 13.7 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 29.6 cents per gallon higher than a year […]

November 7, 2022

Industry applauds investments to expand independent meat, poultry processing plants

PIERRE, SD The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, the National Farmers Union and the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition all praised the Biden-Harris administration’s announcement last week of more than $223 million in grants and loans to support small to mid-sized meat processing facilities. The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the National Farmers Union, which are at […]

November 2, 2022

Heineken to increase purchase volume of Montana barley

HELENA, Mont. – Governor Greg Gianforte and Montana Department of Agriculture Director Christy Clark have announced a letter of intent for Heineken International Cerveceria Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma (Heineken International) to increase its purchase volume of Montana barley products. “We’re thrilled Heineken recognizes the superior quality of Montana barley and wants to do more business with our […]

October 31, 2022

South Dakota gas prices end October down nearly 7-cents per gallon

UNDATED – Average gasoline prices in South Dakota have fallen 6.9 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.58/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 628 stations in South Dakota. Prices in South Dakota are 2.7 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 23.3 cents per gallon higher than a year […]