Local

Wind Energy Development In South Dakota

Photo: clipart.com

Wind Energy Development In South Dakota

While wind energy development has been at a standstill in the state for the last few years, that may change. Steve Wegman, with the South Dakota Renewable Energy Association, says a production mandate will spur power companies into more wind…

Wegman says the advantage of smaller wind projects is they can use the existing power line structure…

Wegman says new technology is allow the cost  of wind production to drop sharply……

Wegman says Day County, in the north east part of the state may be among the first see some of the new, smaller project development.

Recent Headlines

in Local

No Special Session for South Dakota Education

Dennis Daugaard 60914

The call for a special session of the South Dakota legislature has failed.

in National

Making headlines this week

AP_272074667250

A look back at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

in Local

Governor Addresses Camp for Gifted Students

gov

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard told students at the wrap up of the “Governors Camp” at USD in Vermillion today that their future is bright, but they have to make good choices.

in Agriculture

Wheat Quality Tour Shows Bumper Yields

Wheat Field

The Wheat Quality Council’s Spring Wheat Tour wrapped up yesterday afternoon and the results indicated the Dakotas could be looking…

in Agriculture

Iowa Senator Calls for Review of JBS Acquisition

pork chop 1

Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley wants the U.S. Justice Department’s Anti Trust Division to review the proposed acquisition by JBS of Cargill Pork.