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Cool temps hamper Dakota bees’ honey production

August 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BRUCE, S.D. South Dakota honey producer Richard Adee pulls a rectangular beehive frame from an extracting machine and points to a bell curve-shaped pattern of honey and wax. In a good year, the frame would be full. Continue Reading

Dakotas are opposite in personal income increase

March 29, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. Oil-rich North Dakota and drought-stricken South Dakota are at opposite ends of the rankings when it comes to personal income last year. Continue Reading

Wildfires burning the Dakotas

September 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. Wildfires continue to cause problems in the Dakotas, from shutting down a stretch of interstate to destroying a fire truck. Continue Reading

Harry Potter’s owl spotted across US

January 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

LAKE ANDES, S.D.(AP) Famous for its role as Harry Potter’s companion in the books and movies, a species of majestic, mostly white owls is being sighted in abundant numbers this winter far from both Hogwarts and its native Arctic habitat.
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Cities in the Dakotas saving money on snow removal

December 20, 2011 in The Daily Republic

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) A lack of snow in the Dakotas is likely to make for a brown Christmas, but it also is saving cities a lot of money on snow removal. Continue Reading

Navajo tops list of Native languages in US

December 14, 2011 in The Dickinson Press

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. More people speak Navajo at home than any other Native American language, a seemingly promising 169,000 people at a time when some tribes have lost their native tongue or are struggling to retain the words of their ancestors.
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