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On the Bourbon Trail: Jeep trip takes couple to back roads of Kentucky

July 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Legend has it that Paul Jones Jr., a Kentucky bourbon maker, was head over heels for a beautiful Southern belle. She turned down his romantic advances several times until he finally issued an ultimatum: He would ask for her hand one last time and the…continue reading on dglobe.com

A tearful message about driving

May 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

A typical Minnesota Department of Transportation conference might be what many outside of that business would consider a little drab, as facts and figures regarding road safety fly.

But the one held in Detroit Lakes last Wednesday was different. I…continue reading on echopress.com

Interest surveyed in western SD-western ND flight

May 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

RAPID CITY (AP) — The Chamber of Commerce in the western South Dakota hub of Rapid City is gauging interest in a direct flight to the western North Dakota oil patch city of Williston.

A Chamber survey is asking how many business people drive b…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Flight cancellations down at Pierre airport

March 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Airport officials in Pierre say they’ve seen fewer cancellations in the number of commercial air flights in the past month.

Pierre Regional Airport Manager Mike Issacs tells KCCR radio that 33 of 196 flights — or 17 percent —…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Pierre mayor expects better air service soon

January 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — The mayor of South Dakota’s capital city says she has been assured that Great Lakes Airlines is working to improve service to Pierre.

Great Lakes is pulling out of five cities in North Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa because of proble…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

I-29 reopens between Sioux Falls, Canada border

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Travel remains treacherous in eastern South Dakota and some schools are starting late after a weekend blizzard that tore through the region.

Officials early Monday reopened Interstate 29 from Sioux Falls to the Canadian bord…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

I-29 reopens between Sioux Falls, Canada border

January 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Travel remains treacherous in eastern South Dakota and some schools are starting late after a weekend blizzard that tore through the region.

Officials early Monday reopened Interstate 29 from Sioux Falls to the Canadian bord…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Safer roadmap: Group ranks ND, SD, MT among 11 worst states for highway safety laws

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota and 10 other states rate as the worst in the nation when it comes to adopting basic highway safety laws, a nonprofit lobbying group says.
Washington, D.C.-based Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety released its 11th annual…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Safer roadmap: Group ranks ND, SD, MT among 11 worst states for highway safety laws

January 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota and 10 other states rate as the worst in the nation when it comes to adopting basic highway safety laws, a nonprofit lobbying group says.
Washington, D.C.-based Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety released its 11th annual…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

I-90 open from Sioux Falls to Salem

January 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE – State Transportation officials have reopened the west bound lanes of Interstate 90 between Sioux Falls and Salem effective immediately.

Motorists are advised that driving conditions are still treacherous with snow-packed and slippery ro…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com