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35K Still Without Power After Storm Pounds SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Xcel Energy says approximately 35,000 customers in South Dakota are still without power after a winter storm walloped the area. James Wilcox with Xcel says crews have been able to restore power to an estimated 25,000 people but adverse weather conditions are creating new outages. More than 230 crew...
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Alberta Premier: Rejection of XL Pipeline Would Mar Relations

TORONTO (AP) – Alberta’s premier says if the Obama administration rejects the Keystone XL pipeline it be would be a significant thorn in Canadian-U.S. relations. Premier Alison Redford said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press that the issue would keep coming up. Redford is in Washington for her fourth trip to lobby...
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Pierre and Fort Pierre Officials Talk About Snow Clearance Work

UNDATED – (DRG News) Today brings another busy day for plow and big equipment operators in Pierre and Fort Pierre, as the predicted second wave of snow arrived in the area this morning.  Fort Pierre issued a snow alert this morning and is asking residents to keep their vehicles off snow routes so they...
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NWS Says Snow to Begin Tapering Off Later Today

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) A winter storm warning continues in the forecast through tomorrow morning in much of the Dakota Radio Group listening area.  Forecasters with the National Weather Service indicate that snow will fall on and off through tomorrow morning.  Scott Doering of the Weather Service in Aberdeen says it’s likely that...
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