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Home heating costs high and getting higher in South Dakota

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South Dakota Newswatch
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Long's Propane Service
Retail propane providers, including Long's Propane Service, tend to pass higher wholesale costs onto consumers, but businesses all along the propane supply chain like to see prices for fuels stay low to encourage use of their products and safety within households.

The attached audio is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment.

Heating costs are high in South Dakota and they continue to rise. Bart Pfankuch is with South Dakota News Watch. Today, we take a look into his reporter's notebook to find out more.

Pfankuch's story

"Many South Dakota consumers already facing high prices for gasoline and groceries should also expect to pay far more to heat their homes this winter, with prices for propane and heating oil already far higher than last year and rising fast."

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