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South Dakota Public Utilities Commission

For the Period of March 6, 2003 through March 12, 2003

If you need a complete copy of a filing faxed, overnight expressed, or mailed to you, please contact Delaine Kolbo within five business days of this report. Phone: 605-773-3705


CT03-006 In the Matter of the Complaint filed by Joan and Frank Urbanski on behalf of Anytime Tan, North Sioux City, South Dakota, against McLeodUSA n/k/a PrairieWave Communications, Inc. Regarding a Contract Dispute.

Complainant received a termination charge of $1070.87 from McLeodUSA for changing carriers. Complainants' representatives allege they were not informed by McLeodUSA that the telephone contract was for 60 months and request to be released from the contract without penalty.

Staff Analyst: Jim Mehlhaff
Staff Attorney: Kelly Frazier
Date Docketed: 03/12/03
Intervention deadline: N/A


EL03-010 In the Matter of the Joint Request for an Electric Service Rights Exception between Xcel Energy and Central Electric Cooperative, Inc.

On March 6, 2003, Xcel Energy and Central Electric Cooperative filed a "Joint Request for an Electric Service Territory Boundary Modification." This agreement seeks an exception to the existing service territory near Artesian, SD. The area to be transferred from Central Electric to Xcel Energy is described as the telephone "pedestal" and its associated facilities located just east of 411th Avenue and on the south side of 233rd Street (SD Highway 34) approximately 3 miles west of Artesian, South Dakota, residing in the NW 1/4 of Section 12 of Union Township T106N R60W in Sanborn County, South Dakota, together with a line to connect with Xcel's system.

Staff Analyst: Michele Farris
Staff Attorney: Karen Cremer
Date Docketed: 03/06/03
Intervention Deadline: 03/28/03


TC03-056 In the Matter of the Application of Entrix Telecom, Inc. for a Certificate of Authority to Provide Interexchange Telecommunications Services in South Dakota.

Entrix Telecom, Inc. has filed an application for a Certificate of Authority to provide intrastate interexchange telecommunications services in South Dakota. The applicant intends to provide resold interexchange services, including pre-paid Toll-Free and local access calling cards and directory assistance throughout South Dakota.

Staff Analyst: Bonnie Bjork
Staff Attorney: Karen Cremer
Date Docketed: 03/12/03
Intervention Deadline: 03/28/03

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