STAFF BLOG CHEF JEFF West Bank Wings
There's not much doubt that chicken wings are a Super Bowl party favorite. In fact, more than 1.23 billion wings will be eaten before, during and after the big game between the San Francisco 49ers and... Posted on 1/24/13 at 3:27 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Home Sweet Home: China in Minnesota
All of you who've read my posts are awesome. Thank you for following along. While I'm sad to see this journey end, I'm excited with anticipation because this was just my first try. I'll be writing man... Posted on 10/27/12 at 11:31 AM
STAFF BLOG REPUBLIC INSIDER Gnow itâ€™s gnats
I just returned from checking mosquito traps with Mitchell's rugged, fearless skeeter hunter, Tom Kippes. We found a few dozen mosquitoes in the traps after hundreds were reported every day last week.... Posted on 6/29/10 at 11:33 AM
FLANDREAU (AP) — It seems an unlikely concept: teenagers forgoing the immediacy of a McDonald's Big Mac to don an apron, grab a meat patty and learn how to cook their own lower-fat version in the kitchen.
RAPID CITY (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials are deciding whether a Harding County ranch hand can keep a mountain lion he killed while working on another rancher's land, in a complicated case that has the president of the state Wildlife Federation wondering if the shooter should actually get a ticket.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The federal government is considering moving dozens of bison captured outside Yellowstone National Park to federal lands in South Dakota, Colorado and elsewhere, according to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar.
There is a historic marker west of Custer that reads: “Historic Sites, Buffalo Rock – Site where the last buffalo was killed in the Black Hills in 1887 by Joe Humphreus, Bob Patterson – Charles Sager nearby is the site of the first lime kiln in the Black Hills”.
As is turned out, this was not the last buffalo killed in the Black Hills.
Cutting the number of county commission meetings from four to two Tuesdays a month isn’t something that’s high, or even on, Davison County’s list of priorities, the commissioners said recently.
That means Davison County will remain the only county in The Daily Republic’s 17-county readership area that meets on a weekly basis. Other counties meet once or twice a month.
South Dakota still ranks tops in buffalo production, according to the latest available statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Those recently released numbers, for 2009, show that South Dakota has 38,500 buffalo — more than double No. 2 ranked Nebraska, which has about 18,000 head, and well ahead of No. 3 North Dakota, which has about 16,000 head.
The buffalo numbers contrast starkly with those for cattle. South Dakota ranks eighth in cattle production with 3.8 million, while No. 1 is Texas, with 247.5 million head.
Randall G. Overbaugh, 65, Buffalo, Minn., formerly of Mitchell, died Tuesday, July 21, 2009, at Lake Ridge Care Center, Buffalo.
Funeral services were on July 25, 2009, at Buffalo Presbyterian Church, Buffalo. Burial was in Goldfield, Iowa.
Arrangements were under the direction of Peterson Chapel Buffalo Funeral Home, Buffalo.
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