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Mitchell Baseball Turkey Trot fundraiser draws more than 150 racers
TransCanada: Over 24K gallons of oil recovered from spill
3 defendants sentenced for roles in casino blackjack scheme
Governors association backs bid to collect online sales tax
Circuit court from Nov. 21
Minnesota, South Dakota farmers named to soybean board
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
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Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
UPDATE: Vikings hold off Lions 30-23 to win seventh straight game
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
What you need in your winter survival kit
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Arlene Kostal Fuhrman
Roger O. Roth
Ron E. Heiter
DAUGAARD: 138 Thanksgivings ago
WOSTER: Thankful for those who make life easier
ROUNDS: Remaining thankful
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
Kelly Ellston is
Darrell Dean Simmons
April 25, 2017
Wiltz: Make our walleyes great again?
I can't speak for Lakes Oahe, Sharpe, and Lewis & Clark because I don't fish them enough, but I can say that walleye numbers are down on our...
April 25, 2017 - 10:53pm
April 18, 2017
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
I've been asked how my spring turkey hunting is going and I'll make a sorry confession. After getting a gobbler or two that rivaled an old inner...
April 18, 2017 - 10:39pm
April 11, 2017
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
With the 2016-2017 winter behind us, I thought we'd take a look at how wildlife fared, both at home and around the country. I could be a bit premature. It was 1984 or 1985, but we had an April 12 blizzard that began with light snow on Sunday evening. I jokingly told the kids that...
April 11, 2017 - 9:27pm
April 10, 2017
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Pheasant Country Pheasants Forever Chapter No. 872 held its 32nd annual Seed Distribution Day on Saturday outside of Mitchell. The event allows...
April 10, 2017 - 9:42pm
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
Gov. Dennis Daugaard anticipates a proposal to be offered next session on the public’s use of non-meandered waters for recreational purposes,...
April 10, 2017 - 5:43pm
April 7, 2017
GF&P: Anglers need to make own decision regarding restricted lakes
The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department will not be giving "black and white answers" on a Supreme Court decision regarding certain South...
April 7, 2017 - 3:42pm
April 4, 2017
Wiltz: Florida gators, but not the basketball version
In 44 years of column writing, I don't recall that I've ever touched on alligators. Today, that's about to change.
April 4, 2017 - 11:09pm
March 28, 2017
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
The past week was an eye opener for me as Betsy and I spent it on the Hawaiian island of Oahu. We made the trip with our daughter, Lisa, son-in-law, Rodney, granddaughter, Nichela, and grandson, Sam. Nichela and Sam were on spring break from college. In the past, Betsy and I had spent...
March 28, 2017 - 11:07pm
March 24, 2017
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
The local chapter of Ducks Unlimited will hold a volunteer organizational meeting at 5 p.m. Thursday at The Depot Bar and Grille in Mitchell. The meeting is to help organize for the spring and fall banquets. Refreshments and snacks will be available, along with Ducks Unlimited merchandise....
March 24, 2017 - 5:37pm
March 22, 2017
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
A bump in license costs will provide a state agency more aid to control damage from wildlife. Earlier this month, Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed...
March 22, 2017 - 5:14pm
March 14, 2017
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
As mentioned in the past, I'm in the process of writing a book I've called A Dakota Rod and Nimrod. As the title reveals, it is primarily a collection of hunting- and fishing-related stories. The book is comprised of three sections: The Dakota Scene, Beyond Dakota Borders, and People...
March 14, 2017 - 10:31pm
March 11, 2017
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
CHAMBERLAIN — On Wednesday afternoon, Mick Niles reeled his first walleye of the day onto Chamberlain's fishing pier. The temperature never...
March 11, 2017 - 7:00am
February 28, 2017
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
Ben Franklin said sometime to the effect that if we don't stand together, we'll fall separately. He might have been talking about hunters. We...
February 28, 2017 - 10:42pm
February 14, 2017
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
About a month ago, my column dealt with Little Jane, a children's book character who preferred guns, archery equipment and elk hunting to dolls and girl things. I also praised Kim Rhode, an American female shotgunner, who has won medals in the last six Olympic Games. With reference...
February 14, 2017 - 11:08pm
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
The Pheasants Forever Pheasant Country Chapter held its 32nd Annual Landowner Habitat Education evening at the Moose Lodge on Sunday. USDA National Resources Conservation Services State Conservationist Jeff Zimprich spoke on habitat and soil health. Ducks Unlimited Director of Development...
February 14, 2017 - 9:17pm