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Daugaard signs bill to create tech school oversight board
Police accuse pickup driver in fatal teen crash
South Dakota men charged with baiting mountain lions
Authorities making more arrests near Dakota Access Pipeline camp
South Dakota lawmakers work to act on bills by key deadline
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
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South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Brozik finds another gear in senior season
District 8B girls basketball semifinals moved to earlier times
Photos from the DWU Men’s 98-90 win over Concordia in GPAC Tourney
Photos from the DWU women's 94-60 win over Briar Cliff in GPAC Tourney
Updated GPAC tournament pairings: DWU women host Doane, Tiger men travel to Northwestern
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Vernon E. Vlasman
Violet Odella Moline
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
LETTER: Thune, Rounds in unique position to support ethanol
PIERSON: South Dakota cannot be a one-party rule
OUR VIEW: Criminal justice reforms caused unintentional consequences for local law enforcement
WOSTER: A presidential decision to celebrate birthdays
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
August 21, 2015
Officials: Salmon caught on Lake Oahe is South Dakota record
PIERRE (AP) — Wildlife officials in South Dakota have confirmed that a chinook salmon caught on Lake Oahe last week is a state record. The state's Game, Fish and Parks Department says Highmore angler Gordon Sampson boated the salmon that weighed 24 pounds, 8 ounces. Sampson...
August 21, 2015 - 2:50pm
August 18, 2015
Reports of whopper salmon drawing anglers to Lake Oahe
PIERRE (AP) — Anglers are catching salmon fever on Lake Oahe in the Dakotas. They are driving hundreds of miles to the Pierre-Fort Pierre area in South Dakota as reports of whopper chinook salmon roll in, the Capital Journal reported. Gordy Samson, of Highmore, hauled in...
August 18, 2015 - 2:45pm
August 13, 2015
Officials say Lake Oahe salmon fishery on the upswing
PIERRE (AP) — The chinook salmon population in Lake Oahe isn't back to levels seen on the Dakotas fishery before the 2011 Missouri River flood, but officials say it's getting a boost from a successful lake herring spawn. The 2011 flood flushed rainbow smelt through Oahe Dam....
August 13, 2015 - 3:27pm
August 10, 2015
Chinook salmon caught by Pierre children nearly state record
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Two children from Pierre narrowly missed a state record when they landed a chinook salmon weighing nearly 23 pounds, 6 ounces. The Capital Journal reports that 9-year-old Matthew Coverdale and 8-year-old Grace Hanten caught the whopper in Lake Oahe on Friday....
August 10, 2015 - 5:13pm
July 21, 2015
Lookin' for a bite at Lake Mitchell
July 21, 2015 - 4:17pm
July 17, 2015
South Dakota Governor's Cup set on Lake Oahe this weekend
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Governor's Cup walleye tournament is on tap on Lake Oahe this weekend. The Capital Journal reports that anglers launch from Spring Creek Resort on Saturday, competing for more than $32,000 in prize money awarded to the top finishers. The champion...
July 17, 2015 - 1:19pm
July 10, 2015
Wildlife Service says no plans to close Booth hatchery
SPEARFISH (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has no plans to close the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery and Archives in South Dakota or move the archives to another location, an agency official said. The Fish and Wildlife Service in 2013 proposed closing the...
July 10, 2015 - 9:53am
July 2, 2015
SD Outdoor Adventures: Lake Mitchell needs help, right?
July 2, 2015 - 10:59am
July 1, 2015
Lake Mitchell stocked with more than 52K walleye following year off
Jaryd Guericke isn't shy to talk Lake Mitchell walleyes. Guericke, a 21-year-old Mitchell native, says he spends about 200 days per year fishing...
July 1, 2015 - 7:30pm
June 4, 2015
Wet conditions change fishing in South Dakota's Black Hills
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rain, rain, go away. That's what all the fishermen say. Well, 2015 rains have not been listening. The unseasonably wet start to the summer has flooded boat ramps, intensified creek waters and forced anglers elsewhere. Some pro shops advise anglers to...
June 4, 2015 - 1:21pm
May 27, 2015
Study of walleye in Lake Oahe beginning to yield results
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A four-year study of walleye in Lake Oahe is only halfway done but already is yielding results that should prove valuable to both wildlife officials and anglers. Officials are gaining new information about how fish move, how long they live and what proportion...
May 27, 2015 - 11:41am
May 6, 2015
OPINION: Smallmouth bass -- here's how I do it
When I look at the opportunities we South Dakotans have when it comes to fishing, hunting and outdoor activities in general, I feel fortunate. Regarding my feelings, I've become somewhat of a South Dakota cheerleader. Do I get overzealous or too carried away about our state? I really...
May 6, 2015 - 9:50am
April 2, 2015
State launches aquatic invasive species website and hashtag
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks has launched a website to help inform anglers and boaters about new statewide aquatic invasive species rules. The rules take effect in mid-May. Department Secretary Kelly Hepler says they will require outdoors enthusiasts to change...
April 2, 2015 - 4:43pm
March 30, 2015
SD extends comment period for Black Hills fisheries plans
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials have extended the public comment period on two proposed management plans for fisheries in the Black Hills. Officials with the state's Game, Fish and Parks Department say people can now comment on the two five-year plans through...
March 30, 2015 - 2:16pm
March 27, 2015
Plans to stock Atlantic salmon in Lake Oahe delayed
PIERRE (AP) — Anglers will have to wait a little longer for a chance to catch Atlantic salmon in Lake Oahe. South Dakota wildlife officials had wanted to stock the first batch of the new species in the Missouri River reservoir in the Dakotas in the spring of 2016, but a deal...
March 27, 2015 - 4:39pm