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Man kidnapped, robbed at motel and dropped off out of town
16-year-old charged in death of 19-year-old over weekend
Sisseton teen identified as victim in Summit crash
Up, up and away
Cigarette sparks early morning fire
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
State junior teener tournament: Gregory takes third place
Amateur baseball playoff roundup: Plankinton punches ticket to state
State Legion: Madison eliminates Winner/Colome
Winner/Colome edges Parkston
Offense turns it on as Angels top Raptors
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Roy C. Crisman, Jr.
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
Breaking barriers to mental health care
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
GF&P increasing efforts to band Canada geese
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
Rapid City businessman pushes for more Black Hills walleyes
RAPID CITY (AP) — The owner of a bait and tackle shop in Rapid City is pushing for walleye in more Black Hills reservoirs. Mike Cummings tells the Rapid City Journal that a proposed 5-year state management plan for Black Hills reservoir fishing puts too much emphasis on management...
March 27, 2015 - 4:37pm
March 9, 2015
Rules finalized to slow spread of aquatic invasive species
PIERRE (AP) — Boaters and anglers in South Dakota have new rules to follow that are intended to slow the spread of invasive species in waterways. The Game Fish and Parks Commission finalized several changes that will soon take effect. They require the removal of vegetation...
March 9, 2015 - 3:20pm