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New-look Corn Palace 'pretty darn busy'
Indian Health Service announces contract to improve health services in Rosebud, Pine Ridge
Man charged with rape of a minor starting in 2007
Local group donates hundreds of backpacks, supplies to area children
NorthWestern Energy shows support for Prehistoric Indian Village
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
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
Amateur baseball district playoffs: Mustangs blank Bullheads 6-0
Mitchell Black takes top seed into regions
Two Mitchell tennis players take second at Brandon Junior Open
Milbank claims Class B Legion title
Canova Gang grabs state tourney spot with win over Dell Rapids Mudcats
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
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
Wilma Jean Miller
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
July 21, 2014
Pierre residents win Governor's Cup walleye derby
PIERRE (AP) — Two Pierre residents have won the 40th annual South Dakota Governor's Cup Walleye Tournament on Lake Oahe. The Capital Journal reports that Duane Hjelm and Tyson Keller captured the two-day tournament on Sunday, along with $13,000. The two have been trying to...
July 21, 2014 - 1:23pm
July 9, 2014
More anglers buying licenses in South Dakota so far in 2014
FORT PIERRE — A report delivered Tuesday to the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission showed anglers have purchased thousands more fi shing licenses so far this year than at a similar point in 2013. South Dakota residents purchased: • 2,588 one-day licenses, up from...
July 9, 2014 - 7:50am
July 1, 2014
SD officials OK larger walleye harvest in summer
PIERRE (AP) — The 15-inch limit on walleye is lifted on Lake Sharpe and Lake Francis Case for July and August. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department officials say they made the changes because walleye are harder to catch in those months. The lakes are along the Missouri...
July 1, 2014 - 9:43am
June 25, 2014
GF&P emphasizes boating safety as Fourth of July nears
With the approach of the Fourth of July holiday, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is joining a national effort to highlight boating safety. Operation Dry Water will take place Friday through Sunday, and is a national weekend promoting boating safety and responsible...
June 25, 2014 - 12:31am
WILTZ: Just how good is Lake Francis Case smallmouth fishing?
In my estimation, the successful introduction of smallmouth bass into our Missouri River system ranks just behind the introduction of Chinese ringneck pheasants in South Dakota. Like the pheasant, the smallmouth is world class. He’s a fighter and a jumper, takes artificial flies...
June 25, 2014 - 12:30am
June 18, 2014
WILTZ: Nearly everything to know about fishing Lake Oahe
With the price of gas soaring during the last four decades, I’ve done little fishing on Oahe. I felt that I needed to concentrate on my home waters. When I do fish Oahe, it is always one fine adventure. Lake Oahe, with its countless creeks and vast stretches of clear open water,...
June 18, 2014 - 12:17am
June 10, 2014
WILTZ: My countdown of great fishing experiences
If everyone the world over was as blessed as I with fishing experiences, all the world would be in love with fishing. There would be no fighting or animosity. We could go to a fishing website where anglers swap fishing adventures. I could take Anwar or Boris fishing in South Dakota...
June 10, 2014 - 11:46pm
Colwell, Sailer win 29th Annual Poormans Fishing Tournament
Two new fisherman were crowned winners of the 29th Annual Poormans Fishing Tournament over the weekend on Lake Mitchell. Chad Colwell, of Mitchell, and Shannon Sailer, of Rapid City, teamed up to win the event with 20.4 pounds. Paul and Travis Dagen took second with 20.05 pounds. There...
June 10, 2014 - 11:44pm
May 27, 2014
Trophy northern pike population on the rise in SD
PIERRE (AP) — Lake Oahe is experiencing a renaissance at least as far as northern pike angler Dale Lebeda is concerned. Thanks in large part to a severe drought and the resulting drop in the reservoir’s water levels in the mid-2000s, followed by the eventual refilling of the...
May 27, 2014 - 11:21pm
May 26, 2014
Trophy northern pike population on the rise on Lake Oahe
By Nick Lowrey Pierre Capital Journal PIERRE (AP) — Lake Oahe is experiencing a renaissance at least as far as northern pike angler Dale Lebeda is concerned. Thanks in large part to a severe drought and the resulting drop in the reservoir's water levels in the mid-2000s,...
May 26, 2014 - 6:27am
May 15, 2014
127-pound paddlefish ranks fifth in nation among state records
CHAMBERLAIN -- A 127-pound, 9-ounce paddlefish caught earlier this month by a Chamberlain man is the fifth-largest state-record paddlefish in...
May 15, 2014 - 5:34pm
May 12, 2014
Free SD state parks, fishing May 17-19
PIERRE (AP) — It's a sure sign that summer's getting close — free admission to South Dakota parks and fishing areas. The Department of Game, Fish and Parks says its annual open house is next weekend, May 17-19. Anglers can fish without a license anywhere in the state,...
May 12, 2014 - 12:25pm
May 7, 2014
Pierre duo wins Platte walleye fishing tourney
PLATTE — Ryan Doolittle and Gerrick McComsey, both of Pierre, won the Platte Area Chamber of Commerce 18th Annual Walleye Fishing Tournament...
May 7, 2014 - 12:10am
May 6, 2014
National ice fishing tourney coming to Mitchell
Get ready to battle the cold, and some big bluegills. Lake Mitchell will be the site of a national ice fishing tournament next winter, according...
May 6, 2014 - 5:33pm
April 25, 2014
Twin Lakes hit hard by winterkill
WOONSOCKET — Smelly, dead fish were packed nearly six feet wide for nearly a mile. “So thick you could have scooped them up with a shovel,”...
April 25, 2014 - 5:39am