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Dakota Access security firm operated in ND without license, board says
348th Ave. bridge over I-90 closed after damage from over-height vehicle
Avera facilities to merge in Salem
Aeronautics panel approves grants for variety of airports
A mother's response to the health-care debate: Her 3-year-old son's $231,000 hospital bill
UPS to freeze pensions for 70,000 nonunion workers to cut costs
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
Dry conditions continue impacting South Dakota farmers
Continued improvements showcased at Sanborn Co. 4-H arena
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
Brady named NFL's top player in Top 100 poll
Shattuck hits ace at Lakeview
Mitchell 14U boys basketball team takes 2nd
Mitchell's Bergeson advances to nationals in trapshooting
Dimock-Emery blanks Wagner
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
OPINION: Infringing on your property rights
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
May 14, 2017
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
PIERRE (AP) — The number of pheasant hunters in South Dakota in 2016 and the number of birds they killed were both down from the previous year,...
May 14, 2017 - 11:16am
May 8, 2017
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department wants to cut the number of deer hunting licenses and tags available for the...
May 8, 2017 - 11:53am
March 18, 2017
State seeking more successful deer hunts
PIERRE — With the development of a statewide management plan, finding a deer may become easier for East River hunters. For the first time,...
March 18, 2017 - 7:30am
November 22, 2016
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
RAPID CITY (AP) — About 40 of the elk at Wind Cave National Park were recently fitted with radio collars so researchers can track their location as they study the effects of chronic wasting disease, while others will be killed to cull the park's elk population. Volunteers and park...
November 22, 2016 - 4:38pm
October 21, 2016
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
PIERRE — Last week, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GF&P) issued information about epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) and removing left-over deer licenses and offering refunds to East River firearm hunters for the 2016 season. Reports of deer loss continued as hunters...
October 21, 2016 - 4:59pm
October 15, 2016
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
STICKNEY — Row by row, Randall Kuyper drove past thousands of birds waiting for their meal, stopping every few yards to fill a bin with...
October 15, 2016 - 8:00am
October 7, 2016
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
MOBRIDGE — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission rejected a petition from two South Dakota hunting organizations Thursday. The petition sought to overturn two state laws that designate hundreds of nonresident three-day waterfowl hunting permits for two blocs of northern...
October 7, 2016 - 10:34am
October 6, 2016
South Dakota hunting groups cry foul on waterfowl permits
PIERRE (AP) — Two South Dakota hunting groups want to keep out-of-state waterfowl hunters out of north central South Dakota. The South Dakota Wildlife Federation and the South Dakota Waterfowl Association are asking the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to rescind nonresident waterfowl...
October 6, 2016 - 11:07am
September 27, 2016
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — More than 850 hunting licenses remain for North Dakota's fall turkey season. The state Game and Fish Department made 3,510 licenses available this year, a decline of about 4 percent from last year. The agency recently held its license lottery. Only North Dakota...
September 27, 2016 - 11:16am
September 12, 2016
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's prairie and ruffed grouse seasons open Saturday. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department says prairie and ruffed grouse have a daily limit of three and a possession limit of 15. The season runs through Jan. 1. Shooting hours are from sunrise to sunset....
September 12, 2016 - 11:19am
September 8, 2016
North Dakota pheasant numbers drop 10 percent from 2015
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Pheasant numbers in North Dakota have dropped 10 percent from a year ago, but as the hunting season nears wildlife officials are confident of another decent harvest of at least half a million birds. The drop indicated by a state Game and Fish Department survey...
September 8, 2016 - 11:24am
September 2, 2016
3,510 licenses available for North Dakota fall turkey hunt
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is making 3,510 licenses available for the full turkey season. The number is 145 fewer than last year, or a decline of about 4 percent. The deadline for hunters to apply for a license is Wednesday. Only North Dakota residents...
September 2, 2016 - 10:57am
Bighorn sheep hunting to resume in North Dakota this fall
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is resuming bighorn sheep hunting this fall after concluding that a disease that sparked a large die-off in the western badlands herd two years ago has diminished. Bacterial pneumonia is still present in the herd but...
September 2, 2016 - 10:54am
August 31, 2016
SD pheasant count shows 20 percent decrease
Finding roosters may be a little more difficult this fall, but hunters should expect to harvest more than 1 million pheasants in South Dakota...
August 31, 2016 - 8:54am
August 11, 2016
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota wildlife officials are lowering the number of mountain lions that can be killed for the first time in about a decade of lion hunting in the state, in large part due to the prowess of hunters, particularly those with hounds. The exact size of the...
August 11, 2016 - 11:32am