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In post-Ebola Sierra Leone, more than half the population face food shortages
Pipeline protest setting tense, but quiet
High court: Hospitals don't have to turn over documents
Authorities ID 2 victims of fatal crash in Meade County
County won't move early voting center outside Pine Ridge
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
'Consistent performer': Michels makes plays for Kernels
SD college football preview: Nielson takes on old team in USD-WIU duel
Dordt sweeps Tigers in three sets
Mitchell's Brewster to join Tiger women's basketball
Catching up with former area athletes: Fossum, Juffer lead Coyotes into new swim season
Couple celebrates 60th anniversary
Healy birth announcement
Fulton woman celebrates 80th birthday
Munsen birth announcement
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Marcellina C. Weiss
Joseph F. Nesladek
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
The last great stronghold for pheasant hunting
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
May 16, 2016
South Dakota staffer plays role in hunter recruiting effort
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks staffer is playing a role in a national effort to replace aging hunters. The Capital Journal reports the national R3 plan aims to recruit, retain and reactivate hunters and shooters. The planning committee finalizing the R3 plan...
May 16, 2016 - 12:43pm
January 14, 2016
South Dakota lion season starts slow despite good conditions
RAPID CITY (AP) — Conditions are ripe for mountain lion hunting, but this year's cougar season in South Dakota is still off to a slow start. Only six lions have been killed since the season started the day after Christmas. Three lions were shot during the first two weeks, with two...
January 14, 2016 - 1:18pm
January 7, 2016
'Rare' hunt leads to mountain lion shot near Platte
PLATTE -- In December, Brooks Koopal fulfilled his dream of successfully hunting a mountain lion — twice. “Them two hunts were by far the...
January 7, 2016 - 8:41am
December 31, 2015
Game biologist says pheasants available for season's finale
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's top pheasant biologist says hunters should still find plenty of roosters in fields this weekend as the state wraps up its 2015 pheasant hunting season. Travis Runia, upland game biologist with the Game, Fish and Parks Department, said officials...
December 31, 2015 - 11:40am
December 15, 2015
Crop-price plunge helps hunters as pheasants fly in South Dakota
The longest U.S. corn slump since the 1980s has turned into a bumper year for South Dakota's $220 million pheasant-hunting industry, the nation's...
December 15, 2015 - 5:24pm
November 16, 2015
24-hour game stop nabs 147 violations
WHITE LAKE — Dead pheasants were flying from a vehicle cruising down the interstate. Tossed out the window by a couple of hunters, the...
November 16, 2015 - 9:02pm
November 9, 2015
Commission finalizes several spring hunting seasons
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission has finalized several spring hunting seasons. This year's spring light goose conservation order runs Feb. 15 through May 4, beginning the day after the regular dark goose season closes. The spring light goose conservation...
November 9, 2015 - 1:14pm
November 3, 2015
GFP hopes to net $1 million from proposed fee increases
PIERRE – The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission holds a public hearing Thursday on charging more for boat licenses, reserving campground spaces by telephone, using the Mickelson Trail and taking a vehicle into Custer State Park. The state Bureau of Finance and Management estimates...
November 3, 2015 - 9:05am
October 22, 2015
Ducks shot in Minnesota test negative for deadly bird flu
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tests on over 750 ducks shot by Minnesota hunters this fall have turned up no signs of the kind of bird flu that devastated the Midwest poultry industry earlier this year. Researchers are testing wild waterfowl to see if ducks flying south for the winter...
October 22, 2015 - 1:26pm
Game, Fish and Parks taking comment on pheasant plan changes
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is seeking public comment on completed revisions to the state's current pheasant management plan. Division of Wildlife director Tony Leif says the revised plan refines the department's approach to managing the popular game bird...
October 22, 2015 - 1:18pm
October 19, 2015
PHOTOS: It's pheasant season in SD
October 19, 2015 - 11:25am
October 18, 2015
Hunters hit fields across South Dakota for pheasant opener
PIERRE (AP) — Hunters hit fields across South Dakota for this year's pheasant opener. Saturday was the season's first day, and the Game,...
October 18, 2015 - 6:05pm
October 16, 2015
Pheasant season gets underway in South Dakota this weekend
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's pheasant season opens Saturday, and hunters can expect a better year than 2014. State wildlife officials...
October 16, 2015 - 1:15pm
October 14, 2015
Tebow thanks foundation supporters in Platte
PLATTE — Tim Tebow in South Dakota? It happened. Tebow, a former NFL quarterback, was at Platte Creek Lodge earlier this week, according...
October 14, 2015 - 6:57pm
For better or worse, technology has changed deer hunting
It recently occurred to me that all of us have made or are making decisions about how dependent on technology we want to be. This is especially...
October 14, 2015 - 11:33am