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Oktoberfest brings German heritage to Menno
Area students place at National FFA Convention
Rounds, Thune won't support lame-duck hearings for SCOTUS nominee
Mitchell kidnapping, robbery suspect arrested in North Dakota
Photos from the Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night
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
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
DWU smothers Northwestern
Area Class B runners finish strong at state meet
Kernels, area teams set start times for football playoff openers
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
SD Mines, Dakota State men to scrimmage Sunday in Chamberlain
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Joseph J. Turnis
Timothy Edward Cokeley
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
LETTER: John Thune puts party before country
LETTER: Stop harassing road hunters
LETTER: Excited about Amendment V
LETTER: Our nation is turning into a socialistic welfare state
LETTER: Victim’s rights amendment will clog the courts
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
October 7, 2015
Nonresident waterfowl licenses to stay same in South Dakota
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Commission has once again declined to increase licenses for nonresident waterfowl hunters. The commission on Friday refused a petition from the South Dakota Opportunity Group sportsmen's organization that advocated changes including...
October 7, 2015 - 2:26pm
October 5, 2015
Nonresidents excluded from Black Hills mountain lion season
SPEARFISH (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission has rejected a proposal to allow nonresidents to join this season's Black Hills mountain lion hunt and lowered limits on the number of animals allowed to be killed. The proposal was nixed at the commission's...
October 5, 2015 - 1:43pm
October 2, 2015
Plan would allow nonresident lion hunting in South Dakota
SPEARFISH (AP) — A proposal to allow nonresidents to hunt mountain lions in South Dakota is drawing opposition. The Game, Fish and Parks Commission plan would allow nonresidents to go after lions for $121, the same fee as a nonresident pheasant license, the Rapid City Journal...
October 2, 2015 - 2:26pm
South Dakota prairie turkey licenses to drop under proposal
SPEARFISH (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials are proposing 4 percent fewer prairie turkey licenses for the 2016 season. The Capital Journal reports that the state Game, Fish and Parks Department plan calls for 5,654 one-tag and 1,350 two-tag resident licenses for the prairie...
October 2, 2015 - 2:14pm
September 29, 2015
South Dakota officials remind hunters of bait station ban
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials say hunters should remember that it is illegal to use bait stations and salt licks to attract game animals. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department says regulations prohibit the use of food or salt to entice big game. Wildlife...
September 29, 2015 - 3:06pm
September 21, 2015
South Dakota's grouse and partridge hunting seasons open
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's grouse and partridge hunting seasons opened on Saturday. State Game, Fish and Parks upland game biologist Travis Runia (ROON'-yuh) expects grouse hunting to be better than last year. Nearly 11,000 hunters harvested more than 35,000 prairie grouse...
September 21, 2015 - 12:48pm
September 16, 2015
North Dakota pheasant population rises 30 percent from 2014
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's pheasant population has increased by nearly one-third over the past year, thanks to a pleasant winter and favorable weather during the spring nesting season. The estimated 30 percent increase in birds over 2014 mirrors increases in nearby...
September 16, 2015 - 11:41am
September 14, 2015
Some SD hunting licenses can now be carried on smartphones
PIERRE (AP) — Hunters, anglers and trappers in South Dakota now have an additional option to carry their licenses. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is debuting an option that allows people to have their small game, fishing or trapping license scanned directly...
September 14, 2015 - 1:13pm
September 4, 2015
Group says focus should be on pheasant habitat
ABERDEEN (AP) — With South Dakota's annual pheasant survey indicating an uptick in the number of birds hunters should encounter this season,...
September 4, 2015 - 2:35pm
August 21, 2015
North Dakota waterfowl, fall wild turkey hunting seasons set
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department has set dates and regulations for the waterfowl hunting season and is accepting license applications for the fall turkey season. Opening day is Sept. 26 for North Dakota residents hunting ducks, geese, coots and...
August 21, 2015 - 2:17pm
August 19, 2015
OPINION: Deer hunting in South Dakota is always a good time
If I were to list my reasons for being a South Dakotan, I'll admit that our deer hunting is one of them. It doesn't rank as high as friends, a low crime rate, a conservative atmosphere or a more relaxed pace of life, but the deer are right up there. Because of archery and muzzleloader...
August 19, 2015 - 11:35am
August 4, 2015
Outdoor Adventures: SD early goose take getting close
August 4, 2015 - 3:07pm
July 30, 2015
North Dakota swan hunt license applications available online
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is accepting online applications for the 2015 tundra swan hunting license lottery. The agency's website is www.gf.nd.gov . The deadline to apply is Aug. 19. A total of 2,200 licenses are available. Paper applications...
July 30, 2015 - 3:28pm
July 21, 2015
SD Outdoor Adventures: Is drain tiling killing small wetlands?
July 21, 2015 - 2:31pm
July 5, 2015
South Dakota Outdoors Adventures: What are you seeing for pheasant field reports?
July 5, 2015 - 8:07pm