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Scientists report 'devastating' coral death in new Great Barrier Reef survey
Klobuchar says she's unsure Clinton would stick with Garland for court
Gene study clears 'Patient Zero' as cause of U.S. HIV epidemic
Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star vandalized
Why the good economy could be a problem for the next president
Davison County receives Gold Level award
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CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
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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.
Titans win shootout over Bon Homme
Photos from the Mount Vernon/Plankinton vs Bon Homme playoff game
Area football roundup: Scotland holds off Platte-Geddes
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Photos from the Hanson vs Newell first round playoff game
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 F. Nesladek
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
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
July 2, 2015
More antelope licenses to be issued in South Dakota for 2015
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials will make available more antelope hunting licenses this year than in 2014, after the animal's population stabilized following several years of drop-off. The Game, Fish and Parks Commission said it will hand out 2,495 tags — an...
July 2, 2015 - 12:42pm
April 28, 2015
WILTZ: Some thoughts about more heads on the wall
I’m not very happy with myself right now. I broke a promise, got caught up in something and lost control, and ultimately spent more money on something than I ever intended … money that we really didn’t have. I’ve told Betsy that I’m sorry, but that hasn’t made it go away....
April 28, 2015 - 8:14pm
April 7, 2015
GFP taking suggestions, comments on pheasant management plan
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is taking suggestions and comments until Friday on the current pheasant management plan that will be used to draft a new blueprint for the next five years. Division of Wildlife director Tony Leif says the current plan in place...
April 7, 2015 - 10:01am
April 5, 2015
SD turkey season starts as fall hunting season dates set
PIERRE (AP) — Several hunting seasons have been set for next fall, as turkey hunters head out this weekend for the start of South Dakota's spring season. Archery turkey season started Saturday and the traditional prairie, Black Hills and Custer State Park firearms turkey seasons...
April 5, 2015 - 7:25am
March 25, 2015
Elk, mountain goat seasons up for debate at GFP meeting
BROOKINGS (AP) — This year's South Dakota elk and mountain goat hunting seasons and a proposal to clarify the size of hunting groups are among the issues on the agenda at the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission meeting. Commissioners will take action on those issues April 1-2...
March 25, 2015 - 3:36pm
March 24, 2015
Walleye in Lake Oahe getting boost from baitfish rebound
PIERRE (AP) — An increase in baitfish and healthier walleyes in Lake Oahe add up to good news for anglers this summer, South Dakota wildlife officials say. The Missouri River reservoir in north central South Dakota and south central North Dakota is still recovering from flooding...
March 24, 2015 - 5:14pm
March 17, 2015
39 mountain lions killed so far in Black Hills season
RAPID CITY (AP) — The mountain lion season in South Dakota stands at 39 kills with only two weeks remaining. KOTA-TV reports hunters killed three cats last week, bringing the season's total to 39. The most noteworthy of the kills was a 134-pound male shot in Lawrence County....
March 17, 2015 - 2:41pm
March 9, 2015
State game commission proposing mountain goat season
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission is proposing to re-open a mountain goat season for the first time in nine years for a small number of hunters. The commission will vote at its April meeting in Brookings on whether to offer two mountain goat hunting...
March 9, 2015 - 1:48pm
State GF&P Commission proposing to increase elk licenses
PIERRE (AP) — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission is proposing to allow more hunters to take elk in the Black Hills this season. The commission met in Pierre this week for its March meeting. Commissioners proposed increasing the number of firearm elk licenses to 930,...
March 9, 2015 - 1:21pm
March 3, 2015
33 mountain lions killed so far in Black Hills season
PIERRE (AP) — Hunters have killed 33 mountain lions so far during the hunting season in the Black Hills Fire Protection District. KOTA-TV reports three male cats ranging between 119 and 125 pounds were killed last week. A 5-year-old lion was killed most recently in Custer County,...
March 3, 2015 - 2:35pm
February 23, 2015
Pheasants Forever office wants to protect fowls' habitat
BROOKINGS (AP) — The new Pheasants Forever office in Brookings is aiming to stave off declining populations of the popular game bird by redefining...
February 23, 2015 - 4:45pm
February 17, 2015
26 mountain lions killed so far in Black Hills season
PIERRE (AP) — Wildlife officials in South Dakota report that 26 mountain lions have been killed so far during the hunting season in the Black Hills Fire Protection District. A tally from the South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Department shows that half of the lions killed were...
February 17, 2015 - 2:49pm
February 16, 2015
South Dakota approves new online hunter education course
PIERRE (AP) — Young South Dakotans can now go online to finish much of the state's hunter safety certification course. The Game, Fish...
February 16, 2015 - 4:51pm
Hunters must remove tree stands from public lands
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials are reminding hunters and ice anglers of looming deadlines to remove tree stands and fish houses. Officials say all tree stands and climbing devices must be removed by Sunday from lands owned, leased or controlled by the state's...
February 16, 2015 - 4:09pm
Canada goose season ends in SD, light goose season begins
PIERRE (AP) — The Canada goose hunting season in South Dakota is coming to an end, while the light goose season is kicking off. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is reminding waterfowl hunters that the Unit 2 Canada goose season ends Sunday. Meanwhile, the...
February 16, 2015 - 2:21pm