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Trump formally announces Perdue as nominee for agriculture
Ex-president George H.W. Bush moved into intensive care; wife hospitalized
Four receiving clemency from Obama with connections to ND were in for drug convictions
S.D. Board of Education to consider new teacher certification process
Wagner man charged with raping 12-year-old girl
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
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McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Trump formally announces Perdue as nominee for agriculture
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Six area teams scheduled for boys basketball shootout in Madison
Tiger men roll past Dordt
Photos from Dakota Wesleyan's doubleheader sweep of Dordt College
Defense carries the day for Tiger women over Dordt
Winner’s Ewing is latest Warrior to join Jackrabbits
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Thomas Ralph Mielke
Marian L. Young
W.P. "Pete" Olson
Ardith J. Muilenburg
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
July 5, 2015
South Dakota Outdoors Adventures: What are you seeing for pheasant field reports?
July 5, 2015 - 8:07pm
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