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Kansas man charged with killing Indian engineer in possible hate crime
Calif. pawn shops specialize in the rare Oscar coming through door
On a second try, House votes to sell Custer juvenile center
Soccer-playing bumblebees get goal-scoring buzz
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Kayser commits to DWU women’s basketball team
Home-court advantage benefitting Tiger women
Class B state wrestling preview: Titans' Urban looks for state success as a senior
Rubio to stay put with Timberwolves
State wrestling: Kernels hoping to carry momentum into state
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
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LETTER: Troubled by EB-5 plea deal
LETTER: When will GOP take its role seriously?
LETTER: Don't cut corners on the Corn Palace
LETTER: Voter faith in SD Legislature is eroding
LETTER: Rough start for GOP
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
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February 22, 2017
Solution might be at hand for funding ag disease lab
PIERRE — The deadlock broke Wednesday over funding for the new animal disease laboratory sought at South Dakota State University. House...
February 22, 2017 - 3:08pm
February 21, 2017
Senators cool toward meat labeling changes
PIERRE — Meat sellers in South Dakota must continue to alert buyers to foreign-grown products but shouldn't have to label their U.S. grown...
February 21, 2017 - 5:35pm
February 20, 2017
Bigger farms, fewer farmers
South Dakota has fewer farmers and ranchers, according to a new report. The number of farms and ranches in South Dakota dropped by 300 in 2016,...
February 20, 2017 - 4:24pm
Mitchell FFA celebrating National FFA Week
The Mitchell FFA Chapter will celebrate National FFA Week, Feb. 18-25. This year's theme is Transform Purpose to Action and it embraces more than 89 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organization's future. Nearly 650,000 members will participate in National FFA...
February 20, 2017 - 11:46am
South Dakota considers buffer strip bill
PIERRE, S.D. — A bill in the South Dakota legislature would give landowners a tax break for keeping riparian buffer strips along streams, rivers and lakes. Senate Bill 66 would define a riparian buffer strip and set out that such a buffer strip would be assessed at 60 percent...
February 20, 2017 - 10:04am
February 14, 2017
Harvest crews might get to haul more fuel
PIERRE — A legislative panel gave its support Tuesday to an exemption for employees of customer harvesters so they could haul up to 1,000...
February 14, 2017 - 1:39pm
February 8, 2017
Senate gives support again for tax cut for buffer strips
PIERRE — Agriculture landowners in South Dakota could get 40 percent off their property taxes on buffer strips to help clean runoff flowing...
February 8, 2017 - 5:38pm
February 6, 2017
Senate debates tax cut for buffer strips, meets another snag
PIERRE — Agriculture landowners in South Dakota would be eligible for a 40 percent reduction in their property taxes on buffer strips along...
February 6, 2017 - 4:06pm
November 23, 2016
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
WASHINGTON—Many American farmers are thankful today for an Obama administration decision to boost the amount of renewable fuels, such as...
November 23, 2016 - 8:54pm
November 21, 2016
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Forty-five large investors collectively managing $1.2 trillion in assets are pressing some of the nation's largest meat producers to set policies...
November 21, 2016 - 4:05pm
November 15, 2016
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
After the 2014 Farm Bill's passage, some questions remained about solutions that were left off the table that could benefit both the taxpayer...
November 15, 2016 - 12:33pm
October 24, 2016
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
LETCHER — On his first day of harvest, Ed Blindauer tinkered with his augur to get it ready after a dry growing season that lasted longer...
October 24, 2016 - 4:27pm
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
ETHAN — Coming off a record year of soybean production in 2015, South Dakota isn't expected to be as successful in 2016. But officials...
October 24, 2016 - 4:27pm
October 10, 2016
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
BROOKINGS, S.D. — The new $7.4 million Swine Education and Research Facility at South Dakota State University will mark a new era for the...
October 10, 2016 - 8:28am
October 5, 2016
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
Madison, Brookings, Rapid City and Sioux Falls would get new or expanded research facilities under a plan taking shape between the governor and the state Board of Regents whose members oversee South Dakota's public universities. The regents discussed four major projects, as well as...
October 5, 2016 - 10:06am