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Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
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Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
Ag advisor offers his take on Trump and farmers
Cool temperatures could delay planting
Ag groups urge Trump to stick with NAFTA
Farm bill stalwarts say money 'will be hard to come by'
SD ranchers loss nearly $100 per cow in 2016
Wall's 42 points help Wizards finish off Hawks
Twins send Royals to eighth straight loss
Plankinton picks up first win
Tigers drop two GPAC games to Concordia
SCW boys finish 2nd at Jimmy Rearick Invite
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
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Aurelia J. Pourier
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Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
LETTER: Public Service Recognition week is coming up
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LETTER: Let's protect our water
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Strong pregnancy rate, winter survival positive sign for deer numbers
Wiltz: Make our walleyes great again?
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Reverend Lyle Howard
Art and Helen Pollreisz
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
September 28, 2016
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
PIERRE — Lawyers for livestock and poultry groups blocked testimony at a state permit hearing Wednesday about whether feedlot manure contributes to antibiotic resistance. The hearing officer wouldn't allow the presentation by Don Kelley, a licensed pathologist and medical doctor...
September 28, 2016 - 6:39pm
September 12, 2016
Costs still unknown for buffer strips tax break
PIERRE — One of the arguments used back on March 29 to sustain the governor's veto of the buffer strips tax break for farmers and ranchers during the 2016 legislative session was its unknown cost. Now five-plus months later, Gov. Dennis Daugaard is throwing the full weight of...
September 12, 2016 - 6:34pm
August 17, 2016
New product cuts grain loss in field
In a world of $3 corn, farmers looking for higher yields may not have to look much further than what's already in their field. Operation Harvest...
August 17, 2016 - 4:56pm
August 10, 2016
Bon Homme County zoning ordinance tabled ... again
TYNDALL — After a public hearing Tuesday night, the Bon Homme County Zoning Board could restart the entire process of amending its ordinance...
August 10, 2016 - 10:06am
August 8, 2016
Agriculture programs growing at SDSU
South Dakota State University is growing its focus on agriculture. President Barry Dunn, previously the dean of the College of Agriculture and...
August 8, 2016 - 8:07pm
July 19, 2016
Wheat harvest up, but prices down
STICKNEY — Winter wheat yields have been good for Joel Wieczorek, a farmer in the Stickney area. Still, he's just hoping to break even...
July 19, 2016 - 5:54pm
July 12, 2016
Geddes Grocery Center given grant for energy conservation
HURON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced funding for 821 projects across the nation that will help rural small businesses and agricultural producers reduce energy usage and costs in their operations. The funding is available through the Rural Energy for America Program...
July 12, 2016 - 5:18pm
July 8, 2016
Additional management practices needed to amend soil
MITCHELL—No-till isn't enough to fully amend soil, speakers at a workshop on saline/sodic soil said Thursday in Mitchell. The key idea...
July 8, 2016 - 9:56am
June 24, 2016
South Dakota ethanol industry calls for larger ethanol market
South Dakota's $3.8 billion ethanol industry is facing a "glass ceiling," according to officials. Every year, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) releases a proposed Renewable Volume Obligations as part of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program. The Renewable Volume Obligations...
June 24, 2016 - 5:17pm
June 16, 2016
Farm organizations work to 'adapt to change'
SIOUX FALLS — Farmers need to adapt to changes. That was the message during an annual meeting of three agricultural organizations this week in Sioux Falls. The conference, held Sunday through Thursday, was attended by the National Farm/Ranch Business Management Education Association,...
June 16, 2016 - 5:40pm
June 9, 2016
Howard farmer gets a helping hand
HOWARD — Thanks to the assistance of one national organization, a broken leg hasn't broken one farmer's spirit. On March 17, Howard farmer...
June 9, 2016 - 8:29am