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Police: Mount Vernon man raped 7-year-old boy in exchange for video game
School board to hold public budget hearing
Douglas County man charged with eluding, DUI after high-speed chase
Police: Man threatens children with gun in Sioux Falls
Car hits, injures 2 pedestrian in Sioux Falls
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
Emergency CRP grazing authorized in the Dakotas and Montana
Twins complete three-game sweep of Indians
Ailing Sano out for second day
Jets draft Samberg in second round
Dozier, Gimenez power Twins past Indians
Spieth birdies last for one-shot lead at Travelers
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
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
LETTER: Spending millions on lake fix needs guarantee
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
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 made from corn and soybeans, in the country's gasoline and diesel supply. The Wednesday, Nov. 23 announcement was a turnaround for the Environmental...
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
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