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Fifth-graders volunteer with Love Feast, learn value of giving
Core board searching to fill top positions
Grammy-winning artist returns to Palace after 2006 visit
15th annual Community Christmas Dinner planned
Seven trains a 'pretty fair' start for Presho-Chamberlain rail line
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
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Carroll M. Hunstad
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
Lila J. Steiber
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
OPINION: Choose a vet with an entertaining personality
People who raise cattle are just as fanatical about the contentedness, health and stress level of their herd as pet lovers are about their beloved animals' health and welfare. That's why being a witty and storytelling large animal veterinarian helps when dealing with cattle producers'...
November 9, 2015 - 8:55pm
November 6, 2015
Jackrabbit official: Never promised there'd be no odor
The odor caused by Jackrabbit Family Farms keeps nosing its way into Davison County Commission meetings. Nearly 30 supporters of the rural Mount Vernon hog-raising facility crammed into the Davison County Commission Chambers on Tuesday in response to the most recent set of complaints...
November 6, 2015 - 1:22pm
November 2, 2015
OPINION: Cows don't discriminate
While the Hubs and I helped a neighbor work his cows recently, I was reminded how cattle are not discriminating creatures. They do not pick favorites for being on their best behavior for when it comes to the equipment used to get them worked or the people helping. Working with our...
November 2, 2015 - 12:58pm
November 1, 2015
Jackrabbit Farms discussion continues for county commission
Odor continues to be a topic of discussion for the Davison County Commission. At the commission's regularly scheduled meeting at 9 a.m. on Tuesday at the Davison County North Offices at 1420 N.
November 1, 2015 - 8:30pm
October 29, 2015
Rounds: cuts to crop subsidies a 'deal breaker'
South Dakota Sen. Mike Rounds said he is optimistic a budget will be passed that will avoid proposed cuts to crop subsidies. During a weekly conference call, Rounds said the U.S.
October 29, 2015 - 5:59pm
SD cattle numbers outperform national growth rate
The number of cattle on feedlots in South Dakota is up from the same time last year, while the number marketed for slaughter is unchanged. South Dakota feedlots contained 205,000 cattle on feed on Oct. 1, according to the United States Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural...
October 29, 2015 - 10:53am
October 28, 2015
Egg producers yet to recover from avian flu
A summer avian flu outbreak killed more than 1 million hens in South Dakota, and egg production hasn't bounced back. "The farms that were infected...
October 28, 2015 - 6:15pm
October 22, 2015
Up and Get It 4-H Club holds September meeting
The Up and Get It 4-H Club met at 4 p.m. Sept. 20 at the Mount Vernon School. The meeting was called to order by President Emily Wieczorek. The American Pledge was led by Cameron Verlinde and the 4-H Pledge by Brynna Sinkie. The roll call topic was, "name a project that you exhibited...
October 22, 2015 - 8:22am
October 19, 2015
LETTER: Let's protect Firesteel Creek
To the Editor: The state Water Management Board made the right decision during a hearing on Wednesday in regard to Firesteel Creek. South Dakota law makes streams a public resource for recreation and navigation, as long as the stream has a sufficient flow for a one-person watercraft...
October 19, 2015 - 11:14am
September 24, 2015
Dakota Kids hold July meeting
Dakota Kids 4-H Club held its July meeting with President Johnna Jorgensen calling the meeting to order. Bailey Thompson read the secretary's report, which was approved by Emily Thompson and seconded by Maddi Gerlach. Paige Phinney led the flag pledge; Grace Phinney led the 4-H Pledge...
September 24, 2015 - 8:35am
September 19, 2015
Bees feel the squeeze as cropland consumes habitat
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Corn and soybeans may be good for cattle and humans — but not bees. The insects prefer plants with lots of...
September 19, 2015 - 10:46am
September 3, 2015
OPINION: General aviation supports SD agriculture
Agriculture is the lifeblood of South Dakota's economy. Our industry employs more than 120,000 people across the state, who together contribute...
September 3, 2015 - 2:27pm
August 30, 2015
OPINION: A man's outlandish ideas are adventures in disguise
Any time my husband casually mentions an idea that sounds a little outlandish, it is always best if I pay attention, allow his idea to sink in and then accept it, because it's going to happen. He's the kind of guy who follows through on stuff if I question it. The ideas I'm talking...
August 30, 2015 - 10:10pm
August 28, 2015
OPINION: Country school Americana
The start of the school year across South Dakota reminds me that long ago I missed the chance to start my formal education in a country school. Yep, a farm kid, and I never went to country school. Be honest. How many experiences in rural America are bigger than going to a one-room...
August 28, 2015 - 3:51pm
Barnstorming tour in full flight for Ringneck Energy
SALEM — On a barnstorming tour across South Dakota, Walt Wendland is committed to making sure people hear about his $140 million ethanol...
August 28, 2015 - 8:53am