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78-year-old man who died in crash in Vermillion identified
Daniel the emotional support duck takes his first plane ride, soars in popularity
Clinton adding some staff in Utah as her campaign eyes expansion into red states
Was the Declaration of Independence 'defaced'? Experts say yes.
Senior living business is booming in Mitchell
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
Byers leads Class A pack into the state meet
Kernels put away pesky Bobcats in five sets
Bono, Kocers aiming high for SDSU wrestling this season
Area volleyball roundup: Thunder drop Golden Eagles in prep volleyball
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
Irene Marie Ryan
LETTER: John Thune puts party before country
LETTER: Stop harassing road hunters
LETTER: Excited about Amendment V
LETTER: Our nation is turning into a socialistic welfare state
LETTER: Victim’s rights amendment will clog the courts
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
June 8, 2014
AMY KIRK: Celebrating Sunscreen Day
Every kid likes to think their birthday is exceptionally special because of other events or famous people who share their birthday. I always...
June 8, 2014 - 9:18pm
June 2, 2014
Amy Kirk: MY Graduation Speech
Our son had to give a speech at his high school graduation of which I had several suggestions, but much to my disappointment he wasn't interested...
June 2, 2014 - 7:47am
May 25, 2014
AMY KIRK: What the Gospel says about gates
I've never viewed any job involving a gate as being a coveted one. Stubborn gates always seem to require more muscle, squeezing and grunting...
May 25, 2014 - 9:56pm
May 18, 2014
AMY KIRK: The two-week long branding day
Just because we got our calves branded recently doesn't mean we're done branding. We have to mull the day over for a couple more weeks and analyze...
May 18, 2014 - 8:41pm
May 11, 2014
AMY KIRK: Un-holey tasks
Nobody gets more excited about wearing a new pair of jeans than a ranch woman. Every time I pick out a pair of jeans to wear from a stack of...
May 11, 2014 - 9:03pm
May 4, 2014
AMY KIRK: Country road etiquette: Know your mud
Since the roads on our outfit are not government owned, there's a protocol for our dirt and gravel roads. It pertains mostly to mud, but also...
May 4, 2014 - 10:12pm
April 27, 2014
AMY KIRK: Community service -- ranch style
A common theme on farms and ranches is if you're going to do something, do it BIG. It could be anything from buying equipment, getting equipment stuck, making mistakes, having machinery breakdown or going into debt. My son, Myles, has taken such logic to a whole new level: helping...
April 27, 2014 - 9:54am
April 21, 2014
AMY KIRK: Calves that cross the bridge
The problem with highways is that some asphalt users travel them at a high rate of speed, creating highway chaos -- and no one causes more mayhem than hot-hoofed baby calves. The thought of such instances are the reason why hesitancy and worry filled my mind the other night over...
April 21, 2014 - 3:17pm
April 14, 2014
AMY KIRK: Making history? Bring a woman
Sacagawea saved Lewis, Clark and whole Corps of Discovery.
April 14, 2014 - 7:24am
April 6, 2014
AMY KIRK: Long trail of trailers
The menagerie of trailers sitting in our yard is comparable to some women's closets full of shoes. There's a trailer for every occasion, job and season. Trailers are an extension of my spouse's work the way shoes are an extension of a woman's personality. On average, women own...
April 6, 2014 - 11:05pm
March 23, 2014
AMY KIRK: The ‘live’ stock option
Kirk family prefers black and white investment portfolio.
March 23, 2014 - 10:43pm
March 17, 2014
AMY KIRK: The tack room museum
Some of the things you find in a cowman's tack room are, at minimum, unusual, if not a little weird to the average know-nothing person about dealing with animals for a living. Our tack room not only stores animal health supplies and horse tack, but is also where collections of anomalies...
March 17, 2014 - 8:22am
March 10, 2014
AMY KIRK: Ranching reality TV
This time of year the extent of our entertainment opportunities are limited to watching baby calves eat for the first time. They put on an addicting show. We watch them the way some people watch "Duck Dynasty," "Dancing with the Stars," or, dare I say it, "Downton Abbey." This year's...
March 10, 2014 - 8:13am
March 3, 2014
AMY KIRK: Spouses in Translation
Men, women use hand signals differently to communicate.
March 3, 2014 - 7:13am
February 23, 2014
AMY KIRK: The many faces of frustration
Frustration is the No. 1 cause of farm and ranch men suffering from scraped knuckles, smashed fingers, dented machinery or tools lost in weeds (choose all that apply). Farm and ranch women are more likely to suffer from puffy eyes, red nose, a headache, no girlfriends home to call...
February 23, 2014 - 5:36pm