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Ex-president George H.W. Bush had good night's rest, remains in ICU
Obama commutes prison sentences for 330 before leaving office
Fargo police chief among those offering condolences in death of Rolette County deputy
One problem with shutting down the circus: Where will the animals go?
Avalanche destroys Italian hotel, up to 30 feared dead under snow
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
Trump formally announces Perdue as nominee for agriculture
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Six area teams scheduled for boys basketball shootout in Madison
Tiger men roll past Dordt
Photos from Dakota Wesleyan's doubleheader sweep of Dordt College
Defense carries the day for Tiger women over Dordt
Winner’s Ewing is latest Warrior to join Jackrabbits
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Thomas Ralph Mielke
Marian L. Young
W.P. "Pete" Olson
Ardith J. Muilenburg
NOEM: Nothing less than a miracle
Palace City Profile: Life's path led back home for the Anderson family
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
One problem with shutting down the circus: Where will the animals go?
When Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey folds its circus tents in May, about 400 people will be out of a job. So will dozens of animals....
2 hours 8 sec ago
January 2, 2017
Kennel owner charged, 75 animals seized
RAPID CITY (AP) — A South Dakota kennel owner is charged with 37 counts of mistreating animals. Sheriff's deputies were sent Janell Gibson's property in Pennington County earlier this month. Deputy Cory Dressler wrote in a report that the smell inside a barn on the property near...
January 2, 2017 - 4:38pm
December 22, 2016
A woman offered to pay for all adoptions at an animal shelter. People took her up on it - and then some.
When Sacramento real estate agent Kim Pacini-Hauch visited Gina Knepp, the director of that city's Front Street Animal Shelter, she had no inkling...
December 22, 2016 - 11:26am
December 21, 2016
Dozens of neglected animals seized
CREIGHTON (AP) — Dozens of dogs, cats and rabbits have been taken from a home in Pennington County because of neglect. Sheriff's officials say deputies, acting on a tip, served a search warrant at a house in Creighton, north of Wall, on Monday and found the animals. Most are in...
December 21, 2016 - 10:48am
December 14, 2016
Tiger seized in Ohio animal crackdown euthanized in Colorado
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — One of six tigers seized nearly two years ago in a crackdown on exotic animal owners in Ohio has been euthanized just months after it was found in poor health and removed from a South Dakota sanctuary. The tiger seized from a roadside sanctuary near Toledo...
December 14, 2016 - 10:54am
December 8, 2016
'Silent extinction': Giraffes listed as a vulnerable species after 30-year population plunge
The stately 18-foot-tall giraffe is among the animals ecologists call "charismatic megafauna," the name for critters that elicit squeals of delight...
December 8, 2016 - 12:43pm
October 22, 2016
Daniel the emotional support duck takes his first plane ride, soars in popularity
Mark Essig was settling into his puddle-jumper flight from Charlotte to Asheville, N.C., on Monday when he noticed an unusual passenger boarding...
October 22, 2016 - 10:34am
October 20, 2016
Government horses roam South Dakota lottery winner's land
NEWELL (AP) — A South Dakota man who won a $232 million Powerball jackpot in 2009 is now getting paid to let government horses roam his land. More than 900 excess horses chosen from free-roaming herds on Bureau of Land Management ranges in other states are now grazing on a pasture...
October 20, 2016 - 5:47pm
October 17, 2016
Horses found at troubled SD sanctuary showing improvement
LANTRY (AP) — State veterinarians are seeing improvement among the hundreds of wild horses at a South Dakota sanctuary where some animals may have died of starvation. The Dewey County Sheriff's office posted a statement on Facebook Thursday, saying vets had counted 810 horses at...
October 17, 2016 - 10:49am
Rapid City to install bat houses within Rapid Creek Greenway
RAPID CITY (AP) — It won't happen in time for Halloween, but strollers along the Rapid Creek Greenway may be spotting more bats in the future. The Rapid City Urban Wildlife Committee is working with a bat expert and the city's Parks and Recreation Department to place three bat maternity...
October 17, 2016 - 10:36am
October 6, 2016
USDA determining if investigation into tiger death warranted
SPEARFISH (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is determining whether an investigation is warranted into the death of a tiger that bit a western South Dakota wildlife sanctuary director, an agency spokeswoman said Wednesday. Officials will look into whether any noncompliance...
October 6, 2016 - 11:04am
September 22, 2016
Animal magnetism: Your dog can make you feel better, and here's why
Wayne Pacelle has a demanding job as president and chief executive of the Humane Society of the United States. This is one of the reasons he...
September 22, 2016 - 12:34pm
July 16, 2016
More than 1,000 wild horses being relocated to Butte County
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — The federal Bureau of Land Management is proposing to relocate more than 1,000 wild horses to a private ranch in southwestern South Dakota. The herd would come from the famed Triple U Ranch, a main setting for filming of the movie Dances with Wolves outside...
July 16, 2016 - 9:59am
July 14, 2016
Three monkeys dead after dogs leave them 'basically chewed up' at Baton Rouge Zoo
Three monkeys died this week after an incident at the Baton Rouge Zoo in which dogs entered the facility and attacked the primates.The fatally injured greater spot-nosed guenons were discovered in their exhibit this week, said Sam Winslow, the zoo's assistant director. "The keepers...
July 14, 2016 - 2:08pm
May 31, 2016
Animal control: Do not leave dog in parked car this summer
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Animal control in Sioux Falls is reminding dog owners to not leave their pet in a parked vehicle this summer. Sioux Falls animal control supervisor Julie DeJong says leaving a dog in a parked car even for just 30 minutes while temperatures soar can create a dangerous...
May 31, 2016 - 4:07pm