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Thune talks IHS, tribal relations with Wagner students
Abrahamson Elected SDREA Secretary
Chamberlain man arrested for assault with machete
Bridgewater family displaced by Monday fire
Two Civil War veterans’ headstones dedicated Wednesday
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
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Titans win shootout over Bon Homme
Photos from the Mount Vernon/Plankinton vs Bon Homme playoff game
Area football roundup: Scotland holds off Platte-Geddes
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Photos from the Hanson vs Newell first round playoff game
Couple celebrates 60th anniversary
Healy birth announcement
Fulton woman celebrates 80th birthday
Munsen birth announcement
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Joseph F. Nesladek
Albertine "Tina" Anderst
The last great stronghold for pheasant hunting
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
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
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
April 4, 2016
Virus forces temporary closure of Aberdeen's Humane Society
ABERDEEN (AP) — The Aberdeen Area Humane Society has shut down temporarily after some dogs tested positive for parvovirus. The Aberdeen American News reports the canines that tested positive for the potentially fatal disease were among the 20 unvaccinated dogs surrendered to the...
April 4, 2016 - 11:30am
September 8, 2015
Man wants his seized tigers, other exotic animals returned
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The owner of six tigers and four other exotic animals that were seized by the state and were moved from a holding facility to sanctuaries across the country asked a court on Tuesday to order that they be returned. The Ohio Department of Agriculture overstepped...
September 8, 2015 - 10:27pm
September 2, 2015
Ohio sends seized tigers, big cats out of state
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Six tigers and four other exotic animals seized by Ohio officials from their owner in January have been moved from a temporary holding facility to animal sanctuaries in three other states, the Ohio Department of Agriculture said Tuesday. The move began late...
September 2, 2015 - 2:24pm
June 2, 2015 - 10:38am
June 1, 2015
9 states back Utah ruling tossing federal prairie dog rules
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nine states have stepped into a lawsuit over the Utah prairie dog to support a ruling that animal activists say threatens to undermine the Endangered Species Act. The attorneys general asked an appeals court to uphold a ruling striking down federal protections...
June 1, 2015 - 11:09am
May 18, 2015
Dogs, cats found in back in SUV thriving, being adopted
SPEARFISH (AP) — Three weeks after police found 36 dogs and five cats in the back of an SUV in Spearfish, the animals are thriving and being adopted. KOTA-TV reports Spearfish police officers found the 36 toy-breed dogs and five cats inside the vehicle last month in a Walmart...
May 18, 2015 - 2:52pm