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Platte PD investigating playground swing rigged with fishing hooks
USDA: South Dakota's hog and pig numbers up 5 percent
Sioux Falls authorities arrest 2 men after concert lets out
South Dakota annual park entrance license going on sale
Rapid City children's nonprofit seeks funding for expansion
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
Gregory co-op called regulatory success
Presho farmer pushes for farmer lien rights
Area prep football roundup: Chamberlain clips Falcons
Canistota powers past Mount Vernon/Plankinton
Last-second kick propels Seahawks past MCM
Area football roundup: Gregory stifles Blackhawks
No. 2 Kernels smash Patriots 28-7
Former Mitchell woman marks 89th birthday
Former Mitchell resident marks 94th birthday
Freeman woman celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell couple celebrates golden anniversary
Mabel V. Koehler
Therese Dorothy McCrary
Donald L. Ehlers
LETTER: Glass-Steagall can save economies
LETTER: Trump does not tell the truth
LETTER: SD should be a leader with E30
LETTER: Why I'm voting for Hillary Clinton
LETTER: Wind farms are good for SD
EHD causing high whitetails casualties
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
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
May 6, 2015
How animal flus increase the risk of human pandemics
Several nasty flu strains spread across the Midwest in April. One virus sickened thousands of dogs, shutting down shelters and doggie day care centers throughout Chicago. Another infected more than 100 poultry farms in states including Kansas, Missouri and Iowa, which declared a state...
May 6, 2015 - 3:37pm
April 22, 2015
DENOUDEN: Dazzled by zebras, charmed by finches
I recently got distracted, as I often do, by a news story that flitted across my Facebook feed. It was about zebras running loose in some municipality...
April 22, 2015 - 7:31pm
April 21, 2015
University of South Dakota, FrogWatch USA to host workshop
VERMILLION (AP) — The University of South Dakota is hosting a workshop to train South Dakota residents to become frog whisperers. The training will teach participants how to recognize different frogs and different frog calls. This knowledge will allow the interested individuals...
April 21, 2015 - 12:57pm
April 15, 2015
Area election roundup: One vote decides Delmont animal ordinance
DELMONT—One vote was the difference in Delmont. The controversial ordinance to tighten the rules on animals in town was held up by voters...
April 15, 2015 - 3:32pm
April 13, 2015
Animal rules on ballot for Delmont
DELMONT — The controversial animal ordinance debate in Delmont is about to be settled. Voters in the small Douglas County town will go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to keep the rule that would make it illegal to own most animals inside city limits. The vote itself...
April 13, 2015 - 1:29pm