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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 23, 2014
National FFA selects two area finalists for awards
The national FFA organization has selected Matt Eichacker, of the McCook Central FFA chapter, as one of two finalists for the American Star in Agribusiness and American Star in Agricultural Placement awards, respectively. Eichacker grew up like most farm kids, eager to run equipment,...
October 23, 2014 - 9:21am
October 10, 2014
SD state parks division honors Snake Creek district with innovation award
SPEARFISH — Park staff at District 6, based out of Snake Creek Recreation Area near Platte, were recognized with the 2014 Innovation Award...
October 10, 2014 - 6:40am
October 7, 2014
Lake Andes woman wins national 40 Under 40 award
LAKE ANDES — A Lake Andes woman has been named the recipient of a national award for American Indian leaders. Flo Clairmont, a Lake Andes resident and member of the Yankton Sioux Tribe, is among the 2014 winners of the Native American 40 under 40 award. According to a press...
October 7, 2014 - 7:47am
October 5, 2014
Noem named a Hero of Main Street
U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D., has been named a "Hero of Main Street" by the National Retail Federation. The award was given during a Sioux Falls roundtable Noem was holding with South Dakota retailers. During the event, Noem also helped unveil the new "This is Retail" campaign,...
October 5, 2014 - 8:00pm
Mitchell health care leaders recognized
Two Mitchell hospital leaders took home awards during the South Dakota Association of Healthcare Organization's 88th Annual Convention in Rapid City last week. Will Flett and Bonnie Culhane, both employees of Avera Queen of Peace in Mitchell, were recognized at the SDAHO Annual Joint...
October 5, 2014 - 7:58pm
October 1, 2014
Reservation housing a finalist in world challenge
PINE RIDGE (AP) — A plan to build environmentally sustainable housing on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is a finalist for the prestigious Buckminster Fuller Institute Challenge. Nick Tilsen's Thunder Valley Regenerative Community Plan has beat out nearly all of the 450 initial...
October 1, 2014 - 10:27am
September 23, 2014
Vehle named 'Friend of Transit'
Sen. Mike Vehle, Mitchell, was awarded a "Friend of Transit" by the Dakota Transit Association at the Dakota Transit Association Convention held Monday in Sioux Falls. He was nominated by Palace Transit in Mitchell. The Friend of Transit award goes to those individuals who have...
September 23, 2014 - 7:19am
September 18, 2014
Spirit of Dakota announces 28th anniversary nominees
Thirteen women have been nominated by their communities to be honored at the Spirit of Dakota's 28th anniversary celebration and award banquet. They are Julaine Arient-Rollman, Rapid City; Wanda Drake, Lake Norden; Shirley Eisnach, Pierre; Rozella Glanzer, Huron; Melissa Johnson,...
September 18, 2014 - 10:09pm
Noem receives "Fueling Growth" ethanol award
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Congresswoman Kristi Noem was honored Tuesday with the "Fueling Growth" award for her leadership in supporting domestic energy production and pursuing energy independence through the production and use of ethanol. The award was presented by Growth Energy. It is...
September 18, 2014 - 7:18am
DWU to award Distinguished Alumni awards, recognize donors
Today's Legacy Banquet at Dakota Wesleyan University will celebrate all college supporters, as well as bestow special awards to alumni. The event will start at 6:30 p.m. at the Sherman Center. This will follow the 5 p.m. groundbreaking ceremony for the Sports and Wellness Complex. Awards...
September 18, 2014 - 6:57am
August 30, 2014
Noem named 'Friend of the Prairie' by South Dakota Grassland Coalition
HURON — Congresswoman Kristi Noem was Friday named a "Friend of the Prairie" by the South Dakota Grassland Coalition. Noem was recognized for her work promoting sound conservation practices and her appointment to the 2014 Farm Bill Conference Committee. "Farmers, ranchers and...
August 30, 2014 - 9:21am
August 25, 2014
SD tourism secretary honored as best in nation
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — South Dakota Secretary of Tourism Jim Hagen has been named State Tourism Director of the Year. The U.S. Travel Association announced the award Monday. Roger Dow is the association's president and CEO. He says the tourism marketplace requires states...
August 25, 2014 - 9:19pm
August 19, 2014
Pierre teacher receives Presidential Environmental Teacher Award
A Pierre elementary teacher is the recipient of a presidential environmental education award. Amber Stout, a teacher at Jefferson Elementary School in Pierre, was among the recipients of a Presidential Innovation Award for Environmental Educators. The awards recognize outstanding...
August 19, 2014 - 8:56pm
August 6, 2014
Philanthropy awards nominations deadline: Aug. 8
In conjunction with National Philanthropy Day, the South Dakota Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals sponsors an annual award program to recognize outstanding philanthropy by individuals, businesses, and communities. This year's 2014 Governor's Awards for Philanthropy...
August 6, 2014 - 7:10pm
July 31, 2014
DWU named 2014 Great College to Work by higher education survey
Dakota Wesleyan University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to a new survey by The Chronicle of Higher Education. The results, released today in The Chronicle’s seventh annual report on The Academic Workplace, are based on a survey of more than...
July 31, 2014 - 7:31am