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Owner shuts down SD radio station after adverse state ruling
Driver injured, horses killed in interstate crash
State investigates officer-involved shooting in Sioux Falls
Bombers deployed from Ellsworth used in show of force
Fiery weekend crash in Edmunds County kills 1 man, injures 1
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Dome thriller: DWU holds off Hastings
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
GOLF: Thomas wins $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion
NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Laura Jean Haiar
LaVern "Pappy" Leftwich
Lori Jean Will
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
July 21, 2017
Bee management practices continually changing
MOUNT VERNON – If there’s a stressor on Alan Schroeder’s beehives, he knows what to do. Schroeder, of the Mount Vernon Bee Company and...
July 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
February 20, 2017
Blue Dasher Farm embraces 'regenerative' research
ESTELLINE, S.D.—You can see it from the road: the year-old Blue Dasher Farm LLC research laboratory is right on the east side of Interstate...
February 20, 2017 - 10:05am
January 10, 2017
Bumble bee declared endangered
The rusty patched bumble bee, a native of Minnesota and Wisconsin that was once common across the Midwest but which has declined rapidly in recent...
January 10, 2017 - 11:47am
August 15, 2016
Sturgis bees kill dog, sting police officers multiple times
STURGIS (AP) — Bees held in a commercial beehive in Sturgis killed a dog and stung several people including police officers Friday evening, according to authorities. Officials responded to a report after the keeper tried to add more bees to the hive, the Rapid City Journal reported....
August 15, 2016 - 12:49pm
June 23, 2016
Mysterious 'zombie bee' scourge reaches southern US
NORFOLK (AP) — The mysterious "zombie bee" parasite that kills honeybees has reached the southern United States after scientists confirmed a case in Virginia about an hour outside Roanoke, researchers announced this week. The discovery suggests the phenomenon is more widespread...
June 23, 2016 - 12:53pm
May 12, 2016
More buzz on bees: New survey provides baseline information
GRAND FORKS, N.D. -- The federal government and U.S. beekeepers now know a little more about the number of honeybee operations nationwide. The...
May 12, 2016 - 6:12pm
October 29, 2015
Federal scientist says agency punished him over bee research
BROOKINGS (AP) — A federal scientist says he was punished for publicizing research showing a link between pesticides and the decline in bees and other pollinators. Brookings, South Dakota-based entomologist Jonathan Lundgren filed a whistleblower complaint against the U.S....
October 29, 2015 - 9:20pm
September 19, 2015
Bees feel the squeeze as cropland consumes habitat
JAMESTOWN, N.D. (AP) — Corn and soybeans may be good for cattle and humans — but not bees. The insects prefer plants with lots of...
September 19, 2015 - 10:46am
September 14, 2015
South Dakota bee operation gets more income from pollination
BRUCE (AP) — It might be true that you can catch more flies with honey, but an eastern South Dakota beekeeper's operation makes more profit...
September 14, 2015 - 1:09pm
August 9, 2015
Beekeepers try to keep bees - and livelihoods - from going extinct
CORVALLIS, Ore. — On a recent summer morning in a bright green meadow off a winding country road, Devon and Landon Prescott were prying open...
August 9, 2015 - 10:09pm
June 1, 2015
ND farmer plants pollinator plots to help bees, butterflies
HAZEN, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota farmer has seeded part of his land with grass and flowering plants in hopes to feed bees and butterflies. Bill Wagner of Hazen is taking part in a program to help form a new pollinator habitat for bees and monarch butterflies since both species...
June 1, 2015 - 10:51am
May 21, 2015
Obama announces first national initiative to protect bees
WASHINGTON — The humble bee — nuisance, threat and linchpin of the American food supply — has won over the leader of the free world. And...
May 21, 2015 - 11:22am
November 18, 2014
If a bee swarm descends, wranglers can find it a safer home
Amateur beekeeper David Ferguson grabs a potted tree on the sidewalk outside the Ritz-Carlton in Washington's Foggy Bottom area. "1, 2, 3!" As...
November 18, 2014 - 1:17pm
October 29, 2014
USDA to spend $4M on honey bee aid in 5 states
By Blake Nicholson BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Midwestern farmers and ranchers are getting $4 million in federal help to improve the health of honeybees, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Wednesday. The aid through USDA's' Environmental Quality Incentives Program would...
October 29, 2014 - 9:43pm
June 30, 2014
PHOTO: Bee truck breaks down in Mitchell
June 30, 2014 - 10:00am