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A Carnival cruise in the South Pacific descended into a violent mess
Trump administration assault on bipartisan immigration plan ensured its demise
Pain turns political in Parkland after school shootings
Outside NRA Headquarters, hundreds gather in vigil and protest
McMaster says evidence of Russian meddling is 'now really incontrovertible'
Deere & Co. raises sales forecast amid signs of farm recovery
Gun sales are down, so why did gun stocks just go up?
Rural banker survey suggests economic outlook improving
No more cheeseburgers: McDonald's announces 'healthy' changes to its Happy Meal
Sioux Falls officials defend boozy cupcake business
place a business brief
Discussion about Winner school's agriscience center put on hold again
AgweekTV: Consumer Trust Workshop
AgweekTV: Consumer Trust Workshop
Legislation would exempt livestock producers from emissions reporting
An Ore. woman was infected with rare eye worms, possibly while walking near cattle
All-star appearance shows Karl-Anthony Towns getting some respect
Saturday’s area region wrestling results and state qualifiers
What is THAT? Twins closer Fernando Rodney and his magic changeup
Red Stripe opens its pockets and comes to the rescue for Jamaica bobsledders
After marathon 11-round shootout, Wild fall to Ducks
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Cecilia Mary Vander Heiden
Jacqueline "Jackie" Brink
Cecilia Mary (Kaus) Vander Heiden
Jacqueline "Jackie" Brink
Comparing electric costs
LETTER: Be patriotic, don't name-call
LETTER: So much wrong with abortion
LETTER: No economic boon for Tripp
OPINION: Senator objected to honoring television's Angela Kennecke
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
Wiltz: The foxes I have known
Pheasant Country holds annual habitat education banquet
Ralph & Gail Dybdahl
Chris & Sandi Paustian
February 3, 2018
How the region's farmers and researchers are working to save bees
Bees are vital to agriculture, but bee populations have faced serious problems in recent years. Both pesticides and pests are being blamed for...
February 3, 2018 - 8:30am
October 9, 2017
'Insane' discovery: 30,000 bees - and 40 pounds of honey - inside the walls of a house
The honey bees had taken up residence inside the walls of the house. A homeowner in Hillside, New Jersey, near Newark, told CBS New York it was...
October 9, 2017 - 1:14pm
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