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After calling Barbara Bush an 'amazing racist,' a professor taunts critics: 'I will never be fired'
Three Kansas militiamen who plotted to bomb Muslims are found guilty on terrorism charges
Trump calls Stormy Daniels' story of 2011 threat 'a total con job'
Olson directs his final MHS play, 'The Day the Internet Died'
Spring storms delay ... everything
Herberger's, other Bon-Ton Stores, to close
Job fair attracts hungry employers
Unnamed California investor buying up SD motels
Parent company of Herberger's could be headed for liquidation
One person killed when engine fails on Southwest flight, forcing emergency landing
place a business brief
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Wolf-related cattle losses a major concern for northwest Minnesota ranchers
Bruno Sammartino, 'Living Legend' king of pro wrestling, dies at 82
Teichmeier adds size, length for Tiger men
Baltic principal, former Freeman football coach Jim Aisenbrey dies
More changes to spring sports schedule due to weather
Is it a travel? Andrew Wiggins says James Harden's step back is 'a legal one'
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
Margaret (Olson) Letcher
Gary Lee Brink
Glenda L. Thompson
Analysis: Nikki Haley's extraordinary rebuke of the White House
GRAVES: What keeps me up at night
OPINION: Helping a family in need
OPINION: Seasons come in their own time
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Wiltz: Deer hunting is mighty important to me
Antlerless deer hunting proposed for Dec. 8-16
Road trip options abound in Manitoba
Scanning the 10-day forecast — and hoping
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
Lowell Funk 80th birthday
Verna J. Hofer
Dr. John Wingfield
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