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Puttin' on The Mitts: What are you going to do with those leftovers?
Mitchell Baseball Turkey Trot fundraiser draws more than 150 racers
TransCanada: Over 24K gallons of oil recovered from spill
3 defendants sentenced for roles in casino blackjack scheme
Governors association backs bid to collect online sales tax
Minnesota, South Dakota farmers named to soybean board
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
place a business brief
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Class 9B all-state football: Cowboys honored with four standouts
Washington gains ground with win vs. Giants
NFC North is the Vikings' to lose
Wolves still not saving the best for last
Rivers, Chargers gobble up Cowboys 28-6
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
Roger O. Roth
Ron E. Heiter
Arlene Kostal Fuhrman
DAUGAARD: 138 Thanksgivings ago
WOSTER: Thankful for those who make life easier
ROUNDS: Remaining thankful
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
Kelly Ellston is
Darrell Dean Simmons
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
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