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Police: Mount Vernon man raped 7-year-old boy in exchange for video game
School board to hold public budget hearing
Douglas County man charged with eluding, DUI after high-speed chase
Police: Man threatens children with gun in Sioux Falls
Car hits, injures 2 pedestrian in Sioux Falls
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
Emergency CRP grazing authorized in the Dakotas and Montana
Ailing Sano out for second day
Jets draft Samberg in second round
Dozier, Gimenez power Twins past Indians
Spieth birdies last for one-shot lead at Travelers
Sons of Brind'Amour, Primeau go on Day 2 of draft
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
Barry Dean Grabenstein
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
LETTER: Spending millions on lake fix needs guarantee
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
May 28, 2017
Always in Season: The sora surprises again and again
The sora is a surprising bird. Here is what The American Museum of Natural History, in "Birds of North America," has to say about the bird: "Despite...
May 28, 2017 - 3:31pm
May 21, 2017
Always in Season: Rose-breasted grosbeaks are doubly well named
Ahem, dear reader: The subject this week is bird breasts. To be sure, the breast is not the first part to examine when trying to identify a bird....
May 21, 2017 - 4:41pm
May 7, 2017
Always in Season: Snipe call attention to themselves
Here at Magpie Ridge west of Gilby, N.D., where I watch most of my birds and where no magpie has been seen for many months: Here the bird of...
May 7, 2017 - 3:21pm
April 16, 2017
Always in Season: The killdeer is a familiar trickster
The killdeer is a familiar bird, perhaps as well known as the robin. Like the robin, it is a reliable sign of spring. The killdeer signals spring...
April 16, 2017 - 3:04pm
April 2, 2017
Always in Season: Meadowlarks signal spring
There are lots of signs of spring. No one of them is definitive, but taken together they are completely convincing. Probably the most familiar...
April 2, 2017 - 7:45pm
March 19, 2017
Always in Season: Spring brings another cycle in bird lives
This is a good time of year to appreciate black-capped chickadees. They're conspicuous this time of year, but pretty soon they'll be hard to...
March 19, 2017 - 4:46pm
March 12, 2017
Always in Season: Early spring brings bald eagles
An adult bald eagle is a distinctive bird in every way, large and dark with brilliant white head and tail and great broad wings. The eagle's...
March 12, 2017 - 3:09pm
March 5, 2017
Always in Season: Signs of spring appear in the valley
Horned larks are back in the valley. Horned owls are back on their nests. These are signs of spring in the Red River Valley. Both are right on...
March 5, 2017 - 6:44pm
February 26, 2017
Jacobs: Early migrants reach the valley
Last week brought an influx of rough-legged hawks to our area that was both larger and earlier than expected. Matt Spoor alerted Grand Cities...
February 26, 2017 - 6:15pm
April 29, 2015
Bring on the birds
With the migration in full swing, birders will flock to the area for an established bird festival near Lake Andes and a new one in Mitchell. The...
April 29, 2015 - 4:23pm
May 1, 2014
Annual birding festival flies into Charles Mix County
PICKSTOWN -- As May arrives, so does South Dakota's biggest birding event. Starting today, the Fourth Annual South Dakota Birding Festival...
May 1, 2014 - 6:19pm
December 27, 2013
Bird count returns to Mitchell
Audubon event held locally for first time since 1967.
December 27, 2013 - 5:29pm
December 15, 2013
Mitchell to host its first Audubon Christmas bird count since 1967
The 114th annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count, which takes place between Dec. 14 and Jan. 5, will have counting circles in both Lake Andes and Mitchell this year. The Lake Andes count will be Friday, Dec. 20, and the Mitchell Christmas Bird Count will be Friday, Dec. 27. The...
December 15, 2013 - 10:01pm
December 6, 2013
Wind Cave bird count planned for Dec. 15
WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK (AP) — Wind Cave National Park will hold its 18th annual Christmas Bird Count on Dec. 15. People wishing to participate should meet at the visitor center at 8 a.m. Participants are asked to dress warmly and bring a lunch, field guides, binoculars, something...
December 6, 2013 - 12:37pm
March 26, 2013
SD Birding Festival set for early May at Lake Andes
LAKE ANDES (AP) -- Herons, eagles, owls and hawks will be a few of the birds that enthusiasts might be able to catch a glimpse of during the South Dakota Birding Festival in early May. The third annual event is scheduled for May 3-5 at Lake Andes.
March 26, 2013 - 7:02am