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Mitchell Polar Plunge raises $27K, breaks record with 103 jumpers
Mitchell Tech showcases program in annual welding competition
Photos from the annual Mitchell Polar Plunge
Planned Parenthood sees brief reprieve after healthcare bill yanked
Around the Region
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
Super Sophomore: Bridgewater-Emery’s Schultz named Republic player of the year
New England keeper Cropper has Minnesota roots
Relief prospect Chargois optioned to Triple-A
Boudreau won't be resting Wild stars
Berrios focused on claiming spot in Twins' rotation
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Robert "Bob" Jenkinson
WOSTER: Finding funding to keep those sunny days and clouds away
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
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
January 14, 2017
'Miracle on the Hudson' legacy: 70,000 slain birds
NEW YORK (AP) — Birds took the blame for bringing down the jetliner that "Sully" Sullenberger landed on the Hudson River eight years ago this weekend. They have been paying for it with their lives ever since. An Associated Press analysis of bird-killing programs at the New York...
January 14, 2017 - 10:48am
August 27, 2015
Missouri River sandbar work helping birds
PICKSTOWN — The federal government has been looking out for two threatened bird species on the Missouri River, and now it's paying off. Galen...
August 27, 2015 - 8:46am
Biologists report increase in South Dakota's grouse numbers
PIERRE (AP) — Prairie grouse populations are continuing to rebound in South Dakota after the drought of 2012, according to biologists. Spring lek counts from both state and federal biologists showed significantly higher numbers than last year's counts, the Pierre Capital Journal...
May 27, 2015 - 11:24am
May 15, 2015
Scientists turn bird beaks into dinosaur bones in evolution study
The past hundred million years or so have not been kind to the dinosaurs. Once formidable "terrible lizards," their closest modern descendant...
May 15, 2015 - 3:47pm
May 8, 2015
OPINION: You won't defeat a mom trying to care for her kids ... or birds
Here's a thought for Mother's Day: Moms can be terribly tenacious in caring for their young. Yeah, breaking news. I'll alert the media, right? OK, but for the past couple of weeks I've been fighting with a mother who wants a home for her children. Until I realized Mother's Day was...
May 8, 2015 - 3:25pm
February 12, 2015
Bird watchers invited to help with annual count
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota bird watchers can join millions of others from around the world this weekend in the 17th Annual Great Backyard Bird Count. The event runs Friday through Monday and there's no cost to take part. The reports create a picture of where different types...
February 12, 2015 - 6:22pm
February 11, 2015
Armour students soaring with bird knowledge
ARMOUR — The world of birds is large and vast, and becoming an expert on the feathered fliers can take years. But spend a few minutes...
February 11, 2015 - 7:49pm
June 15, 2014
About 100 birds on display at SD parrot festival
BELLE FOURCHE (AP) — Several parrots, toucans and macaws are on display at a birds festival in western South Dakota. The Rapid City Journal reports that more 100 birds are being showcased at the Parrot Festival at the Black Hills Parrot Welfare & Education Center near Belle...
June 15, 2014 - 10:43pm
May 11, 2014
Songbird species getting pushed north into Canada
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Baird's sparrow, a small songbird that spends its summers in a mostly Canadian swath that dips into grassland prairies in North Dakota, Montana and far northern South Dakota, could be opting for sole Canadian residency in the coming decades. Climate...
May 11, 2014 - 11:23pm
April 10, 2014
Missouri River Institute symposium: As cottonwoods fall, birds fly away
VERMILLION -- The next 100 years for birds along the Missouri River will likely be much different from what birdwatchers along the river have...
April 10, 2014 - 10:34pm
June 17, 2013
More peregrine falcons released in western SD
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Four young peregrine falcons have been released in Rapid City as part of an effort to re-establish a population of the birds in western South Dakota's Black Hills. The Birds of Prey Northwest organization and the state Game, Fish and Parks Department have released...
June 17, 2013 - 12:44pm
May 2, 2013
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS FOR SD BIRDING FESTIVAL
Although pre-registration for the South Dakota Birding Festival has ended, anyone is welcome to register at the festival for any or all three days. FRIDAY At the Rainbow Room in Pickstown: 6 p.m. - Registration and social hour. 7 p.m. - Welcome, overview of weekend, door prizes....
May 2, 2013 - 11:26am
Birders flock to southeast South Dakota
PICKSTOWN -- Get your binoculars ready. Bird enthusiasts are flocking to Charles Mix County this weekend for the third annual South Dakota Birding...
May 2, 2013 - 6:34am
April 18, 2013
PHOTOS: Birds on Lake Mitchell
April 18, 2013 - 7:59am