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San Francisco jail guards forced inmates to fight
Watch for ticks on spring outings
April sobriety checkpoints listed
Black Hills State gets OK to put name on university center
Wage hike a 'good news, bad news' situation for students
McDonald's vows 'modern' makeover amid U.S. sales struggle
Corn forecast down for 2015
USDA says South Dakota's hog and pig numbers up 8 percent
Farmer tries to find balance with genetically modified crops
AgweekTV: 53rd Annual International Sugarbeet Institute at the Fargodome
Recent rains could improve outlook for Texas cattle herds
DWU defense making big strides in spring
Registration open for youth football camp
Tiger women have strong second day, finish 3rd at invite
Gregory Invitational results
Summit League women's basketball tournament has highest-attended session in the nation
Weber birth announcement.
Toastmasters hold meeting March 19
Heartland Quilters Guild holds March meeting
Davison County Salon No. 80 holds March meeting
Mitchell Area Garden Club holds March meeting
Martha Ann Binek
Robert Henry Carson
Robert Dean Hughes
WOSTER: Why the world is messed up
Acts of Faith: Both fans, opponents of Indiana's religious freedom law assume it does more than it does
Interesting times -- curse, or blessing?
COLUMN: Flying high, or flying blind?
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
WILTZ: Too old? Too crippled? I don't think so
WILTZ: Too old? Too crippled? I don't think so
SD extends comment period for Black Hills fisheries plans
Plans to stock Atlantic salmon in Lake Oahe delayed
Rapid City businessman pushes for more Black Hills walleyes
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 in Kelly Preheim's kindergarten class at Armour Elementary School and you'll find a bright group of students with a sea of knowledge about...
news / local
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 traditionally seen, thanks to the change in the cottonwood forests along the river. Those are the research results of Chris Merkord, a post-doctoral...
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...
outdoors / news
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...
outdoors / life / news / state
May 2, 2013 - 6:34am
April 18, 2013
PHOTOS: Birds on Lake Mitchell
April 18, 2013 - 7:59am
February 12, 2013
Feds sentence 12 for illegally trafficking birds
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Twelve people in South Dakota and Montana have been sentenced for trafficking federally protected migratory birds after a two-year investigation, federal officials announced Tuesday. During the investigation that ran from March 2008 to February 2011, agents with...
outdoors / news / state / crime
February 12, 2013 - 3:43pm
January 30, 2013
Maryland man shares love of nature through use of wedding doves
Every once in a while, the modern world infringes on Dan Vitilio's serenity. Solicitors call while he's feeding the llamas. Regulators want to check on the care of his peacocks and exotic birds. Politicians lobby to install water and sewage services in his quiet hamlet of Kingsville,...
January 30, 2013 - 10:46am
Turbines on wind farms draw static over bird kills
Six birds found dead recently in Southern California's Tehachapi Mountains were majestic golden eagles. But some bird watchers say that in an area where dozens of wind turbines slice the air they were also sitting ducks. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating to...
news / nation / state
August 30, 2011 - 6:32am