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New Jersey train crash kills three, injures more than 100
Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Undoing historical wrongs to our Native American citizens
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
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
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...
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...
January 30, 2013 - 10:46am