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Northern ND farmer’s son, 3, dies after falling out of tractor cab, run over by tires
Corn Palace social media campaign seeks celebrity mural decorators
SD lawmaker shares image depicting protesters hit by vehicle
Amber Alert: Authorities seeking three missing children
Southwest Minnesota company building homes for hurricane victims
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Report: South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year
Quigley finding success thanks to directional punting, exceptional Vikings gunners
Unblemished Beavers: Hanson volleyball sports perfect record
Traxler: As playoffs near, football storylines are worth watching
Kernels visit Tigers in battle of top-ranked unbeatens
Mitchell tennis earns wins over Roncalli, Huron
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
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Donna Leah (Hildebrand) Hoing
Alvin Peck, Jr.
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
OPINION: Beaver damage complaints expected to rise again
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: No, this column wasn't written by a billionaire
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
GF&P Commission rejects elk contingency licenses
Amber Alert: Authorities seeking three missing children
September 3, 2017
South Dakota updates Breeding Bird Atlas
ABERDEEN (AP) — South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Department has created a new interactive atlas that helps bird enthusiasts learn about the state's breeding bird population. The department unveiled its updated, online version of the Breeding Bird Atlas in early August, the Aberdeen...
September 3, 2017 - 7:44pm
July 16, 2017
5 tips on how to stop birds from crashing into your windows
HAMLIN, Iowa — While many people awaken every morning to the sounds of birds chirping, Christine Jensen wakes up to a very different bird...
July 16, 2017 - 11:10am
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
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