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Rapid City man pleads guilty in New Year's bayonet killing
U.S. takes 'full responsibility' for Manchester intelligence leaks, Tillerson says
The Trumps take their first official trip, and the world gets its first real look at the Trump marriage
Dubbed 'Houdini' for escaping execution 7 times, Alabama man put to death for 1982 murder-for-hire
How 'The Cat in the Hat' almost ruined my life
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Cool, wet weather limits fieldwork in South Dakota
Southwest Minnesota's Tru Shrimp venture builds on region's crops
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors
Kunitz scores 2 as Penguins edge Sens in Game 7
Amateur baseball roundup: Larson strikes out 16 as Mount Vernon takes down Platte
Mitchell Black loses season-opener
Late game 'fatigue' causing Lynx coach some worries
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
Ada Jean Caffee
Ada Jean Caffee
Janice Marie Buckley
Opinion: Circus folding its tent
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
OUR VIEW: Critical to recognize EMS crews
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
OPINION: Wollman gave meaning to 'public service'
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
Dick and Joan Goetsch
Myron and Margaret Eich
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
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