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Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
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Strong pregnancy rate, winter survival positive sign for deer numbers
Wiltz: Make our walleyes great again?
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
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April 28, 2017
Curious monkeys explore GoPro camera at zoo
A couple of curious Japanese macaques recently explored a camera set up in the enclosure at the Buffalo Zoo in New York, which was all captured...
April 28, 2017 - 10:46am
March 11, 2017
Semi rollover kills passenger, sends driver to hospital
BUFFALO (AP) — One person died and another was injured in a one-vehicle crash south of Buffalo, near the South Dakota and North Dakota border. The South Dakota Highway Patrol says a 24-year-old man lost control of a 2005 Freightliner semi-tractor he was driving without a trailer....
March 11, 2017 - 1:50pm
March 6, 2017
Montana activists ramp up campaign against culling Yellowstone bison
SALMON, Idaho -- Wildlife advocates are ramping up their campaign against the annual culling of bison that roam onto state lands in Montana each...
March 6, 2017 - 9:14am
January 23, 2017
Hundreds of buffalo quarantined because of poison
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Hundreds of buffalo are under quarantine in North Dakota and South Dakota after an illegal poison was used to kill prairie dogs. An Environmental Protection Agency investigation earlier found 40,000 pounds of Rozol poison had been distributed across 5,400 acres...
January 23, 2017 - 12:13pm
August 6, 2016
Bull buffalo charges horseback riders at Custer State Park
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — Authorities say a mounted guide who was leading a family of four on a trail ride in Custer State Park prevented a possible disaster when she put her horse in front of a charging buffalo. Park Superintendent Matt Snyder says a large bull buffalo attacked...
August 6, 2016 - 9:46am
May 13, 2016
SD park visitor injured after getting to close to buffalo
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — Custer State Park officials say a visitor was hospitalized Thursday after suffering injuries while getting too close to a buffalo. Officials say the visitor was injured along Wildlife Loop Road and was flown to a Rapid City hospital. Park Superintendent...
May 13, 2016 - 11:42am
November 7, 2015
Long bus ride, showdown with Harding County looms for Colome
COLOME—Harding County won't be the only thing standing in Colome's way of a Class 9B state championship appearance at 5 p.m. CT on Saturday in Buffalo. The Cowboys will have a 5-hour bus ride to travel more than 300 miles to Buffalo before clashing with the 9-1 Ranchers. "I...
November 7, 2015 - 12:20am
May 5, 2015
Dream of tribal national park in South Dakota crumbling
RAPID CITY (AP) — An effort to create the nation's first tribal national park in southwestern South Dakota has degenerated into a bureaucratic standoff. The Oglala Sioux Tribe and the National Park Service have worked for years on a plan to turn the South Unit of Badlands National...
May 5, 2015 - 11:50am
November 6, 2014
Custer State Park buffalo auction set for Nov. 15
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — Some of the bison gathered during the annual Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup will be sold this month. The bison auction will be held on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the park corrals in the southern Black Hills. The park says 226 head will be sold. The...
November 6, 2014 - 6:43am
September 30, 2014
Custer buffalo roundup matches past turnout of 14K
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — The state of South Dakota says more than 14,000 people took part in the buffalo roundup at Custer State Park, matching crowd records from the previous six years. The 49th annual roundup took place Friday in the Black Hills. Horseback riders were joined...
September 30, 2014 - 4:36pm
August 4, 2014
Official: Anthrax found in bison, no food concern
The year's first case of animal anthrax in South Dakota has been confirmed in a bison herd in the northern part of the state, which is home to the most domesticated bison on ranches in the country. But experts say there is little need to be alarmed because the threat to humans is...
August 4, 2014 - 10:20pm
June 30, 2014
Badlands, Wind Cave possible relocation sites for Yellowstone bison
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Federal wildlife officials on Monday listed 20 parcels of public lands in 10 states that could be suitable for bison from Yellowstone National Park, but said it would be years before any relocations of the animals. The sites eyed for potential future...
June 30, 2014 - 10:47pm
June 12, 2014
Senators want bison declared national mammal
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Senators from the Dakotas are among those making another attempt to have the bison declared the national...
June 12, 2014 - 7:59am
June 7, 2014
SD leads in production of 3 commodities in 2013
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers and ranchers led the nation in the production of three commodities in 2013, up from just one the year before. The Agriculture Department says South Dakota producers once again led the U.S. in bison inventory. Oats production jumped from...
June 7, 2014 - 7:12pm
April 16, 2014
Trial set in proposed tribal national park dispute
Ranchers want judge to block Oglala Sioux Tribe from cancelling grazing leases, condemning land as tribe plans buffalo herd at Badlands.
April 16, 2014 - 12:26pm