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Photos from the Winner Elks Benefit Rodeo
Trump acceptance speech ratings fall short of record
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
Trump pulls nearly even with Clinton after Republican convention
Federal prisoner jumps fence, escapes from Yankton facility
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
An annual drive to the rodeo
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
Celebrating the homesteaders and agricultural heritage of South Dakota
Amateur baseball roundup: Power-hitting Plankinton cruises to opening-round win
Class B junior teener roundup: Gregory dominates to reach semifinals
State Legion roundup: Webster upsets Spearfish
Milbank drops Winner/Colome
Amateur baseball roundup: Raptors slam past Mount Vernon in District 5B
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Robert C. Menholt
Bernard Vincent Kayser
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
Breaking barriers to mental health care
OUR VIEW: Oh, that wicked heat
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
GF&P increasing efforts to band Canada geese
Custer set to rumble during annual buffalo roundup Monday
CUSTER (AP) -- The hills of Custer State Park are set to rumble as the hooves of about 1,300 buffalo thunder across the prairie during the 47th...
September 24, 2012 - 6:32am
September 6, 2012
Florida tycoon selling off Dakotas cattle ranch
FORT YATES, N.D. (AP) -- A Florida real estate tycoon who owns a controversial bison ranch in the Dakotas is selling a separate cattle ranch. The media reports that Maurice Wilder's 12,000-acre Wilder Cattle Ranch is to be sold at auction on Sept. 14. Auctioneer Adam Karrels says...
September 6, 2012 - 10:59am
July 16, 2012
Lawmakers weigh potential oil pros, cons in SD
BUFFALO (AP) -- Fifteen lawmakers are meeting in Buffalo to hear concerns about potential oil development in northwestern South Dakota. Republican Rep. Roger Solum of Watertown says the lawmakers are there "just to listen." Buffalo is a town of fewer than 400 people. South Dakota...
July 16, 2012 - 2:49pm
February 25, 2012
SD lawmakers say no to buffalo mascot bill
PIERRE -- The buffalo bill was shot down Friday morning at the Legislature. No one testified against it, but the House of Representatives committee on state affairs, nonetheless, set aside legislation that would have designated the American bison as South Dakota's state mascot. ...
February 25, 2012 - 9:01am
February 3, 2012
Bison on way to becoming official South Dakota mascot
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota has a state bread, state soil, state sport and even state grass. Soon, it could also have a state mascot in the bison. Republican Sen. Tom Nelson of Lead is sponsoring a bill that aims to elevate the bison's status. The bill does not strip coyotes of their...
February 3, 2012 - 2:23pm
January 13, 2012
Dispute settled, Cheyenne River tribe won't lose buffalo herd
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in South Dakota has settled a $1 million dispute with a rancher and will keep its herd of 600 buffalo. Clint Amiotte in 2009 accused the tribal subsidiary Pte Hca Ka Inc. of not paying him for 308 buffalo that were butchered and processed....
January 13, 2012 - 2:31pm
January 2, 2012
South Dakota mountain lion case complicated by circumstances
RAPID CITY (AP) -- South Dakota wildlife officials are deciding whether a Harding County ranch hand can keep a mountain lion he killed while working on another rancher's land, in a complicated case that has the president of the state Wildlife Federation wondering if the shooter should...
January 2, 2012 - 12:25pm
December 30, 2011
Cheyenne River tribe could lose buffalo herd, land in dispute
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The Cheyenne River Sioux tribe's buffalo herd and some of its land may be auctioned off if the tribe can't settle a $1 million dispute. Attorneys for rancher Clint Amiotte say the tribe has until Thursday to negotiate a deal. A federal judge has ruled a tribal...
December 30, 2011 - 10:44am
November 18, 2011
Genetically valuable SD bison released onto Missouri prairie
A herd of 30 bison from The Nature Conservancy's Lame Johnny Creek Ranch in western South Dakota was reintroduced to The Nature Conservancy's...
November 18, 2011 - 7:04am
October 7, 2011
GIAGO: Roundup is ironic reversal of SD race roles
There is a historic marker west of Custer that reads: "Historic Sites, Buffalo Rock - Site where the last buffalo was killed in the Black Hills...
October 7, 2011 - 7:37am
September 27, 2011
Custer State Park buffalo roundup draws 14,000 people
CUSTER (AP) -- Officials at Custer State Park say 14,000 people turned out to watch this year's buffalo roundup. That's a dozen people for every...
September 27, 2011 - 9:42am
September 26, 2011
Custer State Park holds annual buffalo roundup
CUSTER (AP) -- Custer State Park was holding its 46th annual buffalo roundup on Monday. The roundup began as a way to manage the buffalo in the park and has developed into a tourist event. Last year, about 14,000 people came to watch. KELO-TV reports that a group of nine photographers...
September 26, 2011 - 10:41am
September 21, 2011
GIAGO: 'Good Meat' documentary shows path to healthy eating, living
The video is called "Good Meat" and the tagline says it is "a look at one man's struggle to maintain a traditional Native diet on a modern reservation." "Good...
September 21, 2011 - 12:21am
January 14, 2011
County sticking with weekly meetings
Cutting the number of county commission meetings from four to two Tuesdays a month isn't something that's high, or even on, Davison County's...
January 14, 2011 - 12:13am
June 24, 2010
Report says S.D. ranks first in bison production
South Dakota still ranks tops in buffalo production, according to the latest available statistics from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. ...
June 24, 2010 - 8:00am