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Two MHS students qualify for national debate tournament
SD lawmakers advance concealed carry bills to both chambers
South Dakota bill leaves evolution skepticism up to teachers
Rep. Kristi Noem to pursue tax overhaul, work on farm bill
No suspects in string of Sioux Falls church burglaries
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
DWU basketball teams both ranked in the top 15
Week of Feb. 20 prep basketball, wrestling rankings
From sidelines to state: Mitchell's Schladweiler makes instant impact as Kernel wrestler
Seeding process shakes up state wrestling format
Area basketball roundup: KWL breezes by Jaguars in playoff opener
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Hazel F. Wipf
Marvis Jean Godber
Alma A. Thompson
DAUGAARD: Steps forward in mental health
ROZUM: Here comes crossover day
GRAVES: The sweets bring a sparkle to the eye
OPINION: Manuals are becoming entertaining to read
OPINION: The lost year for economy?
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
February 6, 2017
Sioux Empire Farm Show attracts livestock exhibitors
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Exhibitors from around the country showed and sold some of the highest quality livestock at the 2017 Sioux Empire Farm Show at the W.H. Lyons Fairgrounds in Sioux Falls, S.D. More than 30,000 visitors attended the event that ran from January 25 to 28. The...
February 6, 2017 - 4:00am
February 1, 2017
Canistota man charged with taking 64 cows from Mitchell seller
A Canistota man has been accused of taking more than $100,000 worth of cattle from a Mitchell livestock seller. Tyler McGregor, 35, was arrested...
February 1, 2017 - 5:10pm
November 21, 2016
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Forty-five large investors collectively managing $1.2 trillion in assets are pressing some of the nation's largest meat producers to set policies...
November 21, 2016 - 4:05pm
November 14, 2016
South Dakota ranchers discuss future of cattle industry
FORT PIERRE (AP) — Ranchers from across western South Dakota gathered in Fort Pierre not to deal cattle, but to organize ways to protect their industry. The Capital Journal reports that Bill Bullard, CEO of R-CALF USA — the Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers...
November 14, 2016 - 12:24pm
August 19, 2016
Finding cattle feed with less pasture
It's the Cain and Abel conflict of agriculture: you farm or you ranch. Very few do both. But with the push for more sustainable farming practices,...
August 19, 2016 - 12:27pm
May 27, 2016
Lightning strike kills 21 cattle in McCook County
McCOOK COUNTY — A lightning strike in McCook County killed 21 cattle Wednesday, according to the McCook County Emergency Manager. Emergency...
May 27, 2016 - 11:37am
April 25, 2016
Cattle profits plummet in 2015
South Dakota ranchers saw a stark drop in return from cattle in 2015, as profits fell by almost 75 percent on average. "This was a year that will go down in the record books for the cattle producers," said Lori Tonak, farm business management instructor at Mitchell Technical Institute....
April 25, 2016 - 5:24pm
February 4, 2016
Roundup of loose cattle in Aberdeen area into second day
ABERDEEN (AP) — A roundup of dozens of loose cattle in Aberdeen is stretching into a second day. Brown County Emergency Management director Scott Meints says about 45 cows got away from a livestock auction on Wednesday. The American News reports that at least 20 of the animals remained...
February 4, 2016 - 1:06pm
LETTER: Help our US cattle industry
To the Editor: Here's what we can do to help our American cattle industry: 1. Request that Congress enact mandatory beef and pork country of origin labeling laws like Japan, Korea, Canada and the European Union have in place. Call Sen. John Thune at (866) 850-3855 or 334 9596, Sen....
January 4, 2016 - 11:19am
December 10, 2015
SD cattlemen ponder sustainability
PIERRE—In a world of volatile prices and regulation, the South Dakota Cattlemen's Association is working to make sure the environment is...
December 10, 2015 - 8:50pm
November 2, 2015
OPINION: Cows don't discriminate
While the Hubs and I helped a neighbor work his cows recently, I was reminded how cattle are not discriminating creatures. They do not pick favorites for being on their best behavior for when it comes to the equipment used to get them worked or the people helping. Working with our...
November 2, 2015 - 12:58pm
October 29, 2015
SD cattle numbers outperform national growth rate
The number of cattle on feedlots in South Dakota is up from the same time last year, while the number marketed for slaughter is unchanged. South Dakota feedlots contained 205,000 cattle on feed on Oct. 1, according to the United States Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural...
October 29, 2015 - 10:53am
September 3, 2015
Feeding damaged wheat to cattle may help salvage the crop
BROOKINGS—Recent rains caused delays in completing the wheat harvest, leading to reports of damaged wheat, particularly in the northern areas of South Dakota. If the damage levels are high enough, the wheat can be unmarketable through regular channels.
September 3, 2015 - 9:06am
September 2, 2015
Extension educator: cattle feed an option for damaged wheat
BROOKINGS (AP) — A South Dakota State Extension educator says feeding damaged wheat to cattle can be a way to salvage a crop. SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist Warren Rusche says recent rains delayed completion of the wheat harvest and some farmers have reported damaged...
September 2, 2015 - 2:23pm
August 23, 2015
South Dakota cattle on feed up 20 percent
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more animals reported 210,000 cattle on feed on August 1, up 20 percent from last year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says in its latest report that placements in feedlots during July totaled 17,000 head,...
August 23, 2015 - 3:42pm