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Public wants Tripp-Delmont schools to stay
DWU, MTI graduates choose to stay in Mitchell for jobs, sense of community
Thomsen, founder of Trail King Industries, has died at 89
James Valley Community Center partnering with area organizations
Mayor: City needs 'clear map' to guide lake restoration
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Athlete of the week: Kortan, Bon Homme hope to make noise in Class 9AA
Inaugural Kernel Bowl dubbed a success
Dakota State win adds fuel to football rivalry with Dakota Wesleyan
MCS volleyball faces season's challenge with youth
Kernel cheer and dance teams pumped for season
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Bernard "Barney" Metz
Stacy Rae Nedved
Alice Lorraine Palecek
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
IN OTHER WORDS: Republicans are bucking the party
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
LETTER: Time passes, but remember all involved at 9-11
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
May 20, 2014
Cattle killed in early morning crash
Three cattle were killed early Tuesday morning in Hutchinson County after being hit by a semi truck. Sheriff Jim Zeeb said an Affiliated Foods semi was traveling on Highway 81 about 1 ½ miles north of Highway 18 when it hit three black cattle around 3:30 a.m. One cow was dead when...
May 20, 2014 - 5:35pm
May 14, 2014
Cattle die in Jones Co. semi tipover
DRAPER -- A single-vehicle accident in Jones County resulted in several cattle deaths Wednesday afternoon, authorities said. Jones County Sheriff John Weber said shortly after 4 p.m., 25-year-old Jake Mathews, of Draper, was driving a semi with a trailer hauling cattle southbound...
May 14, 2014 - 11:29pm
May 6, 2014
Livestock profitability up slightly in state
Profitability for livestock producers went up in 2013 compared to the year before, according to the annual findings of the Farm and Ranch Business Management Program at Mitchell Technical Institute. The average cow-calf farmer had a profit of $36.63 per cow in 2013. That same category...
May 6, 2014 - 6:45pm
April 30, 2014
Geppert earns awards from American Angus Association
Kylee Geppert, Mitchell, has earned the National Junior Angus Associations Bronze and Silver Awards. Geppert, the daughter of Kevin and Helen Geppert, Mitchell, is a member of the NJAA and the South Dakota Junior Angus Association where she has served as director. She has participated...
April 30, 2014 - 9:06pm
March 6, 2014
SD winter wheat, cattle and sheep in good shape
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The condition of South Dakotas' winter wheat crop and livestock herds hasn't changed much over the month. The federal Agriculture Department says in its monthly crop report that 63 percent of the winter wheat crop is in good to excellent shape, up slightly...
March 6, 2014 - 8:04am
February 20, 2014
Scottish cattle draw interest along Highway 34
FEDORA -- If you've ever slowed down to look at those unique cattle along state Highway 34 between Fedora and Howard, you're not the first. In...
February 20, 2014 - 10:17pm
'It might be time to stock up on beef'
Brian Bowne watched carefully, with a cell phone pressed tightly against his ear, as cattle barreled through the gates of the auction ring during...
February 20, 2014 - 10:09pm
February 12, 2014
State vet: Blizzard animal losses could exceed 43K
PIERRE (AP) — The number of livestock killed by an early October blizzard in western South Dakota could total more than 43,000, State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven says. Ranchers reported about 24,000 lost cattle, sheep, horses and bison to his office, a much lower number than...
February 12, 2014 - 12:27pm
February 4, 2014
SD winter wheat, cattle and sheep in good shape
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's winter wheat crop and livestock herds appear to be in good shape as the winter progresses. The federal Agriculture Department says in its monthly crop report that 60 percent of the winter wheat crop is rated good to excellent, and only 16 percent...
February 4, 2014 - 3:33pm
February 3, 2014
US cattle herd shrinking to 63-year low means record beef cost
CHICAGO — Three years after the worst dry spell on record for Texas, fourth-generation rancher Stayton Weldon still doesn't have enough water for his 300 cattle near Cuero, about 89 miles southeast of San Antonio. Dry grass on his 2,600 acres has no nutrition. He has lost 22...
February 3, 2014 - 5:03pm
January 14, 2014
Cold cattle heat up beef prices
By Elizabeth Campbell Bloomberg News CHICAGO — As temperatures dipped to a record minus 25 degrees Fahrenheit, the crew at Dean Wang’s ranch in Baker, Mont., increased alfalfa-hay rations to give his cattle more energy during the arctic blast. “Cattle are requiring...
January 14, 2014 - 5:27pm
January 2, 2014
Will better prices help cattle herds expand?
BROOKINGS — On the production side of the beef industry, the focus has become whether the nation’s beef cow herd will begin to grow and eventually result in more beef production, said Darrell R. Mark, adjunct professor of economics at South Dakota State University. “On the...
January 2, 2014 - 7:07am
December 19, 2013
Falling corn prices lead to high steer prices
BROOKINGS — A large corn crop and falling corn prices this fall have resulted in record or near record high feeder steer prices, said Darrell R. Mark, adjunct professor of economics at South Dakota State University. Prices for 700-799 pound yearling steers in South Dakota posted...
December 19, 2013 - 11:47pm
September 9, 2013
Cattle prices don't follow meat counter prices
BROOKINGS -- Consumers visiting their local meat counter to purchase steaks and hamburgers for grilling over Labor Day weekend may have experienced some sticker shock over the price of beef and thought cattle producers must be making a lot of money. They would have been correct about...
September 9, 2013 - 5:18pm
September 5, 2013
US feeder cattle ease on overbought signals
CHICAGO -- Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) feeder cattle futures eased from a one-year high on Wednesday on overbought signals and despite another slide in corn prices that had been encouraging demand for young cattle, traders said.
September 5, 2013 - 12:12am