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Mitchell Baseball facility takes next step
Despite concerns, city of Mitchell keeps recycling service
Mitchell awards indoor pool project bid to Puetz Corp.
Dakota Access firm files motion to halt environmental study
Coca-Cola completes first shipments out of new Mitchell facility
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
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Area wrestling roundup: KWLPG wins three at home quad
No. 5 Avon downs Mitchell Christian
Mitchell Christian holds off Avon
Area basketball roundup: Peterson powers Platte-Geddes over Burke/South Central
Harrisburg fends off Kernel boys
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Marian L. Young
WOSTER: Presidential communication: From Washington's horse rides to Trump tweets
HEINERT: Disappointed in governor's Spearfish Canyon State Park plan
OUR VIEW: Self-assess screen time for children
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
June 23, 2014
SD accepting applications for trade trip to Russia
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Agriculture is accepting applications from people interested in participating in a trade mission to Russia that will center on beef genetics. State agriculture officials are encouraging beef producers and industry representatives...
June 23, 2014 - 3:25pm
Beef prices reach US record as nation's herd struggles to rebound
By Megan Durisin GREENVILLE, Ill. — For a guy who just sold some of his cattle at the highest price ever, Missouri rancher Ryan Sharrock...
June 23, 2014 - 7:54am
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