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Pipeline protester charged with abusing elderly mother at camp, exploiting vulnerable adult
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Multiple searches, tips fail to find missing northern Minnesota 13-year-old
ND father doing better in burn unit after losing his kids in fire
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
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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
Kindred students take on service project to celebrate National FFA Week
National FFA Week provides opportunities for education, experience
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
Traxler: Combined wrestling tournament should be here to stay
Golden Eagle boys top Tigers
Area high school basketball roundup: Beavers hold off Ethan in playoff opener
Cavanaugh has been a bright spot for Kernels
Aberdeen halts Kernel girls 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
Berneice Agnes (Puetz) Feiner
Louise A. Metcalf
George Bollock, Jr.
DAUGAARD: An unglamorous, necessary undertaking
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MERCER: Special law wanted on pipeline protests
Column: The power of noticing can save lives
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
Richard and Judith (Stetler) Isaacs
LaVerne & Kathryn Kothe
Joe & Kerrill Morrison
SD man sentenced to probation for shooting cow
RAPID CITY (AP) — A 52-year-old Pine Ridge man has been fined $2,200 and sentenced to three years of probation for shooting a pregnant cow. The Rapid City Journal reports that George Ecoffey and another man were hunting turkeys when they shot the cow last year on a ranch near...
July 28, 2014 - 12:07am
July 10, 2014
Despite blizzard, SD ranks 4th in nation’s beef cattle count
BROOKINGS — Beef cattle outnumber people in South Dakota by more than a 4 to 1 ratio. With this in mind, it should come as no surprise that South Dakota cattlemen and cattle feeders continue to keep their stake among national leaders in beef production despite the challenges...
July 10, 2014 - 5:19pm
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