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BNSF says changes made since South Dakota 2015 derailment
Randolph Seiler to retire as US attorney for South Dakota
Freeman man killed in Friday crash near Lesterville
Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
Garretson woman ID’d as victim in Montrose fatal crash
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
Community Closet to open in downtown Wagner on Dec. 1
South Dakota corn, soybean, sorghum crops forecast down
5 questions with ... Grady Bakken, farmer, Lignite, N.D.
place a business brief
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Wild's Jason Zucker is already down $17,600 -- and he's hoping for more
Pistons hang on for 100-97 win over Timberwolves
State volleyball roundup: SFC fends off Dakota Valley for Class A title
'I'm just playing football': A humble Adam Thielen is the Vikings' feel-good story
Truex claims EcoBoost 400, Series title
What you need in your winter survival kit
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Janet Rae Krause
Wilma M. Pitts
Marcia Maureen (Meis) Mesman
Wilma M. Pitts
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: A historical look at U.S. House seats
LETTER: New ideas for Mitchell's Main Street
LETTER: DC arguments are ridiculous
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
Kelly Ellston is
Darrell Dean Simmons
November 5, 2016
Poet: 10 years, 650 million gallons of ethanol
LOOMIS — The ethanol business is booming, and one local plant has turned its success into a $1 billion investment in the Mitchell community....
November 5, 2016 - 8:10am
October 24, 2016
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
LETCHER — On his first day of harvest, Ed Blindauer tinkered with his augur to get it ready after a dry growing season that lasted longer...
October 24, 2016 - 4:27pm
October 8, 2016
Low prices, high expenses could lead to first net loss for SD corn growers since 2005
PLANKINTON — Corn growers are facing the worst return on investment in 11 years, and one Plankinton producer is starting to feel the heat....
October 8, 2016 - 9:05am
August 22, 2016
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
EPIPHANY (Reuters) - Average corn yields in southeastern South Dakota were below average as signs of growing-season stress were evident in the...
August 22, 2016 - 6:33pm
August 16, 2016
Expert: Corn could be culprit for low prices
Down go the crop prices. Every year since 2012, the price per bushel of corn and soybeans has dropped, and 2016 will likely continue the trend....
August 16, 2016 - 5:49pm
August 12, 2016
USDA sees record U.S. corn, soy crops after good July weather
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. soybean and corn harvests will be the biggest ever this fall, according to a U.S. Agriculture Department monthly...
August 12, 2016 - 4:17pm
May 24, 2016
South Dakota farmers make progress with corn and soybeans
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers have made considerable progress over the past week planting corn and soybeans. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that 84 percent of the corn crop is in the ground, equal to the average pace. About 42 percent of the...
May 24, 2016 - 11:54am
May 16, 2016
USDA: Corn and soybean planting continues despite weather
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says corn and soybean planting continued in South Dakota last week despite below average temperatures and wet conditions. The USDA's National Agriculture Statistics Service says weekend frost was reported in the north part of...
May 16, 2016 - 5:49pm
May 11, 2016
Rainfall dampens planting for some
MONTROSE — It's been one of the wettest years in South Dakota history, but one Montrose farmer hasn't let it rain on his parade. Brian...
May 11, 2016 - 6:27pm
May 4, 2016
Farmers open up silos as corn hits 'magic' price levels
The best rally for corn prices in 10 months meant U.S. farmers were frantic to sell from the mountain of grain they'd been hoarding.Growers have...
May 4, 2016 - 5:00pm
April 22, 2016
Input costs, not yields, drive profitability in 2015
Keeping a close eye on input costs will likely prove valuable for farmers in 2016. According to a crop analysis study conducted by the South Dakota Center for Farm/Ranch Management at Mitchell Technical Institute, profitability for producers last growing season was tied closely with...
April 22, 2016 - 11:26am
April 11, 2016
Despite low prices, corn acreage expected to rise
Following a nationwide trend, South Dakota farmers are expected to grow more corn this year than in 2015, but soybean numbers could take a dip....
April 11, 2016 - 6:22pm
April 1, 2016
High corn forecasts not expected to cause another railway backlog
Despite high corn forecasts for 2016, a railway backlog is not expected to return to South Dakota. In 2014, a lack of rail cars caused by shipping...
April 1, 2016 - 5:57pm
March 30, 2016
As corn and soy pile up, here's why U.S. farmers will plant more
Illinois farmer David Erickson admits that what he and many U.S. farmers are about to do doesn't seem to make much sense. With bulging stockpiles...
March 30, 2016 - 4:08pm
February 26, 2016
Dilemma for U.S. Farmers: Which Crop Will Lose the Least Money?
For farmers who grow some of the biggest U.S. crops, choosing what to plant this year has become a bet on which one will lose less money.A three-year...
February 26, 2016 - 1:36pm