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UPDATE: Protest at Enbridge property in Bemidji, Minn., ends
For many teenagers, getting drunk is not on the bucket list
Trump turns sports into a political battleground with comments on NFL, Curry
Chamberlain implementing technology for individualized learning
U.S. bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Why small, local, organic farms aren't the key to fixing our food system
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
DWU football team turns attention to Hastings
Granite's homerun highlights 8-run eighth as Twins rout Tigers
Lynx's legacy is secure heading into WNBA Finals, but motivation remains
TWINS: Electronic device expedites Byron Buxton's recovery from hand injury
DWU football game moved to Sunday at DakotaDome
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
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Joseph Shields, Jr.
Lori Jean Will
Darlyne A. Gottlob
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
LETTER: A ridiculous proposed tax on tobacco
LETTER: A terrible headline
LETTER: Multiple types of care for different headaches
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
August 25, 2017
ROUNDS: An opportunity to bring all ag groups together
For more than two decades, Dakotafest has been an annual event that brings together ag leaders and producers from across the state together into...
August 25, 2017 - 10:00am
August 24, 2017
NOEM: Thoughts from last week's Dakotafest
Farming is one of the only businesses where you take out massive loans at the beginning of the year, bury that money in the ground in the form...
August 24, 2017 - 9:45am
August 18, 2017
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Despite the rain and a “down economy,” Dakotafest still attracted thousands for the three-day agriculture expo. While official attendance...
August 18, 2017 - 8:20am
August 17, 2017
Dakotafest exhibitors educate on how to navigate the complexities of estate planning
Jayna Voss and Bobbi Thury want to help farm and ranch owners keep their businesses in the family for generations. Voss grew up on her family's...
August 17, 2017 - 10:14am
August 16, 2017
SD delegates discuss ag industry at Dakotafest
The clock is ticking on the current iteration of the farm bill, and South Dakota's three congressional delegates were on hand at Dakotafest to...
August 16, 2017 - 3:55pm
Exhibitors show off gear, gadgets during Dakotafest
When Kevin Kimberley glances at the inside of a modern tractor's cab, it reminds him of the inside of an aircraft cockpit. The amount of buttons,...
August 16, 2017 - 7:45am
August 15, 2017
Continuing a legacy: Dakotafest exhibitor educates visitors on hiring extra labor
Alan Hojer knows first hand the growing pains of adding labor to a farm. But he views it as an opportunity to practice leadership and expand...
August 15, 2017 - 5:13pm
March 20, 2017
Firefighters extinguish rubbish fire near Dakotafest grounds
Grass near the Dakotafest grounds caught fire Monday when a garbage burn grew out of control. At about 11:45 a.m., six Mitchell firefighters...
March 20, 2017 - 4:56pm
August 18, 2016
Dakotafest looks toward annual growth
On South Dakota farms, there are more than 25,000 unpaid workers. This statistic was one of many in Matthew Diersen's presentation at Dakotafest...
August 18, 2016 - 5:18pm
August 16, 2016
Management equally important for pastures as crops
It's time for farmers to put as much effort into managing their pastures as they do their crops. Presenters from the United States Department...
August 16, 2016 - 5:51pm
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 2, 2016
New campus, app giving Dakotafest new look
Physical and technological changes are giving Dakotafest a new look this year. Construction crews continue work on the Reaves Buildings Innovation...
August 2, 2016 - 11:54am
July 11, 2016
Thune, Rounds and Noem attending Dakotafest
South Dakota's full congressional delegation has committed to attending Dakotafest. On Monday afternoon, Samantha Castro, marketing manager for...
July 11, 2016 - 6:07pm
August 25, 2015
Despite rainout, Dakotafest attendance about 30,000
Despite a canceled day, Dakotafest's attendance this year had about 2,000 fewer people than 2014. The organizer of Dakotafest, IDEAg Group,...
August 25, 2015 - 8:48am
August 21, 2015
Dakotafest sees strong crowds despite lost day
Tuesday's weather wasn't enough to dampen Dakotafest crowds, which officials and attendees said remained strong Wednesday and Thursday. According...
August 21, 2015 - 11:59am