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Three indicted on burglary, grand theft charges in Sanborn County
Hundreds rally in Rapid City against, for President Trump
Off-duty trooper helps teens out of fiery wreck in SD
Bigger farms, fewer farmers
Trump names general as new national security adviser
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
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Week of Feb. 20 prep basketball, wrestling rankings
From sidelines to state: Mitchell's Schladweiler makes instant impact as Kernel wrestler
Seeding process shakes up state wrestling format
Area basketball roundup: KWL breezes by Jaguars in playoff opener
Athlete of the week: Weber buries school-record nine treys
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
Marvis Jean Godber
Alma A. Thompson
Hazel F. Wipf
OPINION: Manuals are becoming entertaining to read
OPINION: The lost year for economy?
LETTER: SD GOP ignores the will of the people
LETTER: The boondoggle of wind energy
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
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
Marcella and Elmer Werning
January 4, 2017
Sioux Falls police officers to try to kill 50 deer in city this year
SIOUX FALLS -- Sioux Falls police officers are conducting their third annual deer harvest in the city limits with the goals of reducing property damage and improving the health of the city’s deer population. For the past two years the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks...
January 4, 2017 - 12:22pm
Winter's impact on wildlife concerns ND Game and Fish officials
BISMARCK — The new year is just getting started, but North Dakota wildlife officials already are concerned about the potential impact of...
January 4, 2017 - 7:49am
December 9, 2016
Good samaritans rescue ice-covered deer, blinded by blizzard
WOODWORTH, N.D. — A water operator with Stutsman Rural Water District helped rescue a deer with ice and snow covering a majority of its...
December 9, 2016 - 5:28pm
November 21, 2016
Car-deer collisions most likely in South Dakota in November
RAPID CITY (AP) — The odds of encountering a deer while driving in South Dakota rise dramatically in late November when the deer mating season is in full force. State department of highway safety director Lee Axdahl tells the Rapid City Journal deer the state averages about 4,600...
November 21, 2016 - 11:46am
November 18, 2016
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks has issued more deer licenses this year, but the animals may be hard to find. Andy Lindbloom, senior big game...
November 18, 2016 - 5:40pm
August 10, 2016
Officials ask landowners, hunters to report dead deer
PIERRE (AP) — Wildlife officials in South Dakota are asking landowners and hunters to report to the state any sightings of sick or a cluster of dead deer. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says it has documented the first deer mortality of the year caused by epizootic...
August 10, 2016 - 10:43am
July 9, 2016
55-year-old man dies when motorcycle crashes into deer
IRENE -- A 55-year-old man died and another person was injured when a motorcycle crashed into a deer Saturday morning. The names of the people...
July 9, 2016 - 8:26pm
May 19, 2016
Free deer tags for landowners?
Area landowners could get an extra shot at deer hunting this season. Deer populations in many South Dakota counties have rebounded after previously...
May 19, 2016 - 6:29pm
February 16, 2016
Rapid City meets goal of killing 100 deer in city limits
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — City sharpshooters reached their goal of killing 100 deer within Rapid City limits. City officials late last year approved the killing of 100 deer, down from 150 in each of the past two years due to a drop in the urban deer population. The Rapid City Journal...
February 16, 2016 - 11:37am
February 2, 2016
Tripp Co. landowners receive most help against deer in 2015
Deer cost South Dakota more than $200,000 last year, and Tripp County in the south-central part of the state led the charge. The South Dakota...
February 2, 2016 - 5:14pm
October 14, 2015
For better or worse, technology has changed deer hunting
It recently occurred to me that all of us have made or are making decisions about how dependent on technology we want to be. This is especially...
October 14, 2015 - 11:33am
September 21, 2015
Chance of deer-vehicle collision remains high in the Dakotas
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The likelihood that a motorist will crash into a deer in the Dakotas remains higher than in most other states. State...
September 21, 2015 - 12:24pm
September 1, 2015
OUR VIEW: Better bird numbers beneficial for everyone
It's a great time to be a bird hunter in South Dakota. Last week, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department issued its annual report...
September 1, 2015 - 9:30pm
June 24, 2015
Deer crashes into Brookings church, causes damage inside
BROOKINGS (AP) — A church in Brookings suffered an undetermined amount of damage when a deer crashed through a window. Animal control officers were called to St. Thomas More Catholic Church about 5 p.m. Tuesday. A male whitetail had broken through a window just as Mass was...
June 24, 2015 - 1:24pm
February 5, 2015
Hunter awaits word whether buck breaks South Dakota record
EUREKA (AP) — They say records are meant to be broken, but records were the furthest thing from Mike Mettler's mind on Nov. 17 when he cut loose an arrow at a whitetail buck he'd been hunting for two years. Instead, the 39-year-old bowhunter from Eureka was more concerned about...
February 5, 2015 - 3:49pm