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Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
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'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Daniel Robert Fritz
Karen L. Wright
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
LETTER: Forum clarifications
LETTER: A day we hold sacred
LETTER: Unjustified criticism
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
Jim & Elizabeth Wieczorek
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
January 14, 2015
Sioux Falls police to harvest 30 deer over the next month
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Sioux Falls police department will harvest up to 30 deer over the next month in an effort to curb the city's deer population. The...
January 14, 2015 - 4:20pm
January 12, 2015
202 ND bow hunt licenses available to nonresidents
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota is making 202 any-deer bow hunting licenses available to nonresidents this year, up 30 from last year. The...
January 12, 2015 - 1:33pm
November 5, 2014
Sioux Falls City Council bans deer feeding
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Feeding deer within the city limits of Sioux Falls will soon be illegal. The Argus Leader reports that the City Council voted 6-1 on Tuesday to approve an ordinance prohibiting deer feeding in backyards, beginning Nov. 28. Police Chief Doug Barthel says...
November 5, 2014 - 2:22pm
Pierre residents get week to comment on urban deer
PIERRE (AP) — Pierre residents are getting a week to comment on a proposal not to hold an urban deer harvest this year. KCCR radio reports that city commissioners on Tuesday night heard a task force's recommendation to not hold a harvest but took no action. Task force chairwoman...
November 5, 2014 - 2:15pm
October 28, 2014
South Dakota officials investigating deer poaching
ABERDEEN (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is investigating a deer poaching report in the Aberdeen area. Conservation officer Nick Cochran tells the American News that he hasn't confirmed that deer have been killed, but he says he's received reports...
October 28, 2014 - 11:17pm
October 21, 2014
Deer taskforce to recommend no harvest in Pierre
PIERRE (AP) — A Pierre taskforce that manages the city's deer population plans to recommend that no deer be killed this year in light of unusually low population numbers in the area. KCCR-AM reports that this would be the first year Pierre's Deer Management Task Force recommends...
October 21, 2014 - 4:10pm
October 14, 2014
WILTZ: A mastodon steak with baked potato, butter and sour cream.....Mmm!
I expect today's column to generate a number of different opinions. The treating and preservation of wild game, even before it's on the ground,...
October 14, 2014 - 4:27pm
September 29, 2014
Proposal would ban deer-feeding in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A proposed ordinance in Sioux Falls would make it illegal to feed deer within city limits. City officials are hearing complaints about a growing deer population in the southeastern part of the city. Police are considering whether to have trained officers...
September 29, 2014 - 11:45am
September 7, 2014
GF&P opens talks on a new system for deer licenses with more limits
State Wildlife Division leaders provided statistics showing that approximately one-third of the people who applied for rifle and muzzleloader licenses in 2013 didn't get the buck tags that were their first choices in the drawings for the various seasons. Currently hunters can apply...
September 7, 2014 - 10:39pm