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Twins emphasis on nutrition goes down to farm club level
Petition signed by more than 1,700 urge school water balloon fight charges to be dropped
Lions Academy cut after two years of existence
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
South Dakota teen with cancer gets OK to walk at graduation
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Cool, wet weather limits fieldwork in South Dakota
Southwest Minnesota's Tru Shrimp venture builds on region's crops
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
Amateur baseball roundup: Larson strikes out 16 as Mount Vernon takes down Platte
Mitchell Black loses season-opener
Late game 'fatigue' causing Lynx coach some worries
Post 18 Legion baseball team out to prove itself
MHS girls golf takes sixth at Brandon Invite
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Ada Jean Caffee
Ada Jean Caffee
Janice Marie Buckley
Opinion: Circus folding its tent
Manworld tried extra hard this week to tell women 'no.' We weren't listening.
OUR VIEW: Critical to recognize EMS crews
Five startling things Betsy Devos told (or wouldn't tell) Congress
OPINION: Wollman gave meaning to 'public service'
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
Dick and Joan Goetsch
Myron and Margaret Eich
May 14, 2014
Syphilis, HIV, chlamydia rates up in South Dakota
PIERRE (AP) — Figures through April 2014 indicate that rates of some sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in South Dakota. State Epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says syphilis rates haven't been this high since the 1970s. He adds that HIV rates are reaching levels not...
May 14, 2014 - 8:02am
March 25, 2014
Dakotas take precautions for pig virus, fair shows
PIERRE (AP) — The rapid spread of a swine virus is forcing officials in the Dakotas to take extra precautions for pig shows at county and state fairs. The Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus spreads through pig manure. It's not harmful to humans but is often deadly to piglets. South...
March 25, 2014 - 5:59pm
March 21, 2014
Officials: SD animal rabies cases down in 2013
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The number of animal rabies cases in South Dakota dropped in 2013 after two consecutive years of increases, state health officials said Thursday. South Dakota had 28 cases of animal rabies in 2013, down from 60 cases in 2012 and 40 in 2011,...
March 21, 2014 - 5:59pm
March 18, 2014
Veterinarian: Virus affecting pigs on 25 SD farms
There is no vaccine to prevent the virus from spreading. Bio-control standards are being put in place to keep the virus from spreading to other farms.
March 18, 2014 - 10:14am
March 2, 2014
ND latest state to confirm case of fatal swine illness
(Reuters) — North Dakota is the latest state to confirm a case of a deadly pig virus which has killed an estimated 4 million pigs in the United States since its discovery in the spring of 2013. The first North Dakota case of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus, or PEDv, was confirmed...
March 2, 2014 - 2:39pm
Hog futures go up on supply woes as pig virus spreads
By Bloomberg News CHICAGO — Hog futures rose to a record, joining this month’s cattle rally to an all-time high, as supply concerns mounted amid a spreading virus that kills piglets and signs that U.S. pork output is declining. Porcine epidemic virus, or PED, has killed...
March 2, 2014 - 2:36pm
January 20, 2014
South Dakota sees most syphilis cases in 44 years
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota Department of Health officials say the number of syphilis cases reported in the state last year was the most in 44 years. State epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger labeled as "very disheartening" an annual summary of infectious diseases in South Dakota...
January 20, 2014 - 4:05pm
December 17, 2013
Study ranks SD on disease threats
State scores five out of 10 on key indicators.
December 17, 2013 - 5:39pm
December 9, 2013
CWD found again in southwestern ND hunting unit
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A mule deer shot by a hunter in western Grant County in southwestern North Dakota has tested positive for chronic wasting disease. The initial testing done at Michigan State University is being verified by a national lab in Ames, Iowa, the North Dakota...
December 9, 2013 - 12:22pm
October 24, 2013
'So much anonymous sex' blamed as STDs increase in SD
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An increase in sexually transmitted diseases in South Dakota may be the result of people having more flings with partners they meet on the Internet, the state epidemiologist speculates. Cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia in the state all are ahead...
October 24, 2013 - 6:55am
October 8, 2013
SDSU, other schools monitoring pig virus as shutdown continues
By P.J. Huffstutter CHICAGO — As the federal government shutdown stretches into its second week, veterinary labs at U.S. universities are stepping into a data gap to collect information and publish updates about an outbreak of a swine virus deadly to young pigs, according to...
October 8, 2013 - 12:36pm
October 3, 2013
USDA: Scours most common cause of calf death prior to weaning
Scours is responsible for more calf deaths prior to weaning than any other cause, according to the USDA National Animal Health Monitoring Survey. Scours reduces the secretion of acid into the abomasum, reducing the ability to digest milk protein. It is characterized by frequent diarrhea,...
October 3, 2013 - 10:40am
October 2, 2013
SD has third West Nile virus death of the year
PIERRE (AP) — State health officials say a third person has died this year in South Dakota from the West Nile, a person in their 80s from Brule County. The state Health Department says the state has recorded 122 cases of the mosquito-borne illness statewide in 2013. The two...
October 2, 2013 - 4:56pm
September 10, 2013
SD has second West Nile virus death of the year
PIERRE (AP) -- State health officials say a second person has died in South Dakota from the West Nile virus this year. He or she was a Tripp County resident in their 80s. State Epidemiologist Dr. Lon Kightlinger told KELO-TV this is one of the most serious seasons in years. He says...
September 10, 2013 - 8:24pm
September 5, 2013
Southern rust detected in 3 South Dakota counties
SIOUX FALLS — A late-summer string of hot, humid weather has brought an unwelcome visitor to South Dakota's corn crop. Southern rust, a...
September 5, 2013 - 6:22pm