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Regular golfer at age 100 offers ideas on ongoing health
Walmart wants to send people into your house to stock the fridge - even when you're not home
Hudson, Wis., says pink paint job on downtown beauty shop has to go
South Dakota forest officials rush to finish timber analysis
Daugaard supports Senate GOP health care plan
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
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
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Vikings' receiver Wright just happy to be playing
VIKINGS: Injured Bradford to miss Sunday's game, will meet with orthopedic specialist
Parise back on ice after back issue
Minnesota United's Ibson near the top in many league categories
Three MLB teams to extend netting following Yankee Stadium incident
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.
Darlyne A. Gottlob
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Judith Downs Gilbert
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
THUNE: Service academies offer students a unique opportunity to serve
DAUGAARD: Looking ahead to another Buffalo Roundup
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
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 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
August 20, 2013
SD has first West Nile virus death of the year
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota has its first West Nile virus death of the year. The state Health Department says the Turner County resident was between 70 and 79 years old. Officials did not identify the person, citing patient confidentiality. South Dakota has had 52 confirmed human...
August 20, 2013 - 6:15pm