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Oktoberfest brings German heritage to Menno
Area students place at National FFA Convention
Rounds, Thune won't support lame-duck hearings for SCOTUS nominee
Mitchell kidnapping, robbery suspect arrested in North Dakota
Photos from the Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
DWU smothers Northwestern
Area Class B runners finish strong at state meet
Kernels, area teams set start times for football playoff openers
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
SD Mines, Dakota State men to scrimmage Sunday in Chamberlain
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Joseph J. Turnis
Timothy Edward Cokeley
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
LETTER: John Thune puts party before country
LETTER: Stop harassing road hunters
LETTER: Excited about Amendment V
LETTER: Our nation is turning into a socialistic welfare state
LETTER: Victim’s rights amendment will clog the courts
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
August 12, 2013
SD officials: Use repellent to combat West Nile
PIERRE (AP) — State health officials are reminding residents to use mosquito repellent and take other precautions to protect themselves against West Nile virus. State epidemiologist Lon Kightlinger says neuroinvasive disease can be particularly serious for the elderly and those...
August 12, 2013 - 8:53pm
August 5, 2013
Alexandria man battles cancer, West Nile at same time
ALEXANDRIA -- Jim Davies talks about the events of the last year in a calm, matter-of-fact way. He's had cancer. He's had West Nile. At...
August 5, 2013 - 12:27pm
July 24, 2013
West Nile's biggest month looms
PIERRE -- Look out ahead. August is the cruelest month for West Nile virus in South Dakota. The latest surveillance report released Tuesday shows relatively few cases of human infections so far this summer, with just seven overall and one new case during the week of July 20. ...
July 24, 2013 - 6:48am
July 18, 2013
Anthrax confirmed in SD for first time
PIERRE -- Anthrax has been confirmed in South Dakota livestock for the first time this year. State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin Oedekoven confirmed Wednesday in a news release that a 4-month-old calf died in a small herd of unvaccinated cattle in Turner County. A cattle producer,...
July 18, 2013 - 9:27am
July 15, 2013
Spreading pig virus may curb U.S. pork supply, veterinarians say
CHICAGO -- A swine virus that has spread to 16 states since April is killing piglets and slowing growth in older hogs, threatening to curb U.S. pork output, according to a report by industry veterinarians. There are about 331 confirmed cases of the porcine epidemic diarrhea virus,...
July 15, 2013 - 10:31pm
July 8, 2013
Black Hills caves to reopen for exploration
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Officials say a ban on cave exploration in the Black Hills National Forest is being partially lifted in August. The Rapid City Journal reported the U.S. Forest Service imposed the ban in July 2010 to prevent the spread of a deadly bat disease. White-nose syndrome...
July 8, 2013 - 6:09am
July 5, 2013
Tips given to prevent water-bourne illness
PIERRE -- South Dakotans who head to the beach and the pool this summer should take common sense precautions to prevent water-borne illnesses such as cryptosporidiosis, says a state health official. "Water sports are great physical activities and we don't want to discourage them...
July 5, 2013 - 6:53am
June 25, 2013
Deadly piglet virus spreads to nearly 200 sites
CHICAGO -- A swine virus deadly to young pigs, and never before seen in North America, has spiked to 199 sites in 13 states -- nearly double the number of farms and other locations from earlier this month. Iowa, the largest U.S. hog producer, has the most sites testing positive...
June 25, 2013 - 10:26am
June 20, 2013
Deadly piglet virus spreads
CHICAGO (Reuters) -- A swine virus deadly to young pigs, one never before seen in North America, is spreading rapidly across the United States and proving harder to control than previously believed. The virus now has spread to 13 states, including South Dakota -- with more than...
June 20, 2013 - 5:43am
June 15, 2013
Bovine TB case in ND shouldn't hurt exporting
BISMARCK (AP) -- State and cattle industry officials say North Dakota's first reported case of bovine tuberculosis in 14 years shouldn't threaten the state's federally designated "TB-free" status. North Dakota Stockmen's head Julie Ellingson says that status is important because...
June 15, 2013 - 10:30am
June 10, 2013
Sudden Death Syndrome of soybeans detected in South Dakota
BROOKINGS -- During the 2012 soybean growing season, samples from eight fields in five counties in South Dakota tested positive for the sudden death syndrome pathogen.
June 10, 2013 - 4:40pm
June 6, 2013
State official: Prevent West Nile virus with insect repellent, mosquito control
PIERRE -- As the weather warms up and the risk of mosquito bites increases, now is the time for South Dakotans to get in the habit of using insect...
June 6, 2013 - 6:53am
7-year-old's funeral in Parkston draws hundreds
PARKSTON -- A little boy's brave fight ended in a big outpouring of grief Monday. Hundreds of residents of Parkston and the surrounding area...
May 6, 2013 - 9:36pm
April 23, 2013
Soybean disease presents challenge this season
A different year means a different set of disease threats for bean growers. Last year, anthracnose and white mold were the major threats. This year, rust and soybean cyst nematode are the crop diseases that pose the greatest danger to area bean growers, says Sam Markell,...
April 23, 2013 - 6:41am
April 19, 2013
SD salmonella outbreak associated with baby chicks
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota health officials are reporting an outbreak of salmonella associated with baby chicks. The department says that three cases have been reported in the southeastern part of the state and one in the southwest. One case was a child younger than 4 and the others...
April 19, 2013 - 7:25pm