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Nominations for person of the year being sought
Pope warns media over 'sin' of spreading fake news, smearing politicians
1 duck hunter found dead, 1 still missing in South Dakota
Time magazine names U.S. President-elect Trump Person of the Year
Proposed Mitchell parking ban may re-emerge
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
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Mesman leads Class A all-state first team
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Flyers top Trojans
Second half dooms Mitchell Christian in season-opener
Kernels gymnasts keep it rolling
Miller powers SDSU over UND
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Lila J. Steiber
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
November 27, 2016
New tricks in canine cancer aim to treat humans, too
PHILADELPHIA - Flyer, a 70-pound golden retriever, lies patiently on her left side on an examination table as technicians scurry around, placing...
November 27, 2016 - 11:28am
November 7, 2016
DNA evidence helps free a service dog from death row
Jeb, a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois with alert ears and a dark muzzle, was sentenced to death in September. The Michigan judge who ordered the dog be euthanized said he had no choice. A neighbor had testified that he saw Jeb standing over the lifeless body of his Pomeranian, Vlad....
November 7, 2016 - 4:36pm
September 6, 2016
OUR VIEW: Dangerous dogs need more oversight
Telling someone their family dog isn't so friendly is difficult, but the city of Mitchell needs stronger laws and enforcement in doing just that. An employee of the U.S. Postal Service on his normal delivery route was bitten by a dog Friday in Mitchell. The worker was bitten in his...
September 6, 2016 - 5:18pm
May 31, 2016
Animal control: Do not leave dog in parked car this summer
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Animal control in Sioux Falls is reminding dog owners to not leave their pet in a parked vehicle this summer. Sioux Falls animal control supervisor Julie DeJong says leaving a dog in a parked car even for just 30 minutes while temperatures soar can create a dangerous...
May 31, 2016 - 4:07pm
April 29, 2016
All but 1 of animals rescued from SUV in Spearfish adopted
SPEARFISH (AP) — A year after police found 36 dogs and six cats in the back of an SUV in Spearfish, all but one animal has been adopted. The Black Hills Pioneer reports that just one cat awaits adoption at the Western Hills Humane Society. Executive Director Becky Rankin says the...
April 29, 2016 - 4:33pm
March 19, 2016
LETTER: Dogs aren't mean if you raise them right
To the Editor: Why are some dogs considered dangerous? Yes, some may be aggressive, but if you raise them right, then they will not be. So why...
March 19, 2016 - 10:07am
January 18, 2016
Air Force base houses new indoor training facility for dogs
RAPID CITY (AP) — An obstacle course inside a renovated aircraft hangar at Ellsworth Air Force Base is helping some members of the military get ready for duty. But those training at the base in western South Dakota aren't airmen. The course with a catwalk, tunnel, jumps, seesaw,...
January 18, 2016 - 4:52pm
September 17, 2015
Dogs that injured woman, police officer in SD euthanized
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Two dogs that bit a woman and a police officer in Sioux Falls in July have been euthanized. The Argus Leader reports Animal Control deemed the dogs vicious following the July 31 incident. The Tibetan mastiffs were put down after their owners decided against...
September 17, 2015 - 10:36pm
August 26, 2015
Just playin' in the water
August 26, 2015 - 3:55pm
May 27, 2015
Family farm dog paints a new picture of life on the ranch
If you've heard of Ree Drummond of The Pioneer Woman website, you've probably heard of Charlie, the family's basset hound. "Charlie Plays...
May 27, 2015 - 8:24am
May 1, 2015
Wisconsin woman charged with animal neglect in South Dakota
SPEARFISH (AP) — A Wisconsin woman is facing an animal neglect charge in South Dakota for allegedly having 42 dogs and cats in a sport utility vehicle. Spearfish police officers responding to an animal welfare call last weekend found the 36 toy-breed dogs and six cats inside...
May 1, 2015 - 2:19pm
April 20, 2015
Battle over using dogs to hunt lions gets another go-round by legislators
PIERRE — The decision earlier this year that allows hunters to use hounds year-round to track mountain lions outside the Black Hills can stand, the Legislature's rules review committee decided Monday. The committee voted 3-2 Monday against scheduling a hearing to consider suspending...
April 20, 2015 - 6:58pm
February 10, 2015
Non-Black Hills dog hunts for mountain lions allowed March 2
Non-Black Hills dog hunts for mountain lions allowed March 2 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakotans who hunt mountain lions outside of the Black Hills Fire Protection District can start using dogs next month. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission last month adopted...
February 10, 2015 - 9:45am
January 15, 2015
Panel approves expansion of dog hunting for mountain lions
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission has voted to allow the use of hounds to hunt mountain lions on private land...
January 15, 2015 - 5:39pm
December 11, 2014
GFP issues split decisions
FORT PIERRE -- Open spearfishing for game species definitely won't be allowed statewide, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission decided Thursday. But dogs might be allowed for hunting mountain lions outside the Black Hills. Both proposals began as citizen petitions to the...
December 11, 2014 - 9:58pm