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Yankton man pleads guilty to robbing downtown bank
Montana woman pleads not guilty to murder in South Dakota
One injured when car strikes Dependable Recycling trailer
Attorney general explains prescription drug price initiative
South Dakota open primaries campaign to get $140K boost
Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo
Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
SD ag, fishing officials update water issue
Officials seek trucking help for donated drought-relief hay
Seeing red: Take a trip to Wisconsin's cranberry marshes
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
ESPN removes Robert Lee from calling U-Va. game in Charlottesville because of his name
First Mitchell Quarterback Club of the season set for today
Area prep volleyball roundup: Jaguars outlast Bearcats
Young Golden Eagles looking to build
Opening-night thriller: No. 3 Mitchell rallies to edge No. 4 Aberdeen in five sets
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
John A. Fillaus
Harold W. Bietz
Commentary: Trump's Arizona rally showed just how unfit he is
DAUGAARD: There's something for everyone at the State Fair
WOSTER: Musings about tractor mowing
BANDA: From Parmesan to Gruyere to ricotta, here are ways to eat and appreciate this palate pleaser
Keillor: Never been here before
Wiltz: Adventures at Isle Royale National Park
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
James and Karen Geppert
July 28, 2017
Marine gives touching sendoff to the cancer-stricken dog who saved him
The evening sky was thick with dark gray clouds. There were three volleys of rifle fire. Then silence. A bugler sounded the lonely notes to "Taps." As friends and fellow patriots saluted, Jeff DeYoung carried his best friend Cena, a hardened Marine combat veteran like his owner, past...
July 28, 2017 - 1:32pm
July 2, 2017
Swift: It's a hard walk life for this dog owner
One of the more bizarre phenomena of dog ownership is when dogs start to look like their owners. Of course that stocky, brown-eyed man with the...
July 2, 2017 - 7:41am
June 26, 2017
Revised ordinance bans feeding stray animals
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A revised local ordinance under consideration in Sioux Falls would make it illegal to feed stray dogs, cats or other animals that don't have owners. The city attorney's office and animal control staff have reworked local ordinances which have been sent to the...
June 26, 2017 - 1:35pm
June 2, 2017
This vet wants to put your dog's health record online. And get paid millions for it.
I was reading the Forbes list of the wealthiest, self-made women in the United States recently. One of them is Judy Faulkner, founder of a privately...
June 2, 2017 - 2:34pm
May 11, 2017
Barking dogs save rural Bath woman from house fire
BATH (AP) — Authorities say a woman who escaped unharmed from a house fire near Bath was saved by her dogs. Brown County Emergency Manager...
May 11, 2017 - 11:35am
March 21, 2017
Labrador retriever still top dog in U.S.
NEW YORK - The friendly, and often clumsy, Labrador retriever has retained its long held title as the most popular dog breed in the United States,...
March 21, 2017 - 2:23pm
January 13, 2017
Destined for the table, Korean dogs become pets in U.S. instead
The shy and shaggy Sapsaree puppy at the Alexandria, Virginia animal shelter seems healthy and happy, a far cry from how she looked two years...
January 13, 2017 - 1:09pm
December 23, 2016
Lacing dog treats with cannabis is a growing business
Even for a puppy, Kat Donatello's black Labrador, Austin, was hyperactive. After experimenting with natural supplements on her older dog, Donatello slipped a special biscuit to Austin. "It just kind of took the edge off of him," she recalled. The treat contained Cannabidiol, better...
December 23, 2016 - 1:29pm
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