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Predicted big snowstorm fizzles out for much of Minnesota, SD
Prosecutors say Minnesota man was sex trafficker, while he says he was just women's driver
More than 200 officers clear muddy protest camp, but 46 arrested
Former trooper guilty of taking $70K steps down from school board
Dakota Access oil could flow by March 6
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
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Home-court advantage benefitting Tiger women
Class B state wrestling preview: Titans' Urban looks for state success as a senior
Rubio to stay put with Timberwolves
State wrestling: Kernels hoping to carry momentum into state
Blackhawks breeze into region final
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
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Vernon E. Vlasman
LETTER: Troubled by EB-5 plea deal
LETTER: When will GOP take its role seriously?
LETTER: Don't cut corners on the Corn Palace
LETTER: Voter faith in SD Legislature is eroding
LETTER: Rough start for GOP
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
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
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