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Targeting deals for the trophy room
South Dakota nonprofit to build housing for ex-convicts
Man's body pulled from Big Sioux River in South Dakota park
School board to consider new bus company
2 men plead guilty to manslaughter in Rapid City stabbing
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
KIRK: 'Gettin' a cow in' provides frustrations, yet good stories to share
Moke strikes out 16 in Honker victory
Finalists named for Miss, Mr. Basketball
Chappell birdies final hole to take Texas Open
Nelson relishes quarterback competition
Cougars cruise in home golf meet
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Harold Theodore Tiede
Jay D. Mudder
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
ROUNDS: Undoing the Obama legacy of ‘government knows best’
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
LETTER: A look at recent changes
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
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
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