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Stirling shares story of resilience at DWU
Council asks for specific costs for Palace sign
Former Mitchell teacher remembered for dedication
Singing for Snacks
Judge orders mental evaluation for man involved in Kimball incident
Beefing up cancer care
COLUMN: Agriculture remains a top priority in the new Congress
South Dakota leading sunflower state for 2nd straight year
'Time is ripe' for food hubs
THUNE: New South Dakota delegation will hit the ground running
Horstman staying ready to help Jacks
SD Sportswriters Association polls
Tuesday's sports schedule
Area high school basketball roundup: Hanson girls down SC/W
MCS girls prevail in overtime
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
Making the planet a better place for all of us
Mitchell couple to celebrate 50 years
Hofer birth announcement
NASELLO: Fancy lookin', easy cookin'
Louise Delia Olson
Maxine R. (Taplin) Hildebrandt
Kelli Lynne Jackson
COLUMN: Why we need an opportunity economy
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Is RNC nudging earlier primaries on South Dakota?
LETTER: Keystone project not as green as it seems
LETTER: Wake up, American churches
Lake Oahe conditions improving for walleyes, other game fish
Legislation would allow bullheads as bait in South Dakota
WILTZ: Don’t lose an awareness of brutal SD weather
Panel approves expansion of dog hunting for mountain lions
For decades, hunter, angler Wicker Bill has called SD home
October 15, 2014
Noem, Thune oppose listing bats as endangered
PIERRE (AP) — Two top South Dakota lawmakers are calling on federal authorities to withdraw a proposed listing of northern long-eared bats as endangered. U.S. Senator John Thune and Rep. Kristi Noem sent a letter to U.S. Interior Department and Fish and Wildlife Service leaders...
news / politics
October 15, 2014 - 7:03am
June 22, 2014
Feds to help keep sage grouse off threatened list
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Obama administration is launching an effort to accelerate protection of sage grouse along the California-Nevada line with $31 million in spending through 2024 to help ranchers and others improve habitat in what one top offi cial says may be the best, last chance...
outdoors / hunting
June 22, 2014 - 10:27pm
June 9, 2014
Western governors grouse about bird status
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Water scarcity, extreme weather, oil and gas development and endangered species are among the tough topics at the Western Governors' Association meeting this week in Colorado Springs, Colo. According to Land Tawney, executive director of Backcountry Hunters...
outdoors / hunting
June 9, 2014 - 11:53pm
October 26, 2013
Wildlife service determining whether sage grouse in SD, other western states should be protected
By Jason Dearen SAN FRANCISCO — Federal wildlife officials on Friday proposed to list as threatened populations of greater sage grouse in Nevada and California in an effort to save the struggling species, a decision that promises to pose new challenges for ranching and energy...
October 26, 2013 - 9:09pm
February 14, 2013
Miller man ordered to pay $85,000 for killing whooping crane
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A South Dakota man has been sentenced to two years of probation and ordered to pay $85,000 for killing an endangered whooping crane. Jeff Blachford, of Miller, pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to one count of violating the Federal Endangered Species Act. Authorities...
outdoors / news / crime
February 14, 2013 - 1:44pm
December 27, 2012
Wildlife biologist says ferrets near Mobridge could be wild
SIOUX FALLS(AP) -- A wildlife biologist says some endangered black-footed ferrets recently spotted in South Dakota could be remnants of a long-lost colony. Officials working with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe photographed an adult ferret and two juveniles during a series of nighttime...
news / outdoors / state
December 27, 2012 - 11:32am
June 18, 2012
Miller man pleads not guilty to killing whooping crane, witness tampering
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A South Dakota man has pleaded not guilty to killing an endangered whooping crane and then persuading a witness to withhold information from law officers. Twenty-five-year-old Jeff Blachford, of Miller, was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of violating...
outdoors / news / crime / state
June 18, 2012 - 2:54pm
Rapid City event highlights sage grouse, black-footed ferrets as endangered species
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Presentations in Rapid City on black-footed ferrets and sage grouse are highlighting the 6th Annual Endangered Species Day celebration on Friday evening. According to media reports, the event at the Outdoor Campus West is sponsored by several environmental groups...
outdoors / state
May 18, 2012 - 8:38am