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Massive cyberattack hits Europe with widespread ransom demands
A Time Magazine with Trump on the cover hangs in his golf resorts. It's fake.
Labor Department to review Obama-era rule that would expand overtime pay
Dakota Access security firm operated in ND without license, board says
348th Ave. bridge over I-90 closed after damage from over-height vehicle
UPS to freeze pensions for 70,000 nonunion workers to cut costs
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
Dry conditions continue impacting South Dakota farmers
Continued improvements showcased at Sanborn Co. 4-H arena
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
Legion baseball roundup: Tabor sweeps visiting Jags
Mitchell's Nelson improving on camp circuit
Dannenbring wins local youth golf event in Sioux Falls
Former Augie standout Schilling to coach Lancers
Miscues doom Post 18 against Brandon Valley
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
Mary Jane Kiner
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
OPINION: Infringing on your property rights
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: The need-to-know on SD's deer seasons
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Bob & Anna Graumann
June 22, 2017
Yellowstone grizzly bears to lose Endangered Species protection
SALMON, Idaho - Grizzly bears in and around Yellowstone National Park will be stripped of Endangered Species Act safeguards this summer, U.S....
June 22, 2017 - 9:24pm
June 9, 2017
Ag groups weigh review of sage grouse plan
WASHINGTON — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on June 7 said his agency will review and possibly modify its plans for protecting the...
June 9, 2017 - 5:59pm
January 10, 2017
Bumble bee declared endangered
The rusty patched bumble bee, a native of Minnesota and Wisconsin that was once common across the Midwest but which has declined rapidly in recent...
January 10, 2017 - 11:47am
March 9, 2016
Leader of Western governors: Change endangered species plan
DENVER (AP) — The nation needs to change the way it protects endangered species because the current practice is bogged down in lawsuits and weakened by mistrust, the head of the Western Governors Association said Wednesday. Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead said Wednesday the problem is nationwide...
March 9, 2016 - 5:30pm
October 29, 2015
New rule in Wyoming seeks to encourage ferret reintroduction
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A new rule will seek to make Wyoming landowners less fearful about the legal implications of having endangered black-footed ferrets on their property, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced Thursday. Under an...
October 29, 2015 - 9:16pm
September 14, 2015
Decision soon on listing eels under Endangered Species Act
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A decision about whether to list American eels under the Endangered Species Act is expected from federal authorities by the end of the month. The California-based Council For Endangered Species Act Reliability wants the federal government to list the...
September 14, 2015 - 11:59am
August 7, 2015
GFP: Bald eagles no longer are endangered or threatened
ABERDEEN — The bald eagle won't be on South Dakota's list of endangered and threatened species any longer. The state Game, Fish and...
August 7, 2015 - 4:28pm
July 10, 2015
South Dakota might tweak endangered species listing system
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota doesn't have much on the books to help determine when a species can come off its endangered species list. That is changing, however, thanks to the non-game biologists at the Game, Fish and Parks Department. The state list was created in the 1970s...
July 10, 2015 - 10:12am
June 25, 2015
Governors of 10 Western states meeting to discuss drought
INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev. (AP) — The governors of 10 Western states began a three-day meeting Wednesday in Lake Tahoe to tackle drought and other problems that don't respect state boundaries. The Western Governors' Association, chaired by Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval, will also address...
June 25, 2015 - 1:15pm
June 1, 2015
9 states back Utah ruling tossing federal prairie dog rules
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nine states have stepped into a lawsuit over the Utah prairie dog to support a ruling that animal activists say threatens to undermine the Endangered Species Act. The attorneys general asked an appeals court to uphold a ruling striking down federal protections...
June 1, 2015 - 11:09am
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
February 14, 2013 - 1:44pm