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Wind project meeting draws a large crowd to Avon gym
10-year-old boy killed, five others injured in crash near Platte
"Meet the Creator" and closing reception at Dakota Discovery Museum
Vegetation management planned on Missouri River sandbars
Man arrested after two crashes, injuring passenger
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
South Dakota milk production up 6 percent in July
Wahlen ready to orchestrate Kernel offense
Winner ready to repeat
Canistota football team ready for 9AA challenge
Inaugural Kernel Bowl set to be a success
Thursday's volleyball match is Booster Club night
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Radical Islam worse than perceived
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
10-year-old boy killed, five others injured in crash near Platte
August 19, 2016
Toxic blue-green algae shuts down popular Sioux Falls pond
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A popular kayak and fishing pond in Sioux Falls has been closed due to the presence of blue-green algae. The Outdoor Campus is run by the state Game, Fish and Parks Department. Officials noticed the algae on Wednesday. Hot summer weather contributes to the production...
August 19, 2016 - 11:42am
August 15, 2016
Sturgis bees kill dog, sting police officers multiple times
STURGIS (AP) — Bees held in a commercial beehive in Sturgis killed a dog and stung several people including police officers Friday evening, according to authorities. Officials responded to a report after the keeper tried to add more bees to the hive, the Rapid City Journal reported....
August 15, 2016 - 12:49pm
August 12, 2016
Tribes can gather national park plants under new rule
PHOENIX (AP) — Tribes can begin entering into agreements with the National Park Service to allow their members to pick plants on protected land under a new federal rule. The rule announced in June by Interior Secretary Sally Jewell went into effect Thursday. Under the rule, tribes...
August 12, 2016 - 6:01pm
August 10, 2016
Officials ask landowners, hunters to report dead deer
PIERRE (AP) — Wildlife officials in South Dakota are asking landowners and hunters to report to the state any sightings of sick or a cluster of dead deer. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says it has documented the first deer mortality of the year caused by epizootic...
August 10, 2016 - 10:43am
August 4, 2016
US judge's big ruling on sage grouse looming in Nevada
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A federal judge in Nevada could rule any time now on a lawsuit filed nearly a year ago in an effort to block protections of the greater sage grouse across much of the West. Nevada's attorney general, nine counties, ranchers and mining companies filed their final...
August 4, 2016 - 2:20pm
July 29, 2016
Fish kill in Huron lake impacts swimming, triathlon
HURON (AP) — A fish kill in Ravine Lake in Huron has disrupted recreational swimming and a weekend triathlon. Parks Director Laron Klock tells KOKK radio that state wildlife officials believe the die-off is due to a combination of low oxygen levels in the water, high water temperatures...
July 29, 2016 - 10:36am
July 23, 2016
Aberdeen approves animal carcass composting facility
ABERDEEN (AP) — Aberdeen zoning officials have approved a facility designed to use compost animal carcasses for use as a crop fertilizer supplement. Iowa-based Lynch Livestock wants to build the 40-foot-by-30-foot covered facility due to slow service by local animal rendering companies....
July 23, 2016 - 9:24am
July 18, 2016
Landowners seek changes to elk depredation hunts
PIERRE (AP) — Some western South Dakota landowners want changes made to elk depredation hunts. The hunts are aimed at thinning wild elk in the Black Hills that damage hay fields or compete with cattle for scarce winter forage. State wildlife officials allow licensed hunters who...
July 18, 2016 - 12:22pm
June 27, 2016
Missouri River cleanup event set to be held next month
FORT PIERRE (AP) — Residents of Pierre and Fort Pierre are set to come together for a gathering to help clean up part of the Missouri River. The Pierre Capital Journal reports that the event will be held July 6. Paul Lepisto of the Izaak Walton League says more than 100 Pierre and...
June 27, 2016 - 12:30pm
June 24, 2016
Aquatic invasive species checks coming to Missouri River
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials will be conducting compliance checks along the Missouri River this weekend to ensure that boaters and anglers are following regulations aimed at slowing the spread of invasive species in waterways. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department...
June 24, 2016 - 12:06pm
June 23, 2016
Mysterious 'zombie bee' scourge reaches southern US
NORFOLK (AP) — The mysterious "zombie bee" parasite that kills honeybees has reached the southern United States after scientists confirmed a case in Virginia about an hour outside Roanoke, researchers announced this week. The discovery suggests the phenomenon is more widespread...
June 23, 2016 - 12:53pm
June 22, 2016
State advising residents to hold off on treating ash trees
PIERRE (AP) — Agriculture officials in South Dakota are advising residents to hold off on treating their ash trees. The recommendation comes less than two weeks after officials announced the discovery of the emerald ash borer in Omaha, Nebraska. State forester Greg Josten says treatments...
June 22, 2016 - 11:49am
June 20, 2016
4-foot-long black snake stumps residents of Redfield
REDFIELD (AP) — A dead snake has residents of the Spink County town of Redfield stumped. The remains of a 4-foot-long black snake with an orange belly recently showed up on a road in Redfield, prompting calls to the law enforcement dispatch center, the American News reported. A...
June 20, 2016 - 11:52am
Capitol grounds offer homes for purple martins
PIERRE (AP) — Employees at the South Dakota state Capitol are working to ensure scores of purple martins flock back to the area every year. The Capitol's Buildings and Grounds department has been providing homes for the birds for more than 30 years, Rex Riis, education chair for...
June 20, 2016 - 11:43am
June 15, 2016
Saline and sodic soil management workshop scheduled
A saline and sodic soil management workshop and field tour will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on July 7 in Mitchell.
June 15, 2016 - 5:17pm