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Ivanka Trump becomes unpaid White House employee
'I will ... become a chicken': French artist who spent a week inside a rock is now hatching eggs
White House says Trump to sign broadband privacy repeal
Heroin use, addiction up sharply among U.S. whites
Donations boom for family of South Dakota woman who died
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Wild coach says Parise's eye 'looks pretty black and blue' but expects star to return soon
Mauer's spot in batting order will vary, but don't expect him near top
UND to cut women's hockey, sources say
Vikings S Smith undergoes ankle surgery
Zach Parise takes high stick to the face; prognosis unclear
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
UND to cut women's hockey, sources say
July 31, 2014
OPINION: FFA Creed accurately tells of living on land
It takes faith to pray for rain, knowing that it could come in the form of hail. It takes faith to plant seeds in the ground every spring, nurture those seeds, and hope to get a harvest in the fall. It takes faith when the markets are on a downward trend and you have the best crop...
July 31, 2014 - 4:02pm
April 30, 2014
State FFA Career Development event results announced
The 86th South Dakota State FFA Convention was held April 6-8 at South Dakota State University, Brookings. FFA members participated in the State FFA Career Developments. These area FFA team and students won awards. Dairy Cattle Evaluation: First-place team, McCook County: Brandon...
April 30, 2014 - 9:12pm
South Dakota FFA Stars awarded for outstanding projects
Five South Dakota FFA members were awarded with the South Dakota FFA Association Star Awards for project excellence at the 86th South Dakota State FFA Convention in Brookings on April 6-8. The SD FFA Star Awards recognize FFA members who have demonstrated exemplary work in their...
April 30, 2014 - 9:09pm
South Dakota FFA Proficiency winners recognized
South Dakota FFA members were recognized at the 86th South Dakota State FFA Convention on April 6-8 in Brookings. The members were honored for excellence in developing career-specific skills through their Supervised Agricultural Experience Proficiency projects. The results with...
April 30, 2014 - 9:04pm
April 9, 2014
Two Mitchell FFA teams earn state wins
Behind the strength of three seniors on each team, two teams representing the Mitchell High School Future Farmers of America chapter took first...
April 9, 2014 - 5:53pm
April 2, 2014
State FFA Degrees and Stars to be awarded
221 South Dakota FFA members will receive their State FFA Degree, with four of those individuals to be recognized as the State Star Farmer, Star in Agribusiness, Star in Ag Placement and Star in Agriscience at the 86th South Dakota State FFA Convention April 6-8 in Brookings. The...
April 2, 2014 - 11:41pm
FFA members participate in leadership career development
The South Dakota FFA Association hosted 512 FFA members from across South Dakota on Dec. 8-9, in Pierre at the 2013 State FFA Leadership Career Development events. Winning teams and individuals will advance to compete in their Career Development event at the National FFA Convention...
January 2, 2014 - 11:36am
December 16, 2013
State Ag Dept. awards grants to youth groups
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Agriculture Department has awarded 23 grants totaling $12,250 to rural youth organizations across the state. The grants are available each year to 4-H clubs, FFA chapters and Family Career and Community Leaders of America chapters. The grants...
December 16, 2013 - 6:26am
December 13, 2013
DiPippo nabs 2nd at national FFA event
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Josh DiPippo, from the Mitchell High School FFA chapter, was the second high individual in the 2013 National FFA Agricultural Sales Career Development Event, earning a cash award for his efforts. Led by adviser Jeff Hoffman, DiPippo was among 155 students from...
December 13, 2013 - 5:15pm
December 12, 2013
Mitchell student wins FFA contest
Riggs advances to national extemp speaking event.
December 12, 2013 - 7:25am
December 5, 2013
Mitchell FFA chapter members part of national event
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Members of the Mitchell FFA chapter in South Dakota were one of 39 teams participating in the National FFA Agricultural Sales Career Development Event. The event was held in conjunction with the 86th National FFA Convention in Louisville, Ky. The team, led by...
December 5, 2013 - 5:37pm
November 29, 2013
Area FFA youth attend convention
The 86th annual National FFA Convention was held Oct. 30 through Nov. 2 in Louisville, Ky. Cooper Eliason, Howard, placed first in the Ag Mechanics Energy Systems Entrepreneurship competition, earning a $1,000 award. Other area National Finalist Proficiency award winners include:...
November 29, 2013 - 4:55pm
November 25, 2013
FFA raises $17,630 to help storm-affected members
The South Dakota FFA Foundation has created a fund to split among FFA members that experienced livestock losses in an October blizzard. In six weeks, individuals, chapters and foundations from nine states raised $17,630.06. “It won’t come close to replacing the losses,...
November 25, 2013 - 6:02pm
July 26, 2013
Skill-a-thons offered to 4-H, FFA youth this summer
As South Dakota youth prepare for county and state livestock shows, many 4-H and FFA members also have the opportunity to join in the livestock skill-a-thons hosted during state livestock shows. Coordinated by SDSU Extension, the events highlight and reward youth's knowledge...
July 26, 2013 - 6:42am
April 11, 2013
Area students receive FFA Degrees and Stars
South Dakota FFA members will receive State FFA Degree and Star awards at the 85th South Dakota State FFA Convention, set for Sunday through Tuesday in Brookings. The State FFA degree is the highest degree of membership and requires earned and productively invested at least $1,000...
April 11, 2013 - 8:41am