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The rise and humiliating fall of Chris Cantwell, Charlottesville's starring 'fascist'
Alleged robber shot at Minnesota cellphone store identified
A neo-Nazi's rage-fueled journey to Charlottesville
Former Sisseton-Wahpeton tribal executive sent to prison for embezzlement
No arrests yet in murder of southwest Minnesota woman in her home two years later
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Bon Homme nips Parkston in defensive battle
Lnyx score 37 straight, whip Fever by 59 points
Vikings down two starters on offensive line, two in secondary
Twins call up Mitch Garver to replace injured Robbie Grossman
Mount Vernon/Plankinton football team loses season opener in Fort Pierre
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Timothy Wayne Tilberg
Brian O. Sherman Berry
Pauline A. Hrdlicka
ROUNDS: Standing strong against foreign aggression
NOEM: Economic and workforce development go hand in hand
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
IN OTHER WORDS: Students, step forward and work on The Kernel
THUNE: The future is within our reach
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
James and Karen Geppert
June 6, 2017
VIDEO: Scene from Firesteel Creek below Lake Mitchell spillway
June 6, 2017 - 10:53am
March 3, 2017
NRCS continues fixing the Firesteel
As a preliminary study proceeds to restore water quality in Lake Mitchell, the city of Mitchell will soon receive some help from the federal...
March 3, 2017 - 5:25pm
June 11, 2016
One big catch, a second state record: Manning shoots state record smallmouth buffalo
After years of coming close, Tyler Manning finally did it. The 25-year-old Mitchell native had come close to shooting the smallmouth buffalo...
June 11, 2016 - 12:41am
May 21, 2016
Some rural farmers hesitant to buy-in to Lake Mitchell restoration
Long stretches of untamed grasses now line and protect the Firesteel Creek from agricultural runoff and livestock, but some rural farmers along...
May 21, 2016 - 9:45am
OPINION: Look beyond just Firesteel Creek for Lake Mitchell's high phosphorus levels
Before the city makes any assumptions about the Firesteel Creek being the supply source for the phosphorus in Lake Mitchell, let's take a hard look at all of the phosphorus sources around the lake. In 2001, I had many conversations about Lake Mitchell with water district managers,...
March 21, 2016 - 5:20pm
January 26, 2016
Water Management Board could lose authority under proposed bill
A proposed bill would strip South Dakota's Water Management Board of power over the state's navigable streams. House Bill 1082, introduced by prime sponsors Rep. Mary Duvall, R-Pierre, and Sen. Jeff Monroe, R-Pierre, would alter existing laws to remove the Water Management Board's...
January 26, 2016 - 10:28am
December 14, 2015
Legislators: Fence gates must remain across Firesteel Creek
PIERRE – The complicated fight over using Firesteel Creek in Davison County for recreational boating and snowmobiling took another twist Monday. The Legislature’s Rules Review Committee decided fences across the creek’s entire length in the county must have gates so watercraft...
December 14, 2015 - 4:00pm
December 9, 2015
State board decides landowners won’t be required to keep fence gates across much of Firesteel Creek
PIERRE — The state Board of Water Management decided Wednesday landowners don't need gates in their fences any longer across much of Firesteel...
December 9, 2015 - 6:06pm
October 19, 2015
LETTER: Let's protect Firesteel Creek
To the Editor: The state Water Management Board made the right decision during a hearing on Wednesday in regard to Firesteel Creek. South Dakota law makes streams a public resource for recreation and navigation, as long as the stream has a sufficient flow for a one-person watercraft...
October 19, 2015 - 11:14am
October 15, 2015
Cattle producer loses fight for now on Firesteel Creek
PIERRE—Landowner Gary Bussmus of rural Mitchell didn't succeed Wednesday in his attempt to get Firesteel Creek removed from the list of...
October 15, 2015 - 8:51am
October 10, 2015
Petition aims to block public access to Firesteel Creek
A Mitchell man has petitioned the South Dakota Water Management Board to delete the Firesteel Creek from the state's list of navigable streams. Gary Bussmus, who lives along the Firesteel Creek, is fed up with the public leaving his creek access gates open and allowing cattle to...
October 10, 2015 - 10:09am
September 15, 2015
James River water group working to help solve lake problems
As Mayor Jerry Toomey and the city of Mitchell trudge on for a solution to Lake Mitchell's algae and phosphorus problems, the James River Water...
September 15, 2015 - 5:27pm
July 28, 2015
Toomey wants to start saving to fix Lake Mitchell
Mitchell Mayor Jerry Toomey is determined to address the decades-long issues with Lake Mitchell. With the city's budget hearings approaching,...
July 28, 2015 - 5:35pm
July 5, 2015
LETTER: Lake pollution needs to be fixed
To the Editor: I drove to Burger King recently, where the meal was excellent, but the soft drink was not. The taste of chlorine was overwhelming. This is not Burger King's fault. The fault belongs to the municipal water supply. However, it is only reacting to the quality of the water...
July 5, 2015 - 11:47am
July 11, 2012
GF&P seeks permanent baitfish rule
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks commissioners proposed to make an emergency baitfish rule passed last month permanent during their meeting...
July 11, 2012 - 7:07am