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Man pleads guilty in Salem drug store theft
Platte golf course vandalized early Sunday morning
Area organizations receive more than $13K worth of grants
High school activities association starts search for executive director
High school association directors restructure its financial committee
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
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
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
New schedule to spread out South Dakota football championships
Area volleyball roundup: Beavers claim home tournament title
Football rivals DWU, DSU to face each other tonight
Kernels give No. 2 Harrisburg a battle in opener
Turner ready for junior season with DWU football team
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
Garlan "Gar" Edgar Mueller
Andrew Clarence Sybesma
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
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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
August 20, 2016
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
Call it, "the year of the fish" in South Dakota. State fish records are falling repeatedly with six species set in 2016. That matches 2009 for...
August 20, 2016 - 8:45am
August 19, 2016
South Dakota commission proposes fishing tournament fees
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Commission might introduce fishing tournament fees to help recoup state costs associated with the events. The Game, Fish and Parks Department must process tournament applications and also handle some field work, such as law enforcement,...
August 19, 2016 - 11:32am
August 5, 2016
Whopper salmon confirmed as South Dakota state record
WATERTOWN (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials have confirmed that a chinook salmon caught in Lake Oahe late last month is a state record. Watertown resident Darrick Koch landed the whopper on July 29. It weighed nearly 31 pounds 6 ounces, about 7 pounds heavier than the existing...
August 5, 2016 - 11:56am
August 3, 2016
Salmon landed on Lake Oahe might smash South Dakota record
PIERRE (AP) — A Watertown resident recently landed what may be the biggest chinook salmon ever caught in South Dakota. Darrick Koch and a fishing partner were trolling along the face of Oahe Dam on Lake Oahe last Friday when he hooked the whopper. At first he didn't know what he...
August 3, 2016 - 11:03am
August 1, 2016
Platte native sets state record
Dillon Ringling dove into Pease Creek last Saturday and when he came back up, he was a state-record holder. The Platte native broke the state...
August 1, 2016 - 11:58pm
July 25, 2016
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, host Bret Amundson and the crew visited Saskatchewan’s great Tazin Lake...
July 25, 2016 - 4:25pm
May 12, 2016
For first time in 30 years, Poorman's fishing tournament called off
For the first time in 30 years, the Poorman's Fishing Tournament won't be held on Lake Mitchell. The longest running tournament on Lake Mitchell,...
May 12, 2016 - 1:01am
February 22, 2016
State accepting reservations for May free fishing weekend
PIERRE (AP) — Saturday is the first day that people can reserve campsites and cabins for South Dakota's open house and free fishing weekend in May. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says reservations for a May 20 arrival can be made by calling 1-800-710-2267 or going...
February 22, 2016 - 12:04pm
Football and fish: A fishing first with the Detroit Lions
WILLOW LAKE—Zach Zenner, former SDSU standout and current running back for the Detroit Lions, explained that if you want to do something...
February 22, 2016 - 10:54am
February 9, 2016
Knowing the lay of the land for tag draws
I've never really done much of what I'm going to talk about today, but I do have a hunter friend who is constantly "rolling the dice," so to speak. I'm talking about Jerry Hnetynka. I would guess that he has been applying for various hunting licenses for the past 45 years. Like South...
February 9, 2016 - 11:38pm
December 17, 2015
Ice gives anglers cold shoulder
Lakes and ponds may look frozen, but anglers should think twice before stepping out on the ice right now. That's the message from Geno Adams,...
December 17, 2015 - 5:45pm
November 16, 2015
24-hour game stop nabs 147 violations
WHITE LAKE — Dead pheasants were flying from a vehicle cruising down the interstate. Tossed out the window by a couple of hunters, the...
November 16, 2015 - 9:02pm
November 9, 2015
Commission finalizes several spring hunting seasons
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission has finalized several spring hunting seasons. This year's spring light goose conservation order runs Feb. 15 through May 4, beginning the day after the regular dark goose season closes. The spring light goose conservation...
November 9, 2015 - 1:14pm
November 4, 2015
TIPs hotline receiving fewer calls, leading to higher percentage of arrests
Fewer people are reporting game violations to the Turn in Poachers hotline than average, but a higher percentage of calls are resulting in successful...
November 4, 2015 - 6:45pm
November 3, 2015
GFP hopes to net $1 million from proposed fee increases
PIERRE – The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission holds a public hearing Thursday on charging more for boat licenses, reserving campground spaces by telephone, using the Mickelson Trail and taking a vehicle into Custer State Park. The state Bureau of Finance and Management estimates...
November 3, 2015 - 9:05am