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Trump tells Canada, Mexico he'll renegotiate, not end NAFTA
S.Korea, U.S. warn of punishment for N.Korea; U.S. stresses sanctions
Local group plans public education efforts ahead of Lake Mitchell restoration
Ag groups urge Trump to stick with NAFTA
State's Board of Internal Control makes progress, slowly, on forms
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
Ag groups urge Trump to stick with NAFTA
Farm bill stalwarts say money 'will be hard to come by'
SD ranchers loss nearly $100 per cow in 2016
South Dakota US senators praise Perdue as ag secretary
Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
Twins miss out on sweep of Twins, as Santiago mourns
Wild ponder long-term contracts for Granlund, Neiderreiter
Catching up with former area athletes: Kozak named GPAC player of the week
Crago steadily improving for Kernel track
Pitching powering Kernels in win streak
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
Robert A. Aulner
Linda K. Hunter
Loretta M. Pavel
Quam: My promotion coincided with the death of my 16-year-old nephew
OUR VIEW: Wave goodbye to elephants, please
WOSTER: Prom in the past
OUR VIEW: Community assets needed for small towns
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: Make our walleyes great again?
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
April 20, 2017
Poorman's tournament sidelined once more
After 30 years of operating Mitchell's longest running fishing tournament, brothers Dave and Tim Allen are sidelining the event for the immediate...
April 20, 2017 - 9:49pm
April 11, 2017
Lake Mitchell's to get new fish habitat in May
All hands on deck. The Lake Mitchell Advisory Committee will prepare and install two large artificial fish habitats on May 5 and 6, and it could...
April 11, 2017 - 8:36pm
March 17, 2017
SD's highest court upholds major piece of case barring public access to Day County sloughs
PIERRE — The South Dakota Supreme Court affirmed a decision to bar public access to portions of two expanding sloughs in Day County. On Wednesday, the state's highest court upheld a circuit court decision to bar public access to the portions of Jesse and Duerre sloughs that...
March 17, 2017 - 4:43pm
January 12, 2017
Annual Elks fishing derby set for Feb. 11
The Mitchell Elks Club will be hosting its annual ice fishing derby Feb. 11 at Lake Mitchell and the Sportsman's Club on Indian Village Road. Registration is from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and the tournament is free to all youth between ages 2-through-20. Holes will be pre-drilled and...
January 12, 2017 - 11:08pm
October 31, 2016
NORTHLAND OUTDOORS: Midwest hunters are playing an integral role in the management of the excessive snow geese population
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's "Northland Outdoors TV" episode, travel with our crew as they head to the prairies and farmlands of North...
October 31, 2016 - 1:12pm
October 7, 2016
GFP backs away from plan for fishing tournament fees
MOBRIDGE — In a rare move, the state Game, Fish and Parks Department backed away Thursday from a proposal to start charging fees and require permits for fishing tournaments in South Dakota. The department also wanted to make it a violation if anglers participated in tournaments...
October 7, 2016 - 10:31am
August 3, 2016
Minnesota master sergeant takes some blind veterans on a turkey hunt
BRAINERD, Minn.—In this week's Northland Outdoors TV episode, the term "hunting blind" takes on a whole new meaning. Host Bret Amundson...
August 3, 2016 - 9:43am
July 19, 2016
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
Laurie Dawn, our oldest child, turned 50 earlier this year. In thinking about her milestone, it brought back memories. Some of my fondest included teaching her and her sister to swim and dive in one afternoon at the Huron city pool. There were camping trips with the old boat in which...
July 19, 2016 - 11:43pm
June 21, 2016
Wiltz: A bucket list and catching an afflicted fish
I don't know Ted Takasaki personally, but I do know he gained notoriety as a successful walleye angler. He also writes an occasional outdoor column for the Sioux Falls Argus Leader. He recently penned a fishing bucket list column and included some of the waters he has already fished,...
June 21, 2016 - 11:23pm
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
April 29, 2016
Glad You Asked
Q: When will the fishing pier at Lake Mitchell on West Harmon Drive be moved back into place for the summer? A: The Mitchell Parks and Recreation Department is waiting for a warm and calm day to install the city's user-friendly dock. Park Supervisor Steve Roth said the wooden fishing...
April 29, 2016 - 5:02pm
April 5, 2016
WILTZ: More than 50 years worth of fishing tips
I've recently encouraged you to chase walleyes beneath the Fort Randall Dam or the Big Bend Dam with a jig and minnow. While the stretch between Chamberlain and Fort Thompson was good advice, the action at Randall has been almost non-existent. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has...
April 5, 2016 - 11:29pm
January 27, 2016
OUR VIEW: Guaranteed conservation is worth it for new fee
A new fee instituted on South Dakota's game licenses could generate much-needed funding to stabilize the future of hunting and fishing in our state. Kelly Hepler — secretary of South Dakota's Department of Game, Fish and Parks — said during a Pheasants Forever banquet...
January 27, 2016 - 12:23pm
December 28, 2015
GF&P plans to hire a contractor to collect deeper financial data
PIERRE — The state Game, Fish and Parks Department plans to pay a Florida company to study people's spending on outdoor recreation in South Dakota. The contract will be with Southwick Associates and will cost about $40,000, according to Scott Simpson, GF&P's information and...
December 28, 2015 - 3:31pm
November 17, 2015
OUR VIEW: State needs more game checkpoints
There are far too many poachers, and more needs to be done to prevent these people from intentionally committing these heinous acts. That's why we're proud of South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department's law enforcement agency for its recent work in our area. For 24 hours from...
November 17, 2015 - 4:16pm