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Old South Dakota town to get development funding
Judge dismisses charges against 3 Dakota Access protesters
Back on the campaign trail already, Trump touts promises kept
Payments trickle in to South Dakota for pipeline protest aid
SpaceX rocket is launched from historic NASA pad in Florida
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Resistance is growing to the USDA's blackout of animal welfare records
Warriors win tight team race in Region 3B
Knights cruise past Mitchell girls
GPAC tournament pairings: DWU women host Briar Cliff, Tiger men host Concordia
Kernels send 12 wrestlers to state, finish third at Region 3A tourney
Area girls basketball playoff pairings
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Robert Fritz Wegehaupt
Mary Jean Nelson
Charyl E. Saunier
Fr. Thomas Ryan
Florence Irene Moke
OPINION: The lost year for economy?
LETTER: SD GOP ignores the will of the people
LETTER: The boondoggle of wind energy
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
LETTER: Don't elect climate deniers
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
game fish and parks
January 27, 2017
Opposition to Spearfish park remains strong even without fee
SPEARFISH (AP) — Opposition to a proposed state park in Spearfish Canyon remains strong even after Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced that no entrance fees would be charged. About 400 people gathered Thursday at a public hearing on the idea, which requires the transfer of 1,400 acres...
January 27, 2017 - 10:46am
January 4, 2017
Sioux Falls police officers to try to kill 50 deer in city this year
SIOUX FALLS -- Sioux Falls police officers are conducting their third annual deer harvest in the city limits with the goals of reducing property damage and improving the health of the city’s deer population. For the past two years the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks...
January 4, 2017 - 12:22pm
December 20, 2016
Salmon egg collections boom at 1 lake, sag at another
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Differing rates of recovery for rainbow smelt in two Missouri River reservoirs in the Dakotas since the devastating 2011 flood have resulted in booming salmon egg collections in Lake Sakakawea this year but sagging collections in Lake Oahe. The collections...
December 20, 2016 - 3:41pm
November 14, 2016
Outdoor recreation projects funded
PIERRE — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has awarded a total of $429,000 in Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) money to several area communities. The federal assistance program provides up to 50 percent reimbursement for outdoor recreation projects. The following area...
November 14, 2016 - 5:15pm
November 11, 2016
South Dakota agency looks to improve lake access, research
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department draft management plans for Lakes Oahe and Sharpe hold potential for improvements to both access and research. Angler access to the lakes is a big issue for the popular fisheries, the Capital Journal reported. Both of the...
November 11, 2016 - 11:25am
October 7, 2016
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
MOBRIDGE — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission rejected a petition from two South Dakota hunting organizations Thursday. The petition sought to overturn two state laws that designate hundreds of nonresident three-day waterfowl hunting permits for two blocs of northern...
October 7, 2016 - 10:34am
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 31, 2016
Calls to state's poachers hotline result in 193 arrests
PIERRE (AP) — Calls to a South Dakota hotline that takes reports of illegal hunting or fishing incidents resulted in almost 200 arrests during the fiscal year that ended in June. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department says 449 incidents were investigated thanks to tips from the...
August 31, 2016 - 11:43am
August 25, 2016
Spots still open for outdoors workshop designed for women
CUSTER (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says spots are still available for its annual outdoors workshop designed for women. The weekend-long event scheduled to begin this year on Sept. 9 is meant to help women become more comfortable and aware of the outdoors...
August 25, 2016 - 11:35am
August 20, 2016
GF&P, Pierre police ask for public's help fighting vandalism
PIERRE (AP) — Pierre police and South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks are asking people who see someone damaging public property to alert authorities. The agencies are working together to deter unlawful acts after a recent uptick in littering and vandalism on the Pierre waterfront....
August 20, 2016 - 10:09am
August 11, 2016
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota wildlife officials are lowering the number of mountain lions that can be killed for the first time in about a decade of lion hunting in the state, in large part due to the prowess of hunters, particularly those with hounds. The exact size of the...
August 11, 2016 - 11:32am
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 9, 2016
Drought in South Dakota means more cow elk hunting licenses
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Department will issue an additional 50 cow elk hunting licenses this year because of drought. The move is part of a drought contingency program in the state's elk management plan, and came after ranchers pushed for it, the Capital...
August 9, 2016 - 12:35pm
August 2, 2016
Annual SD pheasant brood survey routes underway
BEADLE COUNTY — Pheasants, both adult birds and chicks, were speckled on the edge of a harvested wheat field. Nearly 40 birds were counted...
August 2, 2016 - 2:36pm
July 23, 2016
Game, Fish and Parks: Avoid Big Sioux close to Dell Rapids
DELL RAPIDS (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks wants people looking for fun on the water to steer clear of the Big Sioux River close to Dell Rapids. The agency says the state Department of Transportation is doing work on a bridge over the river south of the city. People who...
July 23, 2016 - 9:23am