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Burr Street reconstruction set to start Monday
12 candidates line up for Mitchell City Council seats
Christiansen, Gades run for open school board seat
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
Selland, Sage, Bartscher named to Class B all-state first team
Oropeza lifts DWU to split with Mount Marty
Mitchell starts season strong
With youth, Golden Eagles track looks to excel
ADs to consider basketball, volleyball postseason plans this week
'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
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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
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game fish and parks
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
July 18, 2016
South Dakota axes pronghorn licenses in dissolved units
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota will be issuing the same amount of pronghorn licenses as it did a year ago, but landowners will no longer get a special pass in areas where no hunting is allowed. The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission for years has been allowing landowners to get a...
July 18, 2016 - 12:05pm
State accepting applications for youth deer hunting camp
PRESHO (AP) — Wildlife officials in South Dakota are accepting applications from adolescents interested in participating in a two-day deer hunting camp in September. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department says seven hunters will be selected for the camp scheduled to begin...
July 18, 2016 - 12:01pm
July 1, 2016
State: Leave fireworks at home when visiting state parks
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is asking state parks visitors to leave their fireworks at home. Setting off fireworks isn't allowed on lands that the department owns or leases. That prohibition includes places such as state parks, nature areas and...
July 1, 2016 - 6:48pm
Wildlife officials asking for help from salmon anglers
PIERRE (AP) — Wildlife officials in South Dakota are asking salmon anglers for help. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department is encouraging anglers to turn in to wildlife officials the heads of tagged Chinook salmon caught on Lake Oahe and the Oahe tail waters. The tagged fish...
July 1, 2016 - 11:47am
Game, Fish and Parks: Don't forget safety while on the water
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is reminding boaters ahead of the Fourth of July holiday about the importance of safety and responsible alcohol use while on the water. Brandon Gust is a boating law administrator with the department. He says safety...
July 1, 2016 - 11:44am
June 27, 2016
Game, Fish and Parks offers walleye length limit reminders
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is reminding anglers fishing for walleye in lakes Sharpe and Francis Case that the 15-inch minimum length limit isn't effective during the months of July and August. In this timeframe, the daily limit is four walleyes without a minimum...
June 27, 2016 - 11:38am
June 24, 2016
Aquatic invasive species checks coming to Missouri River
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials will be conducting compliance checks along the Missouri River this weekend to ensure that boaters and anglers are following regulations aimed at slowing the spread of invasive species in waterways. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department...
June 24, 2016 - 12:06pm
June 14, 2016
State wildlife officials collaring fawns in Black Hills area
SPEARFISH (AP) — State wildlife officials are working to put collars on newborn deer in the Black Hills region to track how many survive. Last weekend likely was the peak of birthing activity by does, according to the Black Hills Pioneer reports. State Game, Fish and Parks Resource...
June 14, 2016 - 12:09pm
June 13, 2016
Lake Alvin reopens for swimming after closing due to E. coli
HARRISBURG (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department has reopened Lake Alvin to swimming after closing it earlier this month when tests showed unhealthy levels of E. coli in the water. Jason Bauman, a district park supervisor for the department, tells the Argus Leader...
June 13, 2016 - 1:22pm
South Dakota GF&P proposes 2016 fall turkey hunting season
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission is proposing to dissolve the West River prairie unit and offer 105 fewer one-tag licenses for the 2016 fall turkey hunting season. The proposed season would run from Nov. 1 through Jan. 31, 2017. It would offer 400 resident...
June 13, 2016 - 1:07pm
June 8, 2016
Prairie grouse numbers spike across western South Dakota
PIERRE (AP) — A survey by state Game, Fish and Parks biologists has found the numbers of sharp-tailed grouse and prairie chickens are up across western South Dakota. The spike goes against the long-term trend of declining numbers that's likely due to the loss of rangeland. Grouse...
June 8, 2016 - 11:53am
June 3, 2016
GF&P closes Lake Alvin to swimming because of E.coli
HARRISBURG (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department has closed Lake Alvin to swimming after tests showed unhealthy levels of E.coli in the water. The lake outside Harrisburg is a popular swimming spot is off-limits. The lake remains open to fishing. Officials say...
June 3, 2016 - 4:14pm