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18-year-old Bridgewater woman sustains serious injuries in I-90 crash
Locals brainstorm best uses for Mitchell Recreation Center
Platte man injured in Lake Andes crash
Sheriff's offices understaffed around SD
Opposing sides make case for, against campaign finance reform measure
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Week of Sept. 26 South Dakota Sportswriters Association Polls
Mitchell man aiming for fast draw's Top Gun award
Cubs win Region 3A golf title
Leading the pack: Cougars' Person makes strides in 2016
Area volleyball roundup: Titans sweep Parkston
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Ida C. Rowe
Julie L. Lang
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
game fish and parks
November 6, 2015
State commission raises variety of outdoors fees
South Dakota boat owners, visitors to Custer State Park, users of the Mickelson Trail and campers making telephone reservations will pay more in 2016. The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission approved the four sets of fee increases Friday. There wasn't a dissenting vote from any...
November 6, 2015 - 4:21pm
More non-resident hunters seeking pheasants this fall
From a revenue standpoint, the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission received good news Friday. More non-resident hunters have purchased small-game licenses for pursuing pheasants in South Dakota so far this fall. Through October, approximately 4,200 more non-residents hunters...
November 6, 2015 - 3:15pm
A story on Page A8 of Friday's edition incorrectly reported the sale price of Roy Lake Resort. The asking price for the Roy Lake Resort operations is $975,000.
November 6, 2015 - 3:07pm
September 11, 2015
GF&P's conservation officers: 'Enforcement off the pavement'
The day before East River Deer hunting season opened in 1999, Andy Alban started as a full-time conservation officer stationed in Plankinton. Alban's...
September 11, 2015 - 3:48pm
May 7, 2015
GFP offers free park entrance and fishing May 15-17
PIERRE — The school year is winding down, the weather is heating up and SD Game, Fish and Parks' annual Open House and Free Fishing Weekend...
May 7, 2015 - 5:13pm
May 2, 2015
Stop the spread of SD's least wanted
South Dakota conservation officials are urging people who use the state's lakes and rivers to take the spread of aquatic invasive species into...
May 2, 2015 - 12:25pm
February 25, 2015
GF&P offering new flower mix for statewide food plot program
The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is hoping to add some flower power across the state. Brian Pauly — a GF&P private lands habitat biologist — said his department is promoting a new seed mix this year for a program that promotes planting food plots...
February 25, 2015 - 7:16pm
December 31, 2014
Incoming GF&P head cleared in ethics complaint
PIERRE (AP) — The incoming secretary of the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks has been cleared of ethics allegations in Alaska, although critics say it was due to a technicality. Gov. Dennis Daugaard last week announced that South Dakota native Kelly Hepler will...
December 31, 2014 - 8:23am
December 30, 2014
Comment period for elk management plan extended
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota hunters and ranchers have another month to offer their thoughts on how the state's elk herd should be managed in the coming years. The Game, Fish and Parks' Division of Wildlife extended the deadline to submit comments on its draft five-year elk management...
December 30, 2014 - 8:11am
December 11, 2014
GFP issues split decisions
FORT PIERRE -- Open spearfishing for game species definitely won't be allowed statewide, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission decided Thursday. But dogs might be allowed for hunting mountain lions outside the Black Hills. Both proposals began as citizen petitions to the...
December 11, 2014 - 9:58pm
November 24, 2014
Zebra mussel found at Lewis and Clark Lake in SD
YANKTON — South Dakota officials have classified Lewis and Clark Lake as "suspect" for contamination by zebra mussels. The state's Game, Fish and Parks Department says a single adult zebra mussel has been found at the Midway boat ramp on the lake near Yankton. John Lott...
November 24, 2014 - 11:24pm
November 20, 2014
GF&P, others fund new game production area in Moody County
South Dakota pheasant hunters will have the new 160-acre Gideon Game Production Area to explore in northwest Moody County this pheasant season. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department purchased the land using Pittman-Robertson dollars, contributions from the Minnehaha and...
November 20, 2014 - 8:57am
November 18, 2014
GFP wants to rebuild deer herds by allowing hunters fewer does
PIERRE -- Trying to rebuild South Dakota's deer populations, state wildlife biologists want fewer does taken by hunters during the 2014 rifle seasons this fall. Their plan calls for greatly reducing two-tag and three-tag licenses, especially those that can be used only for taking...
November 18, 2014 - 8:50pm
GFP proposes giant reductions in antlerless-only deer licenses
SYLVAN LAKE -- In many South Dakota counties this fall, there won't be any firearms licenses available specifically for hunting only antlerless deer such as does and fawns, under proposals made Thursday by the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission. The commissioners are following...
November 18, 2014 - 8:50pm
Fish Lake celebrates 100 years
PLANKINTON — Golf, at its core, is a simple game. And it's remained that way for the last century at Fish Lake Country Club. The club,...
November 18, 2014 - 1:17pm