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Former SD trooper sentenced to five years for taking $70K
Archery center in South Dakota to expand
Dakotas ranchers helping wildfire-stricken colleagues
Plane inspection just prior to crash in South Dakota
1 dead following single-vehicle crash in Charles Mix County
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
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
AgweekTV: Aftermath of DAPL protest continues for farmers & ranchers
South Dakota hay relief headed south
Rounds: $4.7B proposed USDA cut 'not necessarily' fair
Catching up with former area athletes: Reiff backup D-tackle for Hawkeyes
Mitchell's VanderPol to play for DWU softball
Special Olympics state basketball returns to Mitchell this weekend
Bears sign QB Sanchez to one-year deal
Mighty Myah: SCW’s Selland named Republic player of the year for third time
'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
James "Jim" Lorenz
Glen L. (Bud) Youngstrom
Nola Dee (Haase) Remmers
THUNE: It's time to turn the page on Obamacare
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
game fish and parks
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
Finding funding for pheasant habitat
Paul Coughlin talks about the landscape in South Dakota as if it were a radiant, elaborate painting. The 47-year-old Aberdeen native has lived...
November 18, 2014 - 1:17pm
GFP emphasizes boating safety
With the approach of the Fourth of July Holiday, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is joining a national effort to highlight boating safety. Operation Dry Water will take place Friday through Sunday, June 27-29, and is a national weekend promoting boating safety and...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
AmeriCorps NCCC serves in North Point Recreation Area
LAKE ANDES -- An AmeriCorps National Civilian Community Corps team is serving in the North Point Recreation Area from Monday until Nov.
November 18, 2014 - 1:15pm
Unidentified man injured in hunting accident
DIMOCK — A 26-year-old man shot himself in the leg Sunday night in Hutchinson County in a hunting accident. The incident happened around 6:30 p.m. Sunday near Dimock and occurred when the man was getting out of his truck. A 12-gauge shotgun fired and shot him in the leg. The...
November 18, 2014 - 1:12pm
November 15, 2014
Proposal would open game fish spearing across South Dakota
PIERRE (AP) — A state hunting regulatory commission is proposing to open up game fish spearing statewide. The proposal from the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission is in response to a petition submitted by spearfishermen. The group will evaluate whether to adopt the...
November 15, 2014 - 10:48am