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As summer winds down, start planning for next year's garden
A great perennial with a bad name
The rise and humiliating fall of Chris Cantwell, Charlottesville's starring 'fascist'
Alleged robber shot at Minnesota cellphone store identified
A neo-Nazi's rage-fueled journey to Charlottesville
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Pressure to win: Prep football coaching tenure decreasing in South Dakota
Sioux Falls team held hitless in LLWS opener
Buxton, homer-happy Twins topple Diamondbacks
Area prep football roundup: Jaguars race past Pirates
Chargers defeat No. 1 Winner to open season
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Timothy Wayne Tilberg
Brian O. Sherman Berry
Pauline A. Hrdlicka
ROUNDS: Standing strong against foreign aggression
NOEM: Economic and workforce development go hand in hand
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
IN OTHER WORDS: Students, step forward and work on The Kernel
THUNE: The future is within our reach
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
James and Karen Geppert
game fish and parks
November 18, 2014
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
November 1, 2014
OPINION: John Q. Public needs a place to hunt for himself, his boy, his dog
If you pounded the fields after pheasants over the weekend, chances are good that you may have set foot on public land, or at the very least, bagged a few birds that had. Public hunting areas are one of the great blessings of central South Dakota. Without a doubt, access to state...
November 1, 2014 - 9:24am
October 18, 2014
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...
October 18, 2014 - 7:25am
October 10, 2014
SD state parks division honors Snake Creek district with innovation award
SPEARFISH — Park staff at District 6, based out of Snake Creek Recreation Area near Platte, were recognized with the 2014 Innovation Award...
October 10, 2014 - 6:40am
October 3, 2014
SD panel proposes big game application fee hike
PIERRE (AP) — A state hunting regulatory commission has proposed doubling the nonrefundable fee for big game license applications. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission proposed increasing the nonrefundable fee from $5 to $10. The fee applies to licenses for elk,...
October 3, 2014 - 5:26pm
Invasive quagga mussels found in SD reservoir
By Kevin Burbach PIERRE (AP) — The larva of an invasive mussel species closely related the zebra mussel has been found for the first time in South Dakota, in a reservoir in the Black Hills, state officials said Friday. The quagga mussel, a small invasive mollusk, was identified...
October 3, 2014 - 5:02pm
GF&P commission proposes fewer spring turkey tags
PIERRE (AP) — Turkey hunters would be able to bag about 800 fewer birds this spring and without using bait stations under proposed rule changes by the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks commission. Commission members proposed the changes Thursday at their October...
October 3, 2014 - 4:56pm
October 2, 2014
SD officials ask hunters to help prevent fires
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota officials are asking people who will participate in this fall's hunting season to be diligent in preventing and detecting fires. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department officials say grass and woody plants will become more combustible as they...
October 2, 2014 - 7:56am
Salmon station open for egg collection near Gettysburg
GETTYSBURG (AP) — The Whitlock Bay Salmon Spawning Station near Gettysburg has opened for the season, but officials say gathering enough adult salmon for egg collection could be challenging due to the long-term effects of the 2011 flood. Robert Hanten is a fisheries biologist...
October 2, 2014 - 7:54am
September 28, 2014
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,...
September 28, 2014 - 10:23pm
September 25, 2014
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.
September 25, 2014 - 6:05pm
GF&P battles bullheads in Bear Butte Lake
STURGIS (AP) — A bullhead battle is brewing under Bear Butte Lake in western South Dakota. The 215-acre reservoir east of Sturgis is known for bullheads, which aren't good to eat but many anglers like to fish for them anyway. The catfish relatives have overwhelmed the fishery...
September 25, 2014 - 10:27am
September 22, 2014
SD authorities kill 3 mountain lions in September
RAPID CITY (AP) — Law enforcement officers in South Dakota have killed three mountain lions so far in September. Two of the felines had killed farm animals and the third one wandered near a Black Hills business, according to the state Game, Fish & Parks Department. Officials...
September 22, 2014 - 6:59am
September 12, 2014
State parks predict record camping year
More campers are flocking to South Dakota's state-run campgrounds, and state officials predict 2014 will be another record year. So far, this year is up 5 percent over 2013 — which is the record year — for the number of nights the state's 4,190 campsites have been occupied....
September 12, 2014 - 3:54pm