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Salem simulation event hopes to shed light on poverty in SD
Circuit court cases from 3/21
Start of 2017 better than expected for MRC line
Burke teacher named SD Special Education Staff of the Year
50 Winner band, choir students take talents to Chicago
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
Mighty Myah: SCW’s Selland named Republic player of the year for third time
USD's Smith receives contract extension
Winner's Schramm retires from SDHSBA lead role
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
In boys hoops job search, ‘This is still Mitchell’
'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
Nola Dee (Haase) Remmers
Michael "Todd" Red Bear
James "Jim" Lorenz
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
March 18, 2017
Fielding Questions: What causes cucumber fruits to curl?
Q: Why do my cucumber fruits always curl? Even small picklers curl. We had the soil tested at North Dakota State University and they said it...
March 18, 2017 - 8:49am
Growing Together: Better yards and gardens with less work
Wouldn't it be fun to have a yard that looks like the grounds of Buckingham Palace? Unfortunately, most of us don't have a head gardener with...
March 18, 2017 - 7:52am
March 11, 2017
How long should spruce trees be staked?
Q: During the fall of 2015, we planted four Colorado Blue Spruce trees that were 18 to 20 feet tall. They were installed by a tree mover, then...
March 11, 2017 - 8:10am
March 4, 2017
Fielding Questions: Helping a split crabapple tree
Q: We're looking for advice to help our young crabapple tree. Several winter storms and heavy snow weighed down a branch and caused a split down...
March 4, 2017 - 9:40am
Growing Together: Cut plants back now to improve growth
I love gardening phrases. As a small boy, when Mom said Aunt Margaret had "taken a slip," I thought she had fallen on the ice. Actually, she...
March 4, 2017 - 8:38am
February 25, 2017
Little things make a big difference with gardening
Do you know what my most frequently heard gardening statement is? "I just don't have a green thumb." My answer is always: "Yes, you do." All...
February 25, 2017 - 7:00am
August 18, 2014
Pennington Co.'s ‘jail garden’ bringing in bountiful harvest
BOX ELDER (AP) — Officials at the Pennington County Jail say their unique “jail garden” has been a success for a second year. The garden is a plot of land in Box Elder that’s tended to by inmates from the Pennington County Jail. Over 3,300 pounds of produce was harvested...
August 18, 2014 - 7:36am
March 13, 2014
2014 South Dakota Backyard Biodiversity kicks off Monday
BROOKINGS -- South Dakota State University Extension launches Backyard Biodiversity in South Dakota for 2014 this month. "The Backyard Biodiversity project is designed to engage South Dakotans in monitoring pollinators and other beneficial insects in their immediate environment,"...
March 13, 2014 - 4:14pm
August 5, 2013
Be on lookout for Dutch elm symptoms
BROOKINGS -- Dutch elm disease has begun to show up in trees across the state. The symptoms to be on a lookout for include; wilting and browning leaves, often throughout the canopy but sometimes restricted to the length of an individual branch or limb, said John Ball, SDSU Extension...
August 5, 2013 - 2:53pm
SDSU Extension offer watering options for your garden
BROOKINGS -- Thanks to the rain this growing season has been a vast improvement over last year's drought for most gardeners, said David Graper, Extension horticulture specialist and director of McCrory Gardens. "Granted, sometimes we received too much rain at one time but I think...
August 5, 2013 - 2:50pm
April 3, 2013
Living art: Floral arrangements beautify indoor spaces
FARGO -- Floral designer Abbey Malheim prefers living art for indoor spaces. "Flowers are just that little added touch," she says.
April 3, 2013 - 4:48pm
March 6, 2013
Match secured for Bella's Garden
Fundraising for Bella's Butterfly Garden met its goal for a matching donation from Carolyn Thompson, of Thompson Law in Sioux Falls. Thompson...
March 6, 2013 - 7:02am
September 19, 2012
Rapid City to get Memorial Park botanical garden
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A botanical garden is coming to Rapid City. The media reports that Destination Rapid City will plant a botanical garden in Memorial Park and add a granite sculpture to Main Street Square thanks to a $1 million donation from the Vucuravich Foundation. The grant...
September 19, 2012 - 11:38am
August 30, 2012
OUR VIEW: Butterfly memorial a fitting tribute
If anything can be learned from the tragic accident March 24 in Mitchell, it's that drinking and driving can be deadly. It was on that day...
August 30, 2012 - 8:03am
November 28, 2011
Pine Ridge woman gets grant to teach healthy cooking
PINE RIDGE INDIAN RESERVATION (AP) -- A South Dakota woman who lives on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation has received a $10,000 fellowship to teach healthy cooking to local school children. Shannon Freed received the grant from the National Audubon Society and Toyota. Freed...
November 28, 2011 - 6:30am