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Top-ranking Vatican cardinal charged with sex offenses in Australia
Two Yellowstone National Park tourists injured by bison
Andes Central breaks ground on $13M expansion
Authorities: Chamberlain man received 20K illegal pills through mail
Sioux Falls mayor slashes funding in 5-year capital plan
UPS to freeze pensions for 70,000 nonunion workers to cut costs
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
Dry conditions continue impacting South Dakota farmers
Continued improvements showcased at Sanborn Co. 4-H arena
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
Area baseball roundup: Salem picks up Cornbelt League win
Players buying in on Kernel basketball rebuild
Small College Basketball Hall of Fame to induct Don Meyer
Post 18 piles up the hits, downs Sioux Falls West 11-2
FCA football camp in Mitchell July 12
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Leona "Onie" Kost
Joyce Carol Fredrikson
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
OPINION: A teen's summertime rite of passage
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
Wiltz: The need-to-know on SD's deer seasons
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Bob & Anna Graumann
June 17, 2017
Growing Together: A healthy apple harvest starts with June care
Many of us have heard the apple and the worm joke before, but old humor bears repeating for enjoyment by the next generation. What's worse than...
June 17, 2017 - 9:21am
June 3, 2017
Growing Together: Taking the guesswork out of yard and garden watering
It's the morning of a long-planned road trip and the vehicle is packed and ready. Everyone waits patiently while you water the outdoor planters...
June 3, 2017 - 9:47am
May 27, 2017
Perennial Favorites: New varieties of our favorite plants
Perennial flowers have come a long way since early pioneers beautified their homesteads with peonies, hollyhocks and old-style daylilies and...
May 27, 2017 - 6:38am
May 20, 2017
Back to our roots: Pocket prairies serve horticultural and history
FARGO — Some business, schools, parks and residents are returning to their roots and planting pocket prairies. These miniature prairies...
May 20, 2017 - 12:39pm
Growing Together: Separating hardy from non-hardy when shopping trees and shrubs
Old gardening humor describes the best way to tell whether a newly emerging spring plant is a weed or a valuable perennial. Tug on it. If it...
May 20, 2017 - 10:29am
May 13, 2017
19 interesting plants you might want to try in your garden this year
Have you ever noticed that people who enjoy their yards and gardens like talking about plants nearly as much as they enjoy growing them? Striking...
May 13, 2017 - 9:33am
May 6, 2017
Here's how you can get tomatoes off to a fast start
In the past, I've described how gardening teaches patience, and quietly waiting for trees to mature, apple trees to bear and perennials to flower...
May 6, 2017 - 6:11am
April 22, 2017
Picking apples: How to decide which variety to plant
Deciding among apple varieties can be confusing. We all know what happened to Adam and Eve. They obviously chose poorly when deciding which...
April 22, 2017 - 9:13am
April 8, 2017
Growing Together: Advice for new gardeners
According to recent surveys, 18- to 34-year-old millennials are the largest group of new gardeners. Of the six million people who took up yard...
April 8, 2017 - 7:31am
April 1, 2017
Growing Together: Options for healthy lawns with fewer chemicals
Most yard and garden topics don't arouse serious controversy. Very few gardeners have come to blows over whether daylilies are better divided...
April 1, 2017 - 10:18am
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