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City band director celebrates 50-year-long career
As a financial dispute ends, construction on Mitchell's new visitor center begins
For U.S. president, South Dakota voters have choices beyond Trump and Clinton
Dakotafest to host Hawks town hall
Platte-Geddes pondering purchase of 13 acres for future school
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
State junior teener tournament: Gregory takes third place
Amateur baseball playoff roundup: Plankinton punches ticket to state
State Legion: Madison eliminates Winner/Colome
Winner/Colome edges Parkston
Offense turns it on as Angels top Raptors
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Roy C. Crisman, Jr.
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
May 5, 2015
Fit to Fly
May 5, 2015 - 1:00pm
March 17, 2015
Basically, they just fell out of the sky': 2,000 snow geese found dead in Idaho
About 2,000 snow geese migrating from Mexico to their Alaskan nesting grounds were found dead in Idaho, the state's Department of Fish and Game announced Monday. Although testing is still in progress, officials believe that the deaths are consistent with avian cholera. The suddenness...
March 17, 2015 - 4:20pm
Honk if you love geese
Low water levels and early cold temperatures have led to an abnormally high concentration of waterfowl in the Mitchell area. According to...
November 17, 2014 - 8:28pm
August 8, 2014
Game commission finalizes geese, turkey seasons
By Kevin Burbach FORT PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission finalized its goose, duck and turkey hunting season rules Thursday, approving changes that allow hunters to kill more than double the number of light geese this season but that reduce the number...
August 8, 2014 - 9:54am
June 23, 2014
GFP commission looks at fall hunting changes
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission will vote soon on several proposed changes to the fall turkey, antelope and early fall goose seasons. Turkey season would move back a month to Nov. 1 but still run through Jan. 31. There would also be a reduction...
June 23, 2014 - 8:02am
May 1, 2014
Trappers face a live-bait ban
SYLVAN LAKE -- Trappers in South Dakota have increasingly used live animals, including domestic cats and rabbits, and live birds as bait during recent years, according to state wildlife officials.
May 1, 2014 - 3:48pm
April 24, 2014
Rapid City airport wants help from hunters to cull geese
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City Regional Airport officials hope to enlist hunters in an effort to curb rising numbers of migrating Canada geese which pose an increasing threat to aircraft. The Rapid City Journal reports that state wildlife officials have been asked to consider...
April 24, 2014 - 2:20pm
SD hunters allowed to take snow geese this spring
PIERRE (AP) — A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service conservation order is allowing hunters to shoot snow geese this spring. The annual snow goose migration is underway and the federal agency is allowing states to help control the species’ population and prevent further habitat...
March 24, 2014 - 7:05am
March 7, 2014
Waterfowl license power shifts
PIERRE -- The Legislature is ending its management of waterfowl licenses for non-resident hunters in South Dakota and is shifting nearly all responsibility back to the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission. The decision comes after more than a half-century of controversy about how...
March 7, 2014 - 7:13am
December 30, 2013
24th annual youth goose hunt set for next weekend
PIERRE (AP) — The 24th annual central South Dakota youth goose hunt will be held next weekend in Pierre. Sam Koenecke, one of the coordinators, says the event is a great way for kids to get involved in waterfowl hunting. He says the annual event gives kids a chance to see what...
December 30, 2013 - 10:43am
July 29, 2013
Late spring bad for goose hunters
A late spring could have Canada goose hunters upset this August. For the fourth straight year, the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department...
July 29, 2013 - 6:51am
July 10, 2013
Changing rules for bagging waterfowl
PIERRE -- Waterfowl hunters would get bigger bag limits for ducks and geese in South Dakota this fall under the seasons proposed by the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission. South Dakota would need federal agreement to change the possession limits for ducks and geese from twice...
July 10, 2013 - 8:46am
May 30, 2013
April weather puts damper on special SD goose hunt
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota wildlife officials say a cold April with snow and ice storms put a damper on an experimental month-long program to reduce Canada geese depredation in six problem counties. Keith Fisk with South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks tells the Capital Journal that...
May 30, 2013 - 7:47am
May 7, 2013
Geese overpopulation targeted
South Dakota goose hunters might have some of the loosest rules in a long time for the special August hunt this year. Hunters would be allowed to use unplugged shotguns -- meaning no limit on the numbers of shells in their guns -- and the daily bag limit would increase to 15,...
May 7, 2013 - 8:34am
March 12, 2013
Officials encourage hunters to reduce number of geese
The migration is upon us. Strings upon strings of snow geese are making their way north to South Dakota, sending shrill honks and squawks...
March 12, 2013 - 7:27am