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Amid Minnesota's measles outbreak, opponents of vaccines step up efforts
Kimball school’s playground gets a facelift
MCTEA ‘a great fit’ for Mitchell School District
How Powerball manipulated the odds to make another massive jackpot
LOST ITALIAN: Garden-fresh veggies inspire salad
Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo
Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs
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
SD ag, fishing officials update water issue
Officials seek trucking help for donated drought-relief hay
Seeing red: Take a trip to Wisconsin's cranberry marshes
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
First Mitchell Quarterback Club of the season set for today
Area prep volleyball roundup: Jaguars outlast Bearcats
Young Golden Eagles looking to build
Opening-night thriller: No. 3 Mitchell rallies to edge No. 4 Aberdeen in five sets
Kernels sweep RC Central, Vermillion
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
John A. Fillaus
Harold W. Bietz
BANDA: From Parmesan to Gruyere to ricotta, here are ways to eat and appreciate this palate pleaser
Keillor: Never been here before
LETTER: Dismayed with SD officials' response to Trump
THUNE: There's nowhere else I'd rather be
MERCER: Time to revisit state laws on open records
Wiltz: Adventures at Isle Royale National Park
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
James and Karen Geppert
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