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Forest Service: Closure order for Crow Peak area lifted
Sioux Falls mayor advances building after council rejection
New-look Corn Palace 'pretty darn busy'
Indian Health Service announces contract to improve health services in Rosebud, Pine Ridge
Man charged with rape of a minor starting in 2007
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
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
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
Armour rallies for final District 3B state tournament spot
Lakeview women's scramble set for Wednesday
Mitchell's Thill joins junior hockey team
A boost with heart in mind: SDHSAA foundation provides AEDs to schools in need
Tigers to open football season with rare Friday game
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
Ima Gene Toland
Jackie (Bowar) Miiller
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
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?
July 9, 2016
GF&P releases details about women injured by bison in June
CUSTER STATE PARK (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks says two women injured by bison at Custer State Park in June were treated at hospitals and have been released. The Rapid City Journal reports that one victim is from Hot Springs, while the other is from Maryland. The agency...
July 9, 2016 - 7:00pm
July 8, 2016
GF&P is prepared to proceed on body cameras on officers
PIERRE — Members of the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission reviewed a plan Friday for providing body cameras to more than 100 wildlife...
July 8, 2016 - 9:59am
July 1, 2016
GF&P increasing efforts to band Canada geese
MINER COUNTY — With his scratched arms cradled around the lively, belly-up bird, Rocco Murano clenched his pliers down on a shiny, new...
July 1, 2016 - 5:20pm
April 29, 2016
Boating citations could rise in fight against invasive species
Boaters, beware. Citations from the South Dakota's conservation officers will rise this summer as officials fight the spread of aquatic invasive species. Last year, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks department updated the state's aquatic invasive species regulations, including...
April 29, 2016 - 5:02pm
April 14, 2016
Q&A: SD to hold state's first Capitol Campout, new parks director says
PIERRE — Newton Hills State Park near Canton helped lay the foundation for Katie Ceroll to become South Dakota's director of parks and...
April 14, 2016 - 6:18pm
April 8, 2016
GF&P will broaden scope of land acquisition policy
BROOKINGS — A comprehensive approach to land acquisition for public use in South Dakota is coming to the state Game, Fish and Parks Department, according to the agency's top official. Secretary Kelly Hepler said Friday he wants the policy developed to cover the parks division,...
April 8, 2016 - 5:26pm
March 25, 2016
Group discusses Habitat Pays campaign
ARMOUR—Small in numbers but not in energy, a South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks open house event drew just four Armour men, providing an...
March 25, 2016 - 10:01am
March 18, 2016
Looking to control SD's coyotes
HOWARD — Brad Baumgartner's intuition kicked in when the airplane's wings tilted hard in the wind. "They've got one," said Baumgartner,...
March 18, 2016 - 5:42pm
January 29, 2016
GF&P wants laws repealed restricting improvements
PIERRE—Legislators didn't ask any questions Thursday during a hearing about removing construction restrictions for the state Game, Fish and Parks Department. The measure, HB 1010, would eliminate several limits that have long been in state law but haven't been consistently observed...
January 29, 2016 - 11:02am
December 30, 2015
Governor appoints Olson To Game, Fish And Parks Commission
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed Russell Olson of Madison to the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission. Daugaard says Olson is an avid outdoorsman who is committed to conservation, and he appreciates Olson's willingness to serve in the important role. Olson...
December 30, 2015 - 10:56am
December 28, 2015
GF&P plans to hire a contractor to collect deeper financial data
PIERRE — The state Game, Fish and Parks Department plans to pay a Florida company to study people's spending on outdoor recreation in South Dakota. The contract will be with Southwick Associates and will cost about $40,000, according to Scott Simpson, GF&P's information and...
December 28, 2015 - 3:31pm
December 10, 2015
GF&P repeals lease fee at Cedar Shore center
PIERRE — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission decided Thursday to waive the rental fee for the convention center lease next to Cedar Shore resort. The city of Oacoma has leased the public land since 2004 when the convention center was built along Francis Case Reservoir...
December 10, 2015 - 5:39pm
GF&P keeps hunt the same for bighorn sheep in 2016
PIERRE — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission set the 2016 season for hunting Black Hills bighorn sheep Thursday. The commission agreed there wouldn't be any changes from this year's regulations. That means the commission doesn't need to hold a public hearing. The...
December 10, 2015 - 5:17pm
November 9, 2015
Commission finalizes several spring hunting seasons
PIERRE — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission has finalized several spring hunting seasons. This year's spring light goose conservation order runs Feb. 15 through May 4, beginning the day after the regular dark goose season closes. The spring light goose conservation order...
November 9, 2015 - 11:31pm
November 5, 2015
GF&P blocks data for political firm
The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission refused Thursday to allow a political firm to buy data on all sportsmen who buy licenses in South Dakota. The vote was 4-3 against. The deal would have been a first for the state department.
November 5, 2015 - 6:10pm