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Longtime LifeQuest employees share reasons for staying with company for more than 15 years
As officials still seeking missing duck hunter, non-firearm-related hunting deaths rare in SD
Mitchell's Meals on Wheels needs more volunteers to accommodate growth
Daugaard names new head of Bureau of Finance and Management
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Second half lifts Mitchell Christian past Iroquois
Harold Thune's basketball career comes full circle with Gophers' visit
Huron's late charge upends Marlins boys
Area basketball roundup: Winner takes down Red Raiders
Mitchell in 25th after first day at Rapid City Invite
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Alvin V. Hoekman
James F. Hinrichs
Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
WOSTER: The orbit that made the moon landing possible
The price of listening and hearing fatigue
ACT’s “A Christmas Story, The Musical” delights audiences with familiar, beloved characters
ROUNDS: The Electoral College a vital piece of our Constitution
OUR VIEW: Cabela's keeps playing waiting game
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
November 30, 2016
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
LETCHER — More ducks could be coming to the Letcher area as a conservation organization concludes a project to provide them with more homes....
November 30, 2016 - 6:07pm
August 12, 2016
People want more public land, GF&P told
With recreational use of public lands at record highs, South Dakota has taken another look at expanding. On Aug. 4, the Game, Fish and Parks...
August 12, 2016 - 5:08pm
October 2, 2015
South Dakota's new one-stop habitat shop
SALEM — Alongside a field of tall grasses on a brisk October morning, Gov. Dennis Daugaard preached habitat. "Habitat conservation is...
October 2, 2015 - 7:10pm
South Dakota ag, wildlife agencies launch habitat initiative
SALEM (AP) — State officials have launched a campaign to help South Dakota farmers and ranchers develop and maintain wildlife habitat on their land. The Habitat Pays campaign is led by the state departments of Agriculture and Game, Fish and Parks. The campaign's website features...
October 2, 2015 - 1:43pm
September 3, 2015
State organizes habitat conservation board, sets $1M fundraising goal
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard issued a challenge last week to the South Dakota Habitat Conservation Board to raise $1 million more in private money for habitat conservation. The governor pledged to match the donations for the South Dakota Habitat Conservation Fund with $1 million...
September 3, 2015 - 2:27pm
July 6, 2015
Rapid City community garden working to save monarchs
RAPID CITY (AP) — A community garden in Rapid City is working with an international nonprofit organization to help preserve the monarch butterfly. General Beadle Community Garden is partnering with the Xerces Society, which works to conserve invertebrates and their habitats. Some...
July 6, 2015 - 11:19am
May 29, 2015
Republican Wyoming on board with federal sage grouse policy
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Many Republicans are wary of a large federal effort to protect the greater sage grouse — but not the Republican governor of Wyoming, the state with the biggest share of the birds and more energy development in their habitat than any other. Interior Secretary...
May 29, 2015 - 11:01am
May 22, 2015
Wildlife habitat conservation program reaches million acres
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Conservation Reserve Program offshoot that's aimed at boosting wildlife habitat has surpassed 1 million acres, thanks to a recent signup in North Dakota. The amount of land in the State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement program is double what the federal...
May 22, 2015 - 9:07am
April 21, 2015
No US protection for sage grouse population
RENO, Nev. (AP) — A bird found only in California and Nevada no longer faces the threat of extinction and doesn't require federal protection, officials said just months before a more-sweeping decision is due on whether to declare other sage grouse threatened or endangered in 11...
April 21, 2015 - 10:49am
April 7, 2015
GFP taking suggestions, comments on pheasant management plan
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is taking suggestions and comments until Friday on the current pheasant management plan that will be used to draft a new blueprint for the next five years. Division of Wildlife director Tony Leif says the current plan in place...
April 7, 2015 - 10:01am
March 26, 2015
Unprecedented sage grouse protection deal signed in Nevada
RENO, Nev. (AP) — An unprecedented attempt to protect sage grouse habitat across parts of more than 900 square miles of privately owned land in Nevada will begin under a deal Thursday involving the federal government, an environmental group and the world's largest gold mining company. The...
March 26, 2015 - 5:56pm
March 2, 2015
Ducks Unlimited opens Brookings office to expand habitat
BROOKINGS (AP) — Ducks Unlimited has opened an office in Brookings in its effort to expand the waterfowl habitat in South Dakota's Prairie Pothole Region. The group is located in the same research park building at South Dakota State University as Pheasants Forever, which opened...
March 2, 2015 - 4:09pm
February 23, 2015
Pheasants Forever office wants to protect fowls' habitat
BROOKINGS (AP) — The new Pheasants Forever office in Brookings is aiming to stave off declining populations of the popular game bird by redefining...
February 23, 2015 - 4:45pm
November 18, 2014
Finding funding for pheasant habitat
Paul Coughlin talks about the landscape in South Dakota as if it were a radiant, elaborate painting. The 47-year-old Aberdeen native has lived...
November 18, 2014 - 1:17pm
CRP land shrinking in SD, nationwide
South Dakota farmers and ranchers are setting aside fewer acres under the federal Conservation Reserve Program. The program, part of the farm...
November 18, 2014 - 1:17pm