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The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
County could pay thousands for pregnant woman to give birth in jail
Early dropouts in GOP presidential race 'more in line' with Sen. Thune
Fifth Avenue and Burr St. intersection closed
Circuit court cases from 7/26
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
The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
MAC swimmers set for state
Four Corners claims District 3B title
Kimball-White Lake tops Platte in region title game
Amateur baseball roundup: Mustangs stun Mudcats for state berth
Mitchell Black advances to title game
ACT goes under the sea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Sophie Van Hyft
Alvira V. Spomer
Viola "Ole" Terveen
Leroy Harold Goehring
Constance "Connie" C. Perkins
OUR VIEW: Kudos to city's mosquito control efforts
Tragedies felt in South Dakota
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
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 23, 2014
Report says Prairie Pothole region losing wetlands
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal officials and conservationists say a recent report detailing wetland losses in the five-state Prairie Pothole...
July 23, 2014 - 10:49pm
July 8, 2014
Several SD preserve operators seek 30-pheasant daily bag
FORT PIERRE – The operator of a Seneca pheasant hunting business asked Tuesday that hunters be allowed to take 30 roosters per day at South Dakota preserves. The current limit is 20. It was increased from 15 in 2009. Sal Roseland presented the draft of...
July 8, 2014 - 9:54pm
June 30, 2014
COLUMN: Clean water critical for SD's outdoors
June wais "Great Outdoors Month" in South Dakota, thanks to a declaration by Gov. Dennis Daugaard. Throughout the month, state parks offered bird walks, outdoor cooking demonstrations, fishing derbies and other activities. And the great outdoors is big in South Dakota: Across the...
June 30, 2014 - 5:42pm
May 11, 2014
Songbird species getting pushed north into Canada
By Dirk Lammers SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Baird's sparrow, a small songbird that spends its summers in a mostly Canadian swath that dips into grassland prairies in North Dakota, Montana and far northern South Dakota, could be opting for sole Canadian residency in the coming decades. Climate...
May 11, 2014 - 11:23pm
April 30, 2014
Feds spend $236M to help landowners protect grouse
In South Dakota, $4.6 million spent on 395 square miles.
April 30, 2014 - 4:44pm
April 29, 2014
Commission expects drop in South Dakota deer tags
Intensive agriculture and the conversion of wetland sloughs to crop land have contributed to a decrease in habitat
April 29, 2014 - 2:03pm
April 10, 2014
Missouri River Institute symposium: As cottonwoods fall, birds fly away
VERMILLION -- The next 100 years for birds along the Missouri River will likely be much different from what birdwatchers along the river have...
April 10, 2014 - 10:34pm
February 4, 2014
Local Pheasants Forever officers elected
Pheasant Country, Mitchell's chapter of Pheasants Forever, recently elected its 2014-15 officers, including a re-election of President Dave Allen. The banquet directors are Deb Kuchera, Brad Zimmerman and Justin Morrison. The board of directors consists of Dave Allen, president; Mike...
February 4, 2014 - 8:40pm
January 27, 2014
Pheasants Forever putting $15K toward pollinator habitat program
Pheasants Forever is concerned about the birds and the bees. That’s why the national organization is utilizing $15,000 from recently awarded grants toward its new South Dakota Pollinator Habitat and Education program. South Dakota Pheasants Forever earlier this month was...
January 27, 2014 - 8:58pm
January 21, 2014
USDA extends deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program signup
By South Dakota Ag Connection The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service has extended the deadline for new enrollments in the Conservation Stewardship Program for fiscal year 2014. Producers interested in participating in the program can submit...
January 21, 2014 - 8:57pm
January 17, 2014
South Dakota GFP Commission eyes refuge changes
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks commissioners are looking at changing two of the state's game refuges to waterfowl refuges. The plan they're studying would also eliminate three waterfowl refuges. One change would reclassify Reid Lake State Game Refuge as...
January 17, 2014 - 8:07am
January 11, 2014
LETTER: What about sportsmen in habitat work group?
To the Editor: I believe a closer look is warranted by all sportsmen (resident and nonresident alike) at the current course of the “South Dakota Pheasant Habitat Summit.” The Governor’s Office of the State of South Dakota has issued “marketing material” around...
January 11, 2014 - 8:01pm
Pheasant Summit participants will get survey
FORT PIERRE — A state Game, Fish and Parks Department official said Friday that hosting the governor’s pheasant summit last month cost about $13,000 and the GF&P’s piece will be about $4,000. Those costs were in addition to the time worked by about 50 GF&P employees, according...
January 11, 2014 - 10:43am
December 13, 2013
LETTER: Don’t blame farmers for pheasant shortage
To the Editor: I read your articles on the reasons for no baby pheasants this year. But they missed a very important item: the very dry spring weather. There was no rain and no morning dew. So, there was no way for the baby pheasants that did hatch to survive without water. My...
December 13, 2013 - 10:24pm
December 12, 2013
Western governors show wildlife maps
By Scott Sonner RENO, Nev. (AP) — Governors in 16 states are unveiling a high-tech wildlife habitat mapping project they hope will encourage...
December 12, 2013 - 6:45am