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Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wagner community to recognize local National Guard unit
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
August 10, 2014
LETTER: Important to protect SD’s pheasants
To the Editor: We appreciate the story (“Habitat group drafting recommendations”) updating readers on the progress of the Pheasant Habitat Working Group. I don’t think it can be overstated how important this group’s work is to the future of South Dakota and the Mitchell...
August 10, 2014 - 10:28pm
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