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AgweekTV: Ag Tax Reform
Storm sewer problem? Councilman researching areas for Lake Mitchell restoration
Wagner LifeChanger nominee: 'Try to be there' for the kids
Woman arrested after driving into White House barrier was convicted last year of trying to climb fence
Six injured in Friday crash near Alexandria
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Ag Tax Reform
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Streak snapped! Mitchell ends 42-game losing streak in home thriller
Area basketball roundup: Freeman girls advance to Round of 16
Chamberlain duo eyeing top finishes
Class B wrestling roundup: Howard second, Winner in third after first day
Havlik, Max advance to semis for Kernels
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Norval "Shorty" M. Mathis
Leo W. Konstanz
OPINION: The gift of grandchildren
LETTER: Assault guns need to go
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
KLUMB: Looking into lunch shaming
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
September 9, 2014
Governor commits to action on pheasant habitat
SIOUX FALLS -- Presented with a set of recommendations, Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Tuesday committed to taking action to improve the pheasant population...
September 9, 2014 - 7:58pm
Invest in conservation, says Daugaard's pheasant habitat group
By Kevin Burbach SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A work group established by Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Tuesday released recommendations for protecting the state's pheasant population, which include creating a state-run habitat conservation fund that should start with at least $1 million in...
September 9, 2014 - 5:09pm
Gov. to release results of Pheasant Habitat group
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard plans to release a report Tuesday that compiles the recommendations from this year's Pheasant Habitat Work Group Summits. Daugaard hosted meetings across the state this year to hear from landowners, sportsmen, people who work in the tourism...
September 9, 2014 - 6:53am
August 26, 2014
Got pheasants? Pick your spots to hunt this fall
State wildlife biologists and conservation officers spotted more pheasants along roads in every region of South Dakota during the annual route surveys conducted from July 25 through Aug.
August 26, 2014 - 6:18pm
Young pheasant tally shows birds to increase
By Kevin Burbach PIERRE (AP) — This year's tally of young pheasants is a good sign bird numbers in the state are expected to increase a year after one of the lowest roadside counts in three decades, the state Department of Game, Fish and Parks said Tuesday. The department...
August 26, 2014 - 5:06pm
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.
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.
January 27, 2014 - 8:58pm