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Man gets 30 years in prison for 2015 Kimball standoff with officers
Woonsocket man sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing woman
'Dr. Doolittle' helps amputated animals walk again
New security barriers installed around Queen's Windsor castle after London attack
Mitchell officials respond to three injury crashes Tuesday
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Trump declines Nationals' Opening Day first pitch offer
PHOTOS: Area athletes compete in the Gregory Invitational
Coyotes cover new territory in prep baseball
Gregory boys win home meet
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Julie A. Theel
Jeremy Lee Lhotak
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
South Dakota saw a record harvest of winter wheat during past season
PIERRE — South Dakota farmers produced winter wheat during the past growing season like never before, but much of it remains in bins because...
November 28, 2016 - 10:17pm
October 24, 2016
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
LETCHER — On his first day of harvest, Ed Blindauer tinkered with his augur to get it ready after a dry growing season that lasted longer...
October 24, 2016 - 4:27pm
October 8, 2016
Low prices, high expenses could lead to first net loss for SD corn growers since 2005
PLANKINTON — Corn growers are facing the worst return on investment in 11 years, and one Plankinton producer is starting to feel the heat....
October 8, 2016 - 9:05am
October 6, 2016
Warm, dry week helps South Dakota farmers with harvest
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A week of warm, dry weather has helped South Dakota farmers with the harvest. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that soybeans made the biggest jump in progress, going from 11 percent harvested and behind the average pace to 39 percent harvested...
October 6, 2016 - 11:05am
September 22, 2016
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
One day into fall, temperatures are expected to continue rising above normal conditions, creating near-ideal conditions for farmers looking to...
September 22, 2016 - 5:33pm
November 9, 2015
South Dakota's fall harvest draws closer to completion
SIOUX FALLS — The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service says fall harvest drew closer to completion on continued warm, dry weather. The weather left 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork. Corn harvested was at 89 percent, ahead of 81 percent last year, but equal to the...
November 9, 2015 - 11:21pm
October 27, 2015
South Dakota farmers make progress on row crop harvest
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota farmers are making progress getting late-season row crops in the bin. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the soybean harvest is virtually wrapped up at 96 percent complete, slightly ahead of the five-year average pace. Nearly...
October 27, 2015 - 5:13pm
October 22, 2015
OPINION: Yield does not tell the whole story
Harvest is in full swing and the end is in sight for some. It appears that we have been blessed again with another year of nearly ideal growing conditions, as well as great harvest weather. Overall, most of the farmers that I have spoken with are very happy with yields. It is...
October 22, 2015 - 8:35am
October 21, 2015
Report: 50 percent of crops left, but farmers still further along than 2014
Farmers have been harvesting for weeks, but it's not over. According to information from the National Agricultural Statistics Service, nearly...
October 21, 2015 - 11:23am
October 20, 2015
Dry weather aids South Dakota harvest, increases fire danger
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Dry weather over the past week in South Dakota helped farmers with harvest but also increased the risk for wildfires in the state. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the planting of winter wheat in South Dakota is wrapping up,...
October 20, 2015 - 3:01pm
Dakotas sunflower harvest well ahead of last year's pace
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota and North Dakota sunflower growers are well ahead of last year's harvest pace, with the percentages coming in right around the five-year average. The National Sunflower Association says that 34 percent of the crop is harvested in South Dakota,...
October 20, 2015 - 11:23am
October 19, 2015
PHOTO: End of the harvest
October 19, 2015 - 2:24pm
October 9, 2015
USDA lowers corn, soybean harvest estimates by 1 percent
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has slightly lowered its corn and soybean harvest estimates based on updated harvest figures across the U.S. Farmers are expected to bring in 13.56 billion bushels of corn, about 1 percent lower than the September estimate...
October 9, 2015 - 2:31pm
October 8, 2015
Soybean harvest work
October 8, 2015 - 10:30am
October 7, 2015
Winter wheat harvest in South Dakota ahead of average pace
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The planting of winter wheat in South Dakota continues to progress ahead of the average pace. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that 83 percent of the crop is now seeded, up from 72 percent a week earlier and ahead of the long-term...
October 7, 2015 - 2:24pm