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Photos From the Winner Elks Benefit Rodeo
Trump acceptance speech ratings fall short of record
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
Trump pulls nearly even with Clinton after Republican convention
Federal prisoner jumps fence, escapes from Yankton facility
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
An annual drive to the rodeo
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
Celebrating the homesteaders and agricultural heritage of South Dakota
Amateur baseball roundup: Power-hitting Plankinton cruises to opening-round win
Class B junior teener roundup: Gregory dominates to reach semifinals
State Legion roundup: Webster upsets Spearfish
Milbank drops Winner/Colome
Amateur baseball roundup: Raptors slam past Mount Vernon in District 5B
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Robert C. Menholt
Bernard Vincent Kayser
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
Breaking barriers to mental health care
OUR VIEW: Oh, that wicked heat
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
GF&P increasing efforts to band Canada geese
September 27, 2015
Corn production down, but crop quality solid
Waves of gold and green corn crops are popping up throughout South Dakota as harvest approaches, but you may notice less corn than years past....
September 27, 2015 - 11:14am
September 24, 2015
As SD farmers prepare for harvest, storms threaten to cause delay
With rain, there can be too much of a good thing. "I think if we get another inch here, I think it might be too much," said Jim Isaak, a 53-year-old...
September 24, 2015 - 8:37am
September 22, 2015
Warm, windy weather advances crop maturity in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A week of warm, windy weather has advanced the maturity of crops in South Dakota. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the harvesting of corn and soybeans is getting underway, at 2 percent and 3 percent, respectively. That's slightly...
September 22, 2015 - 4:32pm
September 21, 2015
Soybean yields up, prices still down
Soybeans in South Dakota are growing slower than last year, but projected forecasts are at record levels. From information provided by the...
September 21, 2015 - 1:48pm
USDA offers help to fire-affected farmers and ranchers
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds farmers and ranchers affected by the recent wildfires in Alaska, California,...
September 21, 2015 - 1:41pm
County-by-county harvest outlook: Spotty rains, hail cause varying yields
It just depends. That’s the consensus on what crop yields look like in southcentral and southeastern South Dakota this year. Spotty rains and rampant thunderstorms throughout the summer left some farmers with much-needed timely rains, others with barely enough, and still others...
September 21, 2015 - 1:35pm
September 15, 2015
Week of warm, dry weather helps South Dakota crops mature
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A week of warm, dry weather in South Dakota has advanced the maturity of crops including corn and soybeans. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the favorable weather also helped with winter wheat seeding. Twenty-two percent of the...
September 15, 2015 - 11:06am
September 14, 2015
South Dakota soybean crop expected to be record size
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture expects South Dakota farmers to produce a record soybean crop, but less corn. USDA's latest production report forecasts the state's soybean crop at 233 million bushels, up 1 percent from last year. Acres for harvest are...
September 14, 2015 - 11:59am
August 25, 2015
Small grains harvest in South Dakota in latter stages
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The harvest of small grains crops in South Dakota is in the latter stages. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that about 74 percent of the barley, 86 percent of the spring wheat and 95 percent of the oats are in the bin. All three crops...
August 25, 2015 - 3:06pm
August 24, 2015
South Dakota motorists urged to be cautious during harvest
BROOKINGS (AP) — Although fall harvest is ways off, the South Dakota State University Extension is urging motorists to be cautious while sharing the road with farm equipment. The SDSU Extension office says most farm equipment operating on roadways is traveling at speeds between...
August 24, 2015 - 1:55pm
December 1, 2014
South Dakota sunflower harvest 95 percent complete
SIOUX FALLS — South Dakota farmers are wrapping up their sunflower harvest. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the sunflower harvest is 95 percent complete, ahead of the 93 percent at this time a year ago but behind the five-year average of 97 percent. The...
December 1, 2014 - 11:03pm
November 25, 2014
South Dakota corn, sunflower harvests wrapping up
SIOUX FALLS — South Dakota farmers are wrapping up the corn and sunflower harvests. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that the sunflower harvest is 86 percent done, slightly behind the average pace. The corn harvest is 96 percent complete, ahead of the...
November 25, 2014 - 10:34pm
November 18, 2014
'Ideal conditions' helping pace harvest
Farmers in South Dakota are behind the corn harvest pace set last year but are expected to hit the fields hard in the coming days to take advantage...
November 18, 2014 - 1:17pm
SERMONETTE: Harvest of the spirit
This week I had opportunity to experience the harvest up close in a combine. It was a fascinating experience. The farmer was harvesting his field of soybeans. The weather conditions had to be just right. Rain clouds were in the distance. There was concern about getting the harvest...
November 18, 2014 - 1:14pm
Grain bins increasing across Dakota landscape
"This has been the grain bin year." Frankie Rollins, who has built grain bins for the past six years with Hart Steel, said the company has been busier than normal in 2014 and that more and more bidding competition is emerging in southeastern South Dakota. "I hear of a lot of new...
November 18, 2014 - 1:12pm