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18-year-old Bridgewater woman sustains serious injuries in I-90 crash
Locals brainstorm best uses for Mitchell Recreation Center
Platte man injured in Lake Andes crash
Sheriff's offices understaffed around SD
Opposing sides make case for, against campaign finance reform measure
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
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Area prep volleyball roundup: Heath pushes Colome past Thunder
Kernels cut down Lynx in four sets
Tiger notebook: J-Back spot brings versatility to DWU offense
Athlete of the week: Donald doing it all for WiLdKats
Mitchell splits with Watertown
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
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?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
September 24, 2014
Soggy fall slows wheat harvest; too soon for row crops
Gordon Stoner began harvesting July 31. Since then, persistent rains have allowed him to run his combine about 120 hours, an average of 20 hours...
September 24, 2014 - 7:11am
September 18, 2014
ADVICE: Take a little time this harvest season
By the looks of our crops, and the reports from across the country, we are in for an abundant harvest. This brings me to think of the upcoming volume of grain and the "rush" to get it all gathered before winter. Machines: It is a given to have all the major harvest equipment ready...
September 18, 2014 - 7:38am
September 16, 2014
Corn futures slump to four-year low as US frost threat wanes
CHICAGO — Corn dropped to the lowest in four years as waning prospects for frost damage last week boosted speculation that yields will be bigger...
September 16, 2014 - 7:40am
September 11, 2014
USDA boosts corn, soybean harvest to new records
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The nation's corn and soybean farmers will harvest by far the largest crops ever this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday in a new report. Bigger crops have been expected this year as adequate rain and cool temperatures made for favorable...
September 11, 2014 - 2:04pm
SD among states most impacted by grain overstock
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — A stockpile of U.S. Midwest grain will likely increase in the coming months and tax farmers already desperate to house or haul corn, soybeans and other products ahead of an expected record harvest, a U.S. Department of Agriculture official said on Wednesday. ...
September 11, 2014 - 12:12pm
September 10, 2014
Soy yields set for US record as rains fatten pods
By Jeff Wilson CHICAGO — After soybean fields from North Dakota to Ohio got more than twice the normal rainfall in August, Iowa farmer Jason Marienau expects the wet weather that plumped up his beans to boost yields to a record. The showers helped fill his pods with fatter...
September 10, 2014 - 7:02am
September 8, 2014
South Dakota spring wheat harvest behind average
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Spring wheat harvest in South Dakota is lagging behind totals from last year at the time and the five-year average. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that spring wheat harvested was at 88 percent, behind the five-year average and last...
September 8, 2014 - 4:48pm
August 28, 2014
Thune addresses grain shipment delays at Rapid City forum
RAPID CITY (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. John Thune says he is doing everything he can to ensure that locomotives and railcars are available to move the abundant harvest that South Dakota farmers are expecting. Thune hosted a public forum Thursday at the South Dakota School of...
August 28, 2014 - 10:03pm
With poor rail flow, SD farmers and elevators pile, bag grain
DRAPER — Scott Dowling is one of many farmers piling wheat on the ground and stuffing it into bags. There is no room for the crop in the...
August 28, 2014 - 9:08pm
August 26, 2014
Winter wheat harvest wrapping up in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The winter wheat harvest in South Dakota is nearly wrapped up. The weekly crop report from the federal Agriculture Department says 94 percent of the winter wheat is in the bin. That's ahead of 93 percent at the same time last year but behind the five-year...
August 26, 2014 - 5:21pm
August 25, 2014
Canadian farmers may harvest less wheat and canola in 2014
WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Canadian wheat growers will probably reduce output by 26 percent this year and canola production will also fall, the government's statistics agency said Thursday. Wheat production will drop to 27.7 million metric tons from a record 37.5 million in 2013,...
August 25, 2014 - 7:57pm
Australian wheat harvest seen exceeding forecast on rains
MELBOURNE, Australia — The wheat harvest in Australia, the fourth-largest shipper, will be bigger than predicted by the government after rains in eastern growing areas boosted yields. Production may total 24.9 million metric tons in 2014-2015, according to the median of seven...
August 25, 2014 - 7:55pm
Too much corn with nowhere to go as US farmers plan for record
CHICAGO — The ripening corn and soybean fields stretch for miles in every direction from Dennis Wentworth's farm in Downs, Illinois. As he marveled at his best-yielding crops ever, he wondered aloud where the heck he'll put it all. "Logistics are going to be a huge problem...
August 25, 2014 - 7:53pm
August 13, 2014
Dakotas producing good-size soybean, wheat crops
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Corn production is down slightly in the Dakotas, but the soybean crops are at record levels and wheat production has rebounded. The latest report from the Agriculture Department estimates South Dakota's soybean crop up 7 percent from last year and North...
August 13, 2014 - 8:20am
August 11, 2014
Spring wheat harvest lags behind 5-year average
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The spring wheat harvest in South Dakota continued to lag far behind the five-year average as below-normal temperatures persisted throughout the state. The U.S. Agriculture Department says in its weekly report that spring wheat harvested was reported at 11...
August 11, 2014 - 7:25pm