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'It's Thanksgiving; you've got to give'
South Dakota DOT warns residents not to dump excess snow
1 killed, 1 injured when pickup hits semi west of Wolsey
150 volunteer at Mitchell Wesleyan Thanksgiving meal
Man sentenced to 20 years for having sex with minor in Plankinton
Farm Bill payments create confusion, frustration for some producers
One family farm operation has decided to make the switch to no-till and cover cropping
South Dakota farmers produce more soybeans, sorghum in 2015
Hutterite colony near Stratford seeking to expand hog farm
South Dakota's fall harvest draws closer to completion
Photos from DWU men's 104-75 win over the Lancers
Photos from the DWU women's win over Mount Marty
DWU men dominate Mount Marty
Former MHS athletes headline QB club meeting
Hanson's Cheeseman named Cornbelt Conference MVP
St. Wilfrid’s selling paintings of building as fundraiser for renovations
Springs woman to turn 96 years old
Keeping violin alive and rockin'
Tripp couple celebrate golden anniversary
Couple plan July wedding ceremony
Jeanette Zeier Hansen
Michael A. Haack
OUR VIEW: A Thanksgiving tribute
OUR VIEW: Pastors brave to take a stand on same-sex marriage
OPINION: Career readiness certificate testing is a valuable tool
LETTER: Obama can't fix things by himself
LETTER: Regarding the election, just asking
24-hour game stop nabs 147 violations
Commission finalizes several spring hunting seasons
TIPs hotline receiving fewer calls, leading to higher percentage of arrests
GFP hopes to net $1 million from proposed fee increases
Salmon egg collections on Oahe proving difficult this year
September 10, 2013
High school crews install trail posts at Wind Cave
WIND CAVE NATIONAL PARK (AP) — The hard work of about two dozen high school-aged volunteers will help hikers find their way through the backcountry at Wind Cave National Park. The Black Hills park says the two 11-person Student Conservation Association crews each spent three...
September 10, 2013 - 7:43am
June 3, 2013
First day of Crazy Horse hike draws 4,400 people
CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL (AP) -- More than 4,000 people hiked to the top of the Crazy Horse Memorial on the first day of this year's annual Volksmarch at the huge mountain carving in the Black Hills. This is the 28th year for the 6.2-mile round trip hike at the mountain where a sculpture...
outdoors / News / state
June 3, 2013 - 8:13am
May 28, 2013
Crazy Horse Volksmarch set for this weekend
CRAZY HORSE MEMORIAL (AP) -- This year's Crazy Horse Volksmarch is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at the huge mountain carving. This is the 28th year for the hike. The 6.2-mile round trip hike attracted more than 11,000 people last year. The cost to participate is $3 and registration...
outdoors / Life / state
May 28, 2013 - 12:19pm
April 8, 2013
USD prof leads Spirit Mound hike
VERMILLION (AP) -- The University of South Dakota earth sciences department led a leisurely spring hike up Spirit Mound on Saturday. Associate professor Mark Sweeney led the 10 a.m. walk, teaching about local geology, how the mound was formed and the geological processes influencing...
outdoors / News / state
April 8, 2013 - 10:15am
January 4, 2013
Mickelson Trail hosts Black Hills snowshoe hikes
PIERRE (AP) -- The George S. Mickelson Trail in the Black Hills will host three snowshoe hikes this winter. Hikes will be held at 1 p.m. MST on Saturday and Jan. 19, with both starting at the Englewood trailhead. The final hike will be held at 1 p.m. on Feb.
Life / state
January 4, 2013 - 6:53am
October 12, 2012
2 hikes planned at Blood Run Nature Area
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Blood Run, a national historic landmark set to become South Dakota's first new state park in more than 50 years, is hosting two self-guided hikes this month. The picturesque acreage along the Big Sioux River was used by thousands of Oneota Indians into the early...
Life / outdoors / state
October 12, 2012 - 7:07am
Construction begins on $1.16 nature center in Brookings
BROOKINGS (AP) -- Construction has started on a $1.16 million nature center building at the Dakota Nature Park in Brookings. The 5,300-square foot center will have a rustic appearance and overlook ponds in a corner of the park. Dakota Nature Park is a 135-acre property that once...
outdoors / News / state / fishing
September 12, 2012 - 3:12pm
September 5, 2012
Blood Run, future state park, to hold guided hikes
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Blood Run, a national historic landmark set to become South Dakota's first new state park in more than 50 years, is hosting two guided hikes this month. The picturesque acreage along the Big Sioux River was used by thousands of Oneota Indians into the early 1700s,...
outdoors / state
September 5, 2012 - 10:42am