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State officials hope ruling moves case to US Supreme Court
Rapid City gas station clerk stabbed to death in robbery
Mother, missing children could be in Black Hills
Company gives $50K donation under new school choice law
Bill offered to overhaul initiative requirements, start date
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Area wrestling roundup: KWLPG wins three at home quad
No. 5 Avon downs Mitchell Christian
Mitchell Christian holds off Avon
Area basketball roundup: Peterson powers Platte-Geddes over Burke/South Central
Harrisburg fends off Kernel boys
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Marian L. Young
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ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
October 17, 2016
Douglas County jury says hog barn is not a nuisance
ARMOUR — A jury ruled in favor of the owners of a Douglas County hog barn Friday in a lawsuit in which four property owners called the facility a nuisance. After a three-day jury trial, the jury decided Cedar Creek Feeders, based in Hartford, and DelRay Geidel, of Dimock, on...
October 17, 2016 - 5:27pm
October 12, 2016
Hog barn 'nuisance' trial begins in Douglas County
ARMOUR — Attorneys have convened Wednesday in Douglas County for the first day of a jury trial, in which four Douglas County property owners are seeking restitution for nuisance caused by a newly constructed hog barn. Herman and Jeanette Fink, residents of Douglas County, and...
October 12, 2016 - 12:07pm
October 11, 2016
Mitchell farmer named America's Pig Farmer of the Year
Only one person can win an award, but according to a nationally recognized Mitchell farmer, raising pigs is a team effort. "It takes a full team...
October 11, 2016 - 7:22pm
October 10, 2016
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
BROOKINGS, S.D. — The new $7.4 million Swine Education and Research Facility at South Dakota State University will mark a new era for the...
October 10, 2016 - 8:28am
October 1, 2016
USDA: South Dakota's hog and pig numbers up 5 percent
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the number of hogs and pigs in the state is up 5 percent from the same time last year. The latest report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service says there were 1.41 million head Sept. 1, a 5 percent increase over...
October 1, 2016 - 10:50am
April 19, 2016
Bon Homme residents pitch new animal feeding ordinance
TYNDALL—Some Bon Homme County residents hope to put the brakes on new animal feeding operations. On Tuesday at the Bon Homme County Commission meeting, locals proposed a moratorium on enclosed housing animal facilities with more than 800 units after three new swine finishing...
April 19, 2016 - 4:38pm
September 25, 2015
South Dakota hogs and pigs up 5 percent from last year
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the number of hogs and pigs in the state is up 5 percent from the same time last year. The South Dakota office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service says there were 1.33 million head on September 1, a 5 percent...
September 25, 2015 - 6:22pm
August 22, 2015
Oak Lane colony completes 10K hog facility
ALEXANDRIA—The Oak Lane Hutterite Colony celebrated the completion of its new 10,000-head hog operation with an open house Friday evening. John...
August 22, 2015 - 10:36am
December 30, 2013
SD Pork Congress scheduled
SIOUX FALLS — The South Dakota Pork Producers Council announces its 45th annual Pork Congress to be held at the Sioux Falls Ramkota Hotel and Exhibit Hall on Jan. 8 and 9. The two-day trade show will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 8, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on...
December 30, 2013 - 5:39pm
October 29, 2013
Video captures alleged pig abuse
Minnesota-based company also manages facility near Mount Vernon.
October 29, 2013 - 7:27pm
April 30, 2013
Open house planned for area hog facility
An open house showcasing Jackrabbit Family Farm, a Pipestone System swine production unit, will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Friday at the facility at 3952 264th St., Mount Vernon. The welcome will be given at 2:45 p.m. by U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem, R-S.D. Guided tours will be offered from 2...
April 30, 2013 - 8:35am
March 28, 2013
South Dakota hog inventory down 9 percent
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The number of hogs and pigs in South Dakota is down 9 percent from the same time last year. That's according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture hog inventory. The USDA says there were 1.18 million head in the state on March 1. Breeding hog inventory stood...
March 28, 2013 - 4:19pm
July 30, 2012
SD Pork Producers to hold meetings in Mitchell and Watertown
SIOUX FALLS -- The South Dakota Pork Producers Council announces its Producers Meetings at two South Dakota locations on Thursday. "Pork producers are faced with having to make some very serious management decisions due to extremely high feed costs resulting from the current...
July 30, 2012 - 8:32am
June 12, 2012
Chinese delegation visits Ethan farm
ETHAN -- A Chinese delegation visited a rural Ethan farm Tuesday to see where some of the country's soybean supply is produced. Matt Bainbridge,...
June 12, 2012 - 11:40pm
June 8, 2012
LETTER: Hog-permitting process done right
To the Editor: I am writing in response to recent letters to the editor from Marilyn Reimnitz and Wayne Kluth regarding the approval of an application to build a new hog barn in Davison County. I recognize that everyone has a right to their opinion but want to point out several...
June 8, 2012 - 8:20pm