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Former police chief found guilty of murder
Avera Queen of Peace Hospital to host advocate for patients with Parkinson's Disease
Woonsocket's Van Dyke Taxidermy hit with layoffs
Two injured after 10- to 12-foot fall at Mitchell Fine Arts Center
DWU recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of best regional colleges
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
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
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
Week of Sept. 26 South Dakota Sportswriters Association Polls
Mitchell man aiming for fast draw's Top Gun award
Cubs win Region 3A golf title
Leading the pack: Cougars' Person makes strides in 2016
Area volleyball roundup: Titans sweep Parkston
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
Charlotte Ann Foreman
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Julie L. Lang
Raymond Russell Stevens
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Why bother now writing a new mission statement?
OUR VIEW: Hisses and Cheers
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
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
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Former police chief found guilty of murder
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
LETTER: Rights trampled in hog-farm decision
To the Editor: Let me remind everyone that May 1 at the Davison County Courthouse, our county commissioners approved a permit for a 5,400-head sow operation to be built in Baker Township. Though residents spoke about how this giant hog factory will take the profits and leave our...
June 8, 2012 - 7:52pm
May 12, 2012
LETTER: Moon might be a suitable spot for hogs
To the Editor: I am writing this letter on Sunday morning after a wonderful rain last night. Normally I would love the smell of a beautiful day after a rain, but after that pig thing is going to be built straight north of me, I will now be waking to the smell of "money" instead. ...
May 12, 2012 - 9:53am
May 3, 2012
OUR VIEW: Process worked with hog permit application
Barring a lawsuit to stop it, a new hog facility appears headed toward reality in southern Davison County.
May 3, 2012 - 12:07pm
Summer work eyed for hog farm
Tuesday's approval of a conditional use permit to operate a hog facility in Davison County gives Jackrabbit Family Farms a green light for pre-construction preparation, officials associated with the project said Wednesday. That green light assumes there will be no lawsuit against...
May 3, 2012 - 6:43am
April 30, 2012
Davison commissioners will continue hog operation hearing Tuesday morning
The Davison County commissioners will hear testimony both for and against Jackrabbit Family Farms' application for a conditional use permit to run a hog breeding operation in Baker Township on Tuesday. The commissioners will continue a Board of Adjustment hearing that began April...
April 30, 2012 - 7:08am