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DWU invites two special speakers to campus for religious discussion
Horizon Health Care Inc. receives nearly $60,000 for quality improvement efforts
Public wants Tripp-Delmont schools to stay
DWU, MTI graduates choose to stay in Mitchell for jobs, sense of community
Thomsen, founder of Trail King Industries, has died at 89
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
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Athlete of the week: Kortan, Bon Homme hope to make noise in Class 9AA
Inaugural Kernel Bowl dubbed a success
Dakota State win adds fuel to football rivalry with Dakota Wesleyan
MCS volleyball faces season's challenge with youth
Kernel cheer and dance teams pumped for season
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Margerie Lee Crowe
Gerhard "Gary" Reimnitz
Lawrence O. Strand
Myron "Pat" Buchholz
No laughing matter
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
IN OTHER WORDS: Republicans are bucking the party
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 2, 2016
Annual SD pheasant brood survey routes underway
BEADLE COUNTY — Pheasants, both adult birds and chicks, were speckled on the edge of a harvested wheat field. Nearly 40 birds were counted...
August 2, 2016 - 2:36pm
July 18, 2016
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
BRAINERED, Minn.—In this week's episode of Northland Outdoors TV, we travel to the western Minnesota "lake that speaks" to learn about...
July 18, 2016 - 10:05am
July 1, 2016
GF&P increasing efforts to band Canada geese
MINER COUNTY — With his scratched arms cradled around the lively, belly-up bird, Rocco Murano clenched his pliers down on a shiny, new...
July 1, 2016 - 5:20pm
June 13, 2016
South Dakota GF&P proposes 2016 fall turkey hunting season
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission is proposing to dissolve the West River prairie unit and offer 105 fewer one-tag licenses for the 2016 fall turkey hunting season. The proposed season would run from Nov. 1 through Jan. 31, 2017. It would offer 400 resident...
June 13, 2016 - 1:07pm
May 19, 2016
Free deer tags for landowners?
Area landowners could get an extra shot at deer hunting this season. Deer populations in many South Dakota counties have rebounded after previously...
May 19, 2016 - 6:29pm
May 9, 2016
State agency proposes bump in deer tags for 2016
PIERRE (AP) — More tags may be available to deer hunters in South Dakota during the 2016 deer season under proposals presented this week to...
May 9, 2016 - 11:17am
April 4, 2016
Black Hills mountain lion season ends with 41 lions killed
RAPID CITY (AP) — Wildlife officials in South Dakota report that the mountain lion hunting season in the Black Hills Fire Protection District has ended with 41 lions killed. A report from the state Department of Game, Fish and Parks shows 25 of the lions killed during the season...
April 4, 2016 - 11:29am
March 17, 2016
More elk licenses proposed, but majority are antlerless tags
RAPID CITY (AP) — Hunters may have a lot more opportunities to draw an elk license this year but only if they are OK with shooting a cow. During a South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Commission meeting earlier this month, GF&P officials proposed raising the number of available...
March 17, 2016 - 11:00am
February 26, 2016
30 mountain lions killed so far in Black Hills season
PIERRE (AP) — Hunters in South Dakota have reported 30 mountain lion killings during the ongoing hunting season in the Black Hills Fire Protection District. A report from the state's Game, Fish and Parks Department shows 17 of the 30 lions killed were females. Ten of the 30 lions...
February 26, 2016 - 11:46am
February 18, 2016
House committee approves bill to allow hunting with handguns
PIERRE (AP) — A bill that would allow adult hunters in South Dakota to use handguns to shoot game birds is headed to the House floor. The Capital Journal reports the House Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee approved the bill 10-3 this week. Bill sponsor Rep. Dick Werner...
February 18, 2016 - 11:33am
February 16, 2016
Rapid City meets goal of killing 100 deer in city limits
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — City sharpshooters reached their goal of killing 100 deer within Rapid City limits. City officials late last year approved the killing of 100 deer, down from 150 in each of the past two years due to a drop in the urban deer population. The Rapid City Journal...
February 16, 2016 - 11:37am
February 10, 2016
Bill could bring handguns to pheasant hunting
One South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department official hopes a bill to allow handguns to hunt game birds is shot down in committee. Tony Leif,...
February 10, 2016 - 9:09pm
February 9, 2016
Knowing the lay of the land for tag draws
I've never really done much of what I'm going to talk about today, but I do have a hunter friend who is constantly "rolling the dice," so to speak. I'm talking about Jerry Hnetynka. I would guess that he has been applying for various hunting licenses for the past 45 years. Like South...
February 9, 2016 - 11:38pm
February 8, 2016
Non-trophy bison hunting season begins at Custer State Park
SPEARFISH (AP) — The non-trophy bison hunting season has begun at Custer State Park. Though it typically takes place in the fall during the annual Buffalo Roundup, this year's non-trophy season began Jan. 25. The non-trophy hunt is mean to remove excess cows and bulls from the herd....
February 8, 2016 - 12:04pm
February 5, 2016
Sportsmen push back against nonresident waterfowl bill
PIERRE (AP) — Some South Dakota sportsmen are pushing back against a bill that would expand waterfowl hunting for nonresidents in eastern South Dakota. Rep. Dick Werner's bill would add five counties to the existing Missouri River unit where 1,500 three-day licenses are available...
February 5, 2016 - 11:34am