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Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
December 30, 2016
Keeping two memories alive
WESSINGTON SPRINGS — Tyler and Tucker Easton may be gone, but their parents hope to ensure they are not forgotten. "Being a parent to them,...
December 30, 2016 - 9:43pm
December 29, 2016
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
PLANO — A recent string of warm weather has provided hunters with one last chance to hit the field before pheasant season ends. South Dakota's...
December 29, 2016 - 5:21pm
December 10, 2016
As officials still seeking missing duck hunter, non-firearm-related hunting deaths rare in SD
Fifty-mile-per-hour winds and sideways snow pierced first responders while they searched for bodies along the freezing lake. About 75 people...
December 10, 2016 - 6:45am
December 8, 2016
OUR VIEW: Cabela's keeps playing waiting game
The future of a main retailer in Mitchell is doing its best balancing-beam act. Cabela's, known as the "World's Foremost Outfitter," was sold to Bass Pro Shops in October for approximately $5.5 billion. Since then, we haven't heard much about plans for the Mitchell Cabela's, which...
December 8, 2016 - 5:15pm
December 7, 2016
Minnesota hunter’s death being investigated as homicide
LITTLE FALLS, Minn. — Authorities in central Minnesota reported Wednesday that the death of a hunter last month is now being treated as a homicide,...
December 7, 2016 - 2:21pm
1 duck hunter found dead, 1 still missing in South Dakota
ARLINGTON (AP) — Authorities say one duck hunter is dead and another missing after their boat capsized in eastern South Dakota. Brookings County sheriff's authorities say the two brothers went hunting Monday afternoon on Brush Lake, southeast of Arlington, but did not return that...
December 7, 2016 - 8:16am
November 20, 2016
5 bighorn sheep die from various causes in Deadwood
DEADWOOD (AP) — South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks officials said they're concerned about the deaths of five bighorn sheep in the past few weeks, diminishing the herd of 26 animals transplanted last year from Canada. Regional Wildlife Manager Trenton Haffley told the Rapid City Journal...
November 20, 2016 - 10:03am
November 18, 2016
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks has issued more deer licenses this year, but the animals may be hard to find. Andy Lindbloom, senior big game...
November 18, 2016 - 5:40pm
November 1, 2016
OUR VIEW: Despite EHD, consider Sportsmen Against Hunger
November is a time when many outdoor enthusiasts start ramping up their efforts with deer hunting. The bowhunting season is already several weeks old, West River opens Nov. 12 and East River is the following weekend. Deer hunting is a way many youth become exposed to the outdoors....
November 1, 2016 - 8:17pm
October 19, 2016
OUR VIEW: Stay safe in the fields
Not even a full week of pheasant season has passed, and we've already heard reports of three hunting-related accidents in South Dakota. We're sure there's been more, and there's probably been countless close calls. These three, all included someone getting hit with BBs, were just...
October 19, 2016 - 5:09pm
October 16, 2016
Slow start to pheasant season
FULTON — After an hour combing through fields north of Fulton Saturday, Tim Cheeseman and his 13-year-old son Josh finally nabbed a pheasant....
October 16, 2016 - 7:20pm
Man injured in hunting accident near Olivet
OLIVET— One man was treated for minor injuries after a hunting accident on Saturday. The man, who's name is not being released until an...
October 16, 2016 - 5:08pm
October 15, 2016
Passing on the experience of the outdoors
SALEM — Watching a kid catch a fish for the first time is why Troy Schwans loves being involved with the McCook County Wildlife Club. Schwans,...
October 15, 2016 - 9:00am
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
STICKNEY — Row by row, Randall Kuyper drove past thousands of birds waiting for their meal, stopping every few yards to fill a bin with...
October 15, 2016 - 8:00am
October 13, 2016
Local hotel business plummets following release of brood count
A recently released state pheasant brood count left one local hotelier out to dry for opening weekend. LaRee Rumbolz, general manager of Super...
October 13, 2016 - 5:42pm