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Oktoberfest brings German heritage to Menno
Area students place at National FFA Convention
Rounds, Thune won't support lame-duck hearings for SCOTUS nominee
Mitchell kidnapping, robbery suspect arrested in North Dakota
Photos from the Corn Palace Challenge on Saturday night
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
DWU smothers Northwestern
Area Class B runners finish strong at state meet
Kernels, area teams set start times for football playoff openers
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
SD Mines, Dakota State men to scrimmage Sunday in Chamberlain
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
Irene Marie Ryan
LETTER: John Thune puts party before country
LETTER: Stop harassing road hunters
LETTER: Excited about Amendment V
LETTER: Our nation is turning into a socialistic welfare state
LETTER: Victim’s rights amendment will clog the courts
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
January 28, 2016
Nevada governor seeks change in sage grouse mining rule
RENO, Nev. (AP) — The governor of gold-rich Nevada is pressing the Obama administration to alter its sage grouse protection plan to free up thousands of mining claims by shrinking the restricted area in exchange for making other unprotected areas off limits, restoring burned out...
January 28, 2016 - 6:16pm
January 7, 2016
'Rare' hunt leads to mountain lion shot near Platte
PLATTE -- In December, Brooks Koopal fulfilled his dream of successfully hunting a mountain lion — twice. “Them two hunts were by far the...
January 7, 2016 - 8:41am
December 31, 2015
Game biologist says pheasants available for season's finale
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's top pheasant biologist says hunters should still find plenty of roosters in fields this weekend as the state wraps up its 2015 pheasant hunting season. Travis Runia, upland game biologist with the Game, Fish and Parks Department, said officials...
December 31, 2015 - 11:40am
December 1, 2015
Official: Interest high for depredation hunts
Mild winters and a lower-than-desired deer population have left bleak opportunities for depredation hunts across South Dakota in recent years. Registration...
December 1, 2015 - 8:15pm
November 16, 2015
24-hour game stop nabs 147 violations
WHITE LAKE — Dead pheasants were flying from a vehicle cruising down the interstate. Tossed out the window by a couple of hunters, the...
November 16, 2015 - 9:02pm
November 9, 2015
Commission finalizes several spring hunting seasons
PIERRE — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission has finalized several spring hunting seasons. This year's spring light goose conservation order runs Feb. 15 through May 4, beginning the day after the regular dark goose season closes. The spring light goose conservation order...
November 9, 2015 - 11:31pm
Commission finalizes several spring hunting seasons
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission has finalized several spring hunting seasons. This year's spring light goose conservation order runs Feb. 15 through May 4, beginning the day after the regular dark goose season closes. The spring light goose conservation...
November 9, 2015 - 1:14pm
November 6, 2015
More non-resident hunters seeking pheasants this fall
From a revenue standpoint, the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission received good news Friday. More non-resident hunters have purchased small-game licenses for pursuing pheasants in South Dakota so far this fall. Through October, approximately 4,200 more non-residents hunters...
November 6, 2015 - 3:15pm
November 4, 2015
TIPs hotline receiving fewer calls, leading to higher percentage of arrests
Fewer people are reporting game violations to the Turn in Poachers hotline than average, but a higher percentage of calls are resulting in successful...
November 4, 2015 - 6:45pm
November 3, 2015
GFP hopes to net $1 million from proposed fee increases
PIERRE – The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission holds a public hearing Thursday on charging more for boat licenses, reserving campground spaces by telephone, using the Mickelson Trail and taking a vehicle into Custer State Park. The state Bureau of Finance and Management estimates...
November 3, 2015 - 9:05am
October 19, 2015
13-year-old accidentally shoots hand while pheasant hunting
LETCHER — A 13-year-old suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the hand while pheasant hunting Saturday about eight miles north of Letcher. According to South Dakota Conservation Officer Andy Petersen, who's based in Mitchell, the teenager was transported to Avera Queen...
October 19, 2015 - 11:29am
PHOTOS: It's pheasant season in SD
October 19, 2015 - 11:25am
October 18, 2015
Hunters hit fields across South Dakota for pheasant opener
PIERRE (AP) — Hunters hit fields across South Dakota for this year's pheasant opener. Saturday was the season's first day, and the Game,...
October 18, 2015 - 6:05pm
October 16, 2015
Increased bird numbers for second straight year means additional dollars coming to South Dakota
LETCHER — As eight rows of corn slid through his combine, B.J. Zoss was thinking about pheasants. Zoss farms near Letcher but also assists...
October 16, 2015 - 2:16pm
Pheasant season gets underway in South Dakota this weekend
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's pheasant season opens Saturday, and hunters can expect a better year than 2014. State wildlife officials...
October 16, 2015 - 1:15pm