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City band director celebrates 50-year-long career
As a financial dispute ends, construction on Mitchell's new visitor center begins
For U.S. president, South Dakota voters have choices beyond Trump and Clinton
Dakotafest to host Hawks town hall
Platte-Geddes pondering purchase of 13 acres for future school
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
State junior teener tournament: Gregory takes third place
Amateur baseball playoff roundup: Plankinton punches ticket to state
State Legion: Madison eliminates Winner/Colome
Winner/Colome edges Parkston
Offense turns it on as Angels top Raptors
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Roy C. Crisman, Jr.
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
January 21, 2015
Discovery of larval Missouri River pallid sturgeon heralded
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The discovery of two lab-confirmed tiny pallid sturgeons in the Missouri River near St. Louis offers fresh proof the endangered species descending from the dinosaur era is reproducing, the Army Corps of Engineers said Tuesday. The two larval sturgeons, found...
January 21, 2015 - 11:02am
January 19, 2015
GFP is considering regulation changes for public use areas in three counties
PIERRE -- The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission wants to remove a refuge designation in Sully County, expand boat-safety areas on a reservoir in Butte County and further limit shooting at a recreation area in Charles Mix County. The proposed rules changes will be up for public...
January 19, 2015 - 8:46am
January 15, 2015
Normal runoff levels expected in Missouri River this year
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The amount of water flowing into the Missouri River this spring is expected to be close to normal levels. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it expects 25.6 million acre feet of water to flow into the Missouri River this year. Typically, the river receives...
January 15, 2015 - 5:19pm
January 14, 2015
Study: $18B to divert Missouri River to irrigate farms
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Building a 360-mile aqueduct to reroute water from the Missouri River to irrigate crops in western Kansas where underwater stores are being exhausted would cost $18 billion and require an additional $1 billion each year to operate, a new draft report shows. The...
January 14, 2015 - 7:36pm
November 18, 2014
Thune applauds prohibition on Corps' Missouri River surplus water fee
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Senator John Thune, R-S.D., Tuesday applauded the inclusion of a provision in the Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) conference report prohibiting the U.S.
November 18, 2014 - 9:37pm
Happy (water) trails to you
YANKTON -- Welcome, paddlers. That's Jarett Bies' Facebook profile picture, as the co-founder of the South Dakota Kayak Challenge gears up for...
November 18, 2014 - 8:53pm
WOSTER: An incredible effort, an incredible flood
Last weekend as Nancy and I walked on a bike trail that meanders along the Missouri River shore here in Pierre, I idly noted the gray-white markings on the trunks of trees in the parks where we strolled. The markings, of course, are left from the great flood of 2011. Hard to imagine...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
November 10, 2014
Missouri River pipeline asks 3 states for funding
By Carson Walker SIOUX FALLS — Rather than waiting for the U.S. government to come through with funding for a tri-state Missouri River water pipeline, its developers are lobbying Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota — states that will also benefit from the project — for upfront...
November 10, 2014 - 7:33am
November 6, 2014
Baitfish population rebounds in Lake Oahe in 2014
PIERRE (AP) — Baitfish rebounded in Lake Oahe this year, but the population remains smaller than it was before the 2011 Missouri River flood. The lake had a good hatch of lake herring and a decent crop of rainbow smelt this year, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks biologist...
November 6, 2014 - 4:03pm
November 5, 2014
Corps announces reduced Missouri River releases
OMAHA, Neb. — The U.S.
November 5, 2014 - 6:29pm
Corps to reduce Missouri River releases in SD
YANKTON (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to reduce the amount of water releases from Fort Randall and Gavins Point dams on the Missouri River. The changes in the popular recreational area will begin Thursday. The Corps is reminding duck hunters to check their decoys...
November 5, 2014 - 2:10pm
October 29, 2014
Corps to lower Lakes Sakakawea, Oahe before spring
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers plans to lower the levels of Missouri River reservoirs in the Dakotas before the start of the 2015 spring runoff season. Jody Farhat says the agency's plan is to lower Lake Oahe by more than 3 feet and Lake Sakakawea by about...
October 29, 2014 - 7:47am
October 23, 2014
State looking for Lewis and Clark Marina operator
YANKTON (AP) — The state of South Dakota is looking for a new manager for its marina at the popular Lewis and Clark Recreation Area near Yankton. A revised prospectus for operation of Lewis and Clark Marina is through the Department of Game, Fish and Parks in Pierre or online...
October 23, 2014 - 7:34am
October 2, 2014
Salmon station open for egg collection near Gettysburg
GETTYSBURG (AP) — The Whitlock Bay Salmon Spawning Station near Gettysburg has opened for the season, but officials say gathering enough adult salmon for egg collection could be challenging due to the long-term effects of the 2011 flood. Robert Hanten is a fisheries biologist...
October 2, 2014 - 7:54am
September 19, 2014
South Dakota kayak race raises more than $1,000 for Missouri River
YANKTON — Racers and sponsors of the July 19 Fort to Field 50 Paddle Battle combined to raise more than $1,000 that will go directly into cleanup and river stewardship efforts along the banks of the Missouri River in South Dakota. The Izaak Walton League of America (IWLA) served...
September 19, 2014 - 5:02pm