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Man arrested near White House had at least nine firearms in vehicle, D.C. police said
N.Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after U.S. bomber flight
Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill appears doomed after Collins says no
Fort Thompson man is charged with assault in federal court
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Area volleyball roundup: Trojans topple Titans in road win
Blackhawks' Kolousek to speak at Mitchell QB Club
Trojans claim Region 3A title
Kernel boys finish ninth at ESD meet
South St. Paul's Stalock continues comeback with Wild
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Laura Jean Haiar
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BROST: Add bean dips to your football fare
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
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
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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
September 11, 2014
Fish problem addressed with poison in Lake Yankton
YANKTON (AP) — Wildlife officials have used poison to kill all the fish in Lake Yankton in southeastern South Dakota to remove undesirable species such as carp. Flooding in 2011 caused Missouri River water to backfill into the lake just west of Yankton and led to an increasing...
September 11, 2014 - 10:34am
August 24, 2014
Fundraiser gathers $12K for India wells
PLATTE — Last week's "In the Water for Water" fundraiser raised more than $12,000, according to organizer Linda DeHaai. Fifteen swimmers participated in the Aug. 13 event at Dock 44 west of Platte on the Missouri River, which was held for the second straight year. Advanced...
August 24, 2014 - 8:07pm
August 14, 2014
Upper Missouri River basin runoff remains high
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Runoff continues to be above normal in the upper Missouri River basin, but it isn't leading to any flooding concerns. The Army Corps of Engineers says runoff above Sioux City, Iowa, in July was 33 percent above normal. Water management chief Jody Farhat says...
August 14, 2014 - 7:57am