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Supporters press state lawmakers to overturn gun bill veto
Sanford Health's top executive in Fargo announces retirement
Hog operation plan faces backlash in northeast South Dakota
3 charged in alcohol poisoning death of college student
U.S.-Israeli teen arrested in Israel for Jewish center bomb threats
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
AgweekTV: Aftermath of DAPL protest continues for farmers & ranchers
South Dakota hay relief headed south
Rounds: $4.7B proposed USDA cut 'not necessarily' fair
From off-the-radar season, Huskies move into Class B crosshairs
United States celebrates first World Baseball Classic title
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Dual championships may return to state wrestling meet
Q&A: Mock reflects on time with Kernel basketball
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Margaret A. Everson
Wauneta (Barb) Brown ne Kitto
Richard "Dick" Lyons
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
WOSTER: Don't let life 'roll along'
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
South Dakota men charged with baiting mountain lions
RAPID CITY (AP) — Two men in western South Dakota have been charged with illegally baiting mountain lions with deer carcasses. Mason Hamm,...
February 23, 2017 - 1:01pm
August 11, 2016
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota wildlife officials are lowering the number of mountain lions that can be killed for the first time in about a decade of lion hunting in the state, in large part due to the prowess of hunters, particularly those with hounds. The exact size of the...
August 11, 2016 - 11:32am
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
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
October 2, 2015
Plan would allow nonresident lion hunting in South Dakota
SPEARFISH (AP) — A proposal to allow nonresidents to hunt mountain lions in South Dakota is drawing opposition. The Game, Fish and Parks Commission plan would allow nonresidents to go after lions for $121, the same fee as a nonresident pheasant license, the Rapid City Journal...
October 2, 2015 - 2:26pm
August 5, 2015
Mountain lion harvest could be smaller in '16
The state Wildlife Division wants to make several significant changes for the 2016 hunting season for mountain lions in South Dakota. The division's biologists will outline their proposals during the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission meeting in Aberdeen today and Friday. One...
August 5, 2015 - 8:53pm
July 16, 2015
Confirmed mountain lion sightings rise in Missouri, Kansas
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Reports of confirmed mountain lion sightings have increased over the past decade in Kansas and Missouri, but experts say there are no signs that the animals are reproducing in either state. Mountain lions — also known as pumas, panthers, catamounts...
July 16, 2015 - 1:16pm
March 17, 2015
39 mountain lions killed so far in Black Hills season
RAPID CITY (AP) — The mountain lion season in South Dakota stands at 39 kills with only two weeks remaining. KOTA-TV reports hunters killed three cats last week, bringing the season's total to 39. The most noteworthy of the kills was a 134-pound male shot in Lawrence County....
March 17, 2015 - 2:41pm
March 3, 2015
33 mountain lions killed so far in Black Hills season
PIERRE (AP) — Hunters have killed 33 mountain lions so far during the hunting season in the Black Hills Fire Protection District. KOTA-TV reports three male cats ranging between 119 and 125 pounds were killed last week. A 5-year-old lion was killed most recently in Custer County,...
March 3, 2015 - 2:35pm
February 17, 2015
26 mountain lions killed so far in Black Hills season
PIERRE (AP) — Wildlife officials in South Dakota report that 26 mountain lions have been killed so far during the hunting season in the Black Hills Fire Protection District. A tally from the South Dakota Game Fish and Parks Department shows that half of the lions killed were...
February 17, 2015 - 2:49pm
February 10, 2015
Non-Black Hills dog hunts for mountain lions allowed March 2
Non-Black Hills dog hunts for mountain lions allowed March 2 PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakotans who hunt mountain lions outside of the Black Hills Fire Protection District can start using dogs next month. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission last month adopted...
February 10, 2015 - 9:45am
January 15, 2015
Panel approves expansion of dog hunting for mountain lions
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission has voted to allow the use of hounds to hunt mountain lions on private land...
January 15, 2015 - 5:39pm
January 10, 2015
GFP commission to consider dog hunting on mountain lions
PIERRE (AP) — Game, Fish and Parks commissioners will take input next week on a proposal to allow the use of hounds for mountain lion hunting...
January 10, 2015 - 1:22pm
December 27, 2014
2 mountain lions killed during season's 1st day
RAPID CITY (AP) — Wildlife officials in South Dakota say two mountain lions were killed during the first day of the season within the Black Hills Fire Protection District. The season began Friday and will conclude on March 31, unless the harvest limit of 75 total mountain...
December 27, 2014 - 6:49pm
December 25, 2014
Mountain lion hunting set to begin in Black Hills district
PIERRE (AP) — The mountain lion hunting season is set to open within the Black Hills Fire Protection District in South Dakota. Unlimited licenses for the season can be obtained on the state Game, Fish and Parks website at www.gfp.sd.gov. All harvested lions must be inspected...
December 25, 2014 - 12:31am