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18-year-old Bridgewater woman sustains serious injuries in I-90 crash
Locals brainstorm best uses for Mitchell Recreation Center
Platte man injured in Lake Andes crash
Sheriff's offices understaffed around SD
Opposing sides make case for, against campaign finance reform measure
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Riders crossing N.D. 'cowboy up' for cancer awareness
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Area prep volleyball roundup: Heath pushes Colome past Thunder
Kernels cut down Lynx in four sets
Tiger notebook: J-Back spot brings versatility to DWU offense
Athlete of the week: Donald doing it all for WiLdKats
Mitchell splits with Watertown
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Ida C. Rowe
Julie L. Lang
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
April 3, 2013
Mitchell, Emery, Sioux Falls men charged with illegally killing mountain lion
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The Black Hills mountain lion hunting season has ended but at least one lion and her kitten are not being counted in the final...
April 3, 2013 - 3:52pm
March 18, 2013
Mountain lion hunting in South Dakota hits a lull
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Game wardens in South Dakota say it is unlikely that the state-set quota of 100 mountain lions will be killed during this year's hunting season. The media reports that with only two weeks left in the season, only 49 lions have been killed, including 29 females....
March 18, 2013 - 10:40am
March 14, 2013
GF&P officials clarify dogs-and-lions bill
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A new South Dakota law that appears to authorize the use of dogs to hunt mountain lions does not actually change restrictions and is confusing hunters, state wildlife officials say. The bill signed by Gov.
March 14, 2013 - 9:12am
March 13, 2013
SD law allows use of dogs to hunt mountain lions
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a measure allowing the use of dogs for mountain lion hunting. The bill also allows a leashed dog to be used to track and retrieve any big game animal that is wounded or presumed dead. Hounds had not been used for...
March 13, 2013 - 8:27am
January 18, 2013
Lion hunting behind last year's pace in SD
RAPID CITY (AP) -- The number of mountain lions being killed during this year's hunting season in South Dakota is behind last year's pace, and hunters might not reach the state-set quota of 100 lions. Game, Fish and Parks Regional Wildlife Manager John Kanta tells the media that...
January 18, 2013 - 10:15am
November 3, 2012
GF&P sticking with bigger lion harvest, state season for '13
MADISON -- The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission didn't budge Friday from the decisions made last month when commissioners set regulations...
November 3, 2012 - 3:31am
October 6, 2012
GF&P OKs plan to kill more mountain lions
DEADWOOD -- After months of deliberations and several rounds of public meetings, the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission made its final decision...
October 6, 2012 - 10:14am
October 5, 2012
GF&P commission sets mountain lion quota at 100
DEADWOOD (AP) -- South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Commission announced Friday that it will allow up to 100 mountain lions to be killed during...
October 5, 2012 - 2:59pm
GF&P ponders bigger harvest of mountain lions this season
DEADWOOD -- The foremost advocate for sustaining the Black Hills population of mountain lions and the executive director for South Dakota's leading...
October 5, 2012 - 6:42am
August 3, 2012
GF&P eyes raising mountain lion hunt limits
MILBANK -- Mountain lion hunters in South Dakota could be getting quite the Christmas present for the coming season. State Wildlife Division...
August 3, 2012 - 7:02am
May 4, 2012
Fewer licenses likely for Black Hills deer season
CUSTER (AP) -- South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Commission is proposing another reduction in Black Hills deer-hunting licenses this fall. The goal is to rebuild a deer herd that is one-third the size it used to be. According to media reports, commissioners are proposing 3,618...
May 4, 2012 - 3:57pm
April 23, 2012
LETTER: Fire GF&P employees, kill all mountain lions
To the Editor: As an older resident of South Dakota reading the reports offered by our South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks commissioners, biologists, enforcement officers and other employees regarding statistics on "our" wildlife in "our" state, there's only one conclusion....
April 23, 2012 - 8:11am
March 14, 2012
WOSTER: Mom knew mountain lions were on the loose
Not many times does a kid -- an old, gray-haired kid, to be sure, but a kid, nonetheless -- not want his mother to still be around, but the other...
March 14, 2012 - 10:15am
November 23, 2011
Applications being taken for 2012 SD lion season
RAPID CITY (AP) -- South Dakota's Game, Fish and Parks Department has begun accepting applications for the 2012 mountain lion hunting season. The season starts with the new year. It will be open statewide through March 31, or until 70 total lions or 50 females are killed. This year's...
November 23, 2011 - 10:36am
November 7, 2011
Hunters worry about lions' impact in the Black Hills
RAPID CITY (AP) -- When the firing is finished for 2011 in the Black Hills, sport hunters will have killed about 3,000 deer. Mountain lions...
November 7, 2011 - 7:06am