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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
February 4, 2010
Ethanol backers criticize EPA over indirect land-use issue
Some ag-state lawmakers and pro-ethanol forces are decrying the use of foreign factors to determine the environmental impact of U.S. biofuels. ...
February 4, 2010 - 7:59am
January 5, 2010
USDA enhances integrity and defensibility of farm programs and streamlines payment limits for family farmers
HURON, SD, Jan. 5, 2010 - Craig Schaunaman, State Executive Director of USDA's Farm Service Agency in South Dakota announced today that USDA is partnering with the Internal Revenue Service to reduce fraud in farm programs and streamlining payment limits for family farmers. The actions...
January 5, 2010 - 1:21pm
December 29, 2009
Former Mission rancher new ag dean at SDSU
A former president and general manager of a ranch at Mission is the new dean of agriculture at South Dakota State University. The Brookings-based university announced that Barry Dunn, an agricultural academic administrator with South Dakota ties, will assume the duties of dean...
December 29, 2009 - 8:08am
Howard men create farm improvements
HOWARD -- Randy Leith wanted a way to take better care of smaller roads in his county.
December 29, 2009 - 7:58am
December 18, 2009
White Lake teen sells prized steer for $22,000
WHITE LAKE -- Bayley Kroupa is no stranger to showing cattle in the Sale of Champions, a part of the North American International Livestock Exposition at which buyers can bid on animals raised by youth from across the country. But even three previous years of experience didn't...
December 18, 2009 - 7:58am
December 17, 2009
Bill may aid S.D. railroad patrons
Hoping to give South Dakota farmers "a fair shake" from rail carriers, John Thune has thrown his support behind legislation designed to assist small shippers who do not have the expertise to make challenges or complaints about their rail service. Thune is the ranking member of...
December 17, 2009 - 7:51am
December 12, 2009
As one area livestock auction closes, others adapt to changing markets
WAGNER -- The lights are out, the pens are empty and the stove is cold at the Wagner Livestock Auction. Owner Dale Meyer, 83, said it wasn't...
December 12, 2009 - 12:29am
December 11, 2009
Barrick: No-till clinic a success
The No-till Clinic recently held in Mitchell drew a crowd of over 100 people. Cover crops are still a big topic. We had a plot near Tyndall this year and one at Lake Andes. Master Gardeners Meet I recently met with the new graduating class of Master Gardeners in Wagner. They...
December 11, 2009 - 3:50pm
Cold weather prompts shortage of No. 1 diesel fuel in region
The rapid onslaught of frigid weather and a late harvest have created a demand wave for No. 1 diesel fuel throughout the region. It's been tough to find for consumers and suppliers alike. "It got cold so fast we didn't have enough on hand," said Tammy Lorang, owner of Mount...
December 11, 2009 - 8:09am
Bumper harvest looks to drag into 2010
TRIPP -- Snow was clearly visible in parts of a wind-scoured field David Guthmiller and his father, Delmar, were combining Thursday afternoon...
December 11, 2009 - 7:56am
December 10, 2009
Region students compete at state FFA event
FFA members from across South Dakota met on Dec.
December 10, 2009 - 8:08am
December 9, 2009
Cow, bull program planned Tuesday
PLANKINTON -- A cow and bull informational program will be on Tuesday, Dec. 15, at 10:30 a.m. at the 4-H Building, Plankinton; and at 6 p.m.
December 9, 2009 - 2:45pm
December 3, 2009
In Other Words: Farmers: A great resource
This Thanksgiving, families across this nation gathered to count blessings, gobble up great food and bask in the abundance of what Americans have come to know as food security. I am a South Dakota farmer and I am proud to help provide for our nation's food security through my every...
December 3, 2009 - 8:03am
November 25, 2009
S. Dakota turkey production on three-year decline
Nationally, producers of two Thanksgiving staples have faced problems feared by all agricultural producers: lower demand, high input costs and a weak export market. However, one holiday-related product is faring worse than the other in South Dakota. According to the U.S....
November 25, 2009 - 8:00am
Opinion: An unexpected bonus while hunting
Don, one of my best friends, is a farmer. Like any great artist, he leaves his signature on any given field. It may be the well thought out planting of trees, or it may be a few rows of milo down the middle of a CRP field. Last Sunday while pheasant hunting, we learned that he had...
November 25, 2009 - 12:00am