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Targeting deals for the trophy room
South Dakota nonprofit to build housing for ex-convicts
Man's body pulled from Big Sioux River in South Dakota park
School board to consider new bus company
2 men plead guilty to manslaughter in Rapid City stabbing
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
KIRK: 'Gettin' a cow in' provides frustrations, yet good stories to share
Moke strikes out 16 in Honker victory
Finalists named for Miss, Mr. Basketball
Chappell birdies final hole to take Texas Open
Nelson relishes quarterback competition
Cougars cruise in home golf meet
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Harold Theodore Tiede
Jay D. Mudder
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
ROUNDS: Undoing the Obama legacy of ‘government knows best’
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
LETTER: A look at recent changes
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
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