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Tuesday storm brings golf ball-sized hail to Lyman Co.
Area departments recuperate, thankful for rain following two Monday fires
Hillary Clinton Officially Becomes First Female Presidential Nominee From Major Party
Some find outbursts at DNC embarrassing, others expressive
Indian Village funding, new courthouse deputy requests likely to be denied in county budget
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Amateur baseball district playoffs: Mustangs blank Bullheads 6-0
Mitchell Black takes top seed into regions
Two Mitchell tennis players take second at Brandon Junior Open
Milbank claims Class B Legion title
Canova Gang grabs state tourney spot with win over Dell Rapids Mudcats
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Wilma Jean Miller
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
January 25, 2016
Hepler: Game licenses could have more fees
In the future, it may become more expensive to obtain game licenses in South Dakota. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Secretary Kelly Hepler...
January 25, 2016 - 9:16am
January 20, 2016
Sioux Falls officers to kill up to 75 deer over next month
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Officers with the Sioux Falls police department will hunt and take up to 75 deer over the next month in an effort to curb the city's deer population and reduce property damage. The police department says the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks has...
January 20, 2016 - 4:35pm
Don't ever look for me in Dallas
After hearing about my "Revenant" deer last week, or the deer that came to life, got up and ran away, you might be wondering if Jerry and I returned to that abandoned farm house for a second go round. We didn't. On the morning of Jan. 11th, I had a cataract removed from my left eye....
January 20, 2016 - 12:01am
January 19, 2016
OUR VIEW: Drop in youth license sales troubling
Troubling numbers show that fewer youths are hunting and fishing in South Dakota. According to the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks meeting on Friday, sales of hunting and fishing licenses to youths have been stagnant or declining in the last decade. A report at the...
January 19, 2016 - 12:03pm
January 13, 2016
A final word on our muzzleloader deer season
Two weeks ago, I alluded to my Antlerless Muzzleloader Deer tag that was good through Jan. 15. A Mitchell area reader inquired about the possibility of a buck that had already shed its antlers being shot. It's a very good question.
January 13, 2016 - 12:03am
January 7, 2016
'Rare' hunt leads to mountain lion shot near Platte
PLATTE -- In December, Brooks Koopal fulfilled his dream of successfully hunting a mountain lion — twice. “Them two hunts were by far the...
January 7, 2016 - 8:41am
January 5, 2016
Wiltz: I'm a proud grandpa after Sam's 'Big Eight'
Some big South Dakota deer were taken this past season. To date, the highest scoring deer was Austin Earley's Brookings County whitetail that...
January 5, 2016 - 11:39pm
December 31, 2015
Game biologist says pheasants available for season's finale
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's top pheasant biologist says hunters should still find plenty of roosters in fields this weekend as the state wraps up its 2015 pheasant hunting season. Travis Runia, upland game biologist with the Game, Fish and Parks Department, said officials...
December 31, 2015 - 11:40am
December 28, 2015
GF&P plans to hire a contractor to collect deeper financial data
PIERRE — The state Game, Fish and Parks Department plans to pay a Florida company to study people's spending on outdoor recreation in South Dakota. The contract will be with Southwick Associates and will cost about $40,000, according to Scott Simpson, GF&P's information and...
December 28, 2015 - 3:31pm
December 27, 2015
2 high school students hatching salmon eggs at home
SPEARFISH — Two high school students in western South Dakota are hatching Chinook salmon eggs at home in an experiment that could lead to an increase in survival rates of salmon eggs at fish hatcheries. Gretchen Blain and Hannah Neumiller, both juniors at Spearfish High School,...
December 27, 2015 - 4:08pm
December 22, 2015
Last call for pheasant season
With less than two weeks remaining for pheasant season, hunters are still buying licenses and hitting the fields. "We're seeing a lot of groups,...
December 22, 2015 - 7:59pm
November 9, 2015
Commission finalizes several spring hunting seasons
PIERRE — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission has finalized several spring hunting seasons. This year's spring light goose conservation order runs Feb. 15 through May 4, beginning the day after the regular dark goose season closes. The spring light goose conservation order...
November 9, 2015 - 11:31pm
Sandoval won't rule out joining sage grouse suit but not now
ELKO, Nev. — Several Nevada counties are acting prematurely in suing to block U.S. regulations intended to protect the greater sage grouse, said Gov. Brian Sandoval, who says he supports the lawsuit but not its timing. Sandoval, who is at odds with the state attorney general,...
November 9, 2015 - 11:23pm
Commission finalizes several spring hunting seasons
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission has finalized several spring hunting seasons. This year's spring light goose conservation order runs Feb. 15 through May 4, beginning the day after the regular dark goose season closes. The spring light goose conservation...
November 9, 2015 - 1:14pm
November 6, 2015
State commission raises variety of outdoors fees
South Dakota boat owners, visitors to Custer State Park, users of the Mickelson Trail and campers making telephone reservations will pay more in 2016. The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission approved the four sets of fee increases Friday. There wasn't a dissenting vote from any...
November 6, 2015 - 4:21pm