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Mitchell native embracing career in craft beer industry
Bankruptcies for Aug.29
SD Country Music Hall of Fame to hold 2015 award ceremonies
Nearly 1500 attend 'Theory of a Deadman' concert
Program to draw Native Americans into health care fields
In reversal, abundant grain trains available for harvest
SD drought free for second straight week
Court arguments made in Parker chicken farm dispute
SDFU celebrates 100 years at 2015 State Fair
Small grains harvest in South Dakota in latter stages
Tigers open season with 40-27 win over in-state rival Dakota State
Slow start plagues Kernels
Mount Vernon/Plankinton steamrolls Menno/Marion 64-22
This weekend's sports schedule
Rivalry renewed for DWU, DSU
‘Walt Before Mickey’ producers visit DWU, theater for film premiere
Tony Orlando still on the road after 54 years
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band returns to Mitchell
'Walt Before Mickey' premieres today
Theory of a Deadman: rock stars promise they 'never disappoint'
Iva B. Hovden
Phillip Henry "Phil" Kuipers
Curtis A. Goldhammer
James L. Tormey
OPINION: If you benefit from farmers, help them out
G’day from Pastor Daryl Schubert
OPINION: Why let one person ruin a church?
OPINION: Country school Americana
OPINION: Build the pool, but fund it privately
SD GF&P searching for adequate number of resident Canada geese
OPINION: The curse of the banana strikes again
Fishing license sales set another record in North Dakota
Officials: Salmon caught on Lake Oahe is South Dakota record
North Dakota waterfowl, fall wild turkey hunting seasons set
December 16, 2014
MERCER: Is there a right to spear a fish?
FORT PIERRE — An argument about equal rights took place a few days ago during the meeting of the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission. Equal rights, that is, for the opportunity to enjoy the natural resources of South Dakota. And more specifically, equal rights in the...
opinion / columns
December 16, 2014 - 10:36pm
December 12, 2014
SD officials finalize bighorn sheep 2015 season
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials have finalized the 2015 bighorn sheep hunting season. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission has determined that the season will run from Sept. 1 through Dec. 31. Three licenses will be available. Officials say one...
News / state
December 12, 2014 - 10:54pm
SD officials reject year-round fishing proposal
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials have rejected a proposal to allow statewide spearing and bow fishing of most game fish year-round. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission has voted against the measure that would have allowed the use of legal spear and...
News / state
December 12, 2014 - 10:50pm
Simple goal of pheasant summit: How to get more birds
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's pheasant population has been on a long-term decline. Gov. Mark Dayton is hoping the first Minnesota Pheasant Summit this weekend will lay some ground for changing that. Saturday's gathering at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall will...
News / state
December 12, 2014 - 12:41am
December 11, 2014
PHOTO: Ice fishing time
outdoors / fishing
December 11, 2014 - 9:24am
December 5, 2014
Ag, conservation can work together, producer says
TOLSTOY -- Eric Johannsen says there's been a demonization of the American farmer. Especially in South Dakota, and as pheasant numbers declined...
News / local
December 5, 2014 - 3:30pm
December 4, 2014
Fishing proposal worries some South Dakota anglers
RAPID CITY (AP) — A proposal to allow statewide spearing and bow fishing of most game fish year-round in South Dakota has riled some anglers who fear damage to trout fisheries in shallow streams and small lakes in the Black Hills. Spearfishing could deplete stocks of larger,...
December 4, 2014 - 7:41pm
Bird's fate shaping energy development in US West
SARATOGA, Wyo. (AP) — Efforts to conserve a struggling species of grouse that ranges across the Western U.S. are having far-reaching effects on the region's energy industry as the Obama administration decides whether the bird needs more protections. Sales of leases on...
News / state
December 4, 2014 - 7:18pm
November 25, 2014
Great Bear has earliest opening in 20-plus years
LEAD (AP) — Skiers and snowboarders near Sioux Falls are enjoying Great Bear Recreation Park's earliest opening in more than 20 years, while other parks are scheduled to open on time thanks in part to cold weather that has helped man-made snow stick around. Chairlifts at Great...
November 25, 2014 - 11:24pm
2015 mountain lion season applications available
PIERRE — Applications are available for the 2015 South Dakota mountain lion hunting season. The state's Game, Fish and Parks Department says there's no deadline to submit an application for the season. However, hunters who want an access permit to Custer State Park must submit...
November 25, 2014 - 10:28pm
OUR VIEW: Support Duck Stamp Act increase
Some time ago, there was a series of commercials that highlighted the things money can't buy and always concluded with the punchline "priceless." There were several of these commercials, some were comical and some were heart-warming. There never was one that featured duck hunting,...
opinion / editorials
November 25, 2014 - 6:36pm
November 20, 2014
Commissioners to weigh sites for sheep
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana commission on Thursday authorized the relocation of 50 wild bighorn sheep from the Missouri River Breaks to an area north of Helena despite objections from wildlife managers. Fish, Wildlife and Parks commissioners voted to send the animals to...
News / state
November 20, 2014 - 11:01pm
NBC pheasantfeature highlightsfather-son duo, Mitchell, state
A father-son bond was strengthened and preserved forever after being featured on NBC Sports Network. "Opening Day," an hour-long show narrated...
November 20, 2014 - 10:26pm
November 18, 2014
SD pheasant opener, Mitchell to be featured on NBC Sports Network
An hour-long television program on NBC Sports Network shown Wednesday night will feature the opening weekend of pheasant season in South Dakota. It will feature Mitchell residents, along with Mitchell’s annual Pheasants Forever banquet, which more than 700 people attended this...
November 18, 2014 - 8:17pm
November 17, 2014
Honk if you love geese
Low water levels and early cold temperatures have led to an abnormally high concentration of waterfowl in the Mitchell area. According to...
November 17, 2014 - 8:28pm