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'Music gave me a voice'
February Exchange Club Students of the Month for Feb. March, April and May
MTI to host 'Lunch and Learn' session
DWU to host 20th annual CBH Festival
Warrant issued for Schilling’s arrest
McDonald's vows 'modern' makeover amid U.S. sales struggle
AgweekTV: 53rd Annual International Sugarbeet Institute at the Fargodome
USDA says South Dakota's hog and pig numbers up 8 percent
Farmer tries to find balance with genetically modified crops
Recent rains could improve outlook for Texas cattle herds
AgweekTV: Learning about Lamancha goats
Nelson, Sudbeck dominate throwing events for Mitchell
DWU women's golf team tied for 5th halfway through invite
Thill helps Team South Dakota win second straight national title
Athlete of the week: Colome's Heath hopes to be a state contender
Tuesday's sports schedule
Poetry comes from a never ending supply of ink in this book
Couple wed in November ceremony
Former Stickney woman turns 100
Corsica man celebrates 90th
Stickney man celebrates 85th
Martha Ann Binek
Robert Dean Hughes
Verina E. Tiede
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Where's the funding for education, teachers?
God's word is clear and the truth
LETTER: Keystone XL has multiple benefits
Sub-minimum wage bill unfair
SD extends comment period for Black Hills fisheries plans
Plans to stock Atlantic salmon in Lake Oahe delayed
Rapid City businessman pushes for more Black Hills walleyes
Elk, mountain goat seasons up for debate at GFP meeting
Local Pheasant Forever chapter hosting 30th annual seed giveaway
October 11, 2013
Chamberlain plans outdoor classroom
CHAMBERLAIN — The Chamberlain School District plans to break ground before the end of next week on an outdoor classroom that will be used for...
news / local
October 11, 2013 - 9:05pm
September 25, 2013
OUR VIEW: Don’t discount pheasant season before it’s hatched
We are disheartened to hear hunters are canceling their reservations in Mitchell hotels in response to bad news from the state Department of Game, Fish and Parks. The GF&P recently released the results from its annual summer brood counts, and it’s not good. The agency says...
opinion / editorials
September 25, 2013 - 6:36am
September 24, 2013
Conservationists make push to preserve prairie pothole land with farm policy
By Juliet Eilperin The Washington Post MCKENZIE, N.D. — Jerry Doan’s great-great grandfather came down from Canada to establish a 160-acre homestead here in 1882, when the Dakotas were a territory. The 10,000-acre Black Leg Ranch now hosts a hunting and guest-lodge operation,...
news / nation
September 24, 2013 - 7:33pm
July 30, 2013
Lake Mitchell pontoon tour and Camp Arroya open house
Camp Arroya will be hosting an open house and offering one-hour tours of Lake Mitchell via pontoon boats from 1 to 5 p.m. on Sunday at Camp Arroya, Mitchell. Tours will cost $5 per person and will leave the Camp Arroya boat dock every half-hour. This wooded wildlife area on Lake...
outdoors / life / local
July 30, 2013 - 4:38pm
July 29, 2013
Rapid City to host international snowmobile event
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Rapid City has been selected to host the International Snowmobile Congress in June 2016. The Congress is a gathering of devoted snowmobile riders. An estimated 500 delegates from the United States, Canada, Sweden and Russia are expected at the event. ...
outdoors / life / state
July 29, 2013 - 7:47am
Late spring bad for goose hunters
A late spring could have Canada goose hunters upset this August. For the fourth straight year, the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department...
outdoors / life / news / hunting
July 29, 2013 - 6:51am
ANALYSIS: What Cabela's knows about you
NEW YORK -- Few companies have benefited more from the record number of gun sales in the U.S. than hunting, fishing and outdoor products retailer...
outdoors / life / news / business
July 29, 2013 - 6:29am
July 25, 2013
Platte rec area sees visitor increase
PLATTE -- Weather and walleye fishing are bringing more campers to South Dakota's state parks. Snake Creek, a state Game, Fish and Parks campground and recreation area about eight miles southwest of Platte, is seeing a boost in revenue. Snake Creek District Manager Dave...
outdoors / life
July 25, 2013 - 8:02am
July 23, 2013
WILTZ: Knowing a little more about heat's effects not all bad
Imagine a hunter who has spent $20,000 for a hunt in Tanzania. The primary quarry is cape buffalo, and our hunter is on the road that first morning just after daybreak. The trackers riding the Toyota Land Cruiser's rear bumper are watching for fresh tracks. They pound on the vehicle's...
July 23, 2013 - 11:49pm
Elk shot at Wind Cave park to retrieve radio collar
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A park official had to shoot and killed a cow elk at the Wind Cave National Park in southwestern South Dakota to recover a malfunctioning radio collar, the U.S.
outdoors / news / state
July 23, 2013 - 11:27am
July 22, 2013
Converting expiring CRP acres to grazing could benefit all
BROOKINGS -- When the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) was initially launched in the 1985 Farm Bill, its goals were primarily soil erosion control and improved water quality. Over time, the program has created an unprecedented positive impact on habitat for many game and non-game...
outdoors / news / state
July 22, 2013 - 7:26pm
SD panel proposes changes in waterfowl seasons
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission has proposed some changes for this fall's duck and goose hunting seasons. Proposed changes for the duck season include increasing the daily limit for scaup from four to six, and increasing the possession limit for ducks,...
outdoors / news / hunting / state
July 22, 2013 - 7:04pm
Officials seek what killed invasive Asian carp
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) -- Wildlife officials are trying to figure out what killed hundreds of Asian carp in the Missouri River this spring. The answer to the mystery could help protect other fish and might provide clues as to how to deal with the invasive carp. Fisheries biologist...
outdoors / state
July 22, 2013 - 5:50am
July 19, 2013
Nagel embraces, teaches, shares outdoor lifestyle
Mary Nagel was exposed to an outdoor lifestyle when she 8 months old, and it's never escaped her. This year, she's been hunting or fishing 43 days since April 12, according to her significant other Mark Koupal. "She hunts and fishes more than any men I know," said Cathy Robertson,...
outdoors / sports / hunting / fishing
July 19, 2013 - 10:27pm
July 18, 2013
Lake camp could return to city control
Camp Arroya has been run by a local nonprofit group for the past 25 years, but based on a recent vote by some city officials, that could soon...
outdoors / news / local
July 18, 2013 - 7:18am