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House approves bill to keep government open as Senate Democrats threaten to block it
'Big three' governor candidates meet at state tourism convention
A suspected serial killer could be behind 9 deaths - including his mother, Phoenix police say
Kirkegaard gets Senate panel's support for education secretary
Senate panel recommends Guffin, Sly for confirmation
Banker survey suggests economy remains slow in rural areas
Record year for commercial construction in Sioux Falls
Keystone XL pipeline gets enough shipper pledges to proceed
Oil's sustained rise giving oilfield servicers time to prosper
Amazon narrows field for second headquarters location to 20
place a business brief
Dicamba usage on soybean crops expected to double in 2018
ND senator seeks to correct tax law rewarding farmers who sell to cooperatives
Latest South Dakota crop report shows impact of drought
It's your land, but expect a reaction if you anger other aggies
As issues arise, Hoeven studies co-op tax benefit impact
Alexandria family 'went crazy,' in viral Vikings video
Twins bring back Kaat as special assistant
Magic G Afflalo suspended two games for throwing punch at Wolves' Bjelica
McFeely: In southeast North Dakota's Bison country, SDSU's Goedert has many fans
No. 2 Roger Federer handles heat, cruises at Aussie Open
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Tips to keep trim this holiday season
Harlan Leroy Smith
Violet Viola Smith
James W. Harley
Melinda J. (Schlaht) Kruse
Clara T. Rasmussen-Clark
OUR VIEW: Slow and steady with Northwoods League
Ted Cruz: Time to put Kim Jong Un on his heels
Commentary: Let's stop obsessing over dirty words
Analysis: Unexpected defeat in rural Wis. special election sets off GOP alarm bells
OPINION: What do you do when disaster seemingly strikes?
Wiltz: A fun trip to the Virgin Islands
Crappies hit early and often for group on lake near Grand Rapids
Wiltz: Wisconsin deer hunting full of problems
Community pulls for Brule, Wis., musher
Wis. 19-year-old is quickly gaining experience and having success in his trapping
Clarence and Marcella Titze
Card Shower to Celebrate 60 Years
October 6, 2017
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Tourism and business officials in the Dakotas are bracing for poor pheasant hunting this fall when they typically expect...
October 6, 2017 - 12:45pm
October 5, 2017
Thursday need-to-know: 5 stories
Here are five stories you need to know headed into Thursday, Oct. 5. 1. Video and story about a Hanson County couple who found two deer tangled...
October 5, 2017 - 10:28am
October 4, 2017
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
FARMER — These whitetails have quite a tale. "They were big deer, I know that," said Annette Steilen, who lives in rural Hanson County....
October 4, 2017 - 4:44pm
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Something I read, and something I saw on television, really touched me this past week. "Two Degrees Centigrade," the global warming program on the History Channel, led to my losing some sleep the night I watched it. According to the program, we are doomed unless our technology solves...
October 4, 2017 - 2:00pm
September 30, 2017
Discussions may lead to fat bike trails in Black Hills
RAPID CITY (AP) — Wintertime fat-tire bicyclists in South Dakota could have their own designated snow trails to ride if recent discussions are realized. There aren't any designated, permanent fat-tire snow trails in the Black Hills National Forest, the Rapid City Journal reported....
September 30, 2017 - 3:30pm
Trespass? In South Dakota, there's a ticket for that
MITCHELL, S.D. — Poachers, beware. Hunters trespassing and anglers fishing without a license continue to be the most-issued citations...
September 30, 2017 - 10:36am
Trespass? There's a ticket for that
Some hunters and anglers caught more than they bargained for in 2016. Hunters trespassing and anglers fishing without a license continue to be...
September 30, 2017 - 8:00am
September 29, 2017
South Dakota teen kills mountain lion that attacked animals
CUSTER (AP) — A South Dakota teenager has killed a mountain lion that attacked several animals on his family's property in the southwest part of the state. The Rapid City Journal reports the mountain lion killed a goat, duck, cat and chicken on the property in Custer on Sept. 20....
September 29, 2017 - 4:20pm
September 26, 2017
Wiltz: Fishing for a problem
One of the key outdoors issues in Washington D.C., — lead — pales in comparison to immigration, North Korea, jobs and health care, but it is important to hunters and fishermen.
September 26, 2017 - 10:27pm
September 24, 2017
Brad Dokken: Accidents shed light on tree stand safety
September is Tree Stand Safety Awareness Month, and while September days are numbered, the importance of being safe in a tree stand doesn't end...
September 24, 2017 - 2:49pm
September 22, 2017
Weekend hunt gives youth hunters guided support to nab first deer
PRESHO — Ten first-time hunters will get their shot at a deer this weekend. In its second year, the 2017 Youth Deer Hunt allows 10 children...
September 22, 2017 - 6:30am
September 19, 2017
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
Remember the weather on Labor Day Monday? Temperatures reached 90 by midafternoon. Tuesday morning was flat out cold by comparison. Prior to that cold Tuesday morning, I had invited a pair of Mitchell buddies and their boat to fish that day with me for catfish beneath the dam at Pickstown....
September 19, 2017 - 11:03pm
Moose in SD? Yep, it happened
KENNEBEC — This is no bull. There was a bull moose in South Dakota. Steve Halverson, 52, of Kennebec, spotted a moose Tuesday wandering...
September 19, 2017 - 4:07pm
OPINION: Beaver damage complaints expected to rise again
Well, it has been seven months since I have been the wildlife damage specialist based out of Mitchell. I am getting to know the area and counties...
September 19, 2017 - 8:10am
September 16, 2017
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Craig Haiar is determined to pass down hunting knowledge to his children. On a crisp fall morning, the 44-year-old Mitchell native treks across...
September 16, 2017 - 6:00am