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Islamic State claims responsibility for deadly Kabul attack
Trump acceptance speech ratings fall short of record
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
Trump pulls nearly even with Clinton after Republican convention
Federal prisoner jumps fence, escapes from Yankton facility
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
An annual drive to the rodeo
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
Celebrating the homesteaders and agricultural heritage of South Dakota
Class B junior teener roundup: Gregory dominates to reach semifinals
State Legion roundup: Webster upsets Spearfish
Milbank drops Winner/Colome
Amateur baseball roundup: Raptors slam past Mount Vernon in District 5B
Wagner drops slugfest against Tea
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
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Robert C. Menholt
Bernard Vincent Kayser
'Gotta catch 'em all' is not an excuse for boorish behavior
LETTER: Probe of Clinton's 'misdeeds' unsuccessful
LETTER: While dangers multiply, so do breakthroughs
Breaking barriers to mental health care
OUR VIEW: Oh, that wicked heat
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
GF&P increasing efforts to band Canada geese
October 17, 2015
Armour taxidermist wins state, national awards while growing business
ARMOUR—Pacing along the wall toward the front of his taxidermy shop where he displays his accolades, Larry Wold turns to face the opposite...
October 17, 2015 - 9:19am
October 16, 2015
Increased bird numbers for second straight year means additional dollars coming to South Dakota
LETCHER — As eight rows of corn slid through his combine, B.J. Zoss was thinking about pheasants. Zoss farms near Letcher but also assists...
October 16, 2015 - 2:16pm
October 15, 2015
More than 700 expected at Fridays’s Pheasants Forever banquet
The annual Pheasants Forever banquet last year in Mitchell stretched into homes across the country. A television crew that was filming a show about South Dakota’s pheasant hunting tradition was in attendance at last year’s local banquet, capturing highlights of the annual...
October 15, 2015 - 3:00pm
October 14, 2015
Tebow thanks foundation supporters in Platte
PLATTE — Tim Tebow in South Dakota? It happened. Tebow, a former NFL quarterback, was at Platte Creek Lodge earlier this week, according...
October 14, 2015 - 6:57pm
For better or worse, technology has changed deer hunting
It recently occurred to me that all of us have made or are making decisions about how dependent on technology we want to be. This is especially...
October 14, 2015 - 11:33am
September 30, 2015
Fishing Devils Lake in North Dakota is worth the drive
On the morning of Sept. 15th, Doug Koupal, John Uecker and I drove to Devils Lake, N.D. The six-plus hour trip up Highway 281 was just under...
September 30, 2015 - 2:35pm
September 24, 2015
Two-time Olympic gold medalist Pauls set for first hunt, visit to S.D.
Josh Pauls is used to trying new things. Pauls was born without tibia bones in both legs and had both amputated at the age of 10 months old, first started sled hockey when he was 8 years old. Fourteen years later at age 22, Pauls is a two-time Olympic gold medalist in sled hockey,...
September 24, 2015 - 11:49pm
September 23, 2015
Picky eaters and hard-to-find grouse hunting advice
In spite of our worldly problems, picky eaters annoy me. In last week's column, I mentioned hosting some out-of-town guests. These guests were thoughtful enough to present us with a gift—a jar of pickled eggs. Betsy, my beloved wife of 50 years, won't eat them. I can't figure...
September 23, 2015 - 2:46pm
September 18, 2015
Wiltz: South Dakota fishing my favorite, Wisconsin a close second
I was seated in the rear of my old Sea Nymph while Tom, a son-in-law, fished the side and grandson Sam fished the bow. We were over a weed bed that was 13 feet down. Half night crawlers were suspended by my two slip-bobber rigs when both bobbers dove under at the same time. I was...
September 18, 2015 - 3:09pm
OUR VIEW: Conservation officer job impressive
South Dakota's conservation officers are tasked with heavy duties. Most of all, they're responsible for protecting our state's wildlife laws and preserving conservation. They're on the lake, in the woods and trenching through fields. As one conservation officer described it to our...
September 18, 2015 - 11:13am
September 9, 2015
Traversing uncharted territory
Some dear South Dakota friends recently visited us for a few days in our Mt. Horeb, Wis., home. On this most recent visit, we spent half a day checking out the area antique shops. I bought a volume of stories that had been published in Outdoor Life magazines during the first half...
September 9, 2015 - 9:19pm
September 3, 2015
State organizes habitat conservation board, sets $1M fundraising goal
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard issued a challenge last week to the South Dakota Habitat Conservation Board to raise $1 million more in private money for habitat conservation. The governor pledged to match the donations for the South Dakota Habitat Conservation Fund with $1 million...
September 3, 2015 - 2:27pm
GF&P extends online applications deadline for some deer seasons
PIERRE — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GF&P) is extending the online application deadline for the East River, muzzleloader and refuge deer hunting seasons through 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9. "Hunters are used to being able to apply for these deer hunting seasons through...
September 3, 2015 - 2:26pm
September 1, 2015
OUR VIEW: Better bird numbers beneficial for everyone
It's a great time to be a bird hunter in South Dakota. Last week, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department issued its annual report...
September 1, 2015 - 9:30pm
August 28, 2015
SD GF&P searching for adequate number of resident Canada geese
Controlling the overabundant population of South Dakota's resident Canada geese has cost millions of dollars in recent years, but the efforts...
August 28, 2015 - 2:05pm