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USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
Parkston wins home tournament
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Patricia Jean Christofferson
John Leslie (Les) Otteson
WALTMAN: The faces change, but the process endures
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Rounds is a lobbyist who supports where dollars come
LETTER: Dakotas not a waste land
LETTER: Is Prairie Winds project legal? Let’s find out
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
Toomey considering veto on council’s recycling decision
July 20, 2016
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
PARKER (AP) — Officials in Turner County have approved an egg farm that will house up to 2.5 million chickens in cage-free barns. The county's Board of Adjustment on Tuesday unanimously approved the project that will be located near Parker. The approval for the project proposed...
July 20, 2016 - 12:23pm
June 27, 2016
Company looks to expand egg farm plan, use cage-free barns
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A Sioux Falls company wants to expand its proposed egg farm near Parker from 500,000 chickens to 2.5 million birds in cage free barns. Backers of the plan say it would help economic development in Turner County, particularly for grain farmers. Some residents are...
June 27, 2016 - 4:53pm
June 6, 2016
Centerville man convicted on rape, incest charges
PARKER (AP) — A Turner County jury has convicted a Centerville man of third degree rape and other charges. Attorney General Marty Jackley says that 35-year-old Benjamin Thomas is being held at the Turner County Jail. Thomas was also convicted on one count each of aggravated incest,...
June 6, 2016 - 3:27pm
April 20, 2016
MCM girls, Freeman boys take Parker Invite
PARKER — With three finishers in the top five, the McCook Central/Montrose girls golf team won the Parker Invitational Tuesday at Par Mar Valley Golf Course. The Fighting Cougars scored 300 as a team and were 18 strokes ahead of second-place Parker at day's end, with Alcester-Hudson...
April 20, 2016 - 12:17am
March 14, 2016
Opponent of Parker egg farm alleges open meetings violation
PARKER (AP) — The lawyer for opponents of a large egg-laying facility planned near Parker is challenging whether a Turner County board that approved the project improperly met behind closed doors. The Argus Leader reports that Clay County State's Attorney Teddi Gertsma is handling...
March 14, 2016 - 12:34pm
February 24, 2016
Area girls basketball playoffs: Tigers advance in District 8B
Bailey Rudebusch's double-double helped pave the way for the Howard girls basketball team in District 8B playoff action, defeating Bridgewater-Emery...
February 24, 2016 - 12:20am
February 10, 2016
Controversial 500,000-chicken farm 1 step closer to reality
PARKER (AP) — Turner County has given conditional approval to an egg-laying facility that aims to bring 500,000 chickens to a site near Parker. The county's board of adjustment voted unanimously Tuesday to conditionally approve the application by Sonstegard Foods after nearly two...
February 10, 2016 - 12:47pm
October 2, 2015
LETTER: Home schooling part of SD's freedoms
To the Editor: This is a very poorly researched article on home schooling. I suggest you contact the state home-schooling organization, or any of the myriad home-schooling groups around the state of South Dakota that serve hundreds of smart, decent, academically oriented young South...
October 2, 2015 - 11:18pm
September 30, 2015
Judge gives win to opponents of planned egg-laying operation
PARKER (AP) — A judge has struck down Turner County's zoning ordinance, providing at least a temporary victory for opponents of a large egg-laying operation planned near Parker. Sioux Falls-based Sonstegard Foods plans to put 6 million birds on a farm 2½ miles from Parker,...
September 30, 2015 - 12:40pm
August 28, 2015
Court arguments made in Parker chicken farm dispute
PARKER (AP) — A dispute over a large egg-laying operation planned near Parker remains on hold as a judge considers whether area residents had enough chance to weigh in on changes to Turner County's zoning rules. Sioux Falls-based Sonstegard Foods plans to put 6 million birds...
August 28, 2015 - 12:50pm
August 24, 2015
Battle over large egg-laying operation going before judge
PARKER (AP) — A dispute over a large egg-laying operation planned near Parker in southeastern South Dakota goes before a judge in Turner County this week. Sioux Falls-based Sonstegard Foods plans to put 6 million birds on a farm 2½ miles from Parker and half a mile from the...
August 24, 2015 - 1:48pm
February 17, 2015
Opponents fear problems from chicken facility near Parker
PARKER (AP) — A large egg-laying operation planned near Parker would be too close to town and would pose too many problems for area residents, opponents believe. Sioux Falls-based Sonstegard Foods hopes to put 6 million birds on a farm in Turner County, 2½ miles from Parker....
February 17, 2015 - 3:33pm
January 27, 2015
Proposed egg farm drawing complaints in Turner County
PARKER (AP) — A Sioux Falls-based company hopes to more than double the number of egg-laying hens in South Dakota by opening a large chicken...
January 27, 2015 - 1:07pm
January 7, 2015
2 get probation for selling DVDs of pirated movies
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Authorities say two people who reproduced pirated movies and sold the DVDs on the Omaha Indian Reservation have been given five years of probation. Federal prosecutors say 21-year-old Carroll Webster III and 22-year-old Kayla Parker, of Wanblee, South Dakota,...
January 7, 2015 - 1:46pm
December 1, 2014
Neighbors support family of 10 after SD house fire
PARKER — Neighbors are helping a southeastern South Dakota family of 10 after their house was destroyed in a fire. KELO-TV reports members of the Parker community dropped off clothes and other items for the Walton family at a local school following the Saturday morning blaze....
December 1, 2014 - 10:51pm