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South Dakota researcher study fish density
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Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
July 14, 2017
Back in the saddle: Equestrians eagerly await Duluth trail improvements
DULUTH — Horseback riding soon could return to Duluth's Magney-Snively Natural Area, and Jodi Johannesen said she and other Northland equestrians...
July 14, 2017 - 10:00pm
June 16, 2017
Larger Sixth Avenue plaza in the mind of Mitchell, but not definite
Building a bigger park south of the Corn Palace remains a possibility, but it's still just a dream for Mitchell Mayor Jerry Toomey. With the...
June 16, 2017 - 8:00am
February 3, 2017
State might not have money for Spearfish Canyon park, Daugaard says
PIERRE — The state might not have the money Gov. Dennis Daugaard wants to use to create Spearfish Canyon State Park. That was the word...
February 3, 2017 - 5:09pm
January 26, 2017
Daugaard's Spearfish Canyon proposal in peril
PIERRE — There's not much support for a plan to convert Spearfish Canyon into a state park, according to Republican leaders from the state...
January 26, 2017 - 1:08pm
January 2, 2017
Sioux Falls councilors want time to review board decisions
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Two Sioux Falls city councilors want more time to review the decisions of the city's most powerful citizen-advisory boards, particularly involving the city parks.
January 2, 2017 - 4:35pm
October 30, 2016
Preliminary study saves Mitchell $30K on park project
Mitchell taxpayers are in for some good news regarding the Sixth Avenue park project. According to Mitchell Public Works Director Tim McGannon,...
October 30, 2016 - 4:56pm
August 12, 2016
People want more public land, GF&P told
With recreational use of public lands at record highs, South Dakota has taken another look at expanding. On Aug. 4, the Game, Fish and Parks...
August 12, 2016 - 5:08pm
April 23, 2016
Business owner looks to improve private park on Main Street
Brad Jamison has a plan to give Main Street a boost. Jamison owns Woelfel Jewelry and the park next door, but managing the park has proven time...
April 23, 2016 - 9:06am
January 21, 2016
Mitchell Mayor works to finalize staff
Work continues for Mitchell Mayor Jerry Toomey as he attempts to round out his staff. With his recommendation for Corn Palace director was unanimously approved by the City Council on Monday, Toomey still needs to choose a full-time city attorney and replace a parks and recreation...
January 21, 2016 - 11:16am
Hofer, a builder of state parks system,seems ready — almost — to call it a day
PIERRE — There's no formal retirement announcement yet. But something seemed afoot in recent months. Doug Hofer no longer attended meetings of the state Game, Fish and Parks Commission. For 30 years he had been a constant presence—until November and December came along...
December 21, 2015 - 9:14am
July 1, 2015
Rapid City's parks crews checking all parks for razor blades
RAPID CITY (AP) — Crews with the Rapid City Parks Department are inspecting all city parks to ensure no razor blades are attached to playgrounds after a woman claimed on social media that she was injured going down a park slide. The city's police department is investigating...
July 1, 2015 - 2:26pm
Pierre parks reopening following post-storm cleanup
PIERRE (AP) — City parks in Pierre and the back nine holes at a local golf course are reopening in time for the July Fourth weekend, after more than a week of cleanup following a severe storm. The parks and portions of Hillsview Golf Course have been closed since June 22. Storms...
July 1, 2015 - 9:18am
June 15, 2015
Smartphone app now shows interactive map of SD trails
PIERRE (AP) — The smartphone app of the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department now includes an interactive map that makes it easier for visitors to navigate trails statewide. The map includes statewide non-motorized trails managed by the department. The trails can be...
June 15, 2015 - 10:45am
June 11, 2015
Regents approve natural resources law enforcement program
MADISON (AP) — The South Dakota Board of Regents has approved a program at South Dakota State University to prepare future natural resources law enforcement officers. The board approved the new bachelor of science degree Wednesday at a meeting at Dakota State University in...
June 11, 2015 - 10:18am
South Dakota golf course to become part of state park
HARRISBURG (AP) — A golf course in southeast South Dakota will eventually become part of Good Earth State Park at Blood Run following a wildlife foundation's purchase of a country club that borders the park. The South Dakota Parks and Wildlife Foundation on Wednesday announced...
June 11, 2015 - 10:07am