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Police officer, 3 others killed in Wisconsin shootings
Great Indoors: Basketball-themed cake adds fun to Final Four
SD man sent to prison for placing ad on Craigslist inviting men over for sex at woman's home
Four juveniles lead police on high-speed chase near Chamberlain
New Runnings store being built in Winner
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
AgweekTV: Aftermath of DAPL protest continues for farmers & ranchers
South Dakota hay relief headed south
Rounds: $4.7B proposed USDA cut 'not necessarily' fair
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Dual championships may return to state wrestling meet
Q&A: Mock reflects on time with Kernel basketball
Phil Hughes recalls visiting pitching guru Tom House
Hanzal's first Wild goal part of memorable family reunion
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Paul "Bud" Johnson, Jr.
Margaret A. Everson
Wauneta (Barb) Brown ne Kitto
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
WOSTER: Don't let life 'roll along'
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
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
May 29, 2015
SD parks to begin accepting Labor Day weekend reservations
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota state parks this month will begin accepting camping reservations for Labor Day weekend. Reservations for the weekend of Sept. 4 can be made starting at 7 a.m. June 6. A three-night stay is required during holiday weekends at all parks except Custer...
May 29, 2015 - 10:56am
April 27, 2015
Sioux Falls expected to spend up to $1M to upgrade parks
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Officials in Sioux Falls are expected to spend upward of $1 million to upgrade five city parks they believe need it most. The Argus Leader reports Sioux Falls Parks and Recreation plans to renovate five parks in the northern and central parts of the city...
April 27, 2015 - 9:42am