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78-year-old man who died in crash in Vermillion identified
Daniel the emotional support duck takes his first plane ride, soars in popularity
Clinton adding some staff in Utah as her campaign eyes expansion into red states
Was the Declaration of Independence 'defaced'? Experts say yes.
Senior living business is booming in Mitchell
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
SD Soybean Council elects new leadership, welcomes new board member
Corn crop showing good progress in South Dakota
Byers leads Class A pack into the state meet
Kernels put away pesky Bobcats in five sets
Bono, Kocers aiming high for SDSU wrestling this season
Area volleyball roundup: Thunder drop Golden Eagles in prep volleyball
Platte-Geddes takes second place at state dance
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Floyd "Buddy" Brodkorb
Irene Marie Ryan
LETTER: John Thune puts party before country
LETTER: Stop harassing road hunters
LETTER: Excited about Amendment V
LETTER: Our nation is turning into a socialistic welfare state
LETTER: Victim’s rights amendment will clog the courts
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
January 29, 2014
SD state parks set records for visitors, camping
PIERRE (AP) — Visitation and camping in South Dakota's state parks reached all-time highs in 2013 for the second year in a row. The biggest draws were Custer State Park in the Black Hills, and Lewis and Clark Recreation Area near Yankton, the state Department of Game, Fish...
January 29, 2014 - 1:55pm
December 20, 2013
National Park Service to ask Congress to create tribal park at Badlands
RAPID CITY (AP) — National Park Service officials working on the creation of a tribal national park in South Dakota say they hope by early...
December 20, 2013 - 2:33pm
November 10, 2013
Custer State Park’s new center should better capture exiting traffic
By Bob Mercer Capitol Correspondent CUSTER — South Dakota state park officials and their project architect have changed their minds about where to build the new visitor center and theater complex for Custer State Park. Now their sights are set near the east entrance and the...
November 10, 2013 - 10:29pm
November 6, 2013
New nature park adds wellness to Brookings
By Jordan Smith SDSU Collegian BROOKINGS — What was once a landfill now offers residents of Brookings a place to get outdoors. The Dakota Nature Park, located on 22nd Avenue, was originally the city landfill, which closed in the mid ’90s. The city then capped off the garbage...
November 6, 2013 - 6:23am
October 30, 2013
Brandon voters soundly reject $12.5M park upgrade
BRANDON (AP) — Residents of the southeastern South Dakota city of Brandon have rejected plans for a $12.5 million park project. Unofficial results show that nearly 94 percent of the 2,074 people who voted Tuesday opposed the Aspen Park project. The proposal involved updating...
October 30, 2013 - 2:31pm
October 26, 2013
Early cold hurts state parks
Annual stickers drop during otherwise successful season.
October 26, 2013 - 7:28am
September 12, 2013
PHOTOS: Hitchcock Park new playground equipment
Park and Recreation Director for Mitchell Dusty Rodiek said the park is at least the fourth playground to be refurbished under his management....
September 12, 2013 - 2:32pm
September 8, 2013
Bella's Butterfly Garden takes flight
Jeanie Morgan is convinced the spirit of Iszabella "Bella" Morgan presided over the Saturday dedication of Bella's Butterfly Garden, a new Mitchell...
September 8, 2013 - 11:08pm
July 25, 2013
Platte rec area sees visitor increase
PLATTE -- Weather and walleye fishing are bringing more campers to South Dakota's state parks. Snake Creek, a state Game, Fish and Parks...
July 25, 2013 - 8:02am
July 15, 2013
Sioux Falls to see more parks over next few years
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether is pushing for more city parks. The Argus Leader reports three parks are planned to open this year, and Huether has recommended nine more within five years. Huether told the City Council he wants to spend nearly $7 million...
July 15, 2013 - 4:14am
July 10, 2013
Business booming at SD parks, rec areas
PIERRE -- Helped by a surge of early interest at Custer State Park, South Dakota's system of state parks and recreation areas generated nearly...
July 10, 2013 - 7:44am
July 8, 2013
Sprucing up South Dakota's parks
PIERRE -- Two design firms that previously did significant work in South Dakota state parks will take top roles on the latest high-profile projects. Arc International of Rapid City is in charge for the new visitor center planned at Custer State Park, while HDR of Sioux Falls is the...
July 8, 2013 - 9:57pm
June 24, 2013
New campground opens at Fisher Grove State Park
REDFIELD (AP) -- Fisher Grove State Park has opened a new 22-site campground. The campground at the park near Redfield was moved to the east side of the James River after repeated flooding made the bridge unsafe for vehicles. The new location includes 22 electrical campsites,...
June 24, 2013 - 6:37am
May 28, 2013
Man seeks Ruskin Park photos, info
FORESTBURG -- An area man is working to preserve the history of Ruskin Park. Brett Selland, Letcher, has documented several historical places...
May 28, 2013 - 7:33am
May 3, 2013
Fishing license sales trailing 2012 by significant amount
CUSTER -- People aren't buying fishing licenses in South Dakota this spring like they did last year. Think the late snowstorms, lingering cold, hard winds and some welcome rains might have something to do with it? Through April 29, sales of fishing licenses to residents...
May 3, 2013 - 6:39am