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South Dakota men charged with baiting mountain lions
Authorities making more arrests near Dakota Access Pipeline camp
South Dakota lawmakers work to act on bills by key deadline
Bill could hamper SD same-sex couples looking to adopt
South Dakota House approves limits on out-of-state donations
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Brozik finds another gear in senior season
District 8B girls basketball semifinals moved to earlier times
Photos from the DWU Men’s 98-90 win over Concordia in GPAC Tourney
Photos from the DWU women's 94-60 win over Briar Cliff in GPAC Tourney
Updated GPAC tournament pairings: DWU women host Doane, Tiger men travel to Northwestern
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Vernon E. Vlasman
Violet Odella Moline
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
LETTER: Thune, Rounds in unique position to support ethanol
PIERSON: South Dakota cannot be a one-party rule
OUR VIEW: Criminal justice reforms caused unintentional consequences for local law enforcement
WOSTER: A presidential decision to celebrate birthdays
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
January 24, 2017
In a first, Alaska divorce courts will now treat pets more like children
Divorces can be messy. Leaving aside the very raw emotions involved, there is the matter of splitting property. Who gets the house? Who gets the couch? Who gets the dog?
January 24, 2017 - 11:38am
January 13, 2017
Destined for the table, Korean dogs become pets in U.S. instead
The shy and shaggy Sapsaree puppy at the Alexandria, Virginia animal shelter seems healthy and happy, a far cry from how she looked two years...
January 13, 2017 - 1:09pm
December 22, 2016
A woman offered to pay for all adoptions at an animal shelter. People took her up on it - and then some.
When Sacramento real estate agent Kim Pacini-Hauch visited Gina Knepp, the director of that city's Front Street Animal Shelter, she had no inkling...
December 22, 2016 - 11:26am
Animal magnetism: Your dog can make you feel better, and here's why
Wayne Pacelle has a demanding job as president and chief executive of the Humane Society of the United States. This is one of the reasons he...
September 22, 2016 - 12:34pm
March 17, 2016
Another Black Hills dog attacked by a mountain lion
DEADWOOD (AP) — A Deadwood woman is warning pet owners after her small dog was attacked by a mountain lion — the latest such incident in the Black Hills this year. Karla Hawki's dachshund mix survived the encounter on March 10 but didn't come away unscathed, she told the Black...
March 17, 2016 - 11:04am
June 2, 2015
Animal control looking for cocker spaniel that bit SD jogger
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Animal control officers in Sioux Falls are asking for the public's help in locating a dog that bit a jogger in the forearm. Officers say a white cocker spaniel with brown spots bit a man in his mid-twenties Monday. The incident happened when the jogger passed...
June 2, 2015 - 4:15pm
State veterinarian confirms dog flu found in South Dakota
RAPID CITY (AP) — A new canine influenza that has sickened dogs throughout the Midwest has been confirmed in South Dakota. State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin Oedekoven says laboratory tests have confirmed the presence of the H3N2 strain of the virus. He says multiple cases of dog...
June 2, 2015 - 4:12pm
May 13, 2015
Groups help pets from South Dakota town hit by tornado
DELMONT (AP) — Animal rescue groups are working to help pets affected by a tornado in the South Dakota town of Delmont. The town's only animal rescue has taken in six dogs because their owners haven't been found or temporary housing doesn't allow pets. Teresa Richardson of...
May 13, 2015 - 3:33pm
August 22, 2014
Soaring pooches wow festival crowds
Athletes, furry or otherwise, are where you find them. The dogs wowing Mitchell crowds at thrice daily "K9's in Flight" shows this week are...
August 22, 2014 - 8:45pm
February 14, 2014
PHOTOS: Puppy Love at DWU
Photos from the Puppy Love event Friday at Dakota Wesleyan University, held in cooperation with Mitchell Animal Rescue. (Photos by Sean Ryan/Republic)...
February 14, 2014 - 9:28pm
February 4, 2014
SD Senate won't let locals ban dogs by breed
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Senate on Tuesday narrowly approved a measure that would forbid local governments from banning specific breeds of dogs. Senators voted 19-16 to advance the measure to the House. Supporters argued the bill protects dog owners'...
February 4, 2014 - 10:56pm
City of Lead looks at redefining term 'wolf hybrid'
LEAD (AP) — Lead city officials are working to redefine the term wolf hybrid in the city's ordinance that prohibits keeping wild animals as pets inside city limits. Officer Paul Witcraft tells the Black Hills Pioneer that the effort is being prompted by a May incident in which...
September 4, 2013 - 10:27am
October 29, 2012
Aberdeen Girl Scout donates oxygen masks for animals
ABERDEEN (AP) -- Aberdeen Fire and Rescue now has the equipment to save pets who have inhaled too much smoke thanks to the efforts of a local Girl Scout. Sabrina Mount, 18, who has been a member of the Girl Scouts for 12 years as part of Troop 40124, donated three oxygen mask...
October 29, 2012 - 6:50am
July 12, 2012
Even in summer, dogs and cats have fur coats for a reason
Summer is here, and we've shed our coats. Dogs and cats don't have that luxury, but their fur, which keeps them warm in winter, also protects...
July 12, 2012 - 8:09am