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SD family involved in 1971 case waits for an apology
Panel plans to fix up turtle effigy site
DOT holding regional safety awareness day
City administrator position draws 40 applicants
SD scientists help Ethiopia fight killer malaria
Mike Miller, Grizzlies ready for postseason
Saturday's sports schedule
Chamberlain's Wagner signs with DSU basketball
Andes Central's Cooney having early success on golf course
Twins shut out by Royals in series opener
PHOTO: Easter egg fun
Couple marry in Alaska
Chamberlain woman celebrates 95th birthday
80 years to be celebrated by Mitchell woman
Former Mitchell couple will celebrate 60 years
LETTER: We deserve answers from elected officials
LETTER: Stop plots before damage happens
LETTER: Uranium mining: at what cost to our water?
LETTER: Predatory animals need to be controlled
LETTER: Let's work together for area growth
Public dock program proposed at Lake Mitchell
Weather 'setting the stage' for pheasant rebound
SD ranching family recognized for conservation efforts
New salmon species being considered for Lake Oahe
WILTZ: I’ve always been goal-oriented
Gertrude M. Stainbrook
Edward D. Sheffield
Helen Gertrude King
November 12, 2013
Reward out for info on bald eagle killing
STRANDBURG (AP) — State and national wildlife agencies are offering an reward for information on the fatal shooting of a bald eagle northeast of Watertown. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks Department say the immature bird was shot six...
November 12, 2013 - 10:44pm
August 25, 2013
Friends sentenced for wildlife crime in Miner County
PIERRE (AP) — Seven of eight people accused of illegally hunting geese in eastern South Dakota's Miner County have now been sentenced in federal court. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says the group of friends known as "Team Those Guys" killed nearly 425 geese over a six-day period...
news / crime
August 25, 2013 - 4:13pm
June 18, 2013
Presho man gets probation for killing eagles, hawks
Jeffery Jessop, 51, of Presho, pleaded guilty last week to the charge of unlawful taking of bald and golden eagles and migratory birds. Jessop was sentenced to one year of unsupervised probation, a $35 special assessment to the Federal Crime Victims Fund and restitution in the amount...
news / crime
June 18, 2013 - 4:58pm
November 30, 2012
Fort Thompson man gets prison for killing bald eagle, snowy owl
FORT THOMPSON -- A Fort Thompson man was sentenced Nov. 20 to 12 months and one day in prison for unlawfully possessing a firearm and to nine months for killing a bald eagle. Richard Coleman, 25, will serve the two prison terms concurrently. He was also ordered to pay $10,000...
news / crime / outdoors
November 30, 2012 - 5:23am
November 23, 2012
OPINION: SD GF&P officer is fair, hardworking
Like many of you, I have read what has been written recently about the citation and penalty that Mr. James Peters received for violation of the daily perch limit on Lake Madison. I want to offer a few important facts here, but in doing so I want to make it clear that I do not wish...
outdoors / opinion / fishing / crime
November 23, 2012 - 7:14am
October 31, 2012
Man pleads guilty in killing of 2 elk in Wind Cave park
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A Keystone man has pleaded guilty in the illegal killing of two bull elk in Wind Cave National Park in southwestern South Dakota. U.S. Attorney Brendan Johnson says 47-year-old Tim Burke helped another person kill the animals in late January. Burke pleaded guilty...
news / outdoors / state / crime / hunting
October 31, 2012 - 12:02pm
April 25, 2012
$10,000 reward offered in whooping crane shooting
MILLER -- A reward of up to $10,000 has been offered for information that leads to the conviction of the person or persons responsible for the killing of a whooping crane near Miller last week. The Whooping Crane Conservation Association offered the reward.
outdoors / news / crime
April 25, 2012 - 7:11am
April 24, 2012
SD, feds investigating whooping crane shooting near Miller
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department are investigating the shooting of an endangered whooping crane near Miller. According to media reports, the migrating adult whooping crane was traveling with two other whooping...
outdoors / news / crime / hunting / state
April 24, 2012 - 7:34am
February 2, 2012
2 bull elk shot, killed in Wind Cave National Park
RAPID CITY (AP) -- State and federal authorities are investigating the killing of two bull elk in Wind Cave National Park in southwest South Dakota. Park spokesman Tom Farrell tells the media that it appears the elk were shot and left to die along a road late Monday or early Tuesday....
outdoors / news
February 2, 2012 - 4:08pm
December 12, 2011
SD poaching tips spurs 394 cases in past year
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A program that offers reward money for tips about illegal hunting or fishing in South Dakota paid out $8,725 last year. Turn In Poachers is run through the state Department of Game, Fish and Parks. The meida reports that the program produced 394 investigations...
outdoors / news / state / fishing
December 12, 2011 - 11:27am