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LifeQuest honors longtime employees in annual dinner meeting
‘I hope Trump is assassinated,’ Missouri lawmaker writes, and quickly regrets
Appeals court rejects ND lawyer's case against bar association dues
Captain America was punching Nazis in 1941. Here's why that was so daring.
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
Rounds optimistic about upcoming farm bill
SD delegates discuss ag industry at Dakotafest
Mount Vernon/Plankinton football team loses season opener in Fort Pierre
MHS girls tennis opens with win over Harrisburg
Twins split doubleheader with Indians
Mitchell soccer teams fall to Yankton
Spotlight on prep football: Same group, different name for Canistota/Freeman
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
NOEM: Economic and workforce development go hand in hand
3 easy ways to view the eclipse while protecting your eyes
IN OTHER WORDS: Students, step forward and work on The Kernel
THUNE: The future is within our reach
Comparing wine aficionados Thomas Jefferson and Winston Churchill
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
Pheasants Forever, biologists looking for businesses to help fund more public hunting land
July 10, 2017
A hidden population: Youth homelessness is on the rise
July 10, 2017 - 8:05pm
April 28, 2017
Strong pregnancy rate, winter survival positive sign for deer numbers
After suffering big losses due to disease in 2016, local deer populations show signs of rebounding. From data collected during a deer collaring...
April 28, 2017 - 5:00pm
April 8, 2017
Column: Rural communities need to welcome new people, new ideas
The "rural inquisition" is that friendly — and sometimes not-so-friendly — interrogation that occurs when someone new comes to town....
April 8, 2017 - 10:10am
February 12, 2017
Canada records highest population growth rate in G7
OTTAWA, Canada—Canada's population increased to 35.2 million people in 2016, driven largely by immigration and making for the highest annual...
February 12, 2017 - 7:00am
June 7, 2016
Statewide count finds 1,186 homeless people in South Dakota
PIERRE (AP) — Officials have counted 1,186 homeless people in South Dakota, a 14 percent increase from last year. The homeless count was conducted Jan. 26 by the South Dakota Housing for the Homeless Consortium in collaboration with community agencies and homeless service providers....
June 7, 2016 - 3:36pm
March 24, 2016
Sioux Falls metro area passes quarter-million people mark
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The population of metropolitan Sioux Falls has officially passed the quarter-million people mark, a benchmark that one development official says is critical for attracting companies to the area. New estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau show that the four-county...
March 24, 2016 - 12:17pm
January 27, 2016
City officials: Sioux Falls gained 3,500 residents in 2015
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Officials in South Dakota's largest city say it grew by 3,500 residents last year. The Sioux Falls Planning and Building Services department announced Tuesday the latest population estimate for the city. Officials now believe that Sioux Falls has about 173,000...
January 27, 2016 - 1:15pm
February 5, 2015
South Dakota moves to DNA to track mountain lion population
SPEARFISH (AP) — Since 1998, biologists with the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks have used radio collars to track mountain lions as part of their ongoing studies. That's a thing of the past. Now they will rely solely upon DNA analysis to estimate the lion population in the...
February 5, 2015 - 3:35pm
November 25, 2014
LETTER: People are the root cause of Earth's problems
To the Editor: Worried about pipelines? Aquifers? Illegal immigrants? Global warming? Democrats? Republicans? What is the root cause of many of life's problems? Imagine an Earth globe. Take a red marker and cross out areas where mankind isn't likely to settle: Antarctica,...
November 25, 2014 - 9:51pm
June 26, 2014
Tale of two booms: Oil boom fuels drop in age in Great Plains states
Aging baby boomers, Great Plains oil boom driving U.S. demographic trends, Census data shows.
June 26, 2014 - 10:16am
June 17, 2014
Census: ND's growth fast, concentrated; SD's a bit slower
New census data show that North Dakota not only has some of the fastest population growth in the nation, but also some of the most concentrated. Besides oil patch counties in western North Dakota on or near the Bakken formation that are gaining population at 3 percent or more per...
June 17, 2014 - 6:58am