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Trump defends his comments on Virginia white nationalist rally, blames media
Email from January 2011 shows Schopp knew about GEAR UP
Standing Rock Sioux Tribe completes water pipeline
Mitchell VFW gets helping hand from county commissioners
Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo
Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs
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
SD ag, fishing officials update water issue
Officials seek trucking help for donated drought-relief hay
Seeing red: Take a trip to Wisconsin's cranberry marshes
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
First Mitchell Quarterback Club of the season set for today
Area prep volleyball roundup: Jaguars outlast Bearcats
Young Golden Eagles looking to build
Opening-night thriller: No. 3 Mitchell rallies to edge No. 4 Aberdeen in five sets
Kernels sweep RC Central, Vermillion
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
John A. Fillaus
Harold W. Bietz
BANDA: From Parmesan to Gruyere to ricotta, here are ways to eat and appreciate this palate pleaser
Keillor: Never been here before
LETTER: Dismayed with SD officials' response to Trump
THUNE: There's nowhere else I'd rather be
MERCER: Time to revisit state laws on open records
Wiltz: Adventures at Isle Royale National Park
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
James and Karen Geppert
July 6, 2017
Vaccine shown to protect prairie dogs from bacterial disease
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A vaccine developed in Wisconsin has been shown to protect prairie dogs from plague, a bacterial disease that has sickened three people in New Mexico this year. The Wisconsin State Journal says researchers reported that prairie dogs that ingested vaccine baits...
July 6, 2017 - 11:00am
July 4, 2017
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Believe me, the South Dakota threshold to adventure is just a few steps away. After church on a recent Sunday morning, I climbed into my trusty Dodge Dakota and headed for Mitchell. Once in Mitchell, it took five minutes to transfer my gear to my friend Gordy's truck, and then we...
July 4, 2017 - 11:53pm
March 18, 2017
To aid ferrets, vaccine treats planned for prairie dogs
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Feeding peanut butter kibbles to millions of prairie dogs — by flinging the treats from four-wheelers and dropping them from drones — could be the next big thing to help a spunky little weasel that almost went extinct. Slinky with a robber-like black...
March 18, 2017 - 10:47am
June 17, 2016
GF&P reminds landowners to seek assistance with prairie dogs
As the deadline for assistance approaches, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks is reminding landowners to apply for help in dealing with prairie...
June 17, 2016 - 8:37pm
September 28, 2015
Government wants protection restored for Utah prairie dogs
DENVER (AP) — A lawyer for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service told an appeals court Monday that a federal judge in Utah went too far when when he struck down protections for a kind of prairie dog found only in that state. Attorney Anna Katselas asked the Denver-based 10th U.S....
September 28, 2015 - 4:57pm
June 26, 2015
Feds defend Utah prairie dogs rules in closely watched case
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Government attorneys are defending federal protections for Utah prairie dogs after 10 states stepped into the case in favor of a ruling that animal activists say could undermine the Endangered Species Act. U.S. Department of Justice lawyers want a federal...
June 26, 2015 - 9:13am
June 9, 2015
South Dakota backs ruling tossing federal prairie dog rules
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota is among nine states that are stepping into a lawsuit over the Utah prairie dog. The attorneys general are asking an appeals court to uphold a ruling striking down federal protections for the Utah prairie dog on private property. South Dakota Attorney...
June 9, 2015 - 4:24pm
June 1, 2015
9 states back Utah ruling tossing federal prairie dog rules
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nine states have stepped into a lawsuit over the Utah prairie dog to support a ruling that animal activists say threatens to undermine the Endangered Species Act. The attorneys general asked an appeals court to uphold a ruling striking down federal protections...
June 1, 2015 - 11:09am
May 19, 2014
Plague spreading among prairie dogs in SD
PIERRE (AP) — Sylvatic plague that has devastated prairie dog colonies across western South Dakota since 2007 has spread north and east and is now affecting colonies in the Fort Pierre National Grassland. Wildlife biologist Ruben Mares tells the Capital Journal that prairie...
May 19, 2014 - 6:52am
December 24, 2013
Feds prepare to boost ferret count across Great Plains
By Matthew Brown BILLINGS, Mont. — Snatched from the brink of extinction more than 30 years ago, black-footed ferrets have struggled to...
December 24, 2013 - 1:23pm
April 15, 2012
Sylvatic plague hits prairie dogs, ferrets in Badlands
WALL -- Racing their ATVs through a prairie-dog town on federal grasslands north of Badlands National Park, members of Matt Kelly's crew lurch...
April 15, 2012 - 4:47pm
October 4, 2011
Prairie dog case takes center stage as Supreme Court begins three days of arguments in Mitchell
Dozens of ranchers asked the South Dakota Supreme Court on Monday in Mitchell to reinstate their lawsuit seeking state compensation for damage...
October 4, 2011 - 6:27am