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Krebs confident in election process
Government horses roam South Dakota lottery winner's land
Voter registration open through Monday, as Democrats trail Republicans by 80,000
Mitchell man acquitted in third cocaine case
Hanson Co. commissioner hopes to fill sheriff position by November
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
Area prep football roundup: Parkston topples No. 2 Groton Area
Neugebauer sets MHS career rushing record
With playoffs on the line, Howard delivers big win
South Dakota High School Activities Association football playoff pairings
Winner wins with heavy hearts
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Alexandria man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman marks 80th birthday
Irene Marie Ryan
Zachary Eric Buche
Timothy Russell Falor
Raymond C. Konechne
Livestock's bleak industrial future
IN OTHER WORDS: Vote yes on Amendment T to thwart party bosses
OPINION: Why we need Amendment R
OUR VIEW: Stay safe in the fields
Beating breast cancer
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
South Dakota hunting groups cry foul on waterfowl permits
December 17, 2013
4-H, FFA, FCCLA chapters get state ag grants
PIERRE —The South Dakota Department of Agriculture announced this week that 23 grants have been awarded through the Building Our South Dakota Rural Communities grant program. These grants are available annually to 4-H Clubs, FFA Chapters and Family Career and Community Leaders...
December 17, 2013 - 5:35pm
December 16, 2013
State Ag Dept. awards grants to youth groups
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Agriculture Department has awarded 23 grants totaling $12,250 to rural youth organizations across the state. The grants are available each year to 4-H clubs, FFA chapters and Family Career and Community Leaders of America chapters. The grants...
December 16, 2013 - 6:26am
December 5, 2013
OPINION: Beauty, practicality can co-exist in architecture
We are a very practical people here in the Dakotas. That’s a good thing — as long as we don’t let it limit our thinking. Consider, for example, the large barns that used to have a prominent place on every farmstead, shaping the view of the landscape with their presence....
December 5, 2013 - 10:32am
December 2, 2013
Report: Obamacare helps rural areas
Legislation assists providers who practice in underserved locations.
December 2, 2013 - 7:14pm
November 14, 2013
‘Abandoned’ Facebook page of SD photos goes viral
SD woman’s photos of old farmsteads reach thousands on Internet.
November 14, 2013 - 8:57pm
OPINION: For rural schools, ‘pretty good’ isn’t good enough
By Heidi Marttila-Losure Dakotafire Media “We are not afraid of better.” That was the rallying cry of one of the most powerful speeches at the National Rural Assembly in June, and that’s not faint praise, as that includes competition with two cabinet secretaries. The...
November 14, 2013 - 8:05pm
November 7, 2013
OPINION: Conversations with the land
Nature’s idea factory being pushed out of rural areas.
November 7, 2013 - 7:04pm
November 1, 2013
WOSTER: For some West River ranchers, this could be the one that does it
It’s the first weekend in November, a full month after the blizzard that shut down roads, knocked down power lines and attempted to crush the hopes and holdings of livestock producers across a wide swath of South Dakota’s West River rangeland. I’m told that some of the...
November 1, 2013 - 4:43pm
October 29, 2013
SD senators laud call-completion action
FCC takes step to eliminate problems in rural areas.
October 29, 2013 - 6:50pm
October 21, 2013
OPINION: Rural is not just relevant — it’s vital
By Heidi Marttila-Losure Dakotafire Media U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack made headlines last year when he said rural is no longer relevant to the national political conversation. (In his defense, he was arguing that we need to work to make it more so.) For those of us who live...
October 21, 2013 - 11:17pm
August 30, 2013
Howard development dream nearly buried
HOWARD -- A dream of rural economic revitalization that began 15 years ago is apparently on its last wounded leg. The Rural Learning Center in Howard has closed its doors and moved out of its building at 109 N. Main St. after suffering foreclosure. Meanwhile, Miner County Commissioner...
August 30, 2013 - 10:16pm
June 26, 2013
Sen. Johnson wins Rural Champion Award
South Dakota U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., was recently given a Rural Champion Award by the National Rural Assembly. He was one of six...
June 26, 2013 - 9:14am
June 13, 2013
Census: Rural US loses population for first time
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rural America is losing population for the first time ever, largely because of waning interest among baby boomers in moving...
June 13, 2013 - 7:31pm
May 30, 2013
Rural call problems discussed at Sen. Johnson roundtable
ABERDEEN -- U.S. Sen.
May 30, 2013 - 5:28pm
April 1, 2013
SD's country folk trade the sticks for city life
RAPID CITY -- It's a quieter life in rural South Dakota: No rush hour, no street gangs, no strip malls. And, increasingly it seems, no people. ...
April 1, 2013 - 7:53am