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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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Coyotes cover new territory in prep baseball
Gregory boys win home meet
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
Peterson says he's in 'no rush' to latch onto another NFL team
Wild's slump can be blamed on just about everyone
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Julie A. Theel
Jeremy Lee Lhotak
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
June 29, 2016
10 sheep shot in Hughes County pasture; reward offered
PIERRE (AP) — Hughes County authorities are investigating the shooting of 10 sheep belonging to a Pierre-area rancher. Connie Weldin Carroll tells KSFY-TV that someone shot 10 ewes in a pasture — seven in the head and three under the chin. She says her family doesn't have any...
June 29, 2016 - 10:40am
October 16, 2015
Lamb producers association honors 4 South Dakota families
BROOKINGS (AP) — The South Dakota Master Lamb Producers Association has recognized four families with awards. Producers are recognized for their excellence of production practices in one of three categories including feeder lamb production, seedstock production and lamb-to-finish....
October 16, 2015 - 1:37pm
July 30, 2015
Show Sheep Camp held in Wessington Springs
BROOKINGS — 4-H Show Sheep Camp was held at the 4-H grounds in Wessington Springs July 10-11. Twenty-one 4-H members, ages eight to 18 from Beadle, Sanborn, Jerauld, Hughes/Stanley, Brookings and Brule Counties attended the event. "This is the first camp of this kind to...
July 30, 2015 - 12:55pm
February 3, 2015
South Dakota sheep and lamb production down over the year
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The number of sheep and lambs in South Dakota is down from a year ago. A new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that the state's sheep and lamb inventory on Jan. 1 totaled 255,000 animals, down 15,000 from the previous year. The breeding...
February 3, 2015 - 10:04am
April 9, 2014
PHOTO: Quintuplet lambs
April 9, 2014 - 8:07am
March 6, 2014
SD winter wheat, cattle and sheep in good shape
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The condition of South Dakotas' winter wheat crop and livestock herds hasn't changed much over the month. The federal Agriculture Department says in its monthly crop report that 63 percent of the winter wheat crop is in good to excellent shape, up slightly...
March 6, 2014 - 8:04am
February 12, 2014
State vet: Blizzard animal losses could exceed 43K
PIERRE (AP) — The number of livestock killed by an early October blizzard in western South Dakota could total more than 43,000, State Veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven says. Ranchers reported about 24,000 lost cattle, sheep, horses and bison to his office, a much lower number than...
February 12, 2014 - 12:27pm
February 4, 2014
SD winter wheat, cattle and sheep in good shape
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's winter wheat crop and livestock herds appear to be in good shape as the winter progresses. The federal Agriculture Department says in its monthly crop report that 60 percent of the winter wheat crop is rated good to excellent, and only 16 percent...
February 4, 2014 - 3:33pm
January 27, 2014
15 sheep die in Parkston barn fire
PARKSTON — A barn fire late Sunday night killed 15 pregnant ewes northeast of Parkston. Parkston Fire Chief Todd Lucas said either an electric heat lamp or a water tank heater likely caused the fire. The fire department was called to William Boddicker’s residence around...
January 27, 2014 - 7:37pm
December 26, 2013
R-CALF disputes sheep market probe
USDA-issued report doesn’t satisfy South Dakota official.
December 26, 2013 - 7:04pm
Sheep second largest livestock industry in US
BROOKINGS — According to the 2012 USDA report, there are 79,500 sheep operations in the U.S., making it the second largest livestock industry in the U.S., explained Jeff Held, SDSU Extension Sheep Specialist. South Dakota’s sheep industry accounted for about $30 million in...
December 26, 2013 - 4:27pm
December 16, 2013
SD GF&P proposes 2014 bighorn sheep hunting season
HURON (AP) — The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission is proposing a 2014 bighorn sheep hunting season with two slight modifications...
December 16, 2013 - 2:00pm
September 9, 2013
Auctioned hunting license funds SD bighorn sheep recovery
RAPID CITY (AP) — Money from an auctioned bighorn sheep hunting license will be used in an effort to rebuild the bighorn population in South Dakota's Black Hills. A South Dakota resident paid $102,000 for a bighorn sheep hunting tag. KOTA-TV reports that Rip Rippentrop of...
September 9, 2013 - 2:34pm
June 11, 2013
Bighorns to be introduced in northern Black Hills
DEADWOOD (AP) -- South Dakota wildlife officials plan to introduce up to 40 bighorn sheep in the Grizzly Gulch area near Lead and Deadwood in the northern Black Hills early next year. Hundreds of sheep roam Badlands National Park and the central Black Hills, but the animals haven't...
June 11, 2013 - 12:58pm
June 1, 2013
GF&P error thrills, then disappoints S. Dakota hunters
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Chuck Clayton erupted in such excitement Wednesday that his wife thought he was nuts, only to realize a half-hour later that he'd fallen victim to a computer glitch that got his hunter hopes up high. Clayton, of Huron, was one of about 2,000 hunters notified...
June 1, 2013 - 9:15am