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Brandon man strikes oncoming vehicle in crash near Menno
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The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
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J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Minnesota Lynx weather Liberty rally for 76-75 win
Garcia comes aboard; Twins send Gibson packing
Vikings' Mike Zimmer likely to turn over defensive play calling -- in a preseason game
New Vikings campus in Eagan to feature areas for fans to walk, sit, play and interact
St. Paul's new soccer stadium gets its name
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Rose Arla Daum
Regina Bad Horse
Geraldine "Gerry" Mathis
Keillor: A new idea about Amelia Earhart
Beat the heat with easy entree salads
Nurture versus nature: Mom's life lesson
DAUGAARD: Budget practices: SD vs. DC
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
June 22, 2017
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
KENSINGTON, Minn.—Dan and Kay Persons, sheep producers in rural Kensington in western Minnesota, are hoping to play a role in the fight...
June 22, 2017 - 4:35pm
April 5, 2017
How the sheep were shorn: Part-time jobs go full steam this time of year
VOLGA, S.D. — Sheep shearing is a chore, but the weather on April 1 was so balmy that the whole thing was pleasant for the sheep and the...
April 5, 2017 - 11:13am
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