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Paradise has burned to the ground, and officials now try to pick up the pieces
Sinema wins in Arizona as Democrats capture a longtime GOP Senate seat
Sheriff: Apparent stray bullet kills former northwest Minn. police chief on forest hunting trail
South Dakota Gov.-elect Noem wants to make Hot Springs a tourist destination for veterans
Kellyanne Conway on Acosta video: 'That's not altered. That's sped up. They do it all the time in sports.'
Another pipeline to start in ND and head to Texas?
Amazon borrows holiday tips from retailers it crushed
Pine Ridge Reservation getting street addresses, signs
South Dakota soybean production expected to set record
Tesla names a new chairman to replace Elon Musk
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Back in the field one year after cancer
Hanson Co. bridge closed after tractor crash
Agriculturalists work to control spread of Palmer amaranth
Agri-Women promotes ag, looks for members
G3 Canada to build another elevator: This one in Carmangay, Alberta
Late TD pass gives Giants win over 49ers
Towns, Teague carry Timberwolves over Nets
Tigers run past Mustangs: DWU men coast to non-conference victory
Clutch free throws send SDSU women past Central Michigan
Photos from the DWU men's 127-78 win over Sisseton-Wahpeton College
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Francis "Nick" Martin Emerson
Robert J. "Jim" Larson
LETTER: Political dysfunction continues
Jessie Veeder: The making of me
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Veterans Day changes today
LETTER: A ridiculous lawsuit
Residency cases a constant concern for GF&P
Manvel, N.D., couple brings baby along for the hunt
Hockey hunt takes on a new cause
WATCH: Female hunters are on the rise in Minnesota, North Dakota
Experienced outdoorsman selected to lead outdoor coverage for Forum Communications
Damon 60th anniversary
Glen and Helen Ewing to Celebrate 60th Wedding Anniversary
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.
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
April 25, 2013
$102,000 bighorn sheep hunter revealed
The Watertown-area businessman who purchased an exclusive Black Hills bighorn sheep license for $102,000 in an auction last month was identified Wednesday by the Game, Fish & Parks Department. Jon Dagel, whose address is listed as Florence, a small town near Watertown, was the...
April 25, 2013 - 5:38am
April 24, 2013
Florence man was $102k bidder for SD sheep license
Jon Dagel of Florence, South Dakota, is the man who successfully bid $102,000 for a South Dakota bighorn sheep license. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department confirmed his identity today. GFP Secretary Jeff Vonk said the license was issued to Dagel on April 22. The license...
April 24, 2013 - 7:43pm