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Police: Mount Vernon man raped 7-year-old boy in exchange for video game
School board to hold public budget hearing
Douglas County man charged with eluding, DUI after high-speed chase
Police: Man threatens children with gun in Sioux Falls
Car hits, injures 2 pedestrian in Sioux Falls
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
Emergency CRP grazing authorized in the Dakotas and Montana
Ailing Sano out for second day
Jets draft Samberg in second round
Dozier, Gimenez power Twins past Indians
Spieth birdies last for one-shot lead at Travelers
Sons of Brind'Amour, Primeau go on Day 2 of draft
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
Barry Dean Grabenstein
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
LETTER: Spending millions on lake fix needs guarantee
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
June 15, 2017
The accidental farmer: Minnesota man embraces ‘idyllic lifestyle’
HOFFMAN, Minn. — After Andrew Barsness graduated from high school in 2009, he wasn't sure where his life was going. "I was going to college...
June 15, 2017 - 8:50pm
May 16, 2017
Upper Midwest farmers make rapid planting progress
It's often said that modern equipment allows farmers to make rapid planting or harvest progress when the weather cooperates. What happened the week of May 7 confirms that. In the week ending May 14, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota and Montana farmers made huge strides in getting...
May 16, 2017 - 6:54pm
May 12, 2017
Yankton traffic crash includes ton of spilled soybeans
YANKTON (AP) — One person was injured and another had to be dug out of a pile of soybeans after a traffic crash in Yankton. Deputy Fire Chief...
May 12, 2017 - 11:20am
May 4, 2017
South Dakota city begins big soybean plant project
ABERDEEN (AP) — A northeastern South Dakota city is building a soybean processing plant expected to handle 20 percent of the region's beans. The Aberdeen News reports that the city of Aberdeen held a groundbreaking Wednesday for the Ag Processing Inc. plant. It's expected to employ...
May 4, 2017 - 10:47am
April 21, 2017
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
As the ground thaws, farmers may be eager to get seeds in the ground, but planting to early could be a devastating mistake. "Seeds don't grow...
April 21, 2017 - 12:32pm
Farmers promote sustainability during Earth Day
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — In agriculture, every day is Earth Day. The official observation of Earth Day is Saturday, April 22, which gives farmers...
April 21, 2017 - 8:06am
April 17, 2017
Input costs falling for SD farmers
PARKSTON — Consistency is more important than cheap prices for one local farmer, but he still tries to keep his input costs low. "The theory...
April 17, 2017 - 5:22pm
April 11, 2017
Soybean stock slides as USDA predicts more planting
MITCHELL, S.D.—In about one week, the price of soybeans has fallen by more than 20 cents per bushel, and one South Dakota farmer blames...
April 11, 2017 - 6:47pm
Soybean stock slides as USDA predicts more planting
In about one week, the price of soybeans has fallen by more than 20 cents per bushel, and one area farmer blames the drop on a recent government...
April 11, 2017 - 5:22pm
March 31, 2017
Corn production projection 'should be positive for prices'
A 4 million-acre reduction in corn projected in 2017 could prove beneficial for farmers. With corn prices falling from the $3.60 range to the...
March 31, 2017 - 5:13pm
November 23, 2016
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
WASHINGTON—Many American farmers are thankful today for an Obama administration decision to boost the amount of renewable fuels, such as made from corn and soybeans, in the country's gasoline and diesel supply. The Wednesday, Nov. 23 announcement was a turnaround for the Environmental...
November 23, 2016 - 8:54pm
November 15, 2016
Corn and soybean stocks rise as producers decide not to sell
With prices low, farmers are taking their products off the market. Mark Andres, location manager of CHS Farmers Alliance in Ethan, said farmers...
November 15, 2016 - 12:36pm
November 11, 2016
South Dakota's soybean crop expected to be record-size
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's soybean crop is expected to set a record, but corn production in the state this year is forecast to be down. The Agriculture Department in its latest forecast projects the state's soybean crop at 248 million bushels, up more than 5 percent from...
November 11, 2016 - 11:31am
October 8, 2016
Low prices, high expenses could lead to first net loss for SD corn growers since 2005
PLANKINTON — Corn growers are facing the worst return on investment in 11 years, and one Plankinton producer is starting to feel the heat....
October 8, 2016 - 9:05am
August 22, 2016
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
EPIPHANY (Reuters) - Average corn yields in southeastern South Dakota were below average as signs of growing-season stress were evident in the...
August 22, 2016 - 6:33pm