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Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
South Dakota chamber says Amendment V is bad for business
Department of Agriculture seeks input on pollinator plan
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
DWU football cruises to GPAC win at Hastings
No. 4 Gorillas knock off No. 1 Warbirds
Photos from the Kernels homecoming game against Spearfish
Titans win Class 9AA battle
Area high school football roundup: Black Panthers blank Crusaders
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
Louis A. Nolz
Francis V. Schaefer
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
July 26, 2016
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service says extreme heat and humidity has impacted much of South Dakota and stressed crops, rangeland and livestock. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop progress report that showers and storms gave some...
July 26, 2016 - 10:40am
April 25, 2016
USDA: State benefited from last week's rainfall
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says much of South Dakota's rangeland, pastureland and emerging crops benefited from last week's rainfall, but the moisture slowed planting progress in eastern locations. The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service says...
April 25, 2016 - 5:43pm
April 18, 2016
USDA: Rain brings much needed moisture to South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says rain brought much needed moisture to parts of South Dakota last week, with the heaviest amounts hitting the central and south central parts of the state. The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service says drier conditions...
April 18, 2016 - 4:19pm
April 11, 2016
USDA: Cool temps slow spring tillage, small grain seeding
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says South Dakota received little precipitation over the past week, but cool temperatures slowed spring tillage and small grain seeding. The USDA's Agricultural Statistics Service says the winter wheat crop is rated 1 percent...
April 11, 2016 - 5:35pm
March 25, 2016
USDA: South Dakota's hog and pig numbers up 7 percent
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the number of hogs and pigs in the state is up 7 percent from the same time last year. The latest report from the National Agricultural Statistics Service says there were 1.4 million head on March 1, a 7 percent increase...
March 25, 2016 - 3:21pm
March 14, 2016
Dakotas' business leaders to join USDA secy on trade mission
GARRISON, N.D. (AP) — Business leaders from North Dakota and South Dakota are part of a group that will join the nation's top agriculture officer on a trade mission to the South American countries of Peru and Chile. The leaders will begin the five-day trip with Agriculture Department...
March 14, 2016 - 11:56am
March 10, 2016
Lower Brule expanding conservation efforts with StrikeForce
LOWER BRULE—The hills in the Lower Brule Reservation are dotted with eastern red cedar trees—but not for much longer. Through the...
March 10, 2016 - 10:25am
February 25, 2016
USDA tours USD and presents $500K grant for Rural Health Care Project
VERMILLION—Representatives from the U.S. Department of Agriculture toured the University of South Dakota on Wednesday and discussed a project that will strengthen health care services in 24 rural South Dakota communities and give medical school and nursing students first-hand...
February 25, 2016 - 10:49am
February 8, 2016
USDA to survey 2,900 South Dakota farmers about plans
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will be sending surveys to some 2,900 farmers in South Dakota to determine their plans for the upcoming growing season. The USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service conducts its March Agricultural Survey to provide the...
February 8, 2016 - 4:11pm
December 9, 2015
USDA raises U.S. corn supply view as export prospects fade
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Agriculture Department on Wednesday raised its outlook for domestic corn supplies by 25 million bushels, more than analysts were expecting, due to weakening export demand.U.S. stockpiles of soybeans and wheat were left unchanged, the government said in its...
December 9, 2015 - 11:18am
October 19, 2015
USDA to help Montana farmers improve honeybee populations
MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture will help farmers in six states improve food sources for honeybees on private lands as populations continue to fall. The Missoulian reports that the USDA announced last week that it has made $4 million in financial assistance...
October 19, 2015 - 11:32am
September 27, 2015
USDA, Department of Defense announce ag education effort
WASHINGTON -- Agriculture Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden and Dr. Susan Kelly, director of the Department of Defense's Transition to Veterans Program Office, announced on Sept. 14 the integration of agriculture into the career training and counseling programs Service members receive...
September 27, 2015 - 11:18am
September 21, 2015
USDA offers help to fire-affected farmers and ranchers
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds farmers and ranchers affected by the recent wildfires in Alaska, California,...
September 21, 2015 - 1:41pm
September 18, 2015
State's agricultural mediation program recertified by USDA
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Agriculture's agricultural mediation program has been recertified by USDA's Farm Service Agency. The department says mediation is an alternative method of resolving agricultural disputes. The department is authorized to mediate disputes...
September 18, 2015 - 3:20pm
June 24, 2015
USDA hotline helps youth find free meals in SD this summer
PIERRE (AP) — A hotline set up by the U.S. Department of Agriculture can help youth in South Dakota find places where they can have access to free meals this summer. The USDA National Hunger Hotline provides information about sites where children and adolescents ages 18 and...
June 24, 2015 - 1:16pm