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Mitchell Parks Dept. master plan gets go-ahead from council
Record warm streak set to snap
Senators cool toward meat labeling changes
Concert of love songs planned for Sunday at DWU
Two MHS students qualify for national debate tournament
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Monster on the mat: Chamberlain's Hutmacher after state title
Tigers, Bulldogs set for GPAC tourney clash
DWU basketball teams both ranked in the top 15
Week of Feb. 20 prep basketball, wrestling rankings
From sidelines to state: Mitchell's Schladweiler makes instant impact as Kernel wrestler
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Pauline C. (Rowe) Fogarty
Marvis Jean Godber
Hazel F. Wipf
WOSTER: A presidential decision to celebrate birthdays
DAUGAARD: Steps forward in mental health
ROZUM: Here comes crossover day
GRAVES: The sweets bring a sparkle to the eye
OPINION: Manuals are becoming entertaining to read
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
February 17, 2017
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
CHICAGO, Feb 16 (Reuters) - Mexico's attempts to diversify its supplies of corn could threaten a crucial market for U.S. farmers who are increasingly...
February 17, 2017 - 3:08pm
Resistance is growing to the USDA's blackout of animal welfare records
The condemnation was swift when the Agriculture Department announced two weeks ago that it had pulled from its website the animal welfare records from 9,000 research labs, dog breeders and other facilities. And while the first critics were, not surprisingly, animal-protection organizations...
February 17, 2017 - 10:49am
January 24, 2017
In Trump freeze, U.S. agencies delay rules affecting farm towns
NEW YORK/CHICAGO - The Environmental Protection Agency will delay implementation of the Renewable Fuels Standard and the Agriculture Department...
January 24, 2017 - 3:07pm
January 19, 2017
USDA nominee has support of SD delegation
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United States Department of Agriculture could be led by a non-Midwesterner for the first time in more than a decade,...
January 19, 2017 - 5:19pm
January 15, 2017
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
PIERRE (AP) — Winter wheat plantings in South Dakota last fall totaled only 900,000 acres, down nearly one-fourth from the previous year to one of the lowest levels in years. In its first estimate of the crop Thursday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported the numbers, which...
January 15, 2017 - 3:00pm
November 21, 2016
Thanksgiving cheer for consumers as turkey, ham prices fall
CHICAGO (Reuters) - U.S. consumers can expect to spend less on their traditional Thanksgiving and Christmas turkeys and hams this year as supplies...
November 21, 2016 - 8:25am
October 27, 2016
USDA provides $95.1 million for four electric projects in South Dakota
WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is providing $3.6 billion in loans to fund 82 electric projects in 31 states. Four of these projects are located in South Dakota. These loans will finance infrastructure upgrades,...
October 27, 2016 - 5:15pm
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