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Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
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Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Vinatieri's field goal gives South Dakota State playoff win
No. 7 Concordia hands No. 1 DWU women first loss
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No. 3 Iowa tops SDSU wrestling 29-8
Pierre handles Mitchell in opening dual
Couple unites in July ceremony
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Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Donald J. Star
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Looking for just a little more time
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Christmas at the Capitol
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
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Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
May 24, 2016
Colome man survives storm inside iron box
COLOME — As the winds toppled his semi and destroyed his barn, the only thing protecting Rick Petersek from flying debris was an iron box....
May 24, 2016 - 5:46pm
May 23, 2016
3 tornadoes reported during severe storms in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Severe storms that crossed South Dakota led to reports of at least three tornadoes, including one that caused damage. The...
May 23, 2016 - 9:32am
May 16, 2016
USDA: Corn and soybean planting continues despite weather
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says corn and soybean planting continued in South Dakota last week despite below average temperatures and wet conditions. The USDA's National Agriculture Statistics Service says weekend frost was reported in the north part of...
May 16, 2016 - 5:49pm
May 11, 2016
Rainfall dampens planting for some
MONTROSE — It's been one of the wettest years in South Dakota history, but one Montrose farmer hasn't let it rain on his parade. Brian...
May 11, 2016 - 6:27pm
May 3, 2016
Week of snow and rain hampers fieldwork in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Snow and rain in South Dakota over the past week has hampered spring fieldwork. The Agriculture Department says in its weekly crop report that fewer than two days were suitable for fieldwork. The planting of corn, soybeans, spring wheat, oats and barley is behind...
May 3, 2016 - 12:07pm
April 26, 2016
Up to 2½ inches of rain expected Wednesday in Mitchell
A storm is heading for Mitchell that could double this month's rain accumulation, despite already wetter-than-normal conditions. According to the National Weather Service in Sioux Falls, Mitchell is expected to receive up to 2½ inches of rainfall Wednesday. The upcoming precipitation...
April 26, 2016 - 5:25pm
Meteorologist: Safety first for weather spotters
In severe weather situations, the Mitchell region just got a little bit safer. More than 100 people crammed into the amphitheater at Mitchell...
April 26, 2016 - 8:10am
April 24, 2016
Katherine Plessner took these pictures of a moose Saturday afternoon near Verona, North Dakota. That's the story. That and the facts that Plessner...
April 24, 2016 - 1:47pm
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
April 5, 2016
USDA: Rainfall helps topsoil, subsoil moisture levels
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says most of South Dakota received some precipitation last week, helping topsoil and subsoil moisture levels. The Agricultural Statistics Service says the heaviest amounts of precipitation fell in the north central and southeast...
April 5, 2016 - 4:00pm
March 30, 2016
Northern Black Hills could get another foot of snow
RAPID CITY (AP) — The northern Black Hills including the cities of Lead and Deadwood remains under a winter storm watch through Thursday as a fast-moving system prepares to move through the region. The National Weather Service says snow accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are expected,...
March 30, 2016 - 12:02pm
March 28, 2016
Southwestern South Dakota could see up to a foot of snow
RAPID CITY (AP) — More spring snow appears to be on the way for southwestern South Dakota. The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch for Tuesday night through Wednesday evening. The precipitation is expected to start as rain during the day Tuesday and change to...
March 28, 2016 - 11:43am
March 23, 2016
'Thundersnow' makes for unique spring system
After a brief taste of spring earlier in the week with temperatures in the 70s, the region was reverted back to winter-type weather Wednesday...
March 23, 2016 - 10:45pm
March 22, 2016
Storm could bring 2-3 inches in Mitchell; heavier amounts southeast
A spring snowstorm is on its way, that's for certain. Southeastern South Dakota on Wednesday will receive a storm that will bring "several inches...
March 22, 2016 - 11:33am