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Enhanced security rules imposed for all flights to US
Top-ranking Vatican cardinal charged with sex offenses in Australia
Two Yellowstone National Park tourists injured by bison
Andes Central breaks ground on $13M expansion
Authorities: Chamberlain man received 20K illegal pills through mail
UPS to freeze pensions for 70,000 nonunion workers to cut costs
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
Farm groups applaud withdrawal of WOTUS rule
Dry conditions continue impacting South Dakota farmers
Continued improvements showcased at Sanborn Co. 4-H arena
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
Area baseball roundup: Salem picks up Cornbelt League win
Players buying in on Kernel basketball rebuild
Small College Basketball Hall of Fame to induct Don Meyer
Post 18 piles up the hits, downs Sioux Falls West 11-2
FCA football camp in Mitchell July 12
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
Leona "Onie" Kost
Joyce Carol Fredrikson
Hoops on Hops: How and why glassware adds to your enjoyment of beer
All-American fun: Patriotic playdough is an easy DIY for summer
OPINION: A teen's summertime rite of passage
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
Wiltz: The need-to-know on SD's deer seasons
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
Bob & Anna Graumann
May 30, 2017
Ducks Unlimited invests in region's environment
A joint effort between Ducks Unlimited, South Dakota State University, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks and the Natural Resources Conservation...
May 30, 2017 - 3:21pm
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
LETCHER — More ducks could be coming to the Letcher area as a conservation organization concludes a project to provide them with more homes....
November 30, 2016 - 6:07pm
September 12, 2016
Costs still unknown for buffer strips tax break
PIERRE — One of the arguments used back on March 29 to sustain the governor's veto of the buffer strips tax break for farmers and ranchers during the 2016 legislative session was its unknown cost. Now five-plus months later, Gov. Dennis Daugaard is throwing the full weight of...
September 12, 2016 - 6:34pm
January 29, 2016
State attempting to establish first wetlands mitigation bank for agriculture in the nation
South Dakota could become the first state in the nation to establish a wetland mitigation credit system directed solely at farmers. The Natural...
January 29, 2016 - 4:20pm
March 10, 2015
Wetlands near Corsicana attracting birds, drawing visitors
CORSICANA, Texas (AP) — A man-made wetlands has become a magnet for migratory birds along the Central Flyway. On the Navarro-Freestone County line, about 110 miles southeast of Fort Worth, Texas Parks and Wildlife's Richland Creek Wildlife Management Area has seen bird counts...
March 10, 2015 - 4:13pm
February 2, 2015
Researchers studying how animals affected by wetlands loss
BROOKINGS (AP) — Some South Dakota researchers are using a federal grant to figure out what happens to the animals when a pond goes dry. How far the frogs, salamanders and ducks must travel to find another wetland is the focus of the work being done over three years by the...
February 2, 2015 - 4:25pm
September 4, 2014
Hunting for support of the Dakota's wetlands and grasslands
September 4, 2014 - 4:54pm
August 21, 2014
SD landowners weigh in on wetlands
Wetlands have been protected from drainage since the wetland conservation compliance provisions "Swampbuster" was enacted in the 1985 farm bill. "When producers want to drain soils on their land, they can fill out an AD-1026 form. Natural Resources Conservation Service will then...
August 21, 2014 - 10:36pm
August 18, 2014
Wetland determination backlog concerns SD farmers
PIERRE (AP) — Some South Dakota farmers say it's taking the government too long to deal with requests for wetland determinations. A wetland determination helps producers know where wetlands are located so they can make plans to drain areas without losing eligibility to participate...
August 18, 2014 - 7:51am
July 23, 2014
Report says Prairie Pothole region losing wetlands
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Federal officials and conservationists say a recent report detailing wetland losses in the five-state Prairie Pothole...
July 23, 2014 - 10:49pm
July 7, 2014
Hutterite colony caught in wetlands dispute
WILLOW LAKE (AP) — A federal wildlife agency is suing a Hutterite colony in Willow Lake, alleging that it hasn't abided by the terms of a 36-year-old easement that requires the landowners to leave the property's wetlands intact. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has asked a...
July 7, 2014 - 7:55am
May 12, 2014
Noem, Thune criticize EPA streams, wetlands rule
By Henry C. Jackson WASHINGTON (AP) — Landlocked South Dakota is again fighting with the federal government about water — this time over whether the Obama administration can regulate streams and smaller waterways. The state's Republican lawmakers on Thursday criticized...
May 12, 2014 - 12:05am
April 7, 2014
Conservationists claim victory on new farm bill
By Steve Karnowski MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Wildlife and environmental groups are claiming victory for conservation practices in the new farm...
April 7, 2014 - 10:35am
February 18, 2014
Millions coming to Prairie Pothole wetlands
USDA allocates funds for wetlands determination plus more money to promote grasslands preservation.
February 18, 2014 - 6:53am
December 11, 2013
Study says US can’t keep up with loss of its wetlands
By The Washington Post WASHINGTON — Over a four-year span, the United States lost more than 360,000 acres of freshwater and saltwater wetlands...
December 11, 2013 - 10:53pm