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A Band Called Honalee to bring ‘60s folk rock music to Mitchell
Ravinia man charged with ramming vehicle, damaging grocery store
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
Photos from the State Wrestling Tournament quarterfinals
NASCAR ponders how to make Great American Race great again
Kayser commits to DWU women’s basketball team
Home-court advantage benefitting Tiger women
Class B state wrestling preview: Titans' Urban looks for state success as a senior
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
Vernon E. Vlasman
Arline June Shipman
Vernon E. Vlasman
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LETTER: When will GOP take its role seriously?
LETTER: Don't cut corners on the Corn Palace
LETTER: Voter faith in SD Legislature is eroding
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
Art and Arlene Guericke
Marcella and Elmer Werning
January 4, 2017
Winter's impact on wildlife concerns ND Game and Fish officials
BISMARCK — The new year is just getting started, but North Dakota wildlife officials already are concerned about the potential impact of...
January 4, 2017 - 7:49am
December 27, 2016
Cheetah headed to extinction with just 7,100 left, wildlife experts warn
LONDON — The world's fastest land animal, the cheetah, is in danger of extinction because it is running out of space, research led by the Zoological...
December 27, 2016 - 8:00am
August 12, 2016
People want more public land, GF&P told
With recreational use of public lands at record highs, South Dakota has taken another look at expanding. On Aug. 4, the Game, Fish and Parks...
August 12, 2016 - 5:08pm
July 26, 2016
Wildlife may decline due to after-effects of farm bill
The potential future loss of the state's wildlife habitat leaves South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks officials concerned for the future of wildlife. This year, there were 42,352 acres of South Dakota land submitted by landowners for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) during general...
July 26, 2016 - 5:59pm
May 31, 2016
Leave baby wild animals alone, new campaign stresses
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A South Dakota wildlife official is trying to combat a scene she sees several times every summer: A mom and her children show up carrying a box with holes poked in the top and a baby wild animal inside. The family thinks they've rescued it from apparent abandonment,...
May 31, 2016 - 12:39pm
March 4, 2016
South Dakota wildlife officials propose more elk licenses
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's elk numbers are on the rise, and so might be the number of hunting licenses. The Game, Fish and Parks Department is asking the Game, Fish and Parks Commission to raise the number of elk licenses in all but one of the state's elk hunting seasons. Regional...
March 4, 2016 - 12:33pm
October 16, 2015
Pheasant season gets underway in South Dakota this weekend
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota's pheasant season opens Saturday, and hunters can expect a better year than 2014. State wildlife officials...
October 16, 2015 - 1:15pm
September 28, 2015
Nature foundation unveils $3.3M in monarch butterfly grants
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A national wildlife group awarded $3.3 million in grants Monday in its initial push to stem the worrisome decline of...
September 28, 2015 - 5:01pm
August 10, 2015
Bald eagle numbers continue to soar
LAKE ANDES—The bald eagle population in South Dakota is flying high once again. The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission voted...
August 10, 2015 - 9:52pm
May 22, 2015
Wildlife habitat conservation program reaches million acres
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A Conservation Reserve Program offshoot that's aimed at boosting wildlife habitat has surpassed 1 million acres, thanks to a recent signup in North Dakota. The amount of land in the State Acres for Wildlife Enhancement program is double what the federal...
May 22, 2015 - 9:07am
May 20, 2015
Wildlife center operator: Fur taken only after natural death
PIERRE (AP) — A Minnesota woman seeking to open a wildlife education center that would house wolf cubs and fox kits in Deadwood acknowledged in a 2012 court case that her Minnesota property is mainly for agricultural use as a fur farm. Terri Petter's Deadwood project faces...
May 20, 2015 - 2:00pm
May 18, 2015
Attraction with wolves planned for Deadwood causes uproar
DEADWOOD (AP) — Opponents of a planned wildlife education operation in the western South Dakota tourist town of Deadwood say they think it's a front for a Minnesota fur farm and shouldn't be allowed. Fur-Ever Wild owner Terri Petter says the attraction would educate visitors...
May 18, 2015 - 1:00pm
April 23, 2015
Golden eagle injured near Rapid City ready to be a free bird
RAPID CITY (AP) — A golden eagle struck by two vehicles near Rapid City more than a month ago has survived and likely soon will be a free bird. The nearly 8-pound bird was struck on state Highway 79 on March 3. It was treated at the All Creatures Animal Hospital and Oahe Wildlife...
April 23, 2015 - 1:38pm
March 12, 2015
Public still has time to review proposed elk management plan
PIERRE (AP) — The state Game, Fish and Parks Department says South Dakota residents who want to have a say in how the state manages its elk population can still share their input. The department's Division of Wildlife released a draft of its five-year elk management plan to...
March 12, 2015 - 11:45am
Tribes join effort to keep Yellowstone grizzlies protected
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Leaders of American Indian tribes in the Rocky Mountains and Great Plains are signing onto an effort to retain federal...
January 12, 2015 - 1:14pm