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MHS marching band places second in Iowa, finals canceled due to weather
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
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
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
January 17, 2014
Two tigers headed to Watertown zoo
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Officials at the Lansing zoo say two Amur tigers born there three years ago are heading for a new home in South Dakota. The Lansing State Journal says the Potter Park Zoo tigers known as Kira and Savelii have a new home at Bramble Park Zoo in Watertown. ...
January 17, 2014 - 6:48am
September 6, 2013
National Zoo: 2-week-old panda cub is female
WASHINGTON — It's a girl! The Smithsonian's National Zoo announced Thursday that its 2-week-old giant panda cub is female and her father...
September 6, 2013 - 3:48pm
November 19, 2012
Great Plains Zoo's giraffe to be named Gerald
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The Great Plains Zoo says its new baby giraffe will be named Gerald. In September, the Sioux Falls zoo's 13-year-old...
November 19, 2012 - 6:30am
November 6, 2012
Sioux Falls zoo holding run-off to name baby giraffe
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The Great Plains Zoo is holding a run-off election to name its new baby giraffe. From now through Friday, people can submit...
November 6, 2012 - 5:51am
October 23, 2012
2 owls set for release after rehabilitation
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Two owls undergoing rehabilitation at the Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls are set to be released Tuesday. The zoo says in a statement that a great horned owl and an eastern screech owl are set to be released Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Blood Run nature area. The owls...
October 23, 2012 - 11:50am
October 4, 2012
Great Plains Zoo asks for names for baby giraffe
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The baby boy with dark brown eyes has already wooed fans around the world. Now he needs a name. The Great Plains Zoo and...
October 4, 2012 - 8:54am
September 5, 2012
Giraffe born at Sioux Falls zoo
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- A giraffe has been born at the Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls and the baby calf already is taller than some zookeepers. The media reports that the zoo's 13-year-old giraffe Libby gave birth to a male calf on Sunday. The calf is about 6 feet tall and weighs almost...
September 5, 2012 - 10:32am
July 23, 2012
Great Plains Zoo hosting Navy Day on Monday
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Sioux Falls' zoo is hosting a Navy Day on Monday. The event at the Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural History begins at 10 a.m. with feature performances by the U.S. Navy Band "Horizon." Also featured will be equipment displays by the Navy's Mobile...
July 23, 2012 - 10:09am
February 15, 2012
Romance in the air for pandas at Great Plains Zoo
SIOUX FALLS -- Romance is in the air for two red pandas at the Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural History in Sioux Falls, and zoo...
February 15, 2012 - 1:58pm
January 20, 2012
Great Plains Zoo opens 'Dino-Roars' exhibit
SIOUX FALLS -- The Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum of Natural History today opened its new traveling dinosaur exhibit, "Dino-Roars." The Great Room of the Delbridge Museum of Natural History has been transformed into a jungle, where 19 lifelike dinosaurs come to life to...
January 20, 2012 - 10:53am
December 16, 2011
Zebra gives birth at Sioux Falls zoo
SIOUX FALLS -- A Grevy's zebra has given birth at the Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls. Grevy's zebras are native to Africa and are considered...
December 16, 2011 - 2:46pm
December 6, 2011
Great Plains Zoo receives national accreditation
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Sioux Falls' Great Plains Zoo and Delbridge Museum has been granted accreditation by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. The media reports that fewer than 10 percent of the approximately 2,400 animal exhibitors in the United States are AZA accredited. To receive...
December 6, 2011 - 9:58am
September 20, 2011
Disability group to go to zoo Saturday
The Mitchell Area Disability Support Group will take a trip to Great Plains Zoo, Sioux Falls, on Saturday, Sept. 24. The group will leave Greenridge Apartments at 9 a.m. that day and tour the zoo. Lunch will be as a group and will be self-pay. Cost is $5 per person for transportation...
September 20, 2011 - 9:06am
September 6, 2011
Endangered Grevy's zebra gives birth at Sioux Falls zoo
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- An endangered Grevy's zebra has given birth at the Great Plains Zoo in Sioux Falls, and a second zebra is pregnant. Mother Demani gave birth Saturday night to the 100-pound male foal, according to media reports. It was not immediately given a name or put out for...
September 6, 2011 - 2:40pm