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Forest Service: Closure order for Crow Peak area lifted
Sioux Falls mayor advances building after council rejection
New-look Corn Palace 'pretty darn busy'
Indian Health Service announces contract to improve health services in Rosebud, Pine Ridge
Man charged with rape of a minor starting in 2007
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Deere to lay off 120 employees at Moline factory
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Armour rallies for final District 3B state tournament spot
Lakeview women's scramble set for Wednesday
Mitchell's Thill joins junior hockey team
A boost with heart in mind: SDHSAA foundation provides AEDs to schools in need
Tigers to open football season with rare Friday game
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Wagner man to celebrate 80th
Jackie (Bowar) Miiller
Ima Gene Toland
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
A different Trump rose in Cleveland
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
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