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Storm sewer problem? Councilman researching areas for Lake Mitchell restoration
Wagner LifeChanger nominee: 'Try to be there' for the kids
Woman arrested after driving into White House barrier was convicted last year of trying to climb fence
Six injured in Friday crash near Alexandria
South Dakota Supreme Court: warrant needed for urine sample
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
place a business brief
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Farmers have highest suicide rate of all occupations
Streak snapped! Mitchell ends 42-game losing streak in home thriller
Area basketball roundup: Freeman girls advance to Round of 16
Chamberlain duo eyeing top finishes
Class B wrestling roundup: Howard second, Winner in third after first day
Havlik, Max advance to semis for Kernels
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Wayne H. Bracha
Patrick Raymond Bowar
JoAnn Mavis Thompson (nee Evenson)
LETTER: Assault guns need to go
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
KLUMB: Looking into lunch shaming
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
February 18, 2018
Mitchell chapter of Pheasants Forever among many honored at national banquet
SIOUX FALLS — Pheasant Country, the Mitchell chapter of Pheasants Forever, was recognized for having the largest banquet of the year during...
February 18, 2018 - 4:36pm
February 12, 2018
'They ate his body, nearly all of it': Suspected poacher mauled to death, eaten by pride of lions
SOUTH AFRICA - A recent incident in South Africa resulted in the hunter being the hunted. A suspected poacher was mauled to death and eaten by...
February 12, 2018 - 2:24pm
February 11, 2018
Minn. woman still healing from November deer-stand fall
DULUTH, Minn.—Beth Holst had hunted on the ground for the first two days of last fall's Minnesota firearms deer season, but she hadn't...
February 11, 2018 - 8:44am
Changing landscapes: When a hunting or fishing territory slips away
An angler I know was talking about a lake where he used to fish. Crappies, as I recall. Somewhere near Bemidji. "But then the college kids found...
February 11, 2018 - 7:40am
February 9, 2018
Non-meandered waters is far from being settled
PIERRE — On Thursday afternoon, before the snow coming down got worse, South Dakota lawmakers hurried from the Capitol for another three-day...
February 9, 2018 - 9:14am
February 8, 2018
Wiltz: All you need to know on today's hunting rifles
I am frequently asked for advice on guns, and hunting rifles, in particular. Of course it depends on what one is going to hunt, but if we're talking South Dakota deer and antelope with the possibilities of elk or coyote, I'll limit my discussion to the home front. It might surprise...
February 8, 2018 - 8:07am
February 2, 2018
Dead goose knocks out hunter on Maryland's Eastern Shore
The incident happened around 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1, in Easton, Maryland, near the Miles River. Robert Meilhammer, of Crapo, Maryland, was hunting...
February 2, 2018 - 2:22pm
January 29, 2018
Entangled ND bucks, one with severed head, offer glimpse of nature's cruelty
Jim Brown had seen the two bucks on his trail camera near Walhalla, N.D., earlier in the fall, but then they stopped showing up. That all changed...
January 29, 2018 - 5:34pm
January 28, 2018
Entangled bucks show nature's cruelty
WALHALLA, N.D. — Jim Brown had seen the two bucks on his trail camera near Walhalla, N.D., earlier in the fall, but then they stopped showing...
January 28, 2018 - 6:18am
January 24, 2018
Wiltz: Whitetail or mule deer? Or both?
In describing our West River deer hunt from November, I wrote about a large buck shot by a fellow hunter that appeared to be a mule deer-whitetail hybrid cross. While he possessed mule deer characteristics, including a black-tipped tail, his antlers were of classic whitetail configuration....
January 24, 2018 - 8:37am
January 20, 2018
Abandoned dog rescued after retrieving bird to hunters
ABERDEEN (AP) — Two hunters had shot down a pheasant in a wildlife refuge in northern South Dakota when they were approached by an underweight...
January 20, 2018 - 1:03pm
January 18, 2018
Extension of law governing lakes on private land advances
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard's bill to extend an expiring law that governs the use of lakes on private land for recreation passed its...
January 18, 2018 - 12:41pm
January 11, 2018
Commission sets waterfowl seasons
PIERRE — South Dakota's Game, Fish & Parks Commission agreed Thursday duck hunters should get to take two pintails per day rather than...
January 11, 2018 - 9:07pm
Wiltz: Wisconsin deer hunting full of problems
This past year, in their infinite wisdom, Wisconsin legislators eliminated the minimum age for mentored deer hunting licenses in their state. As a result, 1814 of these licenses went to nine-year-olds and under. Fifty two of these licenses went to children who were five or younger,...
January 11, 2018 - 2:00pm
January 7, 2018
Wis. 19-year-old is quickly gaining experience and having success in his trapping
NEAR SOLON SPRINGS, Wis. — Jarid Rankila walked gingerly onto the frozen beaver pond, thumping the ice ahead of him with his ice spud —...
January 7, 2018 - 8:01am