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Police: Mount Vernon man raped 7-year-old boy in exchange for video game
School board to hold public budget hearing
Douglas County man charged with eluding, DUI after high-speed chase
Police: Man threatens children with gun in Sioux Falls
Car hits, injures 2 pedestrian in Sioux Falls
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
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
Emergency CRP grazing authorized in the Dakotas and Montana
MAC finishes second at Corn Palace Invite
McCook/Miner wins Lennox tournament
Amateur baseball roundup: Alexandria takes down Parkston
Bulldogs fall to Wildcats
Spieth holes bunker shot to win Travelers in playoff
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
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
LETTER: Spending millions on lake fix needs guarantee
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
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
June 15, 2017
Law enforcement investigating hunting death in Tripp Co.
TRIPP COUNTY — The investigation into the death of a 17-year-old who was killed while hunting in northwest Tripp County Saturday morning...
June 15, 2017 - 2:40pm
June 13, 2017
GF&P to open restricted-access lakes today
The South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department today will remove access-restricting cables to about 30 non-meandered lakes following the passage...
June 13, 2017 - 9:39am
May 16, 2017
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
The day would be overcast. There was just enough light on the eastern horizon to guide me, and it looked good — mild temperatures and nary a trace of wind. I headed south out of the hay yard and worked my way up the gradual incline. My destination was a bowl like impression,...
May 16, 2017 - 10:16pm
April 23, 2017
Targeting deals for the trophy room
LENNOX — Elk antlers. Sheep horns. Mountain lion pelts. With limited hunting options each year for such animals, it's difficult for many...
April 23, 2017 - 4:28pm
April 18, 2017
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
I've been asked how my spring turkey hunting is going and I'll make a sorry confession. After getting a gobbler or two that rivaled an old inner...
April 18, 2017 - 10:39pm
April 4, 2017
Wiltz: Florida gators, but not the basketball version
In 44 years of column writing, I don't recall that I've ever touched on alligators. Today, that's about to change.
April 4, 2017 - 11:09pm
March 17, 2017
SD's highest court upholds major piece of case barring public access to Day County sloughs
PIERRE — The South Dakota Supreme Court affirmed a decision to bar public access to portions of two expanding sloughs in Day County. On Wednesday, the state's highest court upheld a circuit court decision to bar public access to the portions of Jesse and Duerre sloughs that...
March 17, 2017 - 4:43pm
March 14, 2017
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
As mentioned in the past, I'm in the process of writing a book I've called A Dakota Rod and Nimrod. As the title reveals, it is primarily a collection of hunting- and fishing-related stories. The book is comprised of three sections: The Dakota Scene, Beyond Dakota Borders, and People...
March 14, 2017 - 10:31pm
Three teens charged with illegal deer hunting in McCook County
HARTFORD — Three Hartford teenagers were charged with illegally hunting deer last month in McCook County. The three 17-year-old boys "willfully...
February 14, 2017 - 9:29am
February 8, 2017
Senate proposes Spink Co. to qualify for more nonresident waterfowl licenses
PIERRE — Spink County would become eligible for special non-resident three-day waterfowl hunting licenses with legislation that flew through...
February 8, 2017 - 5:38pm
January 31, 2017
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
After we get through all of today's facts and figures, we'll talk about sage grouse, but I want to tell you this right now. If you head out to Harding County next fall to hunt sage grouse, you'll be allowed one bird. You will have to take him or her to a checkpoint station. After...
January 31, 2017 - 11:11pm
January 4, 2017
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
I am not a political analyst, and it is not my job to discuss politics. I will do my best to write about the outdoors, not politics, in this new year. Having said this, I want to deviate for a moment as there is a point I want to touch.
January 4, 2017 - 10:28am
December 27, 2016
Four area men charged with unlawful deer hunting, possession
McCOOK COUNTY — Four McCook County residents were charged with unlawfully hunting or possessing deer in November. Clayton Tillotson, 27,...
December 27, 2016 - 10:28am
November 29, 2016
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Deer season is important to me, and we are currently in the midst of our South Dakota deer hunting season. West River Rifle ended Nov. 20, but East River Rifle runs through Sunday, and then resumes with antlerless tags on Dec. 31 through the Jan. 8. Archery, as well as Muzzleloader,...
November 29, 2016 - 11:13pm
November 17, 2016
Once captive turkeys causing damage near Mitchell
Some local hunters still have a chance to bag a turkey, but any birds they find might not be too wild. There are too many turkeys surrounding...
November 17, 2016 - 7:16pm