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Wells Fargo to pay $110 million to settle lawsuit over account abuses
Poop and fish guts for the National Rotten Sneaker win
Trump signs order sweeping away Obama-era climate policies
Man gets 30 years in prison for 2015 Kimball standoff with officers
Woonsocket man sentenced to 40 years in prison for killing woman
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Trump declines Nationals' Opening Day first pitch offer
PHOTOS: Area athletes compete in the Gregory Invitational
Coyotes cover new territory in prep baseball
Gregory boys win home meet
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Julie A. Theel
Jeremy Lee Lhotak
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
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
October 19, 2016
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
North America's most exotic hunts are coming to Mitchell. The South Dakota Wildlife Federation has secured the rights to a film made by Hunting Film Tour, which features hunters across the continent searching for moose, elk, bighorn sheep, waterfowl and more, and it's bringing the...
October 19, 2016 - 5:06pm
October 17, 2016
One man suffers minor injuries after hunting accident near Kimball
KIMBALL — One man was treated for minor injuries after a hunting accident Saturday between Kimball and White Lake. The man, whose name...
October 17, 2016 - 3:35pm
September 29, 2016
EHD causing high whitetails casualties
Landowners continue to find dead white-tailed deer populations in central South Dakota as a bout with a deadly disease continues. South Dakota...
September 29, 2016 - 6:36pm
August 25, 2016
Six from Iowa charged with swapping deer tags
JONES COUNTY — Six individuals from Iowa were recently cited for game violations in Jones County surrounding the improper tagging of multiple bucks. Corwin Harthoorn, 55, Colton Harthoorn, 25, and Kristi Harthoorn, 25, all of Doon, Iowa; Randall Kats, 53, and Jonathan LeLoux,...
August 25, 2016 - 10:58am
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
June 24, 2016
Official: Pheasant numbers to see 'slight increase' in 2016
Officials with the state Game, Fish & Parks Department are expecting a slight increase to pheasant populations this season, but spring rains...
June 24, 2016 - 5:16pm