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Residents of halfway house found two men dead from overdoses - their drug counselors
Teen banned from graduation 'not because she is pregnant but because she was immoral'
9 challengers seek Standing Rock chairman's seat
Man who shot, wounded officer while on 6-day meth binge gets 20 years
Walmart to ban woman who told customer to 'go back to Mexico,' called another the n-word
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Cool, wet weather limits fieldwork in South Dakota
Southwest Minnesota's Tru Shrimp venture builds on region's crops
ND organic farmer wins USDA appeal after 7 years
NOEM: Sharing our agricultural traditions
AgweekTV: North Dakota flavor in DC
Vikings still don't know if Bridgewater will ever play in NFL again
Twins' Hughes may not miss many games
Former Minnesota high school hockey star, current Penguins veteran Cullen playing Game 7 like it's his last
Golden Eagles send two to state track
Catching up with former area athletes: Priebe, Frank to compete at NCAA West prelims
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
Adeline Rosina Elizabeth Storm
Donna Jean Jones
Joyce E. Ackman
Stanley W. Maakestad
OPINION: Wollman gave meaning to 'public service'
Parents of slain DNC staffer: Stop politicizing our son's murder
Port: Democrats already running campaign commercials on behalf of Heidi Heitkamp
Garrison Keillor: One more modest proposal
OUR VIEW: Bring on the moisture
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
Dick and Joan Goetsch
Myron and Margaret Eich
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
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