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Photos from the Mitchell High School all-school talent show
Christensen to remain mayor of Platte
SD's top family medicine physician hopes for improved rural access to health care
Around the Region
A Band Called Honalee to bring ‘60s folk rock music to Mitchell
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Tiger men hit the road for GPAC semifinals
Fourth-quarter run helps MCM past Parkston
Nighthawks fly to District 11B title
Kernels start slow, finish strong on first day
Avon captures District 12B girls basketball title
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Violet Ordella Moline
Vernon E. Vlasman
Arline June Shipman
Wishing loved one could let go of life should not bring guilty feelings
WOSTER: And there was light ...
LETTER: Troubled by EB-5 plea deal
LETTER: When will GOP take its role seriously?
LETTER: Don't cut corners on the Corn Palace
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Richard and Judith (Stetler) Isaacs
LaVerne & Kathryn Kothe
Joe & Kerrill Morrison
September 15, 2016
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
Prairie grouse hunting season opens Friday, and finding the game birds may be a bit easier this year. Prairie grouse is a general term applied...
September 15, 2016 - 5:14pm
September 13, 2016
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
A few weeks ago Tom, my son-in-law, Sam, my grandson, and I were out on Madison, Wisconsin's Lake Mendota. Tom knows the lake and he has a number...
September 13, 2016 - 11:40pm
September 12, 2016
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's prairie and ruffed grouse seasons open Saturday. The state Game, Fish and Parks Department says prairie and ruffed grouse have a daily limit of three and a possession limit of 15. The season runs through Jan. 1. Shooting hours are from sunrise to sunset....
September 12, 2016 - 11:19am
September 8, 2016
North Dakota pheasant numbers drop 10 percent from 2015
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Pheasant numbers in North Dakota have dropped 10 percent from a year ago, but as the hunting season nears wildlife officials are confident of another decent harvest of at least half a million birds. The drop indicated by a state Game and Fish Department survey...
September 8, 2016 - 11:24am
September 7, 2016
WILTZ: Why do we hunt deer?
Back in the Aug. 3 column, I reported that I had failed to draw a West River Deer tag for the first time in 46 years. I'll be out there on the Nov. 12 opener with Mike, my faithful West River Deer partner, but I'll be toting either my shotgun or a varmint rifle and predator call....
September 7, 2016 - 11:03am
September 2, 2016
3,510 licenses available for North Dakota fall turkey hunt
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is making 3,510 licenses available for the full turkey season. The number is 145 fewer than last year, or a decline of about 4 percent. The deadline for hunters to apply for a license is Wednesday. Only North Dakota residents...
September 2, 2016 - 10:57am
Bighorn sheep hunting to resume in North Dakota this fall
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Game and Fish Department is resuming bighorn sheep hunting this fall after concluding that a disease that sparked a large die-off in the western badlands herd two years ago has diminished. Bacterial pneumonia is still present in the herd but...
September 2, 2016 - 10:54am
August 31, 2016
SD pheasant count shows 20 percent decrease
Finding roosters may be a little more difficult this fall, but hunters should expect to harvest more than 1 million pheasants in South Dakota...
August 31, 2016 - 8:54am
August 30, 2016
WILTZ: A fishing trip to Ontario where the adults were carefree kids again
I hadn't seen my wife Betsy for a week when I walked through the front door after completing 20 hours on the road in a very comfortable motorhome....
August 30, 2016 - 11:28pm
August 20, 2016
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
Call it, "the year of the fish" in South Dakota. State fish records are falling repeatedly with six species set in 2016. That matches 2009 for...
August 20, 2016 - 8:45am
August 17, 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
What about Cecil the lion? I have purposely avoided the subject of Cecil the Lion until the actual facts emerged as opposed to the liberal media's fabricated story. Cecil was a 13 year-old male African lion who lived on and around Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park. His death has been...
August 17, 2016 - 12:00am
August 11, 2016
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota wildlife officials are lowering the number of mountain lions that can be killed for the first time in about a decade of lion hunting in the state, in large part due to the prowess of hunters, particularly those with hounds. The exact size of the...
August 11, 2016 - 11:32am
August 10, 2016
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
A popular food chain likes to brag in its TV commercials that their chickens are not fed with genetically enhanced feeds. If we want to pay $3 instead of a $1 for a dozen eggs, we can buy eggs produced by anabolic-free chickens. Do the fussy consumers who buy so-called "organic" poultry...
August 10, 2016 - 12:34am
August 8, 2016
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
ABERDEEN (AP) — South Dakota wildlife officials are doing away with a special August goose hunting season aimed at reducing the numbers of resident Canada geese. The August Management Take season was added several years ago to try to reduce crop damage from the birds. At the time,...
August 8, 2016 - 12:23pm
Minnesota’s high school clay target state championship drew 7,000 shooters
BRAINERD, Minn. -- In this week’s Northland Outdoors TV episode, we explore the phenomenal growth of the Minnesota Clay Target League, the...
August 8, 2016 - 11:27am