A shortage of butchers and meat cutters is creating a crippling workload and making hunters scramble to find a place to process their deer.
Rural Life and Outdoors
Despite data or evidence, state is 'confident that this bounty program is enhancing nest success.'
A few South Dakota organic farms are raising smaller heritage turkeys, and interest is rising. “Once that breed is gone, they’re gone and gone forever.”
South Dakota's veteran population has declined 20% since 2010, and finding veterans to participate in honor guard ceremonies is getting more difficult. “I feel like we need to continue to have these remembrances.”
“It’s kind of been a strong issue with me, that it may be legal but it’s not smart,” said Ron Kolbeck of Salem, who has taught state HuntSAFE programs for more than 20 years.
The marriage of Corabelle Fellows, a white woman, and Sam Campbell, a mixed-race man who was part Sioux, was scandalized in newspapers across the nation in the late 1880s. South Dakota native Chuck Raasch's book chronicles Corabelle's life and her then-controversial courtship.
County fairs held in small-town settings across South Dakota each summer come with a caveat. Many counties are struggling to find enough revenue to pay for public safety, sanitation, water systems and other services they’re required to provide.