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A recent aerial survey is revealing that the 18-year battle to eradicate the mountain pine beetle from the Black Hills is slowing the pest's progress.

Friday, January 17, 2014
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Monday, September 24, 2012
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Thursday, July 12, 2012

SIOUX FALLS -- South Dakota's lone member of the U.S. House defended the farm bill approved by the House Agriculture Committee on Thursday, saying it will help South Dakota farmers and ranchers while making sure food stamps go only to people who need the help.

Sunday, July 08, 2012
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Thursday, June 21, 2012

With wildfires raging in neighboring states and a growing danger of fire in the Black Hills, Pennington County officials will host meetings in Keystone and Hill City next week to share information with the people who live and work in those communities.

Monday, June 18, 2012
Monday, June 11, 2012

CUSTER – U.S. Forest Service officials are reminding the public that logs from cut-and-chunk areas in the Black Hills National Forest should not be transported home or to campgrounds for personal use.

Tuesday, June 05, 2012
Thursday, May 31, 2012
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Sunday, May 20, 2012
Sunday, May 13, 2012

The wildfire that scorched about an acre near the Red Rock Meadows subdivision Thursday came within 35 feet of the home Chris Brinker shares with his wife, Paula, and their two college-age daughters.

Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Sunday, May 06, 2012

SPEARFISH CANYON -- Joe Shark's Native American heritage taught him to be leery of the timber industry on the South Dakota reservation where he grows apples and gooseberries, but a threat from an enemy no larger than a fingernail impelled him to grab a saw and join the loggers.

Friday, May 04, 2012

LEAD -— State crews have finished a four-month project to remove trees infested with mountain pine beetles along the George S. Mickelson hiking and biking trail in South Dakota's Black Hills.

Dry wood killed by the mountain pine beetle may be to blame for two explosions at British Columbia sawmills, according to investigators there, but local timber industry representatives say similar scenarios are unlikely in the Black Hills.

Wednesday, May 02, 2012