Noem and the boys: They had a lot to talk about, beginning with that pesky predator-control program

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Noem tells Black Hills Sportsmen they might not always agree on details but share commitment to preserving hunting, fishing, trapping

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A text in the hand is worth time on the water with an old friend

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Uncooperative bass can't dampen angling spirits in an almost-heaven prairie landscape

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Looking back at Gov. Kristi Noem's meeting with the Wingnuts, where Napoli's Rules of Order prevail

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"Marlboro-man handsome" or not, LG Rhoden still told to "sit down and shut up"

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Are they or aren't they journalists? State law seems conflicted, which "torques off" Cory Heidelberger

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From Zenger and the First Amendment to bloggers and the new reporter-shield law, a look at the meaning of "free press"

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Fighting "fake news" allegations and the trickle-down effect of national news to give SD reporters a shield

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Considering the new shield law pushed by Gov. Noem, approved in bipartisan legislative votes

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Considering the nature of news, the attacks on the truth and the status of journalism in the Age of Trump

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Former editor, publisher says age of Trump requires journalists to be steadfast to reporting principles

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Noem knows habitat's the key but still loves nest-predator trapping program for getting kids outdoors

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Handling of nest-predator plan not shining example of government transparency

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Feasting on a tuna sandwich full of memories after leaving the muddy lake for a clear-water stream

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When an old fishing buddy asked the question, he really knew the answer

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Noem seeks place among outdoor-loving South Dakota governors with pheasant-hunting initiative, but ...

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Governor postpones meeting with Black Hills Sportsmen as outdoor groups oppose her predator-control plan

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Saving a Sunday with essential news, even when the paper is late

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As the Trump-led war on news media rages, real journalists keep following leads, doing their jobs

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Car wheels on a muddy road, with apologies to Lucinda Williams and especially to the environment

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With spring thaw in progress, now is the time for responsible outdoor travel

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Traps, traps, who's got the traps? "Ready, shoot, aim" or a practical plan to control predators, help pheasants

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Trap giveaway, bounty program departures from modern wildlife management principles

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Johnson shows courage of conviction on emergency declaration vote, then bows to the base in follow-up column

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First-term Congressman is genuinely pro-gun and also aware of a likely primary race just a year away

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Public process wins as GF&P Commission hits brakes on plan to shift auction proceeds for bighorn management to Noem pheasant plan

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Unhappy outdoor stakeholders make feelings known before commission action

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Noem, GF&P banking on big bucks for wildlife habitat by auctioning off high-value bighorn sheep permit

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But what about the regular GF&P process of public notice, comment period and hearing?

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