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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She didn't quite say "read my lips," but Kristi Noem's pledge against tax hikes was pretty clear

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True Liberal Media mogul Heidelberger wonders what the new governor will do

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Considering Klobuchar: hard to work for or victim of gender bias?

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Entry of Minnesota Democrat into presidential race prompts questions about management style, staff turnover

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Still crazy -- for pass shooting -- after all these years, but crock-pot goose still tastes a lot like liver

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If you really want to eat what you shoot, is there a ribeye-in-the-sky recipe for honkers?

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Earning the Craig Tieszen award: Nature and nurture led Dennis Daugaard to a life of civility

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Former governor praises deaf parents for overcoming public bias, leading simple lives that inspired

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But what if the Covington kid had just taken off the MAGA hat in respect?

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Incident at Lincoln Memorial shows need for more fact, less instant outrage over videos gone viral

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Babies in drawers, reading in school and eight years of deferred maintenance -- Linda Daugaard looks back on life as first lady

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Reducing infant mortality, encouraging students to read highlights of first lady's work

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Celebrating things that matter back in a landscape of enduring love

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The two roosters are nice, but it's the hunt, the friends, the family and the land that really matter

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Remembering Ted McBride: what a prosecutor should be, and a lot more

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Death of former U.S. attorney leaves dear friends grieving, friendly acquaintances sharing stories of Ted

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Hoping for the tranquilizer gun, hearing a "boom" instead

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Custer couple angered when GF&P officers shoot backyard deer

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An old letter than matters, especially on a day when we pause to remember a former president

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When George H.W. Bush came to South Dakota to speak, he decided to do as South Dakotans do -- in the pheasant fields.

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From the hardwood to the Capitol: Broken back becomes blessing in disguise for Kennedy Noem

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Knowing criticism will follow, Kristi Noem's 21-year-old daughter works on transition, prepares for job in new administration

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Thinking about a dog that didn't hunt, another dog that does and the price of elevating the spirit

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Watching Rosie hit the habitat at the Oral GPA conjures thoughts of Ted McBride and his Dalmation, Bert

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