User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


41° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Most Popular Today


Plague Spreading Among Prairie Dogs In SD

May 19, 2014, 6:45 AM

Plague Spreading Among Prairie Dogs In SD
PIERRE, SD -

Sylvatic plague that has devastated prairie dog colonies across western South Dakota since 2007 has spread north and east and is now affecting colonies in the Fort Pierre National Grassland.

Wildlife biologist Ruben Mares said that prairie dog towns are becoming fewer and farther between. He says last year, one colony he monitors had shrunk from 30 acres to 5 acres.

South Dakota is a premier destination for prairie dog hunters. Hunting might be tougher this year, but hunters say other states like Kansas and Oklahoma are even worse off.

South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Wildlife Damage Program Administrator Keith Fisk says sylvatic plague is here to stay, though there's little danger prairie dogs will be wiped out because they have a high birth rate.

Previous Story

Next Story




 
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View news

You may also like

Four Dead In Sisseton Shooting

11/22/2014 7:09 AM

South Dakota authorities are searching for a Sisseton man following a shooting early Saturday morning that left four people dead and another person in...

Full Story
Name Of Person Who Died In Deadly Crash Released

11/16/2014 1:35 PM

Authorities have released the name of the person who died in a crash on Interstate 29 near Brookings on Saturday.

Full Story
UPDATE: Sisseton Homicide Suspect Found Dead In Home

11/22/2014 10:40 AM

Colter Richard Arbach has been located and identified as one of the four people shot and killed this morning in Sisseston.

Full Story
New Charges Filed Against Faith Rasmussen

11/19/2014 4:59 PM

She's already admitted to running a large marijuana ring, now Faith Rasmussen is accused of arranging a deadly robbery.

Full Story
SF Teen Surprised By Garth Brooks

11/19/2014 2:17 PM

A legendary country music star gives support to a Sioux Falls family while their teenage daughter was in a Minneapolis hospital last week.

Full Story


Events