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Sep 09

Walk With Ease Workshop @ Mitchell

SDSU Extension will host a Walk With Ease program on September 9 - October 18, 2019 at the James Valley Community Center (300 West 1st Ave., Mitchell, SD 57301).

Physical Activity, Health, Walk With Ease

an elderly man and woman walking on green grass
Sep 04

Walk With Ease Workshop @ Chamberlain

SDSU Extension will host a Walk With Ease program on September 4 - October 14, 2019 from 10:30 to 11:30 AM CDT at the Chamberlain Community Center (112 N. Main St., Chamberlain, SD) 57325).

Physical Activity, Health, Walk With Ease

an elderly man and woman walking on green grass
Oct 21

Walk With Ease program @ Brookings

SDSU Extension will host Walk With Ease program from October 21 to November 27, 2019 at the First Lutheran Church (337 8th Street, Brookings, SD 57006).

Physical Activity, Health, Walk With Ease

an elderly man and woman walking on green grass
Sep 04

Walk With Ease program @ Brookings

SDSU Extension will host Walk With Ease program from September 4 to October 16, 2019 at the First Lutheran Church (337 8th Street, Brookings, SD 57006).

Physical Activity, Health, Walk With Ease

an elderly man and woman walking on green grass
Jul 31

Walk With Ease program @ Watertown

SDSU Extension will host Walk With Ease program from July 22 to August 30, 2019 at the Unity Hall (Knights of Columbus Hall, 219 1st Ave SE, Watertown, SD 57201).

Physical Activity, Health, Walk With Ease

A mother jogging down a paved country trail next to a child riding an orange bicycle.

Keeping Health at the Forefront as a Busy Parent

It’s Monday, after a busy weekend traveling to sporting and school events, family gatherings and catching up on housework, an overwhelming feeling of stress and inorganization fills your mind. Your time is stretched thin and thinking about how to keep your children’s eating and exercise habits a priority, as well as your own, is something that feels too complicated and requires too much of your time.

Mosquito with darker coloration and mosquito with white band on proboscis.

Be Ready for Mosquitos

With the very wet 2019 spring and recent rains, it inevitable that mosquito populations will be high this year. Although there are over 20 species of mosquitoes that call South Dakota home, there are really only two species that account for the majority of observed individuals.

Small black fly.

What Are Those Little Flies That Keep Biting Me?

If you have been swarmed and bitten by small black flies this year, you’re not alone. The culprits of these bites are commonly referred to as black flies or buffalo gnats. The reason we are noticing so many in 2019 is likely due to favorable spring conditions that included a lot of moisture.