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George W. Bush sounds the alarm on America's 'discourse degraded by casual cruelty'
Senate passes budget with eye on tax cuts; Democrats pose 6-hour amendment challenge
Elkton elementary educator named SD Teacher of the Year
Protesters disrupt white nationalist's speech at the University of Florida
'It was a moment of niceness that we needed': Soldier's widow shares her call with Trump
Here is the most popular fast-food chain in Minnesota, North Dakota
What would happen if Amazon brought 50,000 workers to your city? Ask Seattle.
Target to remodel more stores as chain seeks edge over Wal-Mart
71 percent of employees are looking for new jobs
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Harvest of South Dakota row crops continues to be slow
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
Dodgers win first National League pennant since 1988
SDHSAA prep football quarterfinals set
Area prep football playoff roundup: KWL routs RC Christian 54-0
Kernels smash Spartans to cap regular season
Blackhawks rally past Titans
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Richard (Dick) Joseph Cerney
Violettia "Vi" Simek
John "Jack" Ronald Krier
Fargo Feminist: 'Me too' but what about 'us too?'
Tinkering with a Midwest favorite: Cinnamon Scotcheroos shake things up
WOSTER: Pheasants during the great fall classic
WORLD OF WINE: How to celebrate upcoming Champagne Day
LOST ITALIAN: Butternut Bleu Cheese Sauce a go-to for fall dining
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
Mitchell man charged with wife’s suffocation death
September 14, 2017
Dollar Loan Center shut down again by regulators
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota banking regulators have revoked the lending license for the Dollar Loan Center stores in Sioux Falls and Rapid City. The state Division of Banking shut down the stores after learning the short-term loan company was charging 36 percent interest and...
September 14, 2017 - 1:02pm
August 31, 2017
Wells Fargo now estimates employees created 3.5 million fake accounts, a 67% increase
Wells Fargo & Co. raised its estimate for how many bogus accounts employees may have created, a sign the bank is still struggling to move...
August 31, 2017 - 10:35am
August 21, 2017
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
WATERTOWN, S.D. — Farmers and ranchers in the region are feeling tougher times, and many will wind up in financial mediation, some professionals...
August 21, 2017 - 6:45am
July 23, 2017
Dollar Loan Center signals expansion plan in lending filings
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A short-term lender that recently began offering loans again at two stores in South Dakota after scaling down nearly all its business in the state because of a new voter-imposed interest rate cap has signaled possible plans to expand. Dollar Loan Center last month...
July 23, 2017 - 4:00pm
February 3, 2017
Trump issues orders to review banking law and retirement advice rule
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday, Feb. 3, ordered a review of banking regulations introduced after the 2008 financial crisis, including...
February 3, 2017 - 3:15pm
January 17, 2017
U.S. Bancorp says Andy Cecere to succeed Richard Davis as CEO
U.S. regional bank U.S. Bancorp said Chief Operating Officer Andy Cecere would succeed Richard Davis as chief executive officer, effective April...
January 17, 2017 - 3:03pm
January 13, 2017
Wells Fargo thinks it has paid back customers as required
Wells Fargo, the third-largest U.S. bank by assets, said on Friday it believes it has reimbursed the customers it needs to in order to comply...
January 13, 2017 - 11:06am
December 23, 2016
FBI probes FDIC hack linked to China's military, sources say
WASHINGTON—The FBI is investigating how hackers infiltrated computers at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for several years beginning...
December 23, 2016 - 11:14am
December 10, 2016
Prudential investigating Wells Fargo partnership after scandal
NEW YORK — U.S. insurer Prudential Financial is investigating whether Wells Fargo employees signed up customers for its life insurance...
December 10, 2016 - 10:08am
September 13, 2016
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
(Reuters) - Wells Fargo & Co may take additional disciplinary action over sales abuses that led to $185 million in penalties and the firing...
September 13, 2016 - 3:03pm
September 12, 2016
LETTER: Commercial banking and gambling should be separate
To the Editor: Most immediately we must take action now to insure that estimated two quadrillion dollars of word derivatives (gambling) claims,...
September 12, 2016 - 10:53am
March 20, 2015
LETTER: Reinstate Glass-Steagall for peace, prosperity
To the Editor: Since March 6, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has been pressing his exploratory bid for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination around the central issue of the restoration of Franklin Roosevelt's Glass-Steagall. O'Malley raised this question, and anyone who...
March 20, 2015 - 2:58pm
November 18, 2014
Sen. Johnson decries Senate's failure to pass student loan reform
Americans ought to be able to refinance their student loans just as they can refinance their mortgages when interest rates dip, Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., said Wednesday. A bill that would have paved the way for this reform was blocked by Senate Republicans, who contended in national...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
Lots of SD students borrow for college, but not too much
Lots of South Dakotans borrow to pay for higher education, but they borrow less per student than their peers around the country. South Dakota has close to the lowest student loan debt load in the nation, according to the Federal Reserve. With between $18,000 and $20,000 owed by...
November 18, 2014 - 1:16pm
Mysterious $30M loan to Northern Beef benefited equally mysterious LA firm
By DENISE ROSS The Daily Republic When a $30 million came to Northern Beef Packers in June 2010, it kept the faltering Aberdeen plant afloat. It also provided a $950,000 payday for a mysterious Los Angeles firm known as Maverick Spade. That company's website, maverickspadellc.com,...
November 18, 2014 - 1:14pm