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Texas woman tells CNN that Sen. Franken inappropriately touched her at State Fair
'Gary Munsen Court' decision tabled
Wessington Springs residents discuss proposed school project
Racy skits involving female co-stars were typical for Franken's USO tours
Hunters are livid over Trump's elephant trophy decision
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
Community Closet to open in downtown Wagner on Dec. 1
South Dakota corn, soybean, sorghum crops forecast down
5 questions with ... Grady Bakken, farmer, Lignite, N.D.
place a business brief
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Devils score goal in overtime to nip Wild
USD men trounce Mount Marty, 93-54
Wyoming tops SDSU men in Cayman Islands opener
Howard, Hornets down Timberwolves
Gorillas' football standout VanDerWerff picks Jackrabbits
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
Vae Jean Doris Buehler
Wilma M. Pitts
Manetta E. Bigge
Mildred Ann Meagher
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Garrison Keillor: It's Thanksgiving. Be Happy.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: A historical look at U.S. House seats
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
Kelly Ellston is
Darrell Dean Simmons
October 16, 2014
Rural electric co-ops getting fed loan guarantees
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Four rural electrical cooperatives in South Dakota are getting large federal loan guarantees to help build or improve transmission and distribution lines. The money is part of $1.4 billion in U.S. Department of Agriculture loan guarantees for such projects...
October 16, 2014 - 11:54am
October 13, 2014
Mysterious $30M loan to Northern Beef benefited equally mysterious LA firm
When a $30 million came to Northern Beef Packers in the summer of 2010, it kept the faltering Aberdeen plant afloat. It also provided a $950,000...
October 13, 2014 - 7:54pm
October 2, 2014
Grant to help South Dakotans set savings accounts
SISSETON (AP) — The U.S.
October 2, 2014 - 7:59am
August 29, 2014
SD-based Great Western Bancorp files for initial public offering
By Soyoung Kim and Mike Stone NEW YORK — Great Western Bancorp Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of National Australia Bank Ltd, filed with U.S. regulators on Thursday for an initial public offering. Reuters reported earlier on Thursday that NAB, Australia’s No. 4 lender by market...
August 29, 2014 - 3:32pm
August 26, 2014
Dakotas have lowest mortgage delinquency rates in nation
The Dakotas have the lowest rate of noncurrent home mortgages in the country, according to a new report. Black Knight Financial Services' July report notes North Dakota at a 2.56 percent noncurrent rate and South Dakota at 3.6 percent, the two lowest rates in the nation. Fellow Northern...
August 26, 2014 - 10:02pm
June 29, 2014
Area banker to lead board of directors
George Kenzy, president/ CEO of First Fidelity Bank, Burke, was recently elected chairman of the South Dakota Bankers Association board of directors. Kenzy has worked at the Burke bank since November 1984. He started as a teller and has had duties with insurance, loans, acquisitions,...
June 29, 2014 - 11:37pm
June 18, 2014
South Dakotans eligible for part of bad mortgage settlement
Borrowers in the state who lost their home to foreclosure between 2008 and 2013 and encountered servicing abuse from SunTrust Mortgage will be eligible for a payment.
June 18, 2014 - 9:13am
June 16, 2014
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...
June 16, 2014 - 12:30pm
June 12, 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...
June 12, 2014 - 8:04am
June 9, 2014
Obama to issue order easing student loan debt payments
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Barack Obama will issue an executive action today aimed at making it easier for young people to avoid trouble...
June 9, 2014 - 7:21am
May 22, 2014
Mitchell's Hinkle, Boddicker recognized for banking success
First National Bank South Dakota is pleased to announce that Gwen Hinkle and Heather Boddicker of Mitchell have been named as a recipients of First National Bank South Dakota's First Quarter 2014 Star Performer Award. The Star Performer Program is the bank's employee recognition...
May 22, 2014 - 2:51pm
April 8, 2014
When jobs fall short, REDI loan recipients face financial penalty
PIERRE — The state Board of Economic Development adopted a new policy Tuesday for businesses that receive low-interest state loans for projects but don't fulfill their job-creation agreements. The board now will require that a business pay back the remainder of its loan at...
April 8, 2014 - 10:05pm
March 14, 2014
Plan to unwind Fannie, Freddie pits taxpayers vs. shareholders
Legislation backed by Tim Johnson, D-S.D., would leave questions about where profits go - to investors or the government.
March 14, 2014 - 7:44am
March 13, 2014
Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac would be eliminated in Senate bill
Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., behind the bipartisan legislation as chairman of the Senate Banking Committee.
March 13, 2014 - 9:49am
March 4, 2014
Bill to stabilize SD bank tax headed to governor
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard's plan to stabilize the state bank tax has won final approval from the South Dakota Legislature. The Senate voted 34-1 to pass the measure, which has already been approved by the House.
March 4, 2014 - 7:15pm