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Three indicted on burglary, grand theft charges in Sanborn County
Hundreds rally in Rapid City against, for President Trump
Off-duty trooper helps teens out of fiery wreck in SD
Bigger farms, fewer farmers
Trump names general as new national security adviser
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Week of Feb. 20 prep basketball, wrestling rankings
From sidelines to state: Mitchell's Schladweiler makes instant impact as Kernel wrestler
Seeding process shakes up state wrestling format
Area basketball roundup: KWL breezes by Jaguars in playoff opener
Athlete of the week: Weber buries school-record nine treys
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Marvis Jean Godber
Alma A. Thompson
Hazel F. Wipf
OPINION: Manuals are becoming entertaining to read
OPINION: The lost year for economy?
LETTER: SD GOP ignores the will of the people
LETTER: The boondoggle of wind energy
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
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. The bill will become law if signed by the governor. The...
March 4, 2014 - 7:15pm
February 25, 2014
Regulator: Banks in Iowa, Nebraska, S.D., healthy
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The regulator of nationally chartered banks says community national banks and federal savings associations in Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota have recovered from the effects of the financial crisis and economic downturn. The Office of the Comptroller...
February 25, 2014 - 5:25pm
February 19, 2014
SD lawmakers reject bill limiting payday lending
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota legislative panel has rejected a measure that sought to put additional restrictions on short-term loans. The House Commerce and Energy Committee voted 11-2 to defeat the bill after opponents said it was excessive. Rep. Steve Hickey of Sioux Falls...
February 19, 2014 - 2:24pm
February 18, 2014
SD lawmaker wants to tighten payday loan rules
By Chet Brokaw PIERRE — After negotiating with representatives of the payday lending industry, Rep. Steve Hickey has come up with a proposal he hopes the South Dakota Legislature will pass to put restrictions on the short-term loans he says can trap poor people in crippling cycles...
February 18, 2014 - 6:57am
February 7, 2014
SD panel approves bill to stabilize state bank tax
By Chet Brokaw PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard's plan to stabilize the state's income from the bank tax at $8 million to $10 million annually was sent Friday to the full House for consideration. The House's State Affairs Committee unanimously approved the measure, which...
February 7, 2014 - 4:39pm