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Mitchell man who escaped from Davison Co. Jail receives probation
Brandon man strikes oncoming vehicle in crash near Menno
House approves new Russia sanctions, defying Trump
Legislators want four to testify in deepening probe of Gear Up
U.S. Senate narrowly votes to proceed on healthcare, with boost from McCain
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
A Wisconsin company is offering to implant microchips in their employees
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
The happenstance farmer: Young Minnesota producer in unexpected career
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Amateur baseball roundup: Larson powers Mustangs past Rockets
NDSU narrowly ahead of SDSU atop MVFC preseason poll
Mitchell-bound teams: Class B amateur tournament one week away
Speedy, strong outfield one of Post 18's biggest strengths
Minnesota Lynx weather Liberty rally for 76-75 win
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Geraldine "Gerry" L. Mathis
Rose Arla Daum
Keillor: A new idea about Amelia Earhart
Beat the heat with easy entree salads
Nurture versus nature: Mom's life lesson
DAUGAARD: Budget practices: SD vs. DC
OPINION: State agencies know governor is watching
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
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. 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