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Mitchell Tech earns high rating in recent US Department of Education data
Letcher man sentenced to 8 months in prison for killing a bald eagle
Weekend Snackpack program's new director has a 'heart for families'
'What is Art?' event to expose Mitchell community to different types of artwork
Winner band, Dimock ballroom among inductees for SD Rock and Roll Hall
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
EHD causing high whitetails casualties
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
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
SD lawmakers consider plan to change bank tax
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota legislative committee is considering Gov. Dennis Daugaard's proposed changes in the state bank franchise tax. Daugaard has said the tax must be revised to account for changes in how banks have spread their operations among many states. He says changes...
February 7, 2014 - 7:54am
February 5, 2014
First National combining bank affiliates
OMAHA -- First National of Nebraska, parent company of First National Bank of Omaha, announced Wednesday it will file an application with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency to combine all Nebraska and South Dakota banking affiliates into one company. The move involves...
February 5, 2014 - 10:20pm
January 11, 2014
LETTER: Reinstate Glass-Steagall to save nation, mankind
"The money powers of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until all wealth is aggregated in a few hands and the Republic is destroyed.” — Abraham Lincoln.
January 11, 2014 - 8:31pm
December 16, 2013
North Carolina AG sues SD online lender
Attorney general claims Western Sky Financial violated state laws banning outrageous interest rates; Western Sky Financial says that, as a tribal entity, it doesn't have to follow state law.
December 16, 2013 - 8:01pm
November 29, 2013
GUEBERT: Dumb triumphs over Dodd-Frank
Somewhere along his long, winding way from Delaware to Indiana to Washington D.C., Bart Chilton picked up a desire for public service, a view that government should serve the powerful and powerless alike and a trusted way to bring people together to write straightforward, fair public...
November 29, 2013 - 4:48pm