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Governor distributes GOED and SD Chamber awards
PUC 'green lights' two sets of utilities' economic reports
Regents authorize bonds for performing arts center
Utilities commission takes Astoria Station application
N.Korea test-fires ballistic missile, appears to have failed
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
Ag advisor offers his take on Trump and farmers
Cool temperatures could delay planting
Ag groups urge Trump to stick with NAFTA
Farm bill stalwarts say money 'will be hard to come by'
SD ranchers loss nearly $100 per cow in 2016
NFL commissioner may consider marijuana for players' health reasons
Bird resigns as Pacers president of basketball operations
An emotional night for NFL's first-round picks
UPDATE: Browns take pass rusher at No. 1 in NFL draft, Bears pull surprise at No. 2 with QB pick
Tigers drop a pair against Morningside College
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Teresa Marie Potter
Robert A. Aulner
Linda K. Hunter
Patrick James O'Bryan
Phillips: Kindness fills the memory of flood survivor
LETTER: Public Service Recognition week is coming up
LETTER: Slyter for SDRS board
LETTER: Let's protect our water
LETTER: Save our water: Uranium mining doesn't make economic sense
Wiltz: Make our walleyes great again?
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
February 7, 2014
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
November 16, 2013
Plains Commerce named 2013 Lender of the Year
Plains Commerce Bank was recently named Lender of the Year by Dakota Business Finance for 2013. In 1931, the doors to the Bank of Hoven opened in the community of Hoven. Through various purchases and mergers, what is now called Plains Commerce Bank has branches in Aberdeen, Conde,...
November 16, 2013 - 11:10pm
SD bankers urge end to credit union tax breaks
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota Bankers Association wants Congress to eliminate tax exemptions for credit unions and the Farm Credit System, arguing those tax breaks have outlived their initial purposes and deprive federal, state and local governments of revenue. The Bankers...
October 16, 2013 - 12:08pm
October 6, 2013
LETTER: End shutdown by passing Glass-Steagall
To the Editor: Congress must immediately break the impasse on the government shutdown and the looming debt ceiling increase by passing Glass-Steagall through both houses with a bipartisan veto-proof majority. President Obama is playing Nero, exploiting a government shutdown...
October 6, 2013 - 8:39pm
LETTER: An open letter to Kristi Noem on Glass-Steagall
To the Editor: Open letter to Rep. Kristi Noem: Congresswoman, on Aug. 21, you were called upon at a Dakotafest town hall meeting to support Glass-Steagall, which would stop the ongoing multi-trillion dollar bailout of the big Wall Street banks. You replied at that time you...
September 6, 2013 - 10:17pm
August 28, 2013
Online lender operating in SD to stop funding loans on Sept. 3
By Danielle Douglas The Washington Post Western Sky Financial, a prominent online lender that offers short-term loans at triple-digit interest rates, said it will stop funding loans on Sept. 3 amid mounting legal battles with authorities in several states. The decision...
August 28, 2013 - 10:33am
August 25, 2013
LETTER: What's the answer, Kristi?
For several years, when anybody asks Kristi Noem to cosponsor the Glass-Steagall Act, she says she's still studying it. Wednesday at the DakotaFest Town Meeting in Mitchell, she finally snapped, "I won't be supporting that." It came about by Tim Luke stating,"The South Dakota Legislature...
August 25, 2013 - 4:54pm
August 21, 2013
JON SCHAFF: Glass-Steagall Act should be reinstated now
This past legislative session, the South Dakota Legislature passed a resolution calling for the reinstatement of the Glass-Steagall Act by the United State Congress. More recently, a bi-partisan group of state legislators sent a letter to Sen. Tim Johnson, who chairs the Senate Banking...
August 21, 2013 - 9:49am
August 13, 2013
OPINION: A debt-free education
By Katrina Vanden Heuvel Special to The Washington Post Last week — almost a month after Congress failed to prevent student loan rates from doubling — Democrats and Republicans reached a compromise that will keep rates low, at least temporarily, for most graduates. ...
August 13, 2013 - 12:48pm
August 12, 2013
NY attorney general sues CA, SD Internet lenders
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has sued three Internet lenders alleging violations of state usury laws with high interest rates. The suit claims Western Sky Financial LLC, CashCall Inc. and WS Funding LLC and owners Martin Webb and J. Paul Reddam...
August 12, 2013 - 9:06pm
August 9, 2013
Farmers could see record corn crop
Hedge funds making bearish bets on supply.
August 9, 2013 - 7:59am