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Lawyer says state has a "compelling interest" to reduce appearance of corruption via IM 22
Alpena, Huron men arrested on meth charges
SDRS trustees propose big retirement reforms
Winner woman, former educator pleads not guilty to striking student
Audit questions tribe's spending of $1.4M in grant money
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
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Kernels' Miller named to Class AA all-state volleyball team
MAC building blocks for the future
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell, Gophers win four relays
TRAXLER: For first time, national title is on the table for Jacks
Defense jumpstarts No. 1 DWU women over Doane
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
Carroll M. Hunstad
Lila J. Steiber
HAGEN: Time for more teddy bears
Fighting for What Matters
Lest we forget
OUR VIEW: A win for transparency
Preparing for a lean year
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
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
August 6, 2013
Obama pitches mortgage overhaul as housing rallies
PHOENIX (AP) -- Buoyed by an improving housing market, President Barack Obama on Tuesday proposed a broad overhaul of the nation's mortgage finance system, including winding down government-backed Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. He declared that taxpayers should never again be left "holding...
August 6, 2013 - 3:51pm
July 27, 2013
Collins joins First National Bank SD
Jacqson Collins, Mitchell, has joined First National Bank South Dakota as a business and ag banker for the Mitchell market. He will be respon sible for business development and relationship management of commercial and ag banking activities in Mitchell and the surrounding region. ...
July 27, 2013 - 11:20pm
July 26, 2013
THUNE: Market-based interest rates best student loan solution
The days of summer are slowly fading. While there is still time before heading back to school, many college students and their families have...
July 26, 2013 - 12:26pm
July 18, 2013
DUFFETT: Why student loans matter
Last week, Congress adjourned for vacation and, for the second time, "punted" on student loan interest rates. American college students were...
July 18, 2013 - 11:46pm
July 17, 2013
Mitchell's Sonne joins mortgage loan division at BankWest
Tami Sonne, Mitchell, has joined the BankWest mortgage loan division. Sonne is a longtime Mitchell resident and brings more than 20 years of professional experience to BankWest. "We are very pleased to have Tami on the BankWest team," BankWest President Ryan Huber said....
July 17, 2013 - 7:54am