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Woman arrested after driving into White House barrier was convicted last year of trying to climb fence
Six injured in Friday crash near Alexandria
South Dakota Supreme Court: warrant needed for urine sample
House passes one-subject mandate for constitutional changes
Mission couple plead not guilty to wire fraud
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
Taco Bell overtakes Burger King as 4th-largest U.S. chain
place a business brief
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
Farmers have highest suicide rate of all occupations
Streak snapped! Mitchell ends 42-game losing streak in home thriller
Area basketball roundup: Freeman girls advance to Round of 16
Chamberlain duo eyeing top finishes
Class B wrestling roundup: Howard second, Winner in third after first day
Havlik, Max advance to semis for Kernels
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Wayne H. Bracha
Patrick Raymond Bowar
JoAnn Mavis Thompson (nee Evenson)
LETTER: Assault guns need to go
Kindness is a sweet gift to give or receive
KLUMB: Looking into lunch shaming
HEINERT: Crossover Day approaches
OPINION: Finding the way to college
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
Pheasant hunters flocking in February? National Pheasant Fest bringing in thousands to SD
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.
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.
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.
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