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City offices closed, City Council meeting postponed in observance of Presidents' Day
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
Sweden asks the U.S. to explain Trump comment
SpaceX rocket is launched from historic NASA pad in Florida
Old South Dakota town to get development funding
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
Consignment sale brings huge crowd, unique animals to Platte
AgweekTV: McMartin Jr. files for bankruptcy
South Dakota lawmakers consider beef labeling proposal
U.S. corn farmers worry as Mexico woos South American suppliers
Official: Cattle prices have stabilized
Kernels send 12 wrestlers to state, finish third at Region 3A tourney
Warriors win tight team race in Region 3B
Knights cruise past Mitchell girls
GPAC tournament pairings: DWU women host Briar Cliff, Tiger men host Concordia
Area girls basketball playoff pairings
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Robert Fritz Wegehaupt
Mary Jean Nelson
Charyl E. Saunier
Fr. Thomas Ryan
Florence Irene Moke
OPINION: The lost year for economy?
LETTER: SD GOP ignores the will of the people
LETTER: The boondoggle of wind energy
LETTER: Speaking out against corruption
LETTER: Don't elect climate deniers
Wiltz: Excitement in elk hunting and ice fishing
Pheasant Country chapter honored for habitat efforts
GF&P, SDSU partnering for five-year project to equip birds with radio collars
Wiltz: Sage grouse receive big bucks
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
Marcella and Elmer Werning
December 13, 2016
DAUGAARD: An overview of the fiscal year 2018 budget proposal
The week of the annual Budget Address is always a busy time in the Capitol Building, and this year is no exception. The halls are filled with...
December 13, 2016 - 5:15pm
WOSTER: The most significant legislation in 40 years
I'm one of those people who thinks of a good answer about an hour after a question is asked. I answer when asked, of course. It wouldn't be polite...
December 13, 2016 - 5:10pm
December 6, 2016
Daugaard makes lean budget proposal
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard asked the Legislature for 1 percent increases in state funding for public schools, Medicaid service providers...
December 6, 2016 - 5:21pm
Gov. Dennis Daugaard to unveil budget proposal to lawmakers
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is set to present his budget proposal to the state Legislature. The governor's budget address is Tuesday at the Capitol. Daugaard has said lower-than-anticipated tax collections will only allow for modest spending increases during...
December 6, 2016 - 9:46am
December 5, 2016
Preparing for a lean year
In 1963, Gov. Archie Gubbard signed a bill into law which requires governors to submit an annual budget report to the Legislature. The report...
December 5, 2016 - 5:15pm
November 28, 2016
Governor predicts 'lean' state budget for upcoming cycle
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says his upcoming budget proposal will have no major new spending because of dipping tax collections. The Republican governor wants to use one-time money this year to plug an expected budget shortfall. Daugaard is set to make his budget address...
November 28, 2016 - 8:14am
November 17, 2016
SD finance commissioner, Mount Vernon native placed on administrative leave
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard plans to appoint a new commissioner of finance and management at some point after his budget speech next month to the Legislature, his chief of staff said Thursday. Tony Venhuizen said the former commissioner, Jason Dilges, was placed on indefinite...
November 17, 2016 - 5:10pm
July 27, 2016
Sioux Falls mayor proposes $467M budget to city council
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether is proposing a $467 million budget for 2017, a dip from current spending. Huether submitted the proposed budget Tuesday to the Sioux Falls City Council. The Argus Leader reports that the plan reflects softening sales tax receipts....
July 27, 2016 - 10:51am
July 18, 2016
School Board to approve annual budget
The Mitchell Board of Education will be counting dollars at tonight's annual organizational meeting. Preparations for the upcoming school year...
July 18, 2016 - 5:34pm
March 11, 2016
State Legislature approves nearly $4.6 billion budget
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Legislature approved a nearly $4.6 billion state budget Friday that includes a significant increase in education funding to pay teachers and provides more money for public employees and health care providers. The House voted 53-12 to pass the budget...
March 11, 2016 - 5:55pm
Lawmakers vote to approve revenue targets for budgeting
PIERRE (AP) — A group of South Dakota lawmakers approved a roughly $1.48 billion target for general state revenues in the upcoming budget year Wednesday, the same day the state economist said he expects slow, but continued economic growth. The Joint Committee on Appropriations also...
February 11, 2016 - 11:55am
December 29, 2015
Davison County Jail exceeds budget by $236K
For another year, the Davison County Jail overshot its budget, including spending nearly six times the allotted amount for overtime. The Davison...
December 29, 2015 - 6:15pm
December 25, 2015
OPINION: The budget speech we wish the governor would deliver
PIERRE — Wouldn't it be refreshing if Gov. Dennis Daugaard, who's generally been a solid steward of our tax money, used the occasion of his budget speech on Tuesday to tell the Legislature how he plans to prevent future scandals in state government? Budgets are about money....
December 25, 2015 - 10:41pm
December 8, 2015
Daugaard outlines $4.8 billion state budget to lawmakers
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard proposed an ambitious budget Tuesday for a state bolstered by better-than-expected revenues, backing new...
December 8, 2015 - 3:08pm
December 7, 2015
Daugaard: Better revenue will allow larger proposed budget
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Monday that better-than-expected state revenues will allow him to propose larger budget increases for the 2016 legislative session. Daugaard is to outline his spending priorities in a Tuesday budget address to lawmakers at the Capitol. Daugaard...
December 7, 2015 - 8:29pm