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An annual drive to the rodeo
State's rural school districts still well behind teacher salary goal
Clinton picks Kaine as her running mate
No Mitchell businesses utilize sidewalk wine law
Plankinton museum open house set for Saturday
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
An annual drive to the rodeo
High court: Ranchers should collect on storm-drowned cattle
Officials approve egg farm that will use cage-free barns
Celebrating the homesteaders and agricultural heritage of South Dakota
Indian Canyon Fire spares Edgemont but harms ranchers
Class B junior teener roundup: Gregory dominates to reach semifinals
State Legion roundup: Webster upsets Spearfish
Milbank drops Winner/Colome
Amateur baseball roundup: Raptors slam past Mount Vernon in District 5B
Wagner drops slugfest against Tea
Open house to be held for man's 75th
Former Mitchell woman turns 90
Rokusek birth announcement
Plankinton woman celebrates 90th
Berg reunion gathers at Twin Lakes Resort
Ileen Ruth Werkmeister
Robert C. Menholt
Bernard Vincent Kayser
Breaking barriers to mental health care
OUR VIEW: Oh, that wicked heat
Let me know what you think
Rights and responsibilities; balance them with common sense
OUR VIEW: Let's keep The Kernel alive
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
WILTZ: Catching catfish and old dogs like myself
WILTZ: Dependence on technology has gone too far for this angler
GF&P increasing efforts to band Canada geese
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
August 21, 2015
Sioux Falls arboretum excluded from mayor's spending plan
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Mayor Mike Huether has cut funding for Sioux Falls botanical garden from his proposed 2016 capital budget, raising questions from the city council. Last year, Huether's five-year spending plan called for $136,000 in 2016 and another $425,000 in 2017 for improvements...
August 21, 2015 - 2:23pm
August 18, 2015
City offers to split cost on Legion wall
For the time being, a black tar line will continue to split the south wall of the American Legion Post 18 building. Bill Jackson, Post 18's...
August 18, 2015 - 11:13am
July 14, 2015
S.D. increased revenue, lower spending provide extra $21.5 million to budget reserve
PIERRE – South Dakota state government closed the 2015 budget year on June 30 marking the fourth consecutive year with a surplus, Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced Monday. The governor said the state general fund budget ended with both higher revenues and lower expenditures than...
July 14, 2015 - 10:27am
April 24, 2015
Senators in Colorado to scrutinize over-budget VA hospital
AURORA, Colo. (AP) — Leaders of the U.S. Senate Veterans Affairs Committee toured the pricey VA hospital under construction in suburban Denver on Friday, asking why the project is more than $1 billion over budget. The committee's Republican chairman, Johnny Isakson of Georgia,...
April 24, 2015 - 1:11pm
March 19, 2015
Gov. Dennis Daugaard signs $4.3 billion state budget plan
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed a $4.3 billion budget that gives extra state funding increases to education, state employees and health care providers despite having less money available to spend than previously expected. Daugaard signed the budget for the upcoming...
March 19, 2015 - 2:20pm
March 12, 2015
SD legislative budget committee adopts revenue estimates
PIERRE (AP) — Expressing concerns that South Dakota's agricultural industry will continue to falter over the next budget year, the Legislature's budget-writing committee decided Wednesday that the state will have less money to spend than projected when Gov. Dennis Daugaard proposed...
March 12, 2015 - 4:53pm
January 21, 2015
Kasich to push balanced budget amendment in 6-state tour
PIERRE (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has kicked off a six-state tour pushing a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution with a meeting in South Dakota in which he called on state lawmakers to get behind the proposal. A speech and wide-ranging political discussion with...
January 21, 2015 - 4:25pm
January 7, 2015
Western Dakota Tech gets $450K to purchase new equipment
RAPID CITY (AP) — A community college in western South Dakota will use more than $450,000 to purchase new equipment. The Rapid City Area School Board approved Tuesday the financial addition to its budget for Western Dakota Technical Institute. President Mark Wilson says the...
January 7, 2015 - 1:47pm