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DWU, MTI graduates choose to stay in Mitchell for jobs, sense of community
Thomsen, founder of Trail King Industries, has died at 89
James Valley Community Center partnering with area organizations
Mayor: City needs 'clear map' to guide lake restoration
Winner man charged with attempted rape of teen
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Kernels have strong showing at Mitchell Invite
Kernels earn first win of season
MHS girls tennis team suffers first defeat
Kernels earn first win of season
MHS soccer teams split in Spearfish
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Marla Rae Behm
Larry Dean Forbes
Shellie Rene Hansen (Gaulke)
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
IN OTHER WORDS: Republicans are bucking the party
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
LETTER: Time passes, but remember all involved at 9-11
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
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
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