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Likely cougar caught on camera in southern Minnesota
Area soldiers to return home from deployment Sept. 30
McCain says he will vote 'no' for GOP health-care bill, dealing major blow to repeal effort
A short history of 'dotard,' the arcane insult Kim Jong Un used in his threat against Trump
Arkansas art teacher had sex with four students, police say
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Vikings QB Bradford to miss second straight game
Injured Vikings QB Sam Bradford expected to miss second straight game
Game of the Week: Three things to watch between Gregory and Bon Homme
Kernel softball loses doubleheader against Lynx
Mitchell looks to get back on track against Douglas
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Judith Downs Gilbert
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Larry R. Reimnitz
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
THUNE: Service academies offer students a unique opportunity to serve
DAUGAARD: Looking ahead to another Buffalo Roundup
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
September 17, 2017
Final talks on $38.6M Mitchell budget expected Monday
Downtown Mitchell will look a little different in the coming years if the city's 2018 budget is approved as is on Monday. Citizens and council...
September 17, 2017 - 5:55pm
August 16, 2017
Brand Board recommends budget that might dip red for fiscal 2019
PIERRE — State government's Brand Board agreed Wednesday to recommend a $2.3 million budget that could end in a deficit for fiscal 2019. The hole is estimated at about $106,000. It results primarily from South Dakota's five-year renewal cycle for registering livestock brands....
August 16, 2017 - 1:45pm
May 10, 2017
With revenue lagging, Daugaard asks agencies to cut expenses
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard is calling for South Dakota agencies to cut as much as $15 million in expenses to balance the state's...
May 10, 2017 - 1:50pm
March 9, 2017
With revenue continuing to slip, legislators begin to cut spending
PIERRE — State senators made tens of millions of dollars in adjustments to state government's 2017 budget Thursday because tax revenue...
March 9, 2017 - 7:34pm
February 22, 2017
Solution might be at hand for funding ag disease lab
PIERRE — The deadlock broke Wednesday over funding for the new animal disease laboratory sought at South Dakota State University. House...
February 22, 2017 - 3:08pm
August 15, 2016
City of Mitchell proposes $31.5M budget
The city of Mitchell proposed a $31.5 million balanced budget on Monday. But the balanced budget for 2017 comes with a cost. During Monday night's...
August 15, 2016 - 9:17pm
March 10, 2016
Budget work marks finish today of legislative session's main run
PIERRE—The Senate and the House of Representatives adopted four pages of changes to the current 2016 budget for state government Thursday without a struggle. Meanwhile, the 18 members of the Joint Committee on Appropriations finished preparation of the 2017 budget bill they've...
March 10, 2016 - 4:38pm
December 12, 2015
State's AG suggests assistance program for first-responder costs
Law enforcement could be getting a financial bump to address issues of catastrophic impact. The Legislature's local government committee has discussed allocating funds to help city and county governments pay for expensive first-responder incidents and subsequent investigations that...
December 12, 2015 - 4:04pm
October 29, 2015
Rounds: cuts to crop subsidies a 'deal breaker'
South Dakota Sen. Mike Rounds said he is optimistic a budget will be passed that will avoid proposed cuts to crop subsidies. During a weekly conference call, Rounds said the U.S.
October 29, 2015 - 5:59pm
September 11, 2015
State trustees OK Deadwood historic preservation budget
PIERRE — The State Historical Society trustees approved the budget Friday for Deadwood's historical preservation program. The 2016 budget request is for $11,658,620.
September 11, 2015 - 10:22pm
August 25, 2015
'Streaming' of '16 legislative session can't be guaranteed, SDPB exec says
PIERRE — The technology used to provide free Internet streaming of audio and video from proceedings of the Legislature is outdated and won't be supported any longer by its providers, the executive director for South Dakota Public Broadcasting said Monday. Julie Overgaard told...
August 25, 2015 - 8:39am
March 26, 2015
LETTER: SD budget is shortsighted
To the Editor: The state budget article in The Daily Republic on March 16 reminded me of how shortsighted most of our state and federal lawmakers have become. The 2015 South Dakota Legislature passed a $4.3 billion state budget, which includes $1.7 billion of federal funds, and...
March 26, 2015 - 4:07pm
January 15, 2015
Council focuses on budget, priorities
Priorities. That's what the Mitchell City Council decided it needs to nail down for the city, and those priorities should be informed by a more thorough and data-driven budget process, council members agreed. The discussion took place during a work session Thursday night at the...
January 15, 2015 - 10:12pm
Budget bill has good news for SD
Several provisions important to South Dakota were included in the Omnibus Appropriations bill passed this weekend by Congress, according to Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.). "I'm pleased the annual funding bill included a number of provisions important to South Dakota," said Thune. "Two...
December 15, 2014 - 5:30pm
December 4, 2014
New info shows governor's school plan would hit property owners twice as hard
PIERRE -- Further details emerged Thursday about the governor's plan to shift nearly half of the costs of three state education programs to property owners. The plan would cost property owners in the neighborhood of $5 million per year once the changes took full effect. Reporters...
December 4, 2014 - 6:11pm