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Man faces 2 capital murder charges in Mississippi nun deaths
Regulator: Dakota Access pipeline worker killed in accident
Far-reaching tribal solidarity displayed at pipeline protest
3 tribal colleges in South Dakota get USDA grant funding
Defense attorneys ask about death penalty in casino killing
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.
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
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
Dakota State stuns Dakota Wesleyan football team
No. 3 Jaguars fend off No. 4 Cowboys
Kernels cross country brings back bigger squad
Titans overtake Razorbacks in first half
Bormann qualifies for Symetra Tour golf event
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
Shellie Rene Hansen (Gaulke)
Andrew Clarence Sybesma
Steven Douglas Coulter
Fern M. Chasing Horse
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
LETTER: Time passes, but remember all involved at 9-11
LETTER: Ask for fair pay on Labor Day
LETTER: Let's double check Thune's claim
LETTER: State's attorney should look into gas prices
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
August 18, 2016
Locally owned Leader Sporting Goods sold to SoDak Sports
SoDak Sports is making its way to Mitchell to take over a longtime, family-owned business. Earlier this week, the owners of SoDak Sports, a sporting...
August 18, 2016 - 9:21pm
July 1, 2016
Sanford Health boosts its Mitchell presence with $500,000 expansion
Sanford Health's presence in Mitchell continues to grow. Since arriving on the Mitchell health care scene in 2007, the local Sanford Health clinic...
July 1, 2016 - 5:31pm
June 24, 2016
OUR VIEW: Research, thoughtful analysis needed for Medicaid
Our state lawmakers need to have a long, serious discussion about expanding Medicaid. A special session won't cut it. That's why we're happy Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Wednesday announced his decision not to call a special session for legislators to discuss expanding Medicaid, a low-cost...
June 24, 2016 - 10:06am
April 1, 2016
64-year-old Mitchell business calls it a day
Ken Bussmus is heading for greener pastures. Literally. "I'm getting out of construction to play outside in the farm," Bussmus said. Decades...
April 1, 2016 - 10:24am
March 23, 2016
Registration deadline extended for area job fair
Area businesses interested in a local job fair have more time to register. The deadline for employer registration at the Spring Regional Job Fair, being held on April 5, has been extended until Friday, March 25. The job fair is targeting job seekers interested in a position in the...
March 23, 2016 - 10:19am
February 22, 2016
BankWest and First State Dakota merge
PIERRE —Two locally owned, community banks with a shared vision and values recently announced their merger. BankWest Chairman, President and CEO Charles H. Burke III and First State Bank Chairman Paul Lewis announced the merger Monday morning in a joint release. First State...
February 22, 2016 - 5:52pm
January 29, 2016
Study: Davison County needs more workers
Davison County needs more people. That's one of the major takeaways of a recent workforce survey by the Mitchell Area Development Corporation. Hiring difficulties, led by a low number of applicants and a lack of qualified applicants, are among the biggest challenges facing employers...
January 29, 2016 - 5:39pm
January 13, 2016
Mitchell Main Street and Beyond director resigns
Mitchell Main Street & Beyond announced the resignation of its director, Kari Kirchmeyer on Wednesday. Mitchell Main Street & Beyond's board accepted Kirchmeyer's resignation during its monthly meeting Wednesday, and said the organization's search for her replacement would begin immediately....
January 13, 2016 - 6:55pm
November 23, 2015
OPINION: Career readiness certificate testing is a valuable tool
When a business needs to hire a new employee, there's a lot to consider. An applicant's previous jobs, education and the recommendations of others are all part of the equation. These things are important; but when it comes down to it, managers are really just looking for someone who...
November 23, 2015 - 5:07pm
October 21, 2015
Foundation says SD has top business climate in 2015
A recent report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation pegs South Dakota as one of the best places to do business. The foundation's sixth annual "Enterprising States: States Innovate" study ranks the top 10 states in the categories of economic performance, transportation and...
October 21, 2015 - 11:19am
August 15, 2015
Letcher native honored as leadership grad
Dr. T.J. Hansen, associate professor in the Department of Economics, Law and Politics at Minnesota State University, Moorhead, Minn., recently graduated with the 2014-2015 Leadership Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce class. Hansen is the daughter of Janice Northrup and...
August 15, 2015 - 9:42am
July 16, 2015
Three businesses approved for state low-interest loans
PIERRE — The state Board of Economic Development agreed Thursday to make low-interest loans to three businesses in South Dakota planning to expand. SD Industries Inc., based at Alexandria, makes equipment for swine producers. The company plans to add 17 positions. The loan...
July 16, 2015 - 6:28pm
July 13, 2015
OPINION: Transportation reforms provide certainty to farmers, ranchers, and businesses
With all the Senate has accomplished this year, it is hard to believe that we are just six months into the Republican majority. The Senate has passed nearly 50 bipartisan bills since January, and we are on pace to pass many more. We have made bipartisanship a cornerstone of the GOP-led...
July 13, 2015 - 3:25pm
June 10, 2015
County turns away malt beverage license
The Davison County Commission voted 3-2 Tuesday to deny an on-sale malt beverage and wine license for a local Mitchell businessman, denying the request for the second time in fewer than two years. Doug Aslesen applied for a malt beverage and wine license with Davison County to be...
June 10, 2015 - 8:19am
May 8, 2015
TIF application taken to city after failing to meet county criteria
The Mitchell Planning Commission will determine on Monday whether to recommend a tax increment finance district at the site of the former Happy Chef building. The Planning Commission, which meets at noon in Council Chambers at City Hall in Mitchell, will review the application by...
May 8, 2015 - 6:42pm