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Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wagner community to recognize local National Guard unit
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
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
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
September 27, 2016
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
Shock, devastation and uncertainty hit Woonsocket this week. At least 25 employees of Van Dyke's Taxidermy Supply were told they no longer held jobs at the business as of Monday.
September 27, 2016 - 5:06pm
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