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Federal judge extends order blocking Trump's travel ban from six Muslim countries
$1.9M Aurora County Courthouse project receives positive public response
At least 12 killed after Texas church bus crash
Vehicle destroyed in fire in Howard
Muslims tell Minnesota Capitol gathering they feel more misunderstood now than ever before
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
MCM's Koepsell named to Class A all-state first team
Catching up with former area athletes: Bormann named NSIC golfer of the week
UND cuts women's hockey, men's and women's swimming
Eriksson Ek showing signs of improvement for Wild
Rule 5 pick Haley makes Twins roster
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Beverly Ann LeBeau
CLARK: Thanking our local physicians
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
Cabela's-Bass Pro Shops merger could be delayed
The merger between Cabela's and Bass Pro Shops has hit a snag. According to The Associated Press, U.S. and Canadian antitrust regulators are...
November 30, 2016 - 12:07pm
October 11, 2016
Sprint to provide one million students with free internet, mobile devices
WASHINGTON—Wireless carrier Sprint Corp on Tuesday, Oct. 11, pledged to provide 1 million U.S. high school students with free mobile devices and internet access as part of a White House initiative to expand opportunities for lower income kids. Marcelo Claure, chief executive...
October 11, 2016 - 5:00pm
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