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Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
South Dakota chamber says Amendment V is bad for business
Department of Agriculture seeks input on pollinator plan
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
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
DWU football cruises to GPAC win at Hastings
No. 4 Gorillas knock off No. 1 Warbirds
Photos from the Kernels homecoming game against Spearfish
Titans win Class 9AA battle
Area high school football roundup: Black Panthers blank Crusaders
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
Louis A. Nolz
Francis V. Schaefer
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
February 28, 2013
Noem: House passed 'targeted cuts' that would have averted sequestration
The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would have averted the federal "sequestration" cuts taking effect Friday,...
February 28, 2013 - 10:59pm
Thune: Obama ignored bill for budget cut list
A federal law pushed by Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., required the Obama administration to publicly disclose exactly how the so-called sequestration...
February 28, 2013 - 6:07am
February 26, 2013
SD would feel deepest sequester pain, Pew Center study reports
South Dakota will feel deeper financial pain than any other state if the sequestration happens as scheduled -- or threatened -- on Friday, according to a report. A Pew Center study claims that South Dakota would suffer the largest share of loss of federal grants as a percentage...
February 26, 2013 - 5:46am
February 25, 2013
1,000 civilian Defense employees in SD would be furloughed under cuts
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The White House compiled the numbers from federal agencies and its own budget office. The numbers reflect the impact of the cuts this year. Unless Congress acts by Friday, $85 billion in cuts are set to take effect from March-September. As to whether states could...
February 25, 2013 - 11:03am
May 24, 2012
Thune bill seeks pending budget cut details
The public should know the details of more than $100 billion in cuts to the Defense Department that will be made at year's end if Congress and the...
May 24, 2012 - 6:29am
March 2, 2012
Sen. Johnson opposes proposed $67M cut to Impact Aid program
WASHINGTON -- U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., said he is leading an effort opposing the president's proposed $67 million cut to the Impact Aid...
March 2, 2012 - 7:44am
February 1, 2012
Woonsocket schools to seek bigger opt-out
WOONSOCKET -- The Woonsocket School Board plans to ask its district taxpayers to support a larger opt-out. For the last nine years, Woonsocket School District has operated with a $150,000 opt-out, but the last legislative session's funding cut of 6.6 percent from K-12 education...
February 1, 2012 - 6:19am
January 23, 2012
Producers slam FSA plan to close Wessington Springs office
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- Residents of Jerauld County and the surrounding area are worried the potential loss of a local Farm Service Agency office...
January 23, 2012 - 10:25pm
January 21, 2012
Wessington Springs FSA office could close under budget ax
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- Federal budget cuts could close some small-town Farm Service Agency offices, including one in Wessington Springs. The South Dakota FSA announced recently that Jerauld, Jackson, Harding and Campbell counties may lose offices due to several factors, said Kent...
January 21, 2012 - 10:17am
January 11, 2012
Davison County officials study options for road money
A short-handed Davison County Commission opened discussions Tuesday at the courthouse in Mitchell on county highway needs for 2012. Highway Superintendent Rusty Weinberg said the county will probably have $120,000 to $123,000 in State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP) money...
January 11, 2012 - 6:58am
January 10, 2012
SD rare state to offer state employee raises
When South Dakota Gov.
January 10, 2012 - 6:27am
January 8, 2012
Rapid City superintendent proposes $4.3 million in cuts
RAPID CITY (AP) -- Rapid City's school superintendent is proposing more than $4.3 million in cuts to the local school budget to make up for lost state funding. Tim Mitchell says the cuts include a reduction in the equivalent of about 50 full time employees. Mitchell says...
January 8, 2012 - 10:05pm
December 7, 2011
SD school officials pleased with governor's budget
RAPID CITY(AP) -- South Dakota education officials who have been struggling to deal with recent budget cuts said they are encouraged by school aid increases proposed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard. Daugaard's state spending plan unveiled this week includes a 4.5 percent increase in aid...
December 7, 2011 - 10:13am
November 16, 2011
Custer school board allows rural Spring Creek school to remain open
CUSTER (AP) -- A rural western South Dakota elementary school with just six students will be allowed to remain open for at least one more year. According to media reports, the Custer Board of Education withdrew a motion Monday to close Spring Creek Elementary after a board member...
November 16, 2011 - 1:04pm
November 8, 2011
Sen. Johnson asks SD residents to share US budget ideas
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- As Congress continues to work on reducing the nation's debt and deficit, U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., called on South Dakotans to share their ideas on a new section of his website. State residedents are encouraged to share which programs they find beneficial...
November 8, 2011 - 10:45pm