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National police groups add 'de-escalation' to new model policy on use of force
Obama to grant hundreds more drug commutations
New report: Abortions in US drop to lowest level since 1974
Lawmakers to take up bills on retirement system, drug abuse
Davison County Magistrate Court Oct. 24 through Nov. 7
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
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
SDSU-led cattle seminar stirs up consumer impact ideas
Farmland rental rates dropping overall
Winter wheat plantings at long-time lows in South Dakota
U.S. takes step to boost organic food production
Puerto Ricans could ease South Dakota dairy labor shortage
Week of Jan. 16 South Dakota Prep Basketball Polls
Athlete of the week: MCM's Laetsch racking up the assists
Cubs race past Titans
Mitchell Christian nets second win
Area basketball roundup: Freeman flies past Lyman
Couple plans March wedding
Mitchell man celebrates 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates nine decades
Stickney couple marks 45th wedding anniversary
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Dr. Charles Monson, MD
Dorothy Joanne Thome
Dorothy L. Ramsey
Harriet L. Pudwill
OUR VIEW: Classic basketball never gets old
ROUNDS: Repealing Obamacare first step to replacing it with affordable, patient-centered plan
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
THUNE: A health care system that works for South Dakotans
WOSTER: Telling it true, verifying the facts
No-fee promise comes into canyon debate
GF&P seeking benefits of Lyman County, other waters
Wiltz: Do coyotes affect our South Dakota deer herd?
Wiltz: The weight of heavy hunting
Hunters take last shot at pheasants
July 29, 2015
How you talk to your baby now can impact their social skills later
Think you have your hands full making sure your baby is fed and clean and gets enough sleep? Here's another thing for the list: developing your child's social skills by the way you talk. People used to think that social skills were something kids were born with, not taught. But...
July 29, 2015 - 1:48pm
July 27, 2015
2 Indian tribes in ND get over $48K for economic development
NEW TOWN, N.D. (AP) — Two Indian tribes in North Dakota have received more than $48,000 each for economic development efforts. The state's congressional delegation says the funds from the U.S. Economic Development Administration have been awarded to the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate...
July 27, 2015 - 10:27am
April 21, 2015
SD workforce campaign fights barren wasteland perception
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Someone sitting in a focus group in Minneapolis was asked to describe what it would be like living in South Dakota. The response is not the stuff economic developers dream about. "You could really become a hermit," this person said. "You could really isolate...
April 21, 2015 - 2:18pm
April 8, 2015
Aberdeen might look north to try to boost workforce
ABERDEEN (AP) — The northern South Dakota city of Aberdeen might look to western North Dakota to help address a workforce shortage. Aberdeen Development Corp. wants to find out if there are people interested in moving out of North Dakota's booming oil patch because of increases...
April 8, 2015 - 3:14pm
January 20, 2015
County turns down Wild Oak TIF plan
The Davison County Commission said no Tuesday to a plan for a $3.1 million tax-increment financing district on the east side of Mitchell. The commissioners voted 4-1 to deny the project from proceeding any further. Chairman John Claggett, Denny Kiner, Kim Weitala and Brenda Bode...
January 20, 2015 - 10:18pm
November 4, 2014
Mitchell City Council gives TIF consent for golf course
Although the decision won’t be the city’s, the Mitchell City Council gave its approval for setting the boundaries of a proposed tax increment financing (TIF) district in Davison County for Wild Oak Golf Club. Officially it would be Davison County TIF No. 4 but the TIF is in its...
November 4, 2014 - 7:22am
Exterior tile approved for Corn Palace
The Mitchell City Council approved on Monday a $283,000 purchase for the exterior of the Corn Palace, deciding on ceramic tile to replace the brick covering on the outside of the building currently. The tile option was the cheaper of the two put before the council on Monday, who...
November 4, 2014 - 7:17am
October 28, 2014
PHOTO: Whittier garages
Mueller Lumber Co. employees install rafters on Monday afternoon for a nine-unit garage complex west of Whittier Lofts on Second Avenue in Mitchell....
October 28, 2014 - 8:15am
October 22, 2014
Main street in Sturgis to remain at 5 lanes
STURGIS (AP) — The main artery through the motorcycle mecca of Sturgis has been permanently made into five lanes. Officials in 2012 and 2013 restriped Lazelle Street into five lanes for the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally — which draws hundreds of thousands of people to the...
October 22, 2014 - 10:23pm
October 12, 2014
SDSU in Brookings dedicating new athletic complex
BROOKINGS (AP) — South Dakota State University athletes have a new place to hone their skills. The Brookings school dedicates the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex Saturday. The multi-purpose indoor competition and training facility just north of Coughlin-Alumni Stadium...
October 12, 2014 - 10:52pm
October 3, 2014
3M planning $70 million expansion in Brookings
BROOKINGS (AP) — The 3M Company is planning a $70 million expansion of its plant in Brookings. The Argus Leader reports that the project will be done in phases through 2018 and will create almost 90 jobs. The company is expected to get state and city tax incentives and help...
October 3, 2014 - 5:08pm
October 2, 2014
'The hourglass on that thing is running': City mulls options, cost for indoor pool
In a strip mall on the north side of Mitchell, young swimmers gather to practice in a temporary pool too small for competition. It's been...
October 2, 2014 - 6:15pm
Brookings cheese plant part of SD dairy push
By Carson Walker BROOKINGS (AP) — The formal opening on Friday of the Bel Brands USA plant in Brookings is part of a decades-long effort to make South Dakota a major player in not just milk production but also dairy products, the state secretary of agriculture said. Bel...
October 2, 2014 - 3:17pm
October 1, 2014
Judge dismisses lawsuit over Sioux Falls Wal-Mart
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A judge has dismissed a lawsuit over an election that paved the way for a Wal-Mart in south Sioux Falls. Four homeowners in the neighborhood sued over an April election in which voters approved rezoning the proposed store site from agricultural to commercial...
October 1, 2014 - 10:36am
September 29, 2014
Lincoln Co. wind farm project reaches $1.5M fundraising goal
BERESFORD (AP) — Developers of a proposed wind farm in southeastern South Dakota say they have surpassed their initial $1.5 million fundraising goal. Officials with Dakota Power Community Wind say 110 investors across the state have partnered with Lincoln County landowners...
September 29, 2014 - 11:36am