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'Music gave me a voice'
February Exchange Club Students of the Month for Feb. March, April and May
MTI to host 'Lunch and Learn' session
DWU to host 20th annual CBH Festival
Warrant issued for Schilling’s arrest
McDonald's vows 'modern' makeover amid U.S. sales struggle
AgweekTV: 53rd Annual International Sugarbeet Institute at the Fargodome
USDA says South Dakota's hog and pig numbers up 8 percent
Farmer tries to find balance with genetically modified crops
Recent rains could improve outlook for Texas cattle herds
AgweekTV: Learning about Lamancha goats
Nelson, Sudbeck dominate throwing events for Mitchell
DWU women's golf team tied for 5th halfway through invite
Thill helps Team South Dakota win second straight national title
Athlete of the week: Colome's Heath hopes to be a state contender
Tuesday's sports schedule
Poetry comes from a never ending supply of ink in this book
Couple wed in November ceremony
Former Stickney woman turns 100
Corsica man celebrates 90th
Stickney man celebrates 85th
Martha Ann Binek
Robert Dean Hughes
Verina E. Tiede
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Where's the funding for education, teachers?
God's word is clear and the truth
LETTER: Keystone XL has multiple benefits
Sub-minimum wage bill unfair
SD extends comment period for Black Hills fisheries plans
Plans to stock Atlantic salmon in Lake Oahe delayed
Rapid City businessman pushes for more Black Hills walleyes
Elk, mountain goat seasons up for debate at GFP meeting
Local Pheasant Forever chapter hosting 30th annual seed giveaway
January 14, 2014
Noem joins Boehner to criticize Democrats' leadership on economy
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Kristi Noem is criticizing the Democrats' handling of the economy. The Republican says her state's low unemployment rate is proof that the GOP is a better steward of the economy. Noem joined House Speaker John Boehner and other members of House Republican...
news / politics
January 14, 2014 - 1:35pm
January 3, 2014
Sunny outlook for Midwest economy
Survey of business leaders in nine regional states says conditions will slowly improve.
news / business
January 3, 2014 - 7:40am
December 22, 2013
OPINION: Ag income sustains state
A recent report on the economic impact on South Dakota by the agricultural industry illustrates why it is important to the state that a new farm bill is approved by Congress. State Bureau of Finance and Management economist Jim Terwilliger told South Dakota Banking Commission members...
opinion / editorials
December 22, 2013 - 9:10am
December 2, 2013
Slow growth likely in 9 Midwest, Plains states
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The temporary resolution of the budget stalemate in Washington, D.C., has made business leaders more optimistic in nine Midwest and Plains states, but only modest economic growth is expected in the near future. The monthly survey's overall economic index crept...
news / business
December 2, 2013 - 2:08pm
October 5, 2013
People for jobs: Manufacturers seek workers for $423 million local industry
How important is manufacturing to Mitchell’s economy? During the 2013 fiscal year — July 2012 through this past June — manufacturers in the city generated sales of about $423 million. That was 28 percent, or nearly one-third, of Mitchell’s total sales economy during those...
news / local
October 5, 2013 - 8:48am
September 6, 2013
August jobs report is expected to be solid, but economic recovery still hasn't taken off
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy apparently delivered another solid month of job gains in August, but the looming fiscal fight in Congress, coupled with tension in the Middle East, could test the resiliency of the recovery.
September 6, 2013 - 4:21pm
September 3, 2013
Midwest, Plains economy should keep growing
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- The economy should continue growing during the rest of 2013 in nine Midwest and Plains states but at a much slower pace than earlier this year, according to a monthly survey of business leaders that was released Tuesday. The survey's overall economic index remained...
September 3, 2013 - 9:20pm
Midwest economy: May state-by-state glance
The Institute for Supply Management, formerly the Purchasing Management Association, began formally surveying its membership in 1931 to gauge business conditions. The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group uses the same methodology as the national survey to consult supply managers and...
September 3, 2013 - 9:16pm
Study reports workers' wages stagnant this Labor Day
With the last Labor Day hot dogs and family outings finished, it's now back to work after Labor Day for South Dakota's and the nation's workers. However, for many this Labor Day week, a new study shows their wages have increased only pennies over past seven years. That's the conclusion...
news / state
September 3, 2013 - 7:00am
August 15, 2013
SD July jobless rate drops 0.6 percent over year
PIERRE (AP) — The state Bureau of Labor Statistics says South Dakota's unemployment rate in July was 3.9 percent, unchanged from June and down from 4.5 percent in July 2012. The state's labor force in July increased by 1.6 percent over the year to 449,000, and the level of unemployed...
news / state
August 15, 2013 - 8:23pm
August 13, 2013
Insufficient education draining small towns
To the Editor: Why is Vermillion, a college community, growing while Milbank, a rural community, is not? Cash flow. Cash flow comes to a college community through student loans. Taxes leave every rural community to become student loans. Those loans, coupled with an insufficient...
opinion / letters
August 13, 2013 - 12:30pm