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MHS marching band places second in Iowa, finals canceled due to weather
Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
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
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
Kernels go 1-2 against West River foes
Record-setting wrestlers go into MHS hall of fame
Carpenter, Mock earn all-ESD honors
Arnold Palmer, 'King' of the PGA tour, dies at 87
Kernels earn road win at Pierre
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
Raymond Russell Stevens
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
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
September 13, 2016
Middle class incomes had their fastest growth on record last year
The incomes of typical Americans rose in 2015 by 5.2 percent, the first significant boost to middle-class pay since the end of the Great Recession...
September 13, 2016 - 2:32pm
September 1, 2016
Midwest economic survey figures show slight improvement
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Figures from a survey of supply managers in nine Midwest and Plains states have risen slightly but still suggest slow or no economic growth ahead, according to a monthly report issued Thursday. The Mid-American Business Conditions index inched up to 47.8 in August...
September 1, 2016 - 11:18am
August 29, 2016
DWU, MTI graduates choose to stay in Mitchell for jobs, sense of community
Mitchell's "vibrant" and "robust" job market is attracting the attention of area graduates. According to Jacki Miskimins, the regional workforce...
August 29, 2016 - 6:07pm
July 21, 2016
Let me know what you think
Each week the Senate is in session, I travel back and forth from my home in Sioux Falls to Washington, D.C., for hearings, votes, and other meetings....
July 21, 2016 - 11:01am
July 8, 2016
U.S. economy posts largest job gains in eight months in June
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth surged in June as manufacturers and other employers boosted hiring, confirming the economy has regained...
July 8, 2016 - 4:40pm
May 19, 2016
Survey suggests rural economy remains weak in 10 states
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The economy remains sluggish in rural areas of 10 Western and Plains states. The monthly survey of rural bankers released Thursday shows the overall remains in negative territory even though it increased slightly. The index increased to 40.9 in May from April's...
May 19, 2016 - 1:38pm
South Dakotans feeling the effect of the Obama economy
Late last month, the federal government released preliminary numbers on economic growth in the first quarter of 2016, and let me tell you, the...
May 19, 2016 - 11:44am
May 17, 2016
Sales tax revenue rising in Mitchell
What goes down must come up. After three poor months for sales tax revenues in Mitchell, the 2 percent tax imposed on sales and services within...
May 17, 2016 - 6:11pm
April 8, 2016
OPINION: 'Tis the season for hiring
'Tis the season — for hiring. Along with erratic weather, in some circles, spring best known as the season of job fairs. With summer vacation on the horizon for students, upcoming graduates looking for the next step, and a general air of growth and possibility all around, this...
April 8, 2016 - 10:24am
March 19, 2016
LETTER: Reinstate Glass-Steagall before it's too late
To the Editor: "Man," the poet Friedrich Schiller says, "Is greater than his destiny." The question before us all — what is the true nature...
March 19, 2016 - 10:11am
February 1, 2016
Cheap oil won't juice the U.S. economy this time
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. consumers are cautious about spending their windfall fromcheap gasoline and are saving more, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll and official data, suggesting low oil prices are less of a boon for the U.S. economy than in the past. Commerce Department data...
February 1, 2016 - 6:07pm
Midwest economic survey figures rise for 1st time in months
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — January results from a survey of supply managers in nine states in the Midwest and Plains suggest some improvement in the regional economy, but the conditions apparently didn't engender much optimism from those surveyed, according to a report released Monday....
February 1, 2016 - 12:10pm
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
December 22, 2015
Ag land values on steady rise in SD
HURON—Despite an unexpected dip, agriculture land values are on a steady rise across South Dakota, experts say. Values for ag land have...
December 22, 2015 - 7:27pm
October 28, 2015
Economy's slow growth isn't promising for state
PIERRE — The pace quickened a tad for South Dakota's economy during recent months, after slow growth for the past year, state government's chief economist said Wednesday. Jim Terwilliger told members of the Governor's Council of Economic Advisers that state sales tax revenue...
October 28, 2015 - 6:14pm