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2018 candidates take questions in Mitchell
Lake Andes man flees court during sentencing for probation violation
Sisseton man sent to prison for scamming cattle ranchers
A 320-pound woman sat on a little girl as a punishment and killed her, authorities say
Records: Parents of baby left outside say they smoked K2
T-Mobile, Sprint may be getting close to a merger
Here are the 33 stores that will be closed on Thanksgiving day in 2017
The era of holiday deals is dead, and so is Black Friday
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Place a Business Brief
Cultivating new ideas: Farmers, entrepreneurs pushing the bounds of what can be grown and raised in northern Minnesota
Drought takes toll on row crop production in South Dakota
Moon break: Covered wagon ride a harvest tradition
Of farmers and journalists: You have questions, I have answers (sort of)
AgweekTV: Rina’s Garden is growing up some big things in Kindred, N.D.
DWU volleyball team downs Mount Marty
Two Golden Eagles set for state cross country meet
Mavericks take fourth in Fargo, finish season sixth in region
Kernel softball honored on all-state teams
MCM's Evans to speak at Mitchell QB Club
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Virginia "Ginny" Scheller
Darleen Baumiller Zangle
Beatrice "Betty" Behrend
Commentary: The Democratic Party's obsession with Hollywood celebrities was bound to blow up
Commentary: The old obit man looks around
NOEM: South Dakota's generations of grit
Imagine you're Princess Kate - it's awful and here's why
THUNE: South Dakota's unofficial October holiday
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Wiltz: Know your shotgun before hunting pheasants
Poor Dakotas pheasant seasons could impact states' economies
Tangled whitetails: 'Once-in-a-lifetime' memory to help save a deer
Wiltz: How much protection do bald eagles need?
Malia Elle Manmano
Hill-Zens five generations
January 2, 2013
Midwest economic index again rises slightly
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A monthly economic index for nine Midwest and Plains states rose again last month but still suggests an economic slump will continue over the next three to six months. The Mid-America Business Conditions index hit 49.5 in December, up from November's 48.0 and...
January 2, 2013 - 6:37am
December 31, 2012
Despite rough economy, SD exports strong in 2012
VERMILLION (AP) -- Despite a sluggish national economy, manufacturing exports out of South Dakota have been solid in 2012. Rock Nelson, director of the state's International Trade Center, told South Dakota Public Radio the state exported nearly $1.5 billion of manufactured products...
December 31, 2012 - 6:30am
December 20, 2012
Midwest, Plains bankers see rural economy growing
December 20, 2012 - 4:39pm
December 3, 2012
Economy remains weak in Midwest, Plains states
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- The economy in nine Midwest and Plains states likely will remain sluggish because of weakness in ethanol and food production, but conditions vary widely across the region, according to a report released Monday. The overall economic index for the region remained...
December 3, 2012 - 11:51am
November 23, 2012
Big growth in little Alpena
ALPENA -- Demand for beef jerky is rising, and the Jack Link's plant in Alpena is answering the call. Link Snacks Inc., or LSI, which produces...
November 23, 2012 - 6:30am
Holidays jolt local economy
Ever thought of buying a gift for the local community? Most people consider their holiday shopping personal.
November 23, 2012 - 5:08am
November 16, 2012
Midwest, Plains bankers worry about 'fiscal cliff'
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A survey of business leaders indicated for the third month in a row that economic growth is expected in the Midwest and West, but people also are worried about how a looming federal tax hike and budget cuts will affect the region. The business leaders expressed...
November 16, 2012 - 5:57am
November 6, 2012
Exit poll shows economy still the top concern
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Preliminary results of an exit poll conducted for The Associated Press show that the presidential election hinges once again on the economy. The survey of voters as they leave polling places Tuesday shows 6 in 10 voters say the economy is the top issue facing the...
November 6, 2012 - 4:48pm
November 2, 2012
LETTER: Tax system needs to be fair, not help rich
To the Editor: It seems our economy is slowly recovering. That slowly is part of the problem. We need more jobs and more people paying taxes. In the meantime, we have this national debt hanging over us that is getting worse every day and is going to destroy us if we don't do...
November 2, 2012 - 3:09pm
LETTER: US needs to keep growing
To the Editor: The United States is growing in population, more businesses, new factories larger schools and hospitals, larger number of autos and trucks so more roads and bridges, etc. Everything is increasing, so more money is needed to keep everything operating. As your business...
November 2, 2012 - 10:19am
Nursing program trains nontraditional students in rural areas
CHAMBERLAIN -- There is a need for nurses to serve in rural areas, and a foundation in Chamberlain is working to supply that need. The Prairie...
November 2, 2012 - 7:43am
November 1, 2012
Survey suggests economic slump looming in Midwest
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- A monthly economic index report suggests an economic slump over the next three to six months for nine Midwest and Plains states. The Mid-America Business Conditions index dropped to 46.5 last month from 50.4 in September. The survey of business leaders and supply...
November 1, 2012 - 7:53am
October 24, 2012
Mitchell named an 'Intelligent Community'
Mitchell has been named one of the Intelligent Community Forum Smart21 Intelligent Communities. The ICF, a think tank that studies economic and social development of communities as it relates to communication, takes nominations from cities across the world every year and picks...
October 24, 2012 - 5:47am
October 22, 2012
SD Sept. jobless rate down slightly at 4.4%
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota's unemployment rate was 4.4 percent in September, down slightly from 4.5 percent a month earlier. The state Labor Department reports that South Dakota's seasonally adjusted jobless rate has remained relatively stable since February, when it was at...
October 22, 2012 - 5:49am
October 11, 2012
Fed report notes record oil output in SD
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stronger housing markets helped boost economic growth at the end of the summer in nearly every region of the United States, according to a Federal Reserve survey released Wednesday. The Fed said growth improved in 10 of its 12 regional banking districts from...
October 11, 2012 - 6:21am