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Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wagner community to recognize local National Guard unit
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
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
September 28, 2016
Hartford residents reject tax increase for school district
HARTFORD (AP) — Hartford-area residents have rejected a proposed tax increase to better fund schools in the West Central district. About 56 percent of the voters in Tuesday's election opposed opting out of the state property tax freeze. The School board had approved the opt-out...
15 hours 44 min ago
September 27, 2016
School of Mines engineering program getting big grant
RAPID CITY (AP) — The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology is getting a big boost for a program that aims to attract, retain and graduate more women and other underrepresented students in engineering. The school has been awarded more than $1.1 million from the National Science...
September 27, 2016 - 11:17am
September 26, 2016
DWU recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of best regional colleges
Dakota Wesleyan University is once again ranked among America's best regional colleges for the Midwest, according to the recently released U.S....
September 26, 2016 - 5:15pm
September 22, 2016
Classroom to career
Every few months, I have the opportunity to welcome a new business to the state. Almost every time, I hear versions of the following: "We started...
September 22, 2016 - 5:05pm
September 15, 2016
Rain forces changes for DWU's theater groundbreaking ceremony
Due to Thursday morning’s rain, Dakota Wesleyan University’s theater groundbreaking ceremony today will take place immediately following opening convocation in the Sherman Center, which begins at 11 a.m. with the naming of the theater department. Following that, the groundbreaking...
September 15, 2016 - 9:05am
September 13, 2016
Mitchell School District’s enrollment continues to increase
Mitchell School District’s enrollment continues to steadily grow. With the district’s annual “count day” still two-and-a-half weeks away, there are no official enrollment numbers available, but Superintendent Joseph Graves said Tuesday the enrollment for K-12 is projected...
September 13, 2016 - 6:30pm
School district passes on $2 lunch money fee to parents
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Sioux Falls school district is charging parents a $2 convenience fee to pay for lunches online after widespread use strained its food services budget. The district said it could have continued to absorb the credit card processing fees this year, but only if...
September 13, 2016 - 11:23am
September 9, 2016
Group gets $150,000 contribution under new school choice law
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An organization that aims to help students attend private schools as part of a state-backed scholarship program has received a $150,000 donation, the first contribution under South Dakota's new school choice law. Des Moines, Iowa-based insurance holding company...
September 9, 2016 - 11:37am
September 8, 2016
Mitchell school administrator recognized as one of the state's best
After only three years in her position, Sherri Becker is being recognized as one of the best curriculum directors in the state. Becker serves...
September 8, 2016 - 5:15pm
September 7, 2016
Enriching your education
When our four kids were growing up, the last days of summer were always bittersweet. They marked the end of the boating and camping season, but...
September 7, 2016 - 5:15pm
September 6, 2016
ITT Technical Institutes shuts down, leaving a hefty bill
ITT Educational Services Inc. has abruptly shut down its eponymous for-profit technical schools, closing more than 130 campuses and leaving as many as 40,000 students stranded in one of the largest college closures in American history. The company blamed the Department of Education...
September 6, 2016 - 5:57pm
September 5, 2016
AP students, teachers adjust to school calendar change
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A year after voters approved a post-Labor Day start date for Roosevelt High School, worries that students wouldn't have enough time to study for May advanced placement tests haven't materialized. Seven out of 10 students in Sioux Falls who took AP exams last spring...
September 5, 2016 - 10:17am
September 2, 2016
Dakota Wesleyan University announces record enrollment for fall 2016
It's a headline that bears repeating — Dakota Wesleyan University has set another enrollment record. This year, DWU's enrollment is at 900 total, which includes a record for online students, as well. "We couldn't be happier with the numbers we're seeing," said Fredel Thomas,...
September 2, 2016 - 5:20pm
Presentation Thursday at DWU focused on dangers of distracted driving
Dakota Wesleyan University students received a powerful message about distracted driving Thursday night. Students attending a presentation by...
September 2, 2016 - 9:54am
August 31, 2016
1st South Dakota school appears poised to have armed staffer
COLTON (AP) — The first South Dakota school district to allow approved employees to carry guns appears to be moving ahead with the program, though officials have declined to provide details, citing security reasons, and said they are "done talking about it." One applicant from...
August 31, 2016 - 12:01pm