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Supporters press state lawmakers to overturn gun bill veto
Sanford Health's top executive in Fargo announces retirement
Hog operation plan faces backlash in northeast South Dakota
3 charged in alcohol poisoning death of college student
U.S.-Israeli teen arrested in Israel for Jewish center bomb threats
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
South Dakota farmers have mixed reaction to Thune's SHIPP
AgweekTV: Aftermath of DAPL protest continues for farmers & ranchers
South Dakota hay relief headed south
Rounds: $4.7B proposed USDA cut 'not necessarily' fair
From off-the-radar season, Huskies move into Class B crosshairs
United States celebrates first World Baseball Classic title
Injured Lavine, his upbeat attitude still part of Timberwolves
Dual championships may return to state wrestling meet
Q&A: Mock reflects on time with Kernel basketball
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Margaret A. Everson
Wauneta (Barb) Brown ne Kitto
Richard "Dick" Lyons
OUR VIEW: Sixth Ave. project has room to grow
IN OTHER WORDS: It's personal -- not business
DAUGAARD: Looking back on a successful legislative session
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
WOSTER: Don't let life 'roll along'
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Wiltz: Conditions can help chances on mountain lion hunt
January 10, 2017
Wal-Mart plans to cut hundreds of jobs this month
Wal-Mart Stores Inc plans to cut hundreds of jobs before the end of January, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the...
January 10, 2017 - 1:18pm
December 28, 2016
Trump to unveil 'positive' economic move for U.S. workers
PALM BEACH, Fla. -- U.S. President-elect Donald Trump plans to make an announcement related to the economy on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 28, his...
December 28, 2016 - 11:56am
December 2, 2016
U.S. payrolls rise solidly; jobless rate falls to nine-year low
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. employers boosted hiring in November and the unemployment rate dropped to a more than nine-year low of 4.6 percent,...
December 2, 2016 - 11:32am
November 24, 2016
South Dakota economy is increasingly off track
PIERRE — Something mysterious is holding back South Dakota's retail economy. People are working like never before, but they don't seem to be spending in the amounts expected, at least not with South Dakota businesses. Consider these two sets of statistics: South Dakota had one...
November 24, 2016 - 2:10pm
November 3, 2016
U.S. jobless claims rise; layoffs at five-month low
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits rose to near a three-month high last week, but remained below...
November 3, 2016 - 11:23am
October 25, 2016
White House urges ban on non-compete agreements for many workers
(Reuters) - The Obama administration on Tuesday called on U.S. states to ban agreements prohibiting many workers from moving to their employers'...
October 25, 2016 - 4:36pm
August 1, 2016
California-based ag tech company expanding in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A California-based agricultural technology company is adding more than 90 positions in the next two years at its national operations center in Sioux Falls. Farmers Business Network says that will triple the number of employees in South Dakota's largest city. Gov....
August 1, 2016 - 11:13am
July 13, 2016
Webinar on hiring people with disabilities slated
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota employers who want to start hiring people with disabilities can watch a webinar to learn more about the process and available resources. The offering from the Department of Labor and Regulation and the South Dakota Retailers Association is scheduled for...
July 13, 2016 - 11:05am
May 10, 2016
Sioux Falls restaurants struggling to find enough workers
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The growing appetite for new restaurants in Sioux Falls has left some food service managers starving for workers to fill vacant positions. Over the last five years, the number of restaurant job openings in the city has nearly tripled, rising from about 500 in...
May 10, 2016 - 1:15pm
State department says youth should use employment services
PIERRE (AP) — The state Department of Labor and Regulation says young adults finalizing their summer plans should pay a visit to their local department office for employment services. Labor and Regulation Secretary Marcia Hultman says high school and college students, as well as...
May 10, 2016 - 12:16pm
March 7, 2016
Sioux Falls looks within community for more workers
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Sioux Falls is putting more focus on training and developing workers who are already in the community, after years of trying to recruit workers from other areas has failed to put much of a dent in the city's workforce needs. The city's homegrown workforce...
March 7, 2016 - 11:29am
September 29, 2015
USPS needs more workers in South Dakota for upcoming season
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The U.S. Postal Service needs more workers in South Dakota for the upcoming holiday season and plans to hire 58 people. The Postal Service says additional clerks, carriers and mail handlers are needed at processing facilities in Sioux Falls, Rapid City, Huron...
September 29, 2015 - 2:54pm
August 18, 2015
Kmart workers in Spearfish should be able to find new jobs
SPEARFISH (AP) — Economic development officials in Spearfish say plenty of job openings exist for Kmart employees who will soon be out of work. The retailer announced earlier this month that it plans to close the Kmart store in Spearfish, putting 51 employees out of work. The...
August 18, 2015 - 2:44pm
August 10, 2015
OPINION: Pay attention to 'Ability for Hire'
My mom and dad took pride in self-reliance and taught me the value of hard work. They both worked hard on our family farm, and when the farm went upside-down financially, they both took jobs as janitors at Augustana College to make ends meet. Mom and Dad were also both deaf, but...
August 10, 2015 - 4:41pm
April 3, 2015
Sioux Falls launches ad and web campaign to recruit workers
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls has succeeded in creating jobs but needs to do more to fill them, Mayor Mike Huether said in announcing an effort to recruit workers from around the region. The campaign launched Thursday includes billboard and kiosk advertisements and a website....
April 3, 2015 - 4:19pm