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Man pleads guilty in Salem drug store theft
Platte golf course vandalized early Sunday morning
Area organizations receive more than $13K worth of grants
High school activities association starts search for executive director
High school association directors restructure its financial committee
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
Wahlen ready to orchestrate Kernel offense
Winner ready to repeat
Canistota football team ready for 9AA challenge
Inaugural Kernel Bowl set to be a success
Thursday's volleyball match is Booster Club night
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
OUR VIEW: Educators should encourage dual credit program
DUFFET: Paying for College and the Clinton New College Compact
MISKIMINS: Phillips helping, contributing in her hometown
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
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
January 8, 2015
How a better economy could mean more poor Americans lose food stamps
An estimated 1 million indigent Americans are expected to lose their food stamp benefits over the next couple years because they are unable to find a job or meet federally mandated work requirements that are now starting to kick in again. Falling unemployment rates are triggering...
January 8, 2015 - 4:18pm
January 7, 2015
LifeQuest awarded $56K grant
Thanks to a $56,000 grant from the South Dakota Department of Human Services, LifeQuest's job development program, Career Connections, will be able to expand its staff. LifeQuest announced the grant Tuesday, and said the funds could be renewed up to four consecutive years. Career...
January 7, 2015 - 4:36pm
October 31, 2014
'It's part of their life they enjoy' Still working hard beyond retirement
Even at 70 years old, Bob Mueller still works about 60 hours a week. "Then, when somebody calls up and says they're going fishing, I'm the first...
October 31, 2014 - 5:38pm
May 19, 2014
SD, Northern Plains sit on the 'Axis of Employment'
Call it the "Axis of Employment." Only in this case, the axis represents good, not evil. Trace a line down U.S.
May 19, 2014 - 5:40pm
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...
October 5, 2013 - 8:48am
May 16, 2012
Pierre, Rapid City resolving disputes with worker unions
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The Pierre City Commission has finalized contracts with the union representing two groups of city employees, and Rapid City and its firefighters have come to an agreement on wages. Both disputes have been ongoing for about two years. The Pierre dispute involves...
May 16, 2012 - 11:22am