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Sobriety checkpoints set for April
As student loan defaults rise, MTI works to prepare students for payments
Local legislators content with IM 22 overhaul
Rounds: Bipartisan Senate committee will 'get to the bottom' of Russian meddling
Core Educational Cooperative selects Platte-Geddes student's logo design
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
South Dakota officials work to stop spread of bovine TB
McDonald's Quarter Pounders to be made with fresh beef
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
With a shiner on his eye, Parise joins Wild for morning skate
Twins LHP Mejia named No. 5 starter
Q&A: SD high school baseball in good shape
MCM's Koepsell named to Class A all-state first team
Catching up with former area athletes: Bormann named NSIC golfer of the week
'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
Beverly Ann LeBeau
NOEM: Fighting for financial independence
CLARK: Thanking our local physicians
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
Wiltz: A fishing trip you might consider passing up
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Curtis and Linda Mueller
April 24, 2014
GUEBERT: Wal-mart to lure upscale buyers with organic groceries
Walmart, the elephant of American food retailing, announced April 10 that it plans to bring its clout, cash and vegetable crispers to the American pea patch this year and bigfoot its way into the still-growing U.S. organic grocery business. The news sent Wall Street motor mouths...
April 24, 2014 - 2:15pm
Legislative committee meals will be catered
PIERRE — A panel of the Legislature’s leaders decided Wednesday to pay up to $23 a head for group meals for lawmakers, staff and others participating in committee work during the nine months outside the regular session. The $23 would cover food, beverages and tip, and the...
April 24, 2014 - 6:52am
April 23, 2014
USDA awards SD $85K for new food equipment in schools
By Northern Plains News South Dakota received $85,265 in grants from the USDA to help schools purchase kitchen equipment. Agriculture Sec. Tom Vilsack announced Monday that the department is awarding $25 million in grants nationally to help schools purchase kitchen equipment...
April 23, 2014 - 10:58am
April 22, 2014
USDA awards SD $85K grant for new school food service equipment
South Dakota received $85,265 in grants from the USDA to help schools purchase kitchen equipment. Agriculture Sec. Tom Vilsack announced Monday that the department is awarding $25 million in grants nationally to help schools purchase kitchen equipment to provide school lunches and...
April 22, 2014 - 8:45pm
March 21, 2014
Noem to attend Schmeckfest in Freeman
FREEMAN -- U.S. Rep. Kristi Noem will attend Schmeckfest Saturday in Freeman. Noem will attend the meal, a full three-courses of...
March 21, 2014 - 9:14pm
February 20, 2014
SD lawmaker's food sales tax bill fails again
PIERRE (AP) — A retiring South Dakota legislator has lost an eight-year fight for a measure to remove the sales tax on food. The House Taxation Committee voted 9-4 to kill the bill. Democratic Rep. Marc Feinstein of Sioux Falls says he's worked to remove the sales tax on...
February 20, 2014 - 2:36pm
February 14, 2014
Mitchell food-service health inspection scores, 2013
Following are the food-service health inspection scores for establishments in Mitchell in 2013, as listed online by the South Dakota Department of Health. A score of 80 or greater on the 100-point scale is considered acceptable, while anything less than 80 is a failed inspection....
February 14, 2014 - 9:33pm
Corona Village fails four of five health inspections in '13
One Mitchell restaurant failed more state health inspections last year than all of the city's other licensed food-service establishments combined....
February 14, 2014 - 4:44pm
Mitchell’s Culver’s falls short of top prize
Mitchell’s Culver’s was not selected as the winner of this year’s Culver’s Crew Challenge contest. The Mitchell restaurant’s owner/operator Jason Bradley said Thursday the winner was the Culver’s in Darboy, Wis. As first place winners, the Darboy location will get $50,000,...
February 14, 2014 - 6:04am
February 7, 2014
Cargill adds 'textured beef' wording to labels
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Cargill, one of the nation's largest meatpackers, has added wording to its labels on ground beef packages that indicates...
February 7, 2014 - 5:21pm
February 6, 2014
Avon School implements peanut ban
AVON -- The Avon School District is saying no to nuts. In January, the district banned peanuts and peanut products, such as peanut butter or granola bars, and all other nuts and nut products, which means none of those products is allowed at the school at any time. The ban applies...
February 6, 2014 - 9:17pm
February 3, 2014
Scientists: Listeria strain in SD milk not harmful
PIERRE (AP) — Experts say the listeria strain found in a sample of raw milk sold in South Dakota is not the one that often makes people sick, and raw milk proponents say attention brought to the case by state officials created undue negative attention. The state Agriculture...
February 3, 2014 - 11:33am
January 31, 2014
Farm bill’s details: Cost, cuts, labeling, hemp and sheep
By The Washington Post House lawmakers on Wednesday approved a new five-year farm bill that would make significant changes to the nation’s farm support programs but also cut billions in food stamp aid. Here’s a look at some of the details of the 939-page agreement: How...
January 31, 2014 - 8:12pm
January 30, 2014
Country of Origin Labeling divides some organizations
By Wendy Reuer FARGO, N.D. — While most farmers and ranchers celebrated when the U.S. House passed a farm bill Wednesday, some regional beef producers who hoped to exclude a provision that demands “Product of the U.S.A.” labels on American meat weren’t pleased. Country...
January 30, 2014 - 6:55am
January 27, 2014
CARTOON: Superbowl Velveeta
January 27, 2014 - 3:17pm