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School board approves new SD-based bus company for district
Take two on Main Street restoration plan
Arkansas puts first killer to death in planned double execution
Bill O'Reilly breaks silence after Fox News ouster: 'I'm very confident the truth will come out'
ND native who died trying to rescue soldier in Texas creek escorted by law, fire officials to funeral site
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Pro rodeo's rags-to-riches bull proving hard to ride
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
Area baseball roundup: Jorgensen's RBI-single pushes Winner/Colome past Honkers in extra innings
Avera Sports hosting inaugural coaches clinic
Howard girls win St. Mary Invite
Mitchell wins ESD middle school tennis title
Lakeview ladies season begins May 3
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Marilyn Jean Small
Hilda Ann Thome
Harold T. Tiede
Mary Freidel Mimmack
OUR VIEW: Community assets needed for small towns
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
MERCER: Auditor general is prepared to deliver a GEAR UP report
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
July 30, 2014
Group wins grant to aid food distribution
Weekend Snack Pack Inc. of Mitchell has been selected to receive a Hometown Heroes Grant to support its food distribution program. The nonprofit was nominated for the award by Arby’s Restaurant in Mitchell. The grant is being made by the Share Our Strength: No Kid Hungry campaign...
July 30, 2014 - 7:56am
July 28, 2014
SD governor awards $1.3M to recreational trails
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has awarded $1.3 million to recreational trails in several cities, state parks and the Black Hills National Forest. Daugaard this week announced the awards given through the Recreational Trails Program. The cities that were...
July 28, 2014 - 12:11am
July 24, 2014
Mitchell Area Safehouse receives $55K grant
PIERRE, S.D. — Twenty emergency and domestic violence shelters in 15 South Dakota communities will find financial operations a little easier with the help of $513,761 in grant funding through the South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA). The Emergency Solutions Grants...
July 24, 2014 - 11:02pm
July 21, 2014
$294K federal grant will pay to digitize newspapers
WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Sen. Tim Johnson, D-S.D., Monday announced the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded a $294,665 federal grant to the South Dakota Department of Tourism and State Development. This grant money will be used to fund the South Dakota Digital...
July 21, 2014 - 8:47pm
July 16, 2014
Freeman receives $150K national arts grant
FREEMAN -- National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu announced plans to award 66 “Our Town” grants totaling $5.073 million and reaching 38 states in the Our Town program's fourth year of funding. Freeman Arts/Earth Center proposal, featuring Freeman’s cultural and...
July 16, 2014 - 11:43pm
July 2, 2014
US providing $50M for Red River Basin conservation
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The U.S Department of Agriculture will provide up to $50 million over the next five years for conservation programs in the Red River Basin in North Dakota, South Dakota and Minnesota, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Democratic Minnesota U.S. Rep. Collin...
July 2, 2014 - 9:59pm
SD grants $11,000 to address forestry problems after October blizzard
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Department of Agriculture has provided more than $11,000 in grants for tree planting projects. They came from the Urban and Community Forestry Comprehensive Challenge Grant Program and the U.S. Forest Service. Recipients matched the grants with...
July 2, 2014 - 9:44am
June 24, 2014
District report presented to county
Davison County has gotten its money worth from Planning and Development District III, commissioners said Tuesday. The annual report regarding the county's 40-year investment in the area planning and development district was presented to the commission during its regular meeting Tuesday...
June 24, 2014 - 10:57pm
May 29, 2014
Mammoth Site in Hot Springs gets $862K in USDA funding
HOT SPRINGS (AP) — The Mammoth Site in southwest South Dakota has been granted $862,100 in federal funding to build a new learning center that will include two theaters. Officials with the site in Hot Springs plan to build a 5,800-square-foot addition that will feature a new...
May 29, 2014 - 6:23pm
May 22, 2014
Deadline nears for SD grant program
DEADWOOD — Applications are now available for second-round considerations for the Outside-of-Deadwood Grant program. Since 2002, the Deadwood Historic Preservation Commission has helped promote the preservation and interpretation of historic sites, buildings and properties throughout...
May 22, 2014 - 12:42pm
May 7, 2014
SD receives funds for breast cancer screening
PIERRE (AP) — A South Dakota effort to provide mammograms to uninsured and underinsured women has received a $31,000 grant. The funding comes from Susan G. Komen South Dakota. It goes to the state Department of Health's breast and cervical cancer screening program called "All...
May 7, 2014 - 7:55am
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
April 18, 2014
More than $1 million in raised for railroad rehabilitation
Rails to the Future announced recently that more than $1 million has been raised in local match for the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant the state of South Dakota is applying for. The State's TIGER grant application is seeking $12.6 million for...
April 18, 2014 - 8:35pm
April 10, 2014
Federal grant to help SD schools in math, science
PIERRE (AP) — More than 100 teachers from across South Dakota will participate in a university and K-12 partnership program with the support of federal dollars. University science, math and education faculty will work with teachers and administrators from high-need districts....
April 10, 2014 - 11:13pm