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Subsidy cuts could mean 'death spiral' for small airports in upper Midwest
Two injured in separate crashes in Mitchell
Burr Street reconstruction set to start Monday
12 candidates line up for Mitchell City Council seats
Christiansen, Gades run for open school board seat
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
Selland, Sage, Bartscher named to Class B all-state first team
Oropeza lifts DWU to split with Mount Marty
Mitchell starts season strong
With youth, Golden Eagles track looks to excel
ADs to consider basketball, volleyball postseason plans this 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
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
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
September 6, 2016
MTI marks 10 consecutive years of enrollment growth
This fall marks the tenth consecutive year of enrollment growth as Mitchell Technical Institute announced today that it has slightly surpassed...
September 6, 2016 - 5:23pm
September 2, 2016
In recent years, trust activity getting large in South Dakota
PIERRE — Trust companies headquartered in South Dakota surpassed $226 billion in assets during 2015, according to the state Division of Banking. Director Bret Afdahl described the five-fold increase in five years as "sustained and dramatic growth" during a meeting Thursday with...
September 2, 2016 - 5:30pm
May 21, 2015
These are the fastest growing cities in America - and they are not N.Y. or San Francisco
WASHINGTON — People move to the South and West today for a lot of the same reasons they've historically moved to the suburbs: Developers are constantly building more housing there, which makes it cheap and plentiful and the cost of living seemingly low. And for much of the 2000s,...
May 21, 2015 - 11:34am
April 20, 2015
Government officials in Sioux Falls want new building
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Government officials in Sioux Falls and Minnehaha County say they need more office space to provide basic public services to a growing metropolitan area and want a new building. The Argus Leader reports that city council members and county commissioners are...
April 20, 2015 - 2:46pm
April 2, 2015
Sioux Falls breaks building permit record with $110M month
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Building activity in Sioux Falls in March shattered the city's single-month record set about two years ago. Building projects permitted during the month had a total value of $110.3 million, the highest amount ever for a single month. The previous record was...
April 2, 2015 - 4:40pm
March 3, 2015
Growing fennel: A tightrope act
When something goes wrong in the garden, it's wise to ask why. When something goes unexpectedly right, the same question is in order. Take bulb...
March 3, 2015 - 2:02pm
February 6, 2015
Pierre building expected to return to normal after big year
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's capital city has been going through a building boom of sorts. John Irvine with the city of Pierre told the Capital Journal that building permits for 2014 totaled $44 million in new construction. He says the last time the city was close to that was...
February 6, 2015 - 3:15pm
Starting salaries rising for technology jobs
BISMARCK, N.D. — How can you boost your bottom line in 2015? Starting salaries for tech jobs are projected to rise almost 6 percent, according to the report from human resources consulting firm Robert Half International. Senior executive director, Paul McDonald, says it also...
October 6, 2014 - 4:38pm
April 5, 2014
LETTER: Sioux Falls growing because it wants to
To the Editor: I read the editorial recently regarding how rapidly Sioux Falls is growing and getting all the tournaments, etc. On another note, I have been seeing a pain specialist in Sioux Falls. I was sent there by the pain specialist in Mitchell because he does different...
April 5, 2014 - 9:27pm
April 2, 2013
Huron voters to decide fate of $22M bond project
HURON (AP) -- Voters in the central South Dakota town of Huron are set next week to decide the fate of a $22 million bond project to build additions to three elementary schools as the area grapples with a steadily growing population. The project, which needs 60 percent voter approval...
April 2, 2013 - 4:47pm
January 28, 2013
South Dakota suddenly swells
South Dakota is growing faster than the nation for the first time in more than half a century. Census reports estimate the state's population grew by 2.4 percent from 2010 to 2012, compared to a 1.7 percent national growth rate. Every decade since at least 1940, South Dakota has...
January 28, 2013 - 8:43pm
January 12, 2013
Local building records eclipsed
In 2012, Mitchell broke its records for the value of building-permitted projects and fees collected. With final numbers now in, the city...
January 12, 2013 - 7:00am
January 4, 2013
Mitchell rides wave of construction into new year
Mitchell's business community is headed into the new year with a burst of change and growth. A local record of $31 million in projects received...
January 4, 2013 - 6:02am
December 22, 2012
SD ranks as 10th fastest growing state
South Dakota is the nation's 10th fastest growing state, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's population estimates. The state grew by 1.19 percent since 2011. North Dakota, thanks to its oil boom, is the nation's fastest-growing state since 2011, at 2.17 percent.
December 22, 2012 - 8:20am
December 14, 2012
Williston, ND, could have 44,000 by 2017
By AMY DALRYMPLE WILLISTON, N.D. -- Williston's booming population could be as high as nearly 44,000 people in 2017, according to a North Dakota State University study. The population of Williams County could be as high as 70,000 in five years, according to analysis by...
December 14, 2012 - 11:37am