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Live stream: Jacob Wetterling funeral service at 10 a.m. today
Police search for gunman who killed five at Washington state mall
Police say body of Twin Cites woman could be in Fargo area
Man sentenced for driving drunk with child in vehicle
South Dakota chamber says Amendment V is bad for business
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
AgweekTV: Riding for cancer
Near-perfect harvest conditions predicted for fall
Dry summer, poor crop prices affect corn silage yields
Lemmon couple offer $2,000 reward for info on stolen cattle
South Dakota corn production forecast to be down 6 percent
DWU football cruises to GPAC win at Hastings
No. 4 Gorillas knock off No. 1 Warbirds
Photos from the Kernels homecoming game against Spearfish
Titans win Class 9AA battle
Area high school football roundup: Black Panthers blank Crusaders
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Couple plans Oct. 1 wedding
Area couple plans October wedding
Plankinton man marks 80th birthday
Vicki Jo Jensen
Corlena Mary Koranda
Harvey V. Terveen
Louis A. Nolz
Francis V. Schaefer
LETTER: Impaired, polluted waters can be fixed
LETTER: Are there conflicts of interest with lake committee?
LETTER: Support changes to improve SD water quality
LETTER: Burg for SD State Senate
LETTER: Agenda request did require board action
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
Grouse numbers rise ahead of opener
WILTZ: Old bait-casting reels can be pretty darn handy
Prairie, ruffed, sage grouse seasons open Saturday
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