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In newly surfaced Howard Stern interview, Trump joked about giving Princess Diana an HIV test
Man arrested near White House had at least nine firearms in vehicle, D.C. police said
N.Korea moving airplanes, boosting defense after U.S. bomber flight
Graham-Cassidy healthcare bill appears doomed after Collins says no
Fort Thompson man is charged with assault in federal court
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Kernel boys finish ninth at ESD meet
South St. Paul's Stalock continues comeback with Wild
Twins' Polanco honors grandfather's memory with strong play
Lynx's Reeve fuming over 'loserville' effort
For first time in Zimmer era, Vikings offense finally carrying its weight
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Laura Jean Haiar
PARENTING PERSPECTIVES: Our reporter is embedded deep in the War on Bedtime. Here's the latest from the front lines.
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
May 22, 2017
Sioux Falls sales tax growth hits new low
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls sales tax growth hit its lowest point since 2009 last month. The Sioux Falls Finance Office says sale tax revenue grew by 1.9 percent in April, continuing a yearlong trend of declining growth, the Argus Leader reported. Sioux Falls finance director...
May 22, 2017 - 9:32am
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