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Distillers: Stiff whiskey law stifles town's boozy revival
Judge finds woman accused of raping boys unfit for trial
Conservative Michelle Malkin speaking to SD college GOP
Northwestern South Dakota wildfire grows to 16 square miles
Arraignment set for Yankton man accused of killing uncle
McDonald's vows 'modern' makeover amid U.S. sales struggle
AgweekTV: 53rd Annual International Sugarbeet Institute at the Fargodome
USDA says South Dakota's hog and pig numbers up 8 percent
Farmer tries to find balance with genetically modified crops
Recent rains could improve outlook for Texas cattle herds
AgweekTV: Learning about Lamancha goats
Nelson, Sudbeck dominate throwing events for Mitchell
DWU women's golf team tied for 5th halfway through invite
Thill helps Team South Dakota win second straight national title
Athlete of the week: Colome's Heath hopes to be a state contender
Tuesday's sports schedule
Poetry comes from a never ending supply of ink in this book
Couple wed in November ceremony
Former Stickney woman turns 100
Corsica man celebrates 90th
Stickney man celebrates 85th
Martha Ann Binek
Robert Dean Hughes
Verina E. Tiede
Interesting times -- curse, or blessing?
COLUMN: Flying high, or flying blind?
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Where's the funding for education, teachers?
God's word is clear and the truth
SD extends comment period for Black Hills fisheries plans
Plans to stock Atlantic salmon in Lake Oahe delayed
Rapid City businessman pushes for more Black Hills walleyes
Elk, mountain goat seasons up for debate at GFP meeting
Local Pheasant Forever chapter hosting 30th annual seed giveaway
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 fennel, also called Florence fennel. One is told that bulb fennel is a cool-weather plant best grown as a fall crop, because warm weather...
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...
news / state
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...
news / state
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...
opinion / letters
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...
news / state
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 issued 180 permits for the construction of or additions to buildings, with a total construction value of $34,396,042.
news / local
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...
news / business / local
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
October 25, 2011
School growth leads to expansion talks at Plankinton
PLANKINTON -- When Plankinton School District Superintendent Jim Jones began to see more school-age children in his town last summer, he didn't wait for them to come to him -- he went right to their front doors. By going door-to-door last July, Jones was able introduce himself...
October 25, 2011 - 6:09am