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Michael Phelps raced a CGI shark instead of a real one, sending viewers into a frenzy
Daktronics to build scoreboard for Little Caesars Arena
Splat Attack: A paintball pastime in Bridgewater
Fundraiser brings support for Ethan woman paralyzed in car crash
Marijuana measures remain a tough sell in Mitchell
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
Starbucks' latest bid to perk up sales growth: on-tap coffee
J.C. Penney to add toy sections in all stores
Shopping habits are hurting American jobs, especially today
Amazon.com on pace to break sales record for 'Prime Day'
Testing times: Drought means watching forage, water
How drought victims can use ND's 1.4M acres of CRP land to find relief
Nebraska soybean plant predictor of South Dakota project
AgweekTV: Canola is king
Hutterite colony by Stratford plans to grow swine facility
Meyerink duo wins under-11 title at SDGA adult-junior tourney
Meyerink duo wins under-11 title at SDGA adult-junior tourney
Amateur baseball roundup: Gant's no-hitter sends Bankers to state
Kahne records first NASCAR Cup Series win since 2014
Latavius Murray, Dalvin Cook vie to replace Adrian Peterson at RB
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Flax oil good for humans, pets
Bee management practices continually changing
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Paul K. "Cork" Reuman
Christmas already? Consider this gift-giving practice
LETTER: Improving government in South Dakota.
Swift: Decorating project really takes the cake
LETTER: Sutton a great choice for SD
LETTER: Just say 'thank you' for the pool
Wiltz: A dream of an outdoor TV show
South Dakota drought conditions affect pheasant population
Bass fishing tournament to be held in South Dakota
Wiltz: What exactly was a mountain man?
Wiltz: Fishing and prairie dogs is a full SD day
Lori Vogt Bridal Shower
Richard 'Wally' Moe
Florence (Smith) Wilson
Jim and Connie Lynde
September 16, 2014
SD gets $1.2M to improve unemployment insurance programs
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota has received more than $1.2 million from the U.S. Department of Labor to improve the state’s unemployment insurance programs. The federal agency says the money will allow the state to adopt new technologies and ensure payments are given to those...
September 16, 2014 - 7:18am
September 11, 2014
DAUGAARD: SD faces workforce marathon
In South Dakota, we have the fourth-lowest unemployment rate in the nation. This is a source of pride, but it's also a double-edged sword. Because...
September 11, 2014 - 10:07pm
August 30, 2014
MTI's job placement rates
The following is a list of the job placement rates by program for last year's graduating class at Mitchell Technical Institute, according to Julie Brookbank, the school's director of marketing and communications. • Accounting and business management: 95 percent. • Agriculture...
August 30, 2014 - 9:08am
Tech school grads easily find jobs, get recruited
Chandler Nelson walked into a job interview expecting a few extra credit points, but instead he took the first step toward a career. Nelson,...
August 30, 2014 - 9:07am
August 1, 2014
Report: SD economic index 'plummets' in July, Midwest region declines
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains states remained in positive territory despite dropping from a three-year high point a month earlier, a report released Friday said. The overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index dropped more...
August 1, 2014 - 10:39am
July 31, 2014
Mitchell 'punching above its weight' for innovation
If you ask Robert Bell, Mitchell can compete with the big boys when it comes to innovation around the world. "When you look at everything...
July 31, 2014 - 9:48pm
July 18, 2014
SD state, local government employee growth among fastest in nation
South Dakota state and local government employees grew at a faster rate than most of the country’s between 2007 and 2012, according to recent U.S. Census data. The Mount Rushmore State, along with fellow Northern Plains states Wyoming and Nebraska, had government employment grow...
July 18, 2014 - 9:12pm
May 14, 2014
ND launches national workforce recruitment effort
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota officials have officially launched a national campaign designed to attract workers to the state to fill thousands of open jobs. The state's Economic Development Foundation on Wednesday announced the official kick off of the so-called "Find...
May 14, 2014 - 8:49pm
May 13, 2014
Western Iowa detasseling outfit won't be hiring
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — A longtime summer employer in western Iowa won't be hiring students and adults for the hot and hard work of detasseling. Siouxland Detasseling CEO Ron Foster told the Sioux City Journal that the area decline in seed corn production led to the cutback...
May 13, 2014 - 7:11am
May 9, 2014
MTI supplies welder demand
Harvey "Jay" Herman Jr. is exactly the type of student Mitchell Technical Institute hopes to educate and graduate with a degree. An American...
May 9, 2014 - 7:13pm
April 12, 2014
Strong worker potential for Tripp wind farm
More than 100 employees will be needed for construction project.
April 12, 2014 - 1:13pm
March 25, 2014
SD is 50th in clean energy economy
Despite a string of wind generators in central and east central South Dakota, the state ranks 50th in having a clean energy economy, according to a new study by the Brookings Institute. The think tank says 6,659 jobs — 1.5 percent of all jobs in the state — are attributed to...
March 25, 2014 - 10:42am
March 9, 2014
SD state, local employees increase
South Dakota's state and local government employment grew from 2007 to 2012. That's according to a recent study by the U.S. Census Bureau examining federal, state and local government employment trends.
March 9, 2014 - 10:54am
February 28, 2014
Thune introduces jobs bill to tackle long-term unemployment
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., this week introduced the Solutions to Long-Term Unemployment Act (S. 2038), which seeks to address long-term unemployment by reducing the cost of hiring and providing relocation resources for long-term unemployed individuals, as well as...
February 28, 2014 - 7:33pm
150 people, 35 firms attend Mitchell job fair
Manufacturing, retail, banking, automotive among the industries represented at event.
February 28, 2014 - 6:38am