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Fire collapses portion of interstate highway in Atlanta
Seeking end to boycott, North Carolina rescinds transgender bathroom law
Verizon looking to launch online TV service
Sobriety checkpoints set for April
As student loan defaults rise, MTI works to prepare students for payments
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
South Dakota officials work to stop spread of bovine TB
McDonald's Quarter Pounders to be made with fresh beef
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
More local vendors added to Target Field fare
Twins to break camp without ByungHo Park
With a shiner on his eye, Parise joins Wild for morning skate
Twins LHP Mejia named No. 5 starter
Q&A: SD high school baseball in good shape
'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
NOEM: Fighting for financial independence
CLARK: Thanking our local physicians
OUR VIEW: Overcoming the wallop of construction
WOSTER: Smooth talkin' candidates
THUNE: The Department of Agriculture will be in good hands
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 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
February 21, 2014
Help wanted in Mitchell
South Dakota is poised to be on "the leading edge of a national workforce issue," according to a local development expert. South Dakota's businesses,...
February 21, 2014 - 8:02pm