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Woonsocket man gets 170 days for possession of stolen firearm
Wagner family displaced after fireworks mishap starts home ablaze
Mitchell man pleads not guilty to second escape charge
Facing GOP opposition, Senate leaders delay vote to overhaul Obamacare
Unemployment trust balance projected to gradually flatten
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Dry conditions continue impacting South Dakota farmers
Continued improvements showcased at Sanborn Co. 4-H arena
Dusty wheat fields signal peak for glut
Central SD farmer sees 4-year drought 'rotation'
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
Brady named NFL's top player in Top 100 poll
Shattuck hits ace at Lakeview
Mitchell 14U boys basketball team takes 2nd
Mitchell's Bergeson advances to nationals in trapshooting
Dimock-Emery blanks Wagner
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Mary Jane Kiner
Mary Jane Kiner
Keillor: Partying with the engineers
Parenting Perspectives: A moment in the mind of a mom
OPINION: Infringing on your property rights
OPINION: Lead legislator leads on public notice law
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
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
January 28, 2014
Union membership down in SD, up in ND
By Northern Plains News While national union membership remained steady between 2012 and 2013, union membership was up in North Dakota and down in South Dakota. The federal Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released its annual survey on union membership. In 2012, South...
January 28, 2014 - 5:59pm
January 22, 2014
NOEM: Low unemployment numbers proof that SD works
South Dakota has a unique problem: We have “Help Wanted” signs up all over the state. While most areas of the country are struggling to attract enough jobs to keep their citizens employed, South Dakota is working to attract more workers to fill the many jobs we have available....
January 22, 2014 - 7:48am
January 20, 2014
Avera cuts 8-10 nursing positions in Mitchell
Any of the hospital’s affected employees not hired for the new, consolidated nursing unit will be placed in a transitional pool while the hospital works to place them in other positions within the Avera Health System.
January 20, 2014 - 4:51pm
January 14, 2014
Daugaard urges training for needed jobs
By Chet Brokaw PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota must take additional steps to train and attract people to fill the jobs needed to fuel the state's...
January 14, 2014 - 3:23pm
Noem joins Boehner to criticize Democrats' leadership on economy
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Kristi Noem is criticizing the Democrats' handling of the economy. The Republican says her state's low unemployment rate is proof that the GOP is a better steward of the economy. Noem joined House Speaker John Boehner and other members of House Republican...
January 14, 2014 - 1:35pm
January 13, 2014
Legislature to hear from gov on economic, workforce development
SD has grown in jobs, gained challenges to find workers.
January 13, 2014 - 7:27am
January 7, 2014
Unemployment benefits bill clears hurdle
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House-backed legislation to renew benefits for the long-term unemployed unexpectedly cleared an initial Senate hurdle...
January 7, 2014 - 11:45am
January 6, 2014
Americans working more for less
Congress to begin 2014 with jobless benefits battle, push to raise minimum wage.
January 6, 2014 - 8:06am
January 4, 2014
Jobs available at interstate centers
PIERRE — The South Dakota Missouri River Tourism Association, the South Dakota Department of Tourism and the South Dakota Department of Transportation are now accepting applications to fill seasonal positions for travel counselors and supervisors at 10 Information Center locations...
January 4, 2014 - 9:45am
December 13, 2013
Filing deadline near for SD disaster jobless aid
PIERRE (AP) — People who lost jobs or became unable to do business because of the early October blizzard that hit western South Dakota have until next Wednesday to file for disaster unemployment insurance. The state Department of Labor and Regulation says that to be eligible...
December 13, 2013 - 10:58am
December 8, 2013
Initiative to recruit SD jobs, workers falls short
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An initiative by Republican Gov. Dennis Daugaard that was intended to draw 1,000 workers to the state has come up far short. Daugaard announced the New South Dakotans initiative in January 2012 and predicted the effect would be "enormous," the Argus Leader...
December 8, 2013 - 10:59pm
December 7, 2013
New Howard plant: 26 jobs now, 95 later
HOWARD — Donnerite Inc., a Minnesota-based company, announced this week that it will expand its operations to Howard. Donnerite operates a truck and heavy equipment repair company and manufacturing business that specializes in custom design and fabrication of all types of projects. ...
December 7, 2013 - 10:48am
December 4, 2013
More jobs than workers in Dakotas, Nebraska
By Northern Plains News More jobs are advertised online in South Dakota, North Dakota and Nebraska than there are unemployed workers, according to a new study. The Conference Board released its Help Wanted Online study Wednesday. According to data from October, the latest...
December 4, 2013 - 9:45pm
December 2, 2013
Legislative panel completes workforce development study
By Bob Mercer Capitol Correspondent PIERRE — The Legislature’s planning committee finished its draft report on workforce development Monday. The goal is to distribute the final document to all 70 representatives and 35 senators at least a week or more before the...
December 2, 2013 - 6:59pm