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Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wagner community to recognize local National Guard unit
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
October 5, 2013
People for jobs: Manufacturers seek workers for $423 million local industry
How important is manufacturing to Mitchell’s economy? During the 2013 fiscal year — July 2012 through this past June — manufacturers...
October 5, 2013 - 8:48am
September 26, 2013
Employers could see drop in unemployment insurance taxes
By Bob Mercer Capitol correspondent PIERRE — The state panel that provides guidance on unemployment insurance taxes in South Dakota meets Monday morning to consider recommending reductions in the tax rates starting in 2015. The balance in South Dakota’s trust fund for...
September 26, 2013 - 10:24pm
September 11, 2013
Bad, good news for SD in online labor study
There was bad news and good news for South Dakota in a recent study of online labor demand in August, according to The Conference Board. The bad news was online labor demand -- online job postings -- increased in 46 of the 50 states, but not South Dakota. South Dakota joined Arizona...
September 11, 2013 - 8:21pm
September 9, 2013
Governor seeks jobs for disabled
PIERRE -- The South Dakota awards for disability employment handed out Monday by Gov. Dennis Daugaard in the Capitol's rotunda came with good stories. The governor, whose parents were born deaf, told of people with disabilities who are successful in their jobs and their professions....
September 9, 2013 - 7:48pm
September 6, 2013
August jobs report is expected to be solid, but economic recovery still hasn't taken off
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy apparently delivered another solid month of job gains in August, but the looming fiscal fight in Congress, coupled with tension in the Middle East, could test the resiliency of the recovery.
September 6, 2013 - 4:21pm
August 30, 2013
Keystone pipeline not seen local job starter
BUFFALO -- If the Keystone XL oil pipeline gets built, Rick Balcom doubts he'll see many construction workers at the bar of his No. 3 saloon in this remote town in the northwest corner of South Dakota. Balcom, 44, knows most of the workers building the Canada- Nebraska pipeline will...
August 30, 2013 - 8:17pm
August 29, 2013
More work sought for disabled people in SD
PIERRE -- South Dakota adults with disabilities were somewhat more likely to be employed than the national averages for their types of disabilities, according to 2011 data presented Tuesday to a state task force. But that relative success masks a broader problem. Adults with disabilities...
August 29, 2013 - 10:42pm
U.S. fast-food workers protest, demand a 'living wage'
NEW YORK -- Fast-food workers went on strike and protested outside McDonald's, Burger King and other restaurants in 60 U.S. cities on Thursday,...
August 29, 2013 - 10:01pm
Unemployment rates fall in two-thirds of US cities
WASHINGTON -- Unemployment rates fell in two-thirds of large U.S. metro areas in July, a sign of widespread improvement in the job market. The Labor Department said Wednesday that unemployment rates fell in 239 of the nation's 372 largest cities in July from June. Rates rose in 103...
August 29, 2013 - 9:32pm
Menards store could create 200 jobs in Pierre
PIERRE (AP) — A Menards store planned for Pierre is expected to create between 150 and 200 jobs. Mayor Laurie Gill says the expected $2.5 million in annual salaries will be a big boost for the local economy. State labor statistics in July indicated that only about 250 people...
August 29, 2013 - 11:41am
SD career-readiness program has open spots
PIERRE -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard and the Legislature believed so much that career readiness certificates should become part of South Dakota's culture that they offered 4,000 free slots to school districts for a trial run in their high schools this academic year. So far, 25 districts,...
August 29, 2013 - 9:26am
August 28, 2013
Mitchell’s job count at all-time high
9,130 people with jobs last month in Mitchell, according to statistics.
August 28, 2013 - 9:49am
August 25, 2013
OPINION: We need to turn the tide on youth unemployment
Teens and young adults are working less -- a lot less. Nearly 6.5 million U.S. teens and young adults are neither in school nor in the workforce, according to the annual KIDS COUNT report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The number of working youth has dropped by almost half since...
August 25, 2013 - 4:37pm
Cheyenne River company lays off most workers
EAGLE BUTTE (AP) — A high-interest personal loan company on the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation is laying off most of its workers. KELO-TV reports Western Sky Financial let go nearly all of its employees in Timber Lake Thursday and told workers in Eagle Butte Friday that it...
August 25, 2013 - 4:16pm
August 24, 2013
Pledge of 170 jobs starts at -21
CHR Solutions loses positions despite $1 million in combined state, local aid.
August 24, 2013 - 8:49am