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Owner shuts down SD radio station after adverse state ruling
Driver injured, horses killed in interstate crash
State investigates officer-involved shooting in Sioux Falls
Bombers deployed from Ellsworth used in show of force
Fiery weekend crash in Edmunds County kills 1 man, injures 1
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Livestock Forage Program could do more for producers, ranchers say
Yield impact of dicamba injury unknown, label changes possible in SD
Volunteer group hopes to bridge the knowledge gap between growers and consumers
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Dome thriller: DWU holds off Hastings
Brian Murphy: Case Keenum's career day lets Vikings fans breathe easy
Vikings best Tampa Bay 34-17
GOLF: Thomas wins $10 million bonus as FedExCup champion
NASCAR: Kyle Busch wins ISM Connect 300 in New Hampshire
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Laura Jean Haiar
LaVern "Pappy" Leftwich
Lori Jean Will
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
OPINION: Did No Two Horns make horse effigy?
AstroBob: Wildfire smoke smudges our starry skies
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
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
August 20, 2013
Unemployment rates rise in most US states in July
WASHINGTON -- Unemployment rates rose in more than half of U.S. states in July and fewer states added jobs, echoing national data that show the job market may have lost some momentum. The Labor Department said Monday that unemployment rates increased in 28 states. They were unchanged...
August 20, 2013 - 7:29am
August 18, 2013
Laid-off beef plant workers moving on
ABERDEEN -- Two hundred sixty Northern Beef Packers workers are readjusting their lives after the shock of being laid off from their jobs three weeks ago. Some have found jobs, some are still looking for employment and some have left the area. The group most likely to leave Aberdeen...
August 18, 2013 - 5:46pm
August 15, 2013
SD July jobless rate drops 0.6 percent over year
PIERRE (AP) — The state Bureau of Labor Statistics says South Dakota's unemployment rate in July was 3.9 percent, unchanged from June and down from 4.5 percent in July 2012. The state's labor force in July increased by 1.6 percent over the year to 449,000, and the level of unemployed...
August 15, 2013 - 8:23pm