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Mitchell man arrested for breaking into vehicles, attempting to steal shotgun
Bankruptcies for Nov. 16 through Nov. 22
Company hopes to be 'Amazon of Cannabis' in such places as ND
Death toll in Egyptian mosque attack rises to at least 155, state media report
Dante receives first new fire truck in 70 years
Minnesota, South Dakota farmers named to soybean board
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
place a business brief
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Gritty Gorilla: Gregory's McCance named Republic player of the year
Washington gains ground with win vs. Giants
NFC North is the Vikings' to lose
Wolves still not saving the best for last
Rivers, Chargers gobble up Cowboys 28-6
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
Sylvester "John" Charette
Jennie (Dykman) Bultsma
Arlene Kostal Fuhrman
THUNE: A once-in-a-generation opportunity
SMITH: An important time to be thankful
DAUGAARD: 138 Thanksgivings ago
WOSTER: Thankful for those who make life easier
ROUNDS: Remaining thankful
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
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Darrell Dean Simmons
July 9, 2013
Farmers worry about fate of bill aimed at immigration
ATWOOD, Mich. (AP) -- For northern Michigan fruit grower Pat McGuire, the most potent symbol of the immigration debate isn't grainy television...
July 9, 2013 - 7:16am
June 3, 2013
SD lawmakers ask Daugaard administration for workforce development details
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota lawmakers say they need better information on how well state agencies are training and recruiting the workers needed by key industries. Members of the Legislative Planning Committee say there's no central source of information about workforce development...
June 3, 2013 - 3:04pm
May 24, 2013
Aberdeen restaurant fined, must pay back wages
ABERDEEN (AP) -- An Aberdeen restaurant has agreed to pay back wages and fines after a federal Labor Department investigation concluded Mavericks Steak and Cocktails broke several labor laws. The American News reports that Mavericks failed to pay overtime wages of more than $12,200...
May 24, 2013 - 10:47am
May 7, 2013
SD gov to recruit workers from Minnesota
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is heading to Minnesota next week to try to recruit workers to the Mount Rushmore State. Daugaard will be at the Mall of America on May 13 from 1-2 p.m. to visit with shoppers and answer questions about relocating to South Dak...
May 7, 2013 - 8:38am
May 1, 2013
Neighbors complain about noise, vehicle storage
During Tuesday's public input segment the neighbors of Paul Jerke continued to press the Davison County commissioners to do something about ongoing noise and vehicle storage problems on two properties. One property is owned by Jerke at 25853 Highway 37, and his parents John and Melinda...
May 1, 2013 - 5:23am
April 18, 2013
OPINION: Bad service, economy go hand in hand
For decades, U.S. corporations have been told to slim down. Not to abandon corporate jets or cut CEO pay, mind you, but to produce more with fewer employees.
April 18, 2013 - 8:20am
February 27, 2013
Union seeks to restore training center tax break
PIERRE -- The Rapid City tax-exemption request by the electricians' union isn't exactly a shocker. SB 199 came out of the House Taxation Committee on a 12-1 vote Tuesday. It would restore the tax exemption for the IBEW's training center. The exemption was in place from 1972,...
February 27, 2013 - 5:56am
February 25, 2013
SD bill says military training counts for professional licenses
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota Legislature has given final approval to a bill allowing military training and experience to count toward getting state licenses or certifications in civilian occupations. The Senate voted unanimously Monday to pass the measure, which was approved earlier...
February 25, 2013 - 9:30pm
February 14, 2013
CenturyLink workers in West closer to striking
DENVER (AP) -- Union leaders representing CenturyLink workers in 13 states moved closer Thursday to allowing a strike but plan to keep negotiating with the telecommunications company. The Communication Workers of America announced its executive board authorized the union's president...
February 14, 2013 - 3:01pm
January 31, 2013
SD legislators hike penalties for jobless fraud
PIERRE -- People caught fraudulently taking unemployment benefits in South Dakota should face stiffer penalties, the state Senate decided Wednesday. The legislation will next land on the desk of Gov. Dennis Daugaard so he can sign it into law. Senators voted 30-5 for final legislative...
January 31, 2013 - 7:14am
January 30, 2013
Negotiations ongoing with water district, new union
LAKE ANDES -- Negotiations between an area water district and a newly formed union are "pretty far apart," according to a negotiator on the union side. The nine employees of the Randall Community Water District claim contradictions, favoritism and, most of all, health care insurance...
January 30, 2013 - 5:01am
January 6, 2013
31 people died from work injuries in SD in 2011
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics says 31 people died from work injuries in South Dakota during 2011. The preliminary numbers show that the number of work-related fatalities in the state decreased by five from the previous year. Of the 31 fatalities, 14 were...
January 6, 2013 - 10:05pm
December 18, 2012
OPINION: Senators' wives ask SD Legislature to aid military spouses
We would like to share an opportunity that is available to South Dakota to salute our military spouses and to show our appreciation for all their...
December 18, 2012 - 11:06pm
December 3, 2012
Standing Rock tribe starts training program for oilfield workers
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- A Native American tribe plans to start a new job training program centered on preparing tribal members for oilfield-related careers. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is starting a rock crusher job training program to give tribal members the skills needed to work...
December 3, 2012 - 3:58pm
November 27, 2012
Tech courses added for professions in need of workers
PIERRE -- The state Board of Education gave its unanimous approval Monday to new programs for training workers in the fields of plumbing, heating and cooling, cosmetology and medical coding. Southeast Technical Institute in Sioux Falls plans to offer courses in medical coding...
November 27, 2012 - 10:43am