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California AG bans state travel to South Dakota, 3 other states
'Maybe it's time': actor Johnny Depp jokes about a Trump assassination
Appeals court overturns conviction of 'Making a Murderer' inmate
Thune: Drought aid triggered for 6 South Dakota counties
Contract awarded for Lewis and Clark pipeline project
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
Thune: Drought aid triggered for 6 South Dakota counties
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
Parts of the Dakotas and Montana are now in extreme drought, the only such spots in the US
Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft
Tuesday need-to-know: 5 stories
Amateur baseball roundup: Bankers power past Nationals
Staying in front of the ball: Post 18 infielders leading strong defense
Traxler: Travels brings sports shortlist into focus
Dreary day turns ugly for Twins in loss to White Sox
Sixers take guard Fultz with top pick of NBA Draft
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
Barry Dean Grabenstein
Paul J. Mertz
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?
Kindness is Contagious: Little black dresses bring joy during trials
LETTER: Believe we can with ethanol
Port: The NRA needs to speak out on Philando Castille
OUR VIEW: Local justice reform better for juveniles, county's future
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
Friedrick 60th anniversary
Marlene and Pat Weller
April 27, 2017
ESPN layoffs: A list of which employees have been fired
LOS ANGELES - ESPN laid off 100 employees on Wednesday as part of a company-wide restructuring. The struggling cable sports network first announced...
April 27, 2017 - 5:02pm
March 30, 2017
Insurance company lays off 30 workers in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — About 30 Esurance employees in Sioux Falls have lost their jobs as part of cuts within the insurance company. The Argus Leader reports that Esurance cut 100 jobs Tuesday, mostly in Sioux Falls and in two California locations. The San Francisco-based company said...
March 30, 2017 - 10:51am
March 23, 2017
Good Samaritan Society lays off 100 workers in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society has laid off more than 100 workers in Sioux Falls, about 15 percent of its workforce in the city. The senior care nonprofit cited "fiscal challenges" for the move. The organization's Sioux Falls campus recently underwent...
March 23, 2017 - 10:50am
July 14, 2015
Aberdeen-based printing company lays off 55 employees
ABERDEEN (AP) — An Aberdeen-based printing company says it has laid off 55 employees in response to a decrease in customer demand. Midstates Inc. permanently laid off almost 20 percent of its workforce last week. Midstates Group president Dave Burgard tells The American News...
July 14, 2015 - 11:40am
March 12, 2015
Raven lays off 115 employees; reports lower annual earnings
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South-Dakota based Raven Industries Inc., which makes products from high-tech farming equipment to balloons for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, is citing a weak agricultural market as it lays off 115 employees. The move Tuesday is part of a plan to save...
March 12, 2015 - 4:47pm
March 4, 2015
Black Hills State laying off 15 employees to cut costs
SPEARFISH (AP) — Black Hills State University is laying off 15 employees as it works to address a $1.5 million budget deficit. Some of the staff members were cut immediately and others will be let go in June, the start of the new fiscal year, spokeswoman Corrine Hansen told...
March 4, 2015 - 3:58pm
September 13, 2012
Labor department to meet with laid off workers in Aberdeen
ABERDEEN (AP) -- The South Dakota Department of Labor will host a meeting Monday for laid-off employees of wind turbine blade manufacturer Molded Fiber Glass. Aberdeen plant manager Dave Giovannini tells the media that 92 are being laid off from the plant. Giovannini says the layoffs...
September 13, 2012 - 12:23pm
September 12, 2012
Aberdeen plant laying off nearly 100 workers
ABERDEEN (AP) -- Molded Fiber Glass is laying off one-fourth of its workforce in Aberdeen. Plant manager Dave Giovannini tells the media that 92 people are losing their jobs. About 370 people worked at the plant. Giovannini cites a drop in orders for wind turbine blades related...
September 12, 2012 - 3:14pm
November 8, 2011
Wells Fargo to cut jobs in Aberdeen next year
ABERDEEN (AP) -- Wells Fargo Auto Finance in downtown Aberdeen plans to lay off workers in March, but the company isn't immediately saying how many. Wells Fargo regional spokeswoman Staci Schiller tells the media that the company is consolidating two auto finance businesses within...
November 8, 2011 - 1:39pm
November 7, 2011
Spearfish motorcycle maker lays off workers
RAPID CITY (AP) -- A Spearfish company that makes three-wheeled motorcycles has laid off some of its workers. But Ken Hines, president of Lehman Trikes, said that the layoffs are temporary and that the workers could be hired back when the company receives a major investment....
November 7, 2011 - 9:49am
June 30, 2011
CHR lays off 10 local workers, 40 companywide
CHR Solutions is laying off 40 employees companywide, including 10 in Mitchell. The company, which provides information technology, consulting, financial and strategic planning support and services to communications service providers, had 154 employees at its Mitchell location...
June 30, 2011 - 6:13am
November 5, 2010
Local plant to lay off 22-24 workers by end of year
The Mitchell plant manager for Graphic Packaging said between 22 and 24 people will be laid off by the end of the year. "There will be some headcount reduction, based on how we manage our business," said Jim Dice. Dice said operations are being analyzed across the entire...
November 5, 2010 - 6:52am
August 1, 2009
Museum makes economic cuts
The Dakota Discovery Museum in Mitchell soon will have museum director Lori Holmberg as its only full-time employee. In response to plunging contributions, the museum board of directors has decided to lay off two full-time employees and close the museum from Oct. 1 to April 30. The...
August 1, 2009 - 1:00am
March 17, 2009
More layoffs hit Mitchell
Layoffs continued to pile up Monday in Mitchell as Trail King announced it was laying off 75 workers -- the biggest round of layoffs announced in Mitchell since the current economic crisis began. Trail King laid off 42 employees in December and had hoped to avoid further layoffs...
March 17, 2009 - 7:33am