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Mitchell VFW gets helping hand from county commissioners
Trump will not pardon former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio at Phoenix rally, White House says
‘Mentally disturbed’ man in custody after two-day standoff in Mount Vernon
SD woman dies after being hit by semi while walking on major highway in central Minnesota
Mindful coffee consumption may help reduce sugar intake
Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo
Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
SD ag, fishing officials update water issue
Officials seek trucking help for donated drought-relief hay
Seeing red: Take a trip to Wisconsin's cranberry marshes
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
Schmidt named to Class A Legion all-state baseball team
Genant ready for more on Jackrabbits' O-line
Volleyball match is Booster Club event
'Reboot' continues for Mitchell cross country program
MHS softball, boys golf events postponed
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
Harold W. Bietz
Keillor: Never been here before
LETTER: Dismayed with SD officials' response to Trump
THUNE: There's nowhere else I'd rather be
MERCER: Time to revisit state laws on open records
Schlecht: Wait for the rain to come
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
James and Karen Geppert
Police: Mitchell man arrested for stabbing, killing person early Tuesday morning
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