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Core board searching to fill top positions
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15th annual Community Christmas Dinner planned
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Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
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Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Marlin varsity teams embark with new leaders
Area wrestling: Parkston goes 1-2 at home quad
Area high school girls basketball roundup: Reiner, Nighthawks down WiLdKats
DWU women rank high in free-throw shooting
IOC says Games bid process must change so there are no losers
Hofer birth announcement
Mitchell woman marks 80th decade
Amick birth announcement
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
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Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
Laura M. Johnson
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The Electoral College a vital piece of our Constitution
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HAGEN: Time for more teddy bears
Fighting for What Matters
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
November 3, 2016
Supporters of payday rate cap campaign fear voter confusion
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Cathy Brechtelsbauer often gives out flyers calling on voters to end payday loan "debt traps." The small squares showing an illustrated man standing in a bear trap spell it out: One lending measure on the ballot is real, while the other is a fake. The South...
November 3, 2016 - 10:19am
June 14, 2016
Credit crunch for farm renters compounds stress on U.S. growers
American farmers who expanded production using rented land during the commodity boom a few years ago are now struggling to repay loans.A crop...
June 14, 2016 - 4:29pm
Farmers forced to tighten their belts
Farmers reap what they sow. But before they can sow, they need a loan, and that hasn't come so easily for some South Dakota farmers this year....
May 14, 2016 - 9:56am
June 25, 2015
State considers more loans for local government roads
PIERRE — The state Transportation Commission received a pitch Thursday to make loans more frequently to counties and cities for road projects. Federal funds already can be used in South Dakota for loans on local projects that qualify for a federal secondary designation. But...
June 25, 2015 - 5:11pm
June 11, 2015
Payday loan industry challenges ballot measure description
PIERRE (AP) — A title loan company official is arguing in a court filing that Attorney General Marty Jackley's explanation of a ballot measure to cap money lenders' interest rates doesn't adequately inform voters of the proposal's consequences. Jackley tells the Argus Leader...
June 11, 2015 - 1:12pm
March 27, 2015
State board approves more than $83 million for projects
PIERRE (AP) — The state Board of Water and Natural Resources has approved more than $83 million for water and waste management projects. The funding includes about $14 million in grants and about $69 million in low-interest loans. The board met Thursday and Friday in Pierre. The...
March 27, 2015 - 2:30pm
March 26, 2015
Some farmers in 4 states eligible for federal disaster loans
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has designated 25 counties in North Dakota as primary natural disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by various weather conditions since the start of last year, ranging from excess rain to drought. Farmers and...
March 26, 2015 - 2:50pm
June 10, 2014
Mitchell corporation gets state grant
PIERRE -- A Mitchell corporation was among grant recipients Tuesday from the state Board of Economic Development. The board made a $139,502 grant for staff funding to the Mitchell Area Development Corp., a $200,000 grant to the Glacial Lakes Area Development group's revolving loan...
June 10, 2014 - 10:40pm
State board changes policies on job loans, grants
PIERRE -- The state Board of Economic Development decided Tuesday it won't review monthly bills from its service contractors any longer and will look at other bills only if the amounts exceed $2,500, rather than $1,000. The board also reduced the loan origination fee to 1 percent...
June 10, 2014 - 5:37pm
December 6, 2012
Agri-processing projects will get state railroad loans
PIERRE -- Two agricultural processing projects in Brookings County received approval Thursday for loans from the South Dakota Railroad Board. South Dakota Soybean Processors will get $964,070 to pay for expansions of its rail yard to handle about 50 more cars, while a new $55 million...
December 6, 2012 - 8:21pm
November 12, 2012
More Dakotas businesses eligible for drought loans
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is making low-interest federal disaster loans available to small, nonfarm businesses in more counties in the Dakotas. The loans of up to $2 million are to offset losses due to drought in September and October. The latest...
November 12, 2012 - 11:23am
October 31, 2012
Prosecutors and public defenders can get loan help in SD
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota Attorney General Marty Jackley is accepting applications in a program that helps prosecutors and public defenders repay their education loans. Jackley says applications will be accepted through Dec. 31. The attorney general says the federally funded program...
October 31, 2012 - 12:47pm
September 26, 2012
Disaster assistance available for state's small businesses
Small, non-farm businesses in the South Dakota counties of Beadle, Brookings, Clark, Hamlin, Kingsbury, Lake, Miner and Sanborn are now eligible to apply for low-interest federal disaster loans from the U. S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The loans offset economic losses...
September 26, 2012 - 6:20am
September 19, 2012
$205,000 available for downtown Mitchell
For downtown Mitchell property owners wincing from the 35 nuisance letters sent up and down Main Street, there is help available. The Main...
September 19, 2012 - 5:31am
June 4, 2012
Sioux Falls offers loans to spur rental rehabilitation
SIOUX FALLS (AP) -- Landlords in what some consider a rundown area of South Dakota's largest city have been offered an incentive to spruce up their buildings as part of a pilot program. The Pettigrew Heights rental rehabilitation project in Sioux Falls lets property owners borrow...
June 4, 2012 - 8:27am