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Initial Lake Mitchell testing shows effectiveness of SolarBee
Victim's name released in rural Wagner fatal shooting
Tea tops SD growth percentage list
‘I would like his job,’ man tells county about veteran's service officer
Dakotas officials spar over which state better off
MHS gymnastics team gets season high in home opener
Mitchell Christian opens with big win
Wednesday's sports schedule: 12/11/2013
At the Palace 12/11/2013
Wednesday's sports brief: 12/11/2013
Daily Republic columnist Amy Kirk publishes 'A Ranchwife's Slant' book
‘Chilling’ DWU play ‘Woman in Black’ continues through Friday
Santa Claus coming to downtown Mitchell
Make the most of your meal with this beef holiday roast
PHOTO: Snow play
OUR VIEW: Plenty of questions about pheasants; answers needed
GRAVES: Same dog, new boot
AMY KIRK: Food raised on the ranch tastes better than store offerings
O'REILLY: Americans more prone to fire up computer than turn on the tube
MERCER: State budget plan spends heavily from other people’s money
From Asia to Doland: South Dakota pheasant historical timeline
WILTZ: Starving to death in a hunting-fishing paradise
CWD found again in southwestern ND hunting unit
CRP: Coyote Reproduction Program?
When birds are few, pheasant hunting is about the ‘experience’
Dwight Jerome Hansen Jr.
Margaret Blanche (Knox) Miller
Fred Nelson DeBoer
Gerald J. Kratochwill
September 10, 2013
Top 1 percent in US took biggest share since 1928
By Paul Wiseman AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — The income gap between the richest 1 percent and the rest of America last...
news / nation
September 10, 2013 - 2:31pm
August 18, 2013
YOUR MONEY: They charge for that?
If anyone is an educated hotel guest, it's Bjorn Hanson, dean of New York University's Preston Robert Tisch Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management. But even Hanson got confused during a business trip a few years ago when a hotel bill included $18 in charges for gratuities....
news / nation
August 18, 2013 - 4:01pm
February 20, 2013
SD tribe seeking designs for Sioux coin
PINE RIDGE (AP) -- The Oglala Sioux Tribe is seeking design ideas from the public for a new Sioux Nation dollar coin. The tribe's Office of Economic Development is working with the Native American Mint on the contest. The winning design will be displayed on a 39 millimeter coin....
news / state
February 20, 2013 - 4:50pm
September 19, 2012
SD official warns about unlicensed lenders
PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota officials say people should watch out for unlicensed money lenders. State Labor and Regulation Secretary Pam Roberts says some unlicensed lenders are operating in South Dakota, and inquiries and complaints about money lenders have increased recently. All...
news / state
September 19, 2012 - 11:31am
September 5, 2012
Cowboys most valuable NFL team at $2.1 billion, Vikings' value jumps
NEW YORK (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have become the first American sports franchise worth more than $2 billion, according to Forbes magazine. The NFL's most valuable team for the sixth consecutive year, the Cowboys saw their overall worth increase 14 percent to $2.1 billion. That's...
September 5, 2012 - 12:28pm
Tina Dupuy: Trickle-down economics is a pyramid scheme
A few years ago, I had a friend who didn’t want anyone to know she was going to therapy. Instead, she would announce at her place of business she was leaving to attend her Amway meeting. At one point I had to inform her, “You know that doesn’t make you look any less crazy, right?”...
opinion / commentary
September 5, 2012 - 1:16am
September 4, 2012
Minn. pays $1.9M in subsidies in legislative races
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic legislative candidates are getting more campaign subsidies this year, thanks in part to Democratic Gov. Mark Dayton's decision to forego the subsidy two years ago. The Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board said Tuesday it distributed $1.9...
September 4, 2012 - 3:37pm
Low interest equals savings for Minn. governments
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The nation's ongoing economic struggles have an upside for Minnesota cities, counties and school districts that have saved millions by refinancing debt at rock-bottom interest rates. There's no overall tally of statewide savings. But the city of St. Paul's...
September 4, 2012 - 11:14am
Drought among drains on Midwest economy
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly survey suggests that the continuing drought and lessening export demand for U.S. products are among the drains on the economy in nine Midwest and Plains. A report released Tuesday says August's Mid-America Business Conditions Index remained below growth...
September 4, 2012 - 8:48am
August 31, 2012
Paul Bunyan Communications sends out capital credit checks
BEMIDJI – Paul Bunyan Communications is returning more than $2.1 million to members through its 2012 Capital Credit return, the cooperative announced this week. Paul Bunyan Telephone Cooperative has mailed out capital credit checks representing 50 percent of 1999’s allocation...
news / local
August 31, 2012 - 10:07am
August 28, 2012
US home prices show consistent 12-month gains
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices are finally starting to increase consistently. A gauge of national home prices rose in June compared with the same month last year, according to the Standard & Poor's/Case Shiller index released Tuesday. The year-over-year increase was the...
August 28, 2012 - 4:40pm
August 24, 2012
IDEA Competition applications open Sept. 1
BEMIDJI — Sept. 1 marks the beginning of the fifth year of the IDEA Competition. In the past four years, nearly $250,000 has been awarded to Northwest Minnesota entrepreneurs. The purpose of the competition is to assist the most promising local entrepreneurs in the commercialization...
August 24, 2012 - 5:40pm
August 23, 2012
US new-home sales rise to match 2-year high
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new homes in the United States rose 3.6 percent in July to match a two-year high reached in May, the latest sign of a steady recovery in the housing market. The Commerce Department said Thursday that new-home sales reached a seasonally adjusted annual...
August 23, 2012 - 11:26am
Analysis: New studies weigh college value and cost
Two new studies offer emphatic answers to much-discussed questions about higher education: Yes, a college degree is worth it, but yes, it’s the middle-class that’s getting particularly squeezed with student debt in the pursuit of one. Both studies make persuasive cases, though...
August 23, 2012 - 9:00am
Special session called; Bemidji area would get help for wind storm damage
By Don Davis Forum Communications ST. PAUL — State leaders will meet Friday vote to approve disaster relief to aid recovery from Minnesota’s June and July storms. Minnesota legislators will return to St. Paul to approve an expected $168 million in disaster relief for floods and...
August 23, 2012 - 1:08am