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Middle school girls get in the ZONE
Mount Vernon native Alan Greenway dies
MHS Speech and Debate team placings released
Sanborn Central students wins Patriot's Pen contest
Community Calendar for Dec. 23 through Dec. 29
GUEBERT: The elephant in the pantry
COLUMN: Need to look back before continuing forward
Davison County 4-Hers honored at program
Seeds available for educational garden programs
SDCA urges Vilsack to withdraw second beef checkoff proposal
McCardle places first at Warrior Invite
Mitchell gymnastics wins Jill McCormick Invite
Area basketball roundup: Reed Harter leads Colome to victory with 36 points
SDSU survives in OT, tops Utah State 68-65
South Dakota rallies to beat Montana 67-62
Photos from the Oak Ridge Boys' Christmas Tour at the Corn Palace
At the Movies
Mitchell woman celebrates 70th
New books at Mitchell Public Library
Popp birth announcement
Alan C. Greenway
Jeffrey J. Bame
Brian Timothy Hobaugh
OUR VIEW: Week in review
LETTER: Remember Jesus is bigger than we are
LETTER: Does 911 service depend on your family?
LETTER: Want a voice? Participate
LETTERS: Christians stand up for what's right
PHOTO: Ice fishing time
SD accepting applications for wildlife grants
14-year-old catches 23-pound northern pike in SD
WILTZ: A Dakota wildlife paradise
Youth hunters have success
September 25, 2014
Jackson County voters approve $250k property tax opt out
KADOKA (AP) — Voters in Jackson County have approved a three-year, $250,000 opt out of the state-imposed property-tax freeze. The Rapid City Journal reports that the vote in Tuesday's special election was 186 in favor and 148 opposed. The approval comes just three months...
news / state
September 25, 2014 - 10:33am
March 19, 2014
Faulkton voters approve tax freeze opt out
FAULKTON (AP) — Voters in the northeastern South Dakota town of Faulkton have approved an opt out of the state property tax freeze. School officials say 60 percent of voters approved the move in Tuesday's election. The opt out will generate an estimated $450,000 annually for...
news / state
March 19, 2014 - 10:41am
July 20, 2011
Huron voters reject school opt-out funding
HURON -- Huron voters rejected a $1.5 million school opt-out for five years on Tuesday. According to a news release from the Beadle County auditor's office, the opt-out proposal lost by a 1,113-953 margin. Voter turnout was 20 percent. Huron school board chairman John Halbkat had...
news / state
July 20, 2011 - 4:34am
May 24, 2011
Tripp-Delmont to vote on opt-out today
TRIPP -- Residents of the Tripp-Delmont School District will vote today whether to continue a $300,000 opt-out. "I've had a few parents contact me that they are working to just make sure people are aware this is a reauthorization of the current opt-out and not an increase in...
May 24, 2011 - 7:02am
May 13, 2011
Mitchell schools ponder budget options
EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the fourth story in a series examining the impact to the Mitchell School District budget resulting from a 6.6 percent reduction in state funding for K-12 education. Question: If you have a tight budget and a $700,000 pile of cash available, do you use...
news / local
May 13, 2011 - 6:22am
January 9, 2011
Comment sought on Corsica opt-out renewal
CORSICA -- Corsica school officials will present information about the district's proposal to renew its current opt-out at a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. today at the high school's Classroom A. The five-year, $100,000 annual opt-out will expire in July, so the school district is...
January 9, 2011 - 11:10pm
September 27, 2010
$200,000 opt-out is on board agenda
The Mitchell School Board will consider using $200,000 of the district's possible $700,000 in opt-out for the school year 2011 calendar year. Superintendent Joe Graves is recommending the board make that move. State funding for education has been flat in recent years, Graves noted...
news / local
September 27, 2010 - 8:02am
July 6, 2010
Aurora County to discuss opt-out for roads
PLANKINTON -- Aurora County commissioners will discuss whether to pursue an opt-out to pay for delayed chip seal projects on county roads today. "Opt-out" is the term commonly used when local governments decide to exceed a state-imposed cap on year-to-year increases in property-tax...
July 6, 2010 - 7:58am