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Local leaders discuss ethical decisions
Dakota Access 'fully committed' to completing pipeline, opponents plan to stay at camp
Ben Carson accepts Trump's offer to head U.S. housing department
Pipeline protesters 'cautiously optimistic,' will stay in camps
Dog found in rubble of downtown Sioux Falls building 48 hours after it collapsed
Starbucks CEO steps down to focus on high-end coffee, shares dip
Burger King follows McDonald's with sales abroad beating U.S.
No partner in sight, Twitter faces tough solo choices
Apple sends out invites for Oct. 27 event
Davison County receives Gold Level award
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
Winner takes second at KWLPG Invite
No. 7 Concordia hands No. 1 DWU women first loss
USD women fall to Wyoming in OT
Two Tigers compete at SDSU Holiday Open
Kernel gymnasts win SFW Invite
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Imogene Van Overschelde
Lila June Steiber
Cassie Karen Greger
Seth Horned Eagle, Jr.
Dennis Lloyd "Denny" Butler
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Columnists and reporters should be kept separate
LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Looking for just a little more time
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 23, 2016
U.S. existing home sales hit more than 9 1/2-year high
WASHINGTON -- U.S. home resales rose in October to their highest level in more than 9 1/2 years amid pent-up demand, offering more evidence of a pickup in economic growth in the fourth quarter, but a recent surge in mortgage rates could slow housing market activity. The National Association...
November 23, 2016 - 8:00am
May 28, 2016
LETTER: Wind turbines do impact real estate values
To the Editor: The proposed southern Sanborn County wind turbine project has one of the nearly 500-foot tall structures in each of three directions...
May 28, 2016 - 11:16am
August 21, 2015
South Dakota farm real estate value up 12 percent over year
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The value of farm real estate in South Dakota has risen 12 percent in the past year. Farm real estate value is a measurement of all land and buildings on farms. The Agriculture Department says the value in South Dakota averages $2,320 per acre, up $250 per...
August 21, 2015 - 2:30pm
November 14, 2014
Farmland values hold steady in US Plains
By Christine Stebbins CHICAGO — Farmland prices in the U.S. Corn Belt and central Plains were mostly steady in the third quarter, but weakness was likely before year-end as farmers absorb the impact of five-year lows in grain prices, regional Federal Reserve banks said on Thursday. “The...
November 14, 2014 - 6:42am
November 12, 2014
OPINION: Consider all your rights before signing wind lease
By Gregg Hubner I recently read in the Mitchell paper where B&H Wind LLC sold its ownership of the wind power project to a German company. That’s interesting to me, because about four or five years ago, I attended a real estate continuing education class in Chamberlain that...
November 12, 2014 - 10:56am
AG WEEK: The ugly truth about cash rents
Modern agriculture likes to present a unified public front in which earnest farmers stress their solidarity and good intentions. Sometimes I half expect them to break into a chorus of “Kumbaya.” That’s especially true when it comes to land stewardship. Their unvarying message:...
November 12, 2014 - 10:25am
November 11, 2014
USDA reduces frequency of county cash-rents survey
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, citing lack of funds, is cutting back on an annual survey that can help farmers and landowners determine fair farmland rental rates. The 2014 survey is already completed, however, so just-beginning negotiations for 2015 rental rates won’t be affected. Still,...
November 11, 2014 - 9:20pm
October 21, 2014
Possible Sturgis school land sale opposed by some
STURGIS (AP) — The Meade County School District plans to negotiate with the city of Sturgis to sell 400 acres of land adjacent to Sturgis Brown High School, despite the opposition of some school board members and students. City officials want to develop the land into a multipurpose...
October 21, 2014 - 4:15pm
October 10, 2014
PHOTO: Upstairs Downtown
October 10, 2014 - 7:13am
October 9, 2014
Iverson Motors buys land for firm near Coborn’s in Huron
HURON (AP) — Seven acres in the Southtown Addition in southeast Huron are part of a purchase agreement in the works between Greater Huron Development Corporation and Iverson Motors of Mitchell and Huron. The property transfer will hopefully be completed on or before Dec. 1,...
October 9, 2014 - 11:53am
September 15, 2014
Slice of Black Hills National Forest being sold
RAPID CITY (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service is selling a small slice of the Black Hills National Forest in southwestern South Dakota. The 70-acre area east of Hill City has been divided into seven parcels and put up for sale to the highest bidder on the General Services Administration...
September 15, 2014 - 4:19pm
September 11, 2014
Spearfish School Board OKs change to allow restaurant to sell drinks
SPEARFISH (AP) — The Spearfish school board has approved a change in a property agreement that will allow the sale of alcohol at a restaurant to be built near an elementary school. The restriction prohibiting alcohol on the property was put in place in 2009 when the school...
September 11, 2014 - 10:49pm
August 13, 2014
Land values, rental rates increasing as crop prices fall
Crop prices have plunged, but cropland values and rental rates continue to rise, a new report says. The average rental rate for U.S. non-irrigated farmland is $130 per acre, $5 more than a year ago, and the average price of U.S. cropland is $4,100 per acre, $290 more than a year...
August 13, 2014 - 7:25am
June 29, 2014
For sale: Small South Dakota town, bar included
RAPID CITY (AP) — A businessman looking to invest more time in his traveling concession business is seeking a buyer for his rural, southwestern South Dakota town — for the price of $400,000. Lance Benson is the sole owner of Swett, an unincorporated hamlet in Bennett County...
June 29, 2014 - 9:23pm
June 23, 2014
SD house rental rates among lowest in nation
South Dakota has among the lowest housing rental prices in the nation, according to a new survey. Ezlandforms.com, a company that produces lease forms, examined data from the National Low Income Housing Coalition. The lease rates are based on renting a two-bedroom home, the most...
June 23, 2014 - 4:35pm