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Targeting deals for the trophy room
South Dakota nonprofit to build housing for ex-convicts
Man's body pulled from Big Sioux River in South Dakota park
School board to consider new bus company
2 men plead guilty to manslaughter in Rapid City stabbing
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
AgweekTV: Every day is Earth Day for farmers
94th Little 'I' Celebrates Tradition and New Events
Tracking soil temperature an important step before planting, experts say
Dry straw the most important tool for healthy calves
KIRK: 'Gettin' a cow in' provides frustrations, yet good stories to share
Moke strikes out 16 in Honker victory
Finalists named for Miss, Mr. Basketball
Chappell birdies final hole to take Texas Open
Nelson relishes quarterback competition
Cougars cruise in home golf meet
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Harold Theodore Tiede
Jay D. Mudder
Swift: Taxes must be particularly taxing
THUNE: A moment worth the wait
ROUNDS: Undoing the Obama legacy of ‘government knows best’
Fielding Questions: How to grow peas on a patio
LETTER: A look at recent changes
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Seed day popular again for Pheasant Country chapter
Governor’s office: Study best approach for non-meandered water issue
John and Shirley Kangas
Elwin and Rosalie Hohn
Jeanne (Callies) Lindell
April 8, 2017
DAUGAARD: Stewardship Of State Pension Not Something To Reprimand
South Dakotans are not afraid to do things differently when different means a better way. “Different” defines how we have been running our...
April 8, 2017 - 12:00pm
March 31, 2017
Governor proclaims today ‘Gale Walker Day,’ honoring the health care administrator’s 43 years of service and retirement
PARKSTON — Bare walls that once held awards, photos and other memorabilia surround Gale Walker as he now sits at an empty desk. Slowly,...
March 31, 2017 - 7:45am
March 7, 2017
Greenway credits SD, Mount Vernon roots during retirement speech
Early in his retirement speech, Chad Greenway expressed his love for his South Dakota roots. The 11-year Minnesota Vikings linebacker officially...
March 7, 2017 - 1:29pm
February 10, 2017
Daugaard signs bill to keep retirement system sustainable
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard has signed into law a measure meant to make sure the state's retirement system is solvent into the future. The Republican governor on Thursday signed the bill, which ties cost-of-living adjustments for recipients more closely to actual earnings...
February 10, 2017 - 12:21pm
August 16, 2016
Rapid City Council OKs voluntary retirement buyout program
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Rapid City Council has approved a voluntary retirement buyout program for long-term city employees that Mayor Steve Allender says could save the city hundreds of thousands of dollars in the long run. One out of every eight city employees is eligible, and the...
August 16, 2016 - 12:16pm
August 10, 2016
Rapid City mayor proposes retirement incentive to save money
RAPID CITY (AP) — Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender is proposing a retirement buyout program for long-term city employees that he says could potentially save the city hundreds of thousands of dollars. Full-time employees with at least 20 years of city experience who are eligible under...
August 10, 2016 - 10:50am
February 29, 2016
2 South Dakota Highway Patrol captains retiring
PIERRE (AP) — Two South Dakota Highway Patrol captains are retiring this month after long careers with the agency. Capt. Kevin Karley is stepping down as commander of District 3 in Rapid City. He's been with the Highway Patrol for 30 years. Capt. Alan Welsh is the commander of District...
February 29, 2016 - 12:34pm
February 6, 2016
House committee set to take up retirement system changes
PIERRE (AP) — A legislative committee is set to take up a measure to create a new retirement plan for future public employees that includes a two-year increase in the normal retirement age to 67 for many new workers. The state House Retirement Laws committee is scheduled to consider...
February 6, 2016 - 9:50am
January 22, 2016
Senate panel backs rise in retirement age for state workers
PIERRE (AP) — The normal retirement age for many new public employees would increase two years to 67 under a proposal approved by a state Senate committee Thursday. Advocates say the measure is intended to sustain over the long-term South Dakota's fully-funded retirement system,...
January 22, 2016 - 12:05pm
June 5, 2015
Retirement System's assets grow to estimated $10.8 billion
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Retirement System's assets have grown to an estimated $10.8 billion after earning an estimated 4.5 percent on investments so far this fiscal year. The pension fund's board of trustees met on Thursday in Pierre. The estimated 4.5 percent return...
June 5, 2015 - 10:29am
June 4, 2015
Going up: Retirement age could climb to 67
PIERRE — Retirement would be pushed two years deeper into the future under a proposal that trustees for the South Dakota Retirement System...
June 4, 2015 - 6:31pm
April 11, 2015
April 11, 2015 - 4:38pm
January 5, 2015
Deadwood building inspector retiring after 25 years
DEADWOOD (AP) — After overseeing roughly $300 million in construction projects that transformed Deadwood since legalized gaming was introduced, the city's building inspector is retiring. The 67-year-old Keith Umenthum is putting down his clipboard after 25 years of service....
January 5, 2015 - 12:50am
December 19, 2014
WOSTER: Career reflections during Christmas
Six years ago yesterday, I left the newspaper business after more than 40 years. I remember sitting in my office a few blocks from the Capitol finishing a last story while delicate snowflakes fell to the ground in the late-afternoon shadows outside my east window. Just before 5...
December 19, 2014 - 11:05pm
November 12, 2014
2 South Dakota cabinet secretaries to retire
PIERRE (AP) — Two South Dakota cabinet secretaries will retire over the next two months. Secretary of Health Doneen Hollingsworth and Secretary of Game, Fish and Parks Jeff Vonk have announced their scheduled departures from the cabinet of Gov. Dennis Daugaard. Hollingsworth...
November 12, 2014 - 9:22pm