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Daugaard names new head of Bureau of Finance and Management
Investigation shows Scotland train derailment resulted in $1.08M in damages
Dakota Access pipeline court battle to linger into new year
Good samaritans rescue ice-covered deer, blinded by blizzard
Highway Patrol increasing use of sobriety checkpoints statewide
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
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
James F. Hinrichs
Doris D. Mebius
Carroll M. Hunstad
Laura M. Johnson
James Frank Hinrichs
WOSTER: The orbit that made the moon landing possible
The price of listening and hearing fatigue
ACT’s “A Christmas Story, The Musical” delights audiences with familiar, beloved characters
ROUNDS: The Electoral College a vital piece of our Constitution
OUR VIEW: Cabela's keeps playing waiting game
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
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
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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
August 20, 2014
WOSTER: Saving for retirement not easy
If you were born while World War II raged, and if all these years later you are still going to a full-time job every weekday, you should consider...
August 20, 2014 - 7:36am
July 3, 2014
Longtime director SD Developmental Center in Redfield to retire
REDFIELD (AP) — The director of the South Dakota Developmental Center in Redfield is retiring after nearly 40 years at the center and more than a decade as its leader. The state Human Services Department says Ted Williams will retire Sept. 8. He will be succeeded by current...
July 3, 2014 - 6:29pm
July 1, 2014
PHOTO: Bridgewater retirement
July 1, 2014 - 9:10am
June 17, 2014
SD retirement, unemployment trust funds regain financial strengths
PIERRE -- Their latest reports show South Dakota's trust funds for government retirees and jobless workers have regained their footing financially. Both the South Dakota Retirement System and the state unemployment insurance program hit rough spots during and after the 2008-2009...
June 17, 2014 - 10:31pm