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UPDATE: Protest at Enbridge property in Bemidji, Minn., ends
For many teenagers, getting drunk is not on the bucket list
Trump turns sports into a political battleground with comments on NFL, Curry
Chamberlain implementing technology for individualized learning
U.S. bombers, fighters, stage show of force off North Korean coast
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
AgweekTV: Finding Common Ground
PINKE POST: 3 simple rules to make the most of family meals
Why small, local, organic farms aren't the key to fixing our food system
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
DWU football team turns attention to Hastings
Granite's homerun highlights 8-run eighth as Twins rout Tigers
Lynx's legacy is secure heading into WNBA Finals, but motivation remains
TWINS: Electronic device expedites Byron Buxton's recovery from hand injury
DWU football game moved to Sunday at DakotaDome
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Lori Jean Will
Joseph Shields, Jr.
Darlyne A. Gottlob
LETTER: A good use for dried milk
LETTER: School district creating competition
LETTER: A ridiculous proposed tax on tobacco
LETTER: A terrible headline
LETTER: Multiple types of care for different headaches
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
Janet Beukelman Mitchell
Betty (Lloyd) Johnson
September 15, 2017
Why it's so hard for Americans to save for retirement
More than 35 years after he revolutionized the way Americans plan for retirement, Ted Benna is still trying to make it easier for people to save....
September 15, 2017 - 3:03pm
September 9, 2017
What savings? Survey says millennials not thinking about financial goals, but Grand Forks bankers aren't noticing that trend
A national credit union survey suggests millennials are getting worse at planning for their financial future, but that trend doesn't seem to...
September 9, 2017 - 9:10am
July 18, 2017
The 401(k) match is back, and it's getting bigger
A common axiom among investors is to save early and often. Let time do the rest. If you save enough, the thinking goes, the stock market's inexorable...
July 18, 2017 - 4:46pm
Freeman superintendent lauded for 40 years in education
FREEMAN — The future’s wide open for Freeman Superintendent Don Hotchkiss. Days before the end of a 28-year career in Freeman and four decades...
May 18, 2017 - 11:29am
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