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Italy quake toll hits 250 as rescuers search flattened towns
Prince fans will get a Graceland of their own
Judge to rule on tribe's oil pipeline request by Sept. 9
8 arrested in Rapid City sex trafficking investigation
Suspended Meade County commissioner on trial on felony count
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Scouts find subpar corn yields, big soy pod counts in South Dakota
AgweekTV: North Dakota sweet corn patch donated to charity every year
South Dakota cattle on feed up 5 percent from last year
Wahlen ready to orchestrate Kernel offense
Winner ready to repeat
Canistota football team ready for 9AA challenge
Inaugural Kernel Bowl set to be a success
Thursday's volleyball match is Booster Club night
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Mildred "Millie" Gritzmacher
Lillian (Buchholz) Brandt
DUFFET: Paying for College and the Clinton New College Compact
MISKIMINS: Phillips helping, contributing in her hometown
OUR VIEW: Education best place to start meth fight
In his 30 years, Dunn did a lot of quiet things for our futures
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
UPDATE: 10-year-old boy from Geddes identified in fatal crash
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
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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