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Plankinton man sentenced to 20 years in prison for attempted first-degree rape
Mitchell Wesleyan feeds hundreds during annual Thanksgiving feast
South Dakota lawmaker, brother-in-law drown in Cook Islands
Davison County Magistrate Court Oct. 23 to Nov. 6
BBB of Minnesota and North Dakota offers Black Friday tips
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
Bankers: economy to remain slow in rural parts of 10 states
place a business brief
Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
Coyotes' Streveler named Valley offensive player of the year
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
Arlene Kostal Fuhrman
Roger O. Roth
Ron E. Heiter
DAUGAARD: 138 Thanksgivings ago
WOSTER: Thankful for those who make life easier
ROUNDS: Remaining thankful
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
Kelly Ellston is
Darrell Dean Simmons
January 14, 2014
OUR VIEW: County commission makes right call by not raising pay
The Davison County Commission made a wise, frugal and modest decision last week when its members voted to not give themselves a pay raise for...
January 14, 2014 - 7:13am
Most states’ highest paid state workers are sports coaches — except in Dakotas
In ND and SD, deans of medical schools are tops. No elected officials — including governors — cracked the list.
January 14, 2014 - 6:33am
January 7, 2014
Mitchell man seeking lung transplant
Former landfill manager receiving treatment for pulmonary fibrosis in Ohio
January 7, 2014 - 5:17pm
No raise for Davison commissioners
County officials vote to keep their pay at $14,803 per year.
January 7, 2014 - 4:59pm
January 2, 2014
OUR VIEW: Rationale for county raises is questionable
We don’t have issues with pay raises per se, but we once again are questioning how the Davison County Commission decides upon increases for...
January 2, 2014 - 6:57pm
Price of SD government workers' benefits rises
PIERRE -- The package approved by the Legislature of salary increases, pay adjustments and extra funding to cover a large shortfall in the self-insurance coverage for state government employees will cost in the neighborhood of $47.4 million for the fiscal year that began Monday. ...
July 2, 2013 - 7:37am
April 9, 2013
Mitchell school administrators awarded raises
The Mitchell Board of Education approved raises of $1,500 for multiple administrators Monday night during a meeting at the Mitchell Career and Technical Education Academy. Superintendent Joe Graves said the raises are based on comparable salaries paid to administrators in eastern...
April 9, 2013 - 10:46am
December 28, 2012
Mitchell's three highest-paid city workers to earn $88,839
City government's three top earners are getting a 2.35 percent raise. Mitchell Finance Officer Marilyn Wilson, Public Safety Chief Lyndon Overweg and Public Works Director Tim McGannon each will make $88,839 in 2013. That's the top salary among the city's 25 salaried employees....
December 28, 2012 - 7:43pm
December 27, 2012
Davison commissioners vote raises for officers
Davison County commissioners approved raises of about 4 percent to elected officials during a Thursday meeting at the courthouse. The commissioners...
December 27, 2012 - 9:57pm
October 15, 2011
Legislators chastise state school and public lands official for raises to staff
PIERRE -- Jarrod Johnson, the state school and public lands commissioner, suffered hard-edged criticism Friday from the Legislature's Joint Committee on Appropriations. Legislators on the panel, which oversees his office's budget, told him they were disappointed and offended by...
October 15, 2011 - 8:37am
October 14, 2011
Enrollment hike means pay cut will decrease for Mitchell educators
A larger-than-expected increase in the Mitchell School District's student count will translate to less financial pain for teachers and taxpayers, Superintendent of Schools Joe Graves said Thursday. The higher student numbers mean that a teacher pay cut will be $500 instead of...
October 14, 2011 - 6:23am
September 13, 2011
Mitchell School District's teachers take pay decrease of $1,000
The Mitchell Board of Education gave rapid approval Monday to a one-year negotiated agreement that will, among other provisions, cut the salary of the district's 200 teachers by $1,000 each. The cuts will save the district $217,164 next year, said Superintendent Joe Graves,...
September 13, 2011 - 7:56am
September 12, 2011
Teachers, Mitchell school district strike one-year deal
Mitchell Superintendent Joe Graves is expected to present a tentative salary and benefits package for the district's teachers to the Mitchell Board of Education today. The one-year agreement was reached Tuesday night via e-mail communications between both parties, Mitchell Education...
September 12, 2011 - 12:27am
September 6, 2011
Average faculty salaries at SD's public universities
Here's a snapshot of average salaries for faculty members at each of the state university campuses for 2010, the most recent year with complete data available. * Black Hills State: professor $67,948; associate professor $60,235; assistant professor $51,611; and instructor $40,856. *...
September 6, 2011 - 12:54am
University faculty in SD are holding onto jobs
PIERRE -- Despite the absence of salary increases for what's now become three years in a row, most faculty members stayed in their jobs at state universities in South Dakota. Indeed, the percentages of faculty turnover during the past three fiscal years -- 5.31 percent in 2009, 4.08...
September 6, 2011 - 12:46am