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Mitchell officials respond to three injury crashes Tuesday
Guilty plea entered in fatal stabbing on SD reservation
House Speaker Ryan backs embattled intelligence panel chairman
LifeQuest receives anonymous $10,000 challenge gift
Trump tweets, then Ford announces investment in three Michigan plants
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
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
Cattle market heats up as retail beef price cools
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
PHOTOS: Area athletes compete in the Gregory Invitational
Coyotes cover new territory in prep baseball
Gregory boys win home meet
Twins' Grossman says he'll be ready by Opening Day
Peterson says he's in 'no rush' to latch onto another NFL team
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Julie A. Theel
Jeremy Lee Lhotak
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
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