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Trump announces new economic sanctions on North Korea over nuclear program
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Pierre couple killed in interstate crash
Scotland school's building project ahead of schedule
Thursday need-to-know: 5 stories
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
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
FANTASY FORECAST: Are Siemian, Hunt for real?
Severe weather threat moves Mitchell homecoming football game time
Fighting Cougars off to steady start
Schoenfelder contributing on both sides for Kernels
Prep Focus: Person leads Cougars with team approach
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
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Larry R. Reimnitz
Donna Leah (Hildebrand) Hoing
DAUGAARD: Looking ahead to another Buffalo Roundup
In a pickle over a side dish?
Wine evolution class also teaches basic appreciation
Savory spuds: Homegrown potatoes and fresh thyme combine in rustic side dish
WOSTER: Only one sound like Garth
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
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