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The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
County could pay thousands for pregnant woman to give birth in jail
Early dropouts in GOP presidential race 'more in line' with Sen. Thune
Fifth Avenue and Burr St. intersection closed
Circuit court cases from 7/26
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Study indicates Yankton can support more retail businesses
Buster's Auto Brokers LLC
Family opening spice and tea shop in downtown Rapid City
Wal-Mart shares slide on forecast of earnings drop next year
The end of an era for Salem's Buhler Industries
Land-locked rancher awarded cash in sale of cattle rival said he owned
Fight over electricity for new grain elevator ends in a compromise
Extreme heat, humidity stress South Dakota crops, livestock
AgweekTV: Growers say wheat will help meet rising world food demand
Vikings extend contract of head coach Zimmer
USD men's basketball team going on 10-day trip to Spain
Armour rallies for final District 3B state tournament spot
Lakeview women's scramble set for Wednesday
Mitchell's Thill joins junior hockey team
ACT goes under the sea
Local couple to marry Aug. 5
Mitchell couple's 50th celebrated today
Mitchell woman marks 90th year
77 years marked by Mitchell couple
Ima Gene Toland
Jackie (Bowar) Miiller
Paul Frederick Monteil Jr.
OUR VIEW: Kudos to city's mosquito control efforts
Tragedies felt in South Dakota
Beating the S.D. heat; old style vs new style
Achieving regulatory reform and improving chemical safety laws
OPINION: Journalism needs a new generation of young reporters
Archery training in SD schools continues to grow
WILTZ: An ode to Pittsburgh and learning about Lake Erie's walleyes
Northland Outdoors TV goes in search of monster trout
WILTZ: Thinking about great whites and a trip to Hilton Head
How has the past affected today's outdoors heritage?
July 15, 2016
Debt recovery center to start collecting for state courts
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A new collections center to recover money owed to state agencies and programs will begin pursuing debt for the state court system when it goes online Friday. The Unified Judicial System will be first to send bad debt to the Obligation Recovery Center, with state...
July 15, 2016 - 11:05am
June 20, 2016
New areas in Mitchell likely to be added to 2017 sidewalk plan
More sidewalks than previously planned could be coming to Mitchell. The five-member Mitchell Sidewalk Committee, made up of four City Council members and chaired by Deputy Public Works Director Terry Johnson, approved the addition of sidewalks in two more sections of the city before...
June 20, 2016 - 10:07pm
May 21, 2016
LETTER: No need to taxSD's credit unions
To the Editor: The South Dakota Bankers Association recently placed advertisements in this paper, calling on South Dakota credit unions to "pay...
May 21, 2016 - 10:31am
April 13, 2016
OPINION: Low taxes and low spending
In the 2016 session legislators serving on the appropriations committee adopted a new budget process. With the goal of more thoroughly evaluating...
April 13, 2016 - 11:05am
April 5, 2016
Father, son ordered to pay $1.8 million for tax fraud
SIOUX FALLS — A man who claimed he didn't have to pay income taxes because he believes God owns his money was ordered to pay more than $1.8 million for tax fraud from 2002 to 2013. Ted Nelson and his son, Steven Nelson, of Letcher, were sentenced Monday at the United States...
April 5, 2016 - 4:39pm
March 11, 2016
Property tax freeze application deadline is April 1.
The Davison County treasurer's office would like to remind those 65 and over or disabled prior to Jan. 1 to apply for the property tax assessment freeze before April 1. Qualifications include income under $27,423.54 for single persons and $34,279.42 for multiple-person households....
March 11, 2016 - 11:24am
February 24, 2016
Have a laugh this tax season
Things like love, sex and the IRS can get you into quite a mess—especially when you try to cheat. On Friday, Area Community Theatre is...
February 24, 2016 - 6:49pm
February 23, 2016
Klumb makes 'difficult decision,' supports tax increase for teacher pay
Without a change of heart from one local legislator, a bill meant to raise teacher pay could have died in the House. Rep. Joshua Klumb, R-Mount Vernon, was one of three representatives to change his vote on Tuesday on a bill to raise the South Dakota sales tax by a half percent to...
February 23, 2016 - 5:46pm
February 15, 2016
Legislators still jockeying on road and bridge money
PIERRE — A year after the Legislature passed a package of tax and fee increases to pay for highway and bridge improvements at the state, county and city levels, legislators continue to spar in the 2016 session about some of the details for distributing the money. One proposal...
February 15, 2016 - 5:12pm
February 6, 2016
LETTER: Where did the lottery money go?
To the Editor: I just heard Gov. Dennis Daugaard wants to raise our taxes to pay for teacher pay increases. We certainly know our teachers need...
February 6, 2016 - 10:00am
December 21, 2015
Pool proposal sees more progress
Mitchell's indoor pool continued its slow and steady climb toward reality at Monday night's council meeting. More than one year since the City Council authorized $25,000 to pay an architect to prepare initial designs for an indoor aquatic facility, the council approved an amendment...
December 21, 2015 - 9:36pm
November 12, 2015
Puetz Corporation responds to Supreme Court decision
Mark Puetz wasn't too surprised by a recent South Dakota Supreme Court decision disagreeing with Puetz Corporation, but he called it unfortunate. The Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of the South Dakota's Department of Revenue last week to allow that state to collect excise...
November 12, 2015 - 2:38pm
November 9, 2015
S.D. Supreme Court rules Puetz Corp. must pay excise taxes
The South Dakota Supreme Court unanimously ruled in favor of the South Dakota Department of Revenue last week to allow the state to collect excise taxes from Mitchell's Puetz Corporation for the company's construction management at-risk services. The case dates back to 2012 when...
November 9, 2015 - 5:25pm
October 30, 2015
The price to live in Mitchell
Living in Mitchell comes at a price. Of the 10 largest cities in South Dakota, Mitchell residents pay the third-highest property taxes. For...
October 30, 2015 - 10:23pm
October 29, 2015
Ricketts, senators warming up new push for income tax cuts
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts is preparing a new push to lower income and property taxes in next year's session, with arguments that the state can't compete with its peers. Ricketts told a Lincoln audience Thursday that he expects a lot of discussion in the...
October 29, 2015 - 9:11pm