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Public wants Tripp-Delmont schools to stay
DWU, MTI graduates choose to stay in Mitchell for jobs, sense of community
Thomsen, founder of Trail King Industries, has died at 89
James Valley Community Center partnering with area organizations
Mayor: City needs 'clear map' to guide lake restoration
Insurance agent earns two honors
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.
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Athlete of the week: Kortan, Bon Homme hope to make noise in Class 9AA
Inaugural Kernel Bowl dubbed a success
Dakota State win adds fuel to football rivalry with Dakota Wesleyan
MCS volleyball faces season's challenge with youth
Kernel cheer and dance teams pumped for season
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
Bernard "Barney" Metz
Stacy Rae Nedved
Alice Lorraine Palecek
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
IN OTHER WORDS: Republicans are bucking the party
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
LETTER: Time passes, but remember all involved at 9-11
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
May 14, 2015
Letcher men found guilty of tax evasion
The jury trial ended one week earlier than expected as two Letcher men involved in a long-term tax evasion scheme were found guilty on all counts. Ted and Steven Nelson were each indicted in 2013 on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States, several counts of failure to...
May 14, 2015 - 3:32pm
May 7, 2015
Alleged tax evader questions country's legal authority
An alleged tax evader from Letcher claims he cannot pay taxes because no one on Earth owns anything. Ted Nelson, who is charged with conspiracy to defraud the United States, seven counts of failure to file income tax returns and one count of impeding the Internal Revenue Service,...
May 7, 2015 - 4:21pm
May 6, 2015
Jury trial begins for Letcher tax evasion case
A Letcher man who believes he is not subject to the laws of the United States began a jury trial Tuesday in Sioux Falls. Ted Nelson and his...
May 6, 2015 - 4:15pm
April 27, 2015
COLUMN: Do more with less
This March, IRS Commissioner John Koskinen admitted that the IRS planned to ignore more than 60 percent of taxpayers' phone calls during tax season.
April 27, 2015 - 6:00pm
April 23, 2015
SD law bars EB-5 loan firm's past tax liability disclosure
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota law prohibits the state Department of Revenue from disclosing whether it will decide to pursue back taxes from a company set up to recruit wealthy foreign investors in an investment-for-visa program that became entangled in scandal, the department...
April 23, 2015 - 2:08pm
April 14, 2015
Tax problems? This guy has the answer
Glad to be done with your taxes? Byrle Abbin, a 1948 Mount Vernon High School graduate, cannot get enough of them. A degree from the University...
April 14, 2015 - 7:06pm
April 7, 2015
Five ways to reduce your tax bill before April 15
Tax season is drawing to a close and if you've waited to file your return because you anticipate owing money to the IRS, then you'll want to...
April 7, 2015 - 11:46am
March 30, 2015
IRS scams flourishing in eastern SD as April 15 approaches
BROOKINGS (AP) — Authorities in eastern South Dakota say phone scams in which con artists pose as IRS agents to bilk people out of thousands of dollars are flourishing as the April 15 federal tax-filing deadline approaches. Brookings County Assistant Sheriff Scott Sebring tells...
March 30, 2015 - 2:18pm
State regulators determine EB-5 loan firm must pay bank tax
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A South Dakota company set up to recruit wealthy foreign investors in an investment-for-visa program that became entangled in scandal and eventually swept up into in last year's U.S. Senate race must pay a state banking tax. The state Department of Revenue...
March 30, 2015 - 2:14pm
March 5, 2015
Mickelson kills his bill for tax for tech schools
PIERRE -- The state Senate Education Committee granted the request from Rep. Mark Mickelson and killed his legislation Thursday that would have permitted school districts to designate some of their capital outlay taxes for technical schools. Mickelson, R-Sioux Falls, said he found...
March 5, 2015 - 6:08pm
February 4, 2015
How much you'll pay if you do your own taxes
WASHINGTON — When it comes to tax returns, most taxpayers prefer to drop the paperwork off at someone else's desk and wait to hear how big...
February 4, 2015 - 1:35pm
January 28, 2015
Senate agrees tax is not a fee
Three Republicans — Brock Greenfield, of Clark, Phil Jensen, of Rapid City and Deb Soholt, of Sioux Falls — joined the eight Democratic senators in opposing the resolution's adoption. The lead Senate sponsor, Republican Dan Lederman of Dakota Dunes, acknowledged the resolution...
January 28, 2015 - 5:31pm
January 26, 2015
House sets out difference between 'fees' and 'taxes'
PIERRE — A tax and a fee are two different things, the South Dakota House of Representatives declared Monday. House members voted 57-10 for a resolution that recognizes the difference between the two terms. A tax "is a compulsory financial contribution levied by a government...
January 26, 2015 - 7:34pm
January 23, 2015
LETTER: Show me the money, Mitchell
To the Editor: So the Mitchell City Council supports legislation that would add a 1 percent sales tax for infrastructure. We already have the second penny tax, put on to pay for the water treatment plant. When it was being proposed, critics were told the tax would be removed after...
January 23, 2015 - 9:23pm
LETTER: SD doesn't need more taxes
To the Editor: South Dakota does not need more taxes. At this time we are enjoying decent gas prices. Gov. Dennis Daugaard has mentioned in his address that South Dakota needs a raise in the state gas tax. I totally disagree, as many are at this time recovering from high gas prices....
January 23, 2015 - 9:16pm