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Speaker: Acknowledge racism exists
Lawyers fight at state permit hearing about whether manure is health threat
Howard school given $1 million to use for student scholarships
Stickney ambulance service 'stellar' in first five months
Wagner community to recognize local National Guard unit
Wells Fargo may take more disciplinary action over sales abuses
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
Greenway Pork is doing it right
Winter wheat planting in South Dakota nears halfway point
Feds reviewing court ruling on fertilizer dealers policy
Farm Rescue marks milestone with 400th farm aid case
Court gives fertilizer dealers a reprieve from policy change
Mitchell finding ways to pressure opposing quarterbacks
Pooley striving for ESD title
Catching up with former area athletes: Waddell readies for freshman season
Miller to serve in mentor role for Nuggets
DWU soccer teams fall to Northwestern College
Heartland Quilt Guild holds September meeting
Mitchell Toastmasters hold Sept. 8 meeting
Couple wed in June 8 ceremony
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Elton Reinhold Tiede
Ida C. Rowe
Avoiding the temptation to throw mud
Don't wait to make the call
OUR VIEW: Immediacy of layoffs hard to swallow
No room for error in national security strategy
The courts and the (hair) cuts
WILTZ: Mayflies for dinner? The fish become gluttonous!
Fall turkey hunting licenses still available in North Dakota
A couple of shotgun experts find out what they’ve been missing in mourning dove hunting
Plenty of ducks, fewer hunters
WILTZ: Come Saturday's duck opener, what are you going to throw at those quackers?
July 2, 2015
Plastic payments spike for Davison County
More Davison County taxpayers are using plastic to pay for their vehicle registrations and property taxes, according to county records. Through June 30, the county has taken in $279,103.85 in revenue via GovTeller, the online platform that allows for payment to the county at the...
July 2, 2015 - 10:47pm
June 15, 2015
Rapid City education official says budget cuts likely
RAPID CITY (AP) — The Rapid City school board president says now that voters have rejected proposed property tax hike they should expect cuts to programs and staff. Rapid City Area Board of Education President Jim Hansen tells KELO-TV budget cuts are now the only option after...
June 15, 2015 - 10:53am
June 5, 2015
As the rich become super-rich, they pay lower taxes
WASHINGTON — One of the cornerstones of American income tax policy is that taxes are progressive. People who make more money devote a higher...
June 5, 2015 - 11:02am
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