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Hemp may be next gold mine for Native American tribes
On the ballot: two clashing visions of how America will power its cars, homes
Ex-wife of jailed Subway pitchman says company knew of child sex
Mitchell Technical Institute teachers part of program at conference
Davison County receives Gold Level award
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns
CorTrust Bank ALM Community Foundation awards grants
Bass Pro Shops hooks Cabela's in $5.5 billion deal
AgweekTV: Ethanol Plant Tour
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
New SDSU Swine Unit opens with dedication
Regents working with governor on a major research centers plan
GUEBERT: Little hope for farm bill.
Week of Oct. 24 South Dakota Sportswriters Association polls
Prep football playoffs: 18 area football teams, 12 games open up postseason today
Kernels dispatch Pierre in three sets
Athlete of the week: Dominguez running the show in Chamberlain
Area high school volleyball roundup: Jaguars outlast Golden Eagles
Parkston man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell man marks 85th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrates 80th birthday
Former Mitchell man celebrates 80th birthday
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Jean A. Geyerman
Ellen M. Hoffman
Joseph J. Turnis
Roland "Rollie" Benson
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
Trump term-limit plan would be popular here
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
GFP offers refunds on archery, youth and muzzleloader deer licenses
Mitchell native brings SDWF, Hunting Film Tour to town
The best of Wiltz: Nightmare on Erika Street
Captive pheasants make up one-fifth or more of SD harvest
GFP Commission refuses to break state laws over non-resident waterfowl hunting licenses
July 30, 2015
South Dakota high court bars Citibank recoup of $30M in tax
PIERRE (AP) — Citibank will not be able to reclaim $30 million in overpaid bank taxes to the state because it didn't request a refund until after the three-year legal window had passed, the South Dakota Supreme Court said in an opinion released on Thursday. The high court upheld...
July 30, 2015 - 2:49pm
July 17, 2015
Higher property values raise school district taxes in Mitchell
Lower rates, but higher taxes. Increased property valuations mean most people in the Mitchell School District will see a small increase in the school tax for 2015-16, despite drops in the tax levies for those properties. The total tax requests from the school district increased...
July 17, 2015 - 9:41am
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