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Firefighters saved some piglets from a blaze; then they ate them as sausages
Fargo man delays ‘pro-white’ rally; no new date set
A postal worker faked cancer and got paid to miss two years of work. Here's how a judge punished her.
Small town Minn. grocery store shares tips on how to remain viable
The strange story of a 'Blacks for Trump' guy standing behind the president at his Phoenix rally
Walmart and Google are plotting to change your shopping habits
Google's newest Android operating system gets its official name: Oreo
Macy's to restructure merchandising unit, cut 100 jobs
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Getting drought-relief hay to Northern Plains no easy task
SD ag, fishing officials update water issue
Officials seek trucking help for donated drought-relief hay
Seeing red: Take a trip to Wisconsin's cranberry marshes
Ag credit counselor, mediator say new lending rules hit hard
Dakota Wesleyan drops five-set match
Walk-off single lifts White Sox over Twins
Prep Focus: Kernels' Miller leads team with her play, poise
ESD coaches poll: Harrisburg heavy favorite for conference football crown
DWU, DSU set for college football rivalry clash
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
John A. Fillaus
A time for wine, a time for beer
Commentary: Trump's Arizona rally showed just how unfit he is
DAUGAARD: There's something for everyone at the State Fair
WOSTER: Musings about tractor mowing
BANDA: From Parmesan to Gruyere to ricotta, here are ways to eat and appreciate this palate pleaser
Wiltz: Adventures at Isle Royale National Park
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
James and Karen Geppert
August 22, 2016
Sioux Falls hotels anticipate flat room tax revenue in 2017
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An industry committee that oversees funds from Sioux Falls' nightly hotel room tax anticipates flat revenue in 2017. The Argus Leader reports that hotel operators expect visitor growth to slow. Jan Grunewaldt is general manager at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel....
August 22, 2016 - 11:00am
August 17, 2016
State of South Dakota reaches tax deals with 3 more tribes
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says his administration has reached new tax agreements with three more American Indian tribes. The Crow Creek Sioux, Oglala Sioux and Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate entered into agreements with the state earlier this summer. The state earlier reached...
August 17, 2016 - 11:40am
Yankton County residents to vote on tax increases for roads
YANKTON (AP) — Opponents of raising property and wheel taxes to help pay for road and bridge repairs in Yankton County have succeeded in bringing the issue to a public vote. County Auditor Patty Hojem tells the Daily Press & Dakotan that opponents submitted enough valid petition...
August 17, 2016 - 11:35am
August 16, 2016
Yankton County residents challenging tax increase again
YANKTON (AP) — Yankton County residents are trying for the second time in two years to refer to voters a decision by county leaders to increase taxes for road and bridge upkeep. Opponents of a County Commission decision in July to increase property and wheel taxes submitted challenging...
August 16, 2016 - 12:17pm
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