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Samsung must get the Galaxy S8 right, analysts say
A 'Star Trek'-inspired gizmo could win its inventors $9 million
Timeline of veto day in Pierre
Amtrak train derails in Chicago, no injuries reported
London attacker interested in jihad but no evidence of IS link
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
McDonald's plans mobile ordering to speed up drive-through service
Snap tops expectations in pricing of long-awaited IPO
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
NDSU researchers eyeball new ways to grow better beef
Weather presenting perfect conditions for lambing
Wessington Springs native is inventor of HydroGreen’s patent-pending system
Good genes more important than ever at bull auctions, rancher says
NOEM: A diversity of issues impacting agriculture
NFL owners approve Raiders' move to Las Vegas
DWU drops two GPAC games
Foote, Bauder place 2nd at state meet
Ducks top Tea in season-opener
Inaugural Mitchell prep indoor meet set for Tuesday
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Local couple weds in October ceremony
Jeremy Lee Lhotak
Marjorie L. Huber
Barb K. Sydow-Houck
IN OTHER WORDS: Legislature wins in battle over IM 22
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Politicians can't come up with good health care
LETTER: Abortion is evil
LETTER: Truth be told
Ducks Unlimited to hold volunteer meeting
Increased license costs to benefit wildlife damage repairs
State seeking more successful deer hunts
Wiltz: Writing a book has its rewards, challenges
Chamberlain lures out-of-state anglers, reels in rewards
Curtis and Linda Mueller
October 13, 2016
Yankton educator named SD Teacher of the Year
OACOMA — Beth Kaltsulas has been named the 2017 South Dakota Teacher of the Year. Kaltsulas, a teacher from the Yankton School District,...
October 13, 2016 - 8:25pm
July 6, 2016
South Dakota schools see fewer teacher openings in June
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A monthly survey of teacher job openings in South Dakota shows that the number of teacher vacancies is continuing its downward trend, dipping below last year's numbers for the sixth consecutive month. The Argus Leader reports the Teacher Placement Center reported...
July 6, 2016 - 2:20pm
February 8, 2016
Low pay forces South Dakota teachers to hold 2nd, 3rd jobs
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Jessica Ries settles in behind the counter of Tip Top Tux and phones a couple to remind them of an upcoming fitting before their wedding. In the back room, beyond the dapper mannequins and vest swatches of pink, yellow and blue, a tote filled with review...
February 8, 2016 - 11:52am
September 11, 2015
Study: Half of South Dakota teaching graduates leave state
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — An education task force appointed by Gov. Dennis Daugaard has found that about half of all aspiring teachers graduating from South Dakota colleges leave the state after earning their degrees. The study also found that 240 classrooms in the state started the...
September 11, 2015 - 1:45pm
August 18, 2015
11 Mitchell School District teachers receive first ever KIDS grants
There's no doubt these teachers are innovative. On Monday, seven Mitchell School District projects received funding to support innovation in the classroom. These seven proposals, put forward by 11 teachers, are the first recipients of the Kernel Innovation to Develop Success (KIDS)...
August 18, 2015 - 11:19am
July 28, 2015
New rule would make math certification easier for teachers
PIERRE (AP) — Due to concerns over the state's dwindling supply of qualified teachers, the South Dakota Board of Education adopted a new rule...
July 28, 2015 - 1:13pm
July 24, 2015
Educators reach tentative contract agreement in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — Educators and the school board in Rapid City have reached a tentative agreement for a new contract for teachers in the upcoming school year. The Rapid City Board of Education says the agreement reached Thursday night will divert funding intended for construction...
July 24, 2015 - 2:27pm
July 19, 2015
SDSU Extension to host garden educator class in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — The South Dakota State University Extension is offering a workshop this summer geared toward teachers and other youth educators interested in learning about garden education programs. The workshop is scheduled for Aug. 4 at the West River Ag Center in Sioux...
July 19, 2015 - 1:03pm
Officials considering testing alternatives for math teachers
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota officials are thinking about making it easier for some educators to get the credentials they need to teach high school-level math. Currently, public school teachers must pass content-specific tests for particular subjects such as math to be certified...
May 19, 2015 - 1:29pm
May 18, 2015
Negotiations over teacher salaries stall in Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — Contract negotiations between teachers and district officials in South Dakota's second-largest city have stalled. The Rapid City Education Association declared an impasse this week after salary negotiations for the 2015-2016 school year broke down late Wednesday...
May 18, 2015 - 3:02pm
April 22, 2015
Centuries of service retiring from Hanson
ALEXANDRIA — It's a bittersweet time for the Hanson School District. As school comes to a close for students and staff, the district...
April 22, 2015 - 12:50pm
April 1, 2015
One-third of South Dakota teaching graduates leave state
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Hundreds of people earned a teaching degree in South Dakota last year, but one out of every three took a job outside of the state, a new survey has found. The School Administrators of South Dakota surveyed all nine of the state's college programs for aspiring...
April 1, 2015 - 2:26pm
March 26, 2015
Math test for aspiring South Dakota teachers proving hard
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Almost half of aspiring math teachers in South Dakota are flunking a required certification exam, and education leaders are pondering whether the test is too hard. South Dakota public school teachers must pass content-specific tests for particular subjects...
March 26, 2015 - 2:47pm
March 15, 2015
Legislature allocates $150,000 more for teaching scholarship
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Legislature has approved a bill that would continue funding a program aimed at keeping teachers in key fields in the state. The House passed the bill Friday that would allocate $150,000 to the Critical Teaching Needs Scholarship. Recipients must...
March 15, 2015 - 1:38pm
January 30, 2015
Committee to hear bill to attract teachers to rural schools
PIERRE (AP) — A legislative panel is expected to take up a measure aimed at addressing South Dakota's rural teacher shortage by covering college tuition for professionals already working in such schools. The House Appropriations Committee on Friday is expected to review a proposal...
January 30, 2015 - 11:33am