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Mitchell United Way remains confident in reaching 2016 fundraising goal
Weak economy could require state government budget cuts
12,685 voters register in Davison Co. for Nov. 8 election
Panel studying payments for Medicaid providers wants Legislature's appropriators to plot the map
Time and Ally financial honor Mitchell dealer
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
A Monumental Milestone
Superstar, super nervous, easy interview
Mastering a foreign language
Human trafficking in our backyard
OPINION: This time for president, none of the above
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
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