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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
Magic edge Omaha 103-99
Area prep volleyball roundup: Heath pushes Colome past Thunder
Kernels cut down Lynx in four sets
Tiger notebook: J-Back spot brings versatility to DWU offense
Athlete of the week: Donald doing it all for WiLdKats
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 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
January 22, 2015
Rapid City and Garretson teachers get national certification
PIERRE (AP) — Two South Dakota teachers have made the grade themselves and achieved National Board Certification. Sarah Gross teaches mathematics to early adolescents in the Rapid City Area School District and Jody Neugebauer is a generalist/early childhood teacher in the Garretson...
January 22, 2015 - 11:30am