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Mitchell's successful planning initiative paves way for more progress
Artesian street dance stays popular as other towns phase out similar events
Little Kernels Preschool brings another option to Mitchell
Essig's committed to the community
Twin Cities Pride: Unmarked squad will still lead Pride parade, but officers can march
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
Emergency CRP grazing authorized in the Dakotas and Montana
LETTER: Bill to help pollinators should have passed
Thune: Drought aid triggered for 6 South Dakota counties
Minnesota farm couple raising sheep to help in treating human disease
Parts of the Dakotas and Montana are now in extreme drought, the only such spots in the US
Thriving underwater: Mitchell Aquatic Club's Anderson showing dedication
Post 18 splits two tight games in Pierre
Amateur baseball roundup: Mount Vernon topples Corsica-Stickney
MAC starts strong at Corn Palace Invite
Youth track meet set for Thursday
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
Barry Dean Grabenstein
Paul J. Mertz
LETTER: Bill to help pollinators should have passed
LETTER: This world is full of hate
Are rhubarb and tomatoes fruits or vegetables?
Kindness is Contagious: Little black dresses bring joy during trials
LETTER: Believe we can with ethanol
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
Trump term-limit plan would be popular here
PIERRE — When Donald Trump called for term limits on Congress the other day, the Republican presidential nominee got in step with South...
October 24, 2016 - 11:35am
January 19, 2016
OPINION: Term limits hurt you, voters
As we begin the 91st legislative session, I want to talk about an issue that is neither in the news or will be in front of us in bill form this...
January 19, 2016 - 11:57am
February 23, 2014
SD lawmakers swap seats, look at extending terms
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — The end of a term limit for a South Dakota lawmaker does not mean he or she is done making laws. David...
February 23, 2014 - 11:18pm
February 12, 2014
SD panel defeats plan to put term limits in constitution
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee has defeated a proposed constitutional amendment that would limit legislators' terms in office. Lawmakers can serve four consecutive terms, or eight years, in the House or Senate. They can run for another chamber...
February 12, 2014 - 7:01pm
February 9, 2014
Gov. Daugaard likes extending lawmakers' term limits
PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he likely would vote for a proposed constitutional amendment that would extend the term limits that apply to state lawmakers. Senate and House members can serve no more than four consecutive terms in a chamber, for a total...
February 9, 2014 - 11:16pm
February 8, 2014
MERCER: Legislators don't seem to listen on term limits
PIERRE -- Never underestimate Charlie Hoffman. He is a state representative from McPherson County, a Republican, rancher, son of a one-time candidate for governor, father of successful children and husband of Holly, who needs no introduction if you watch the TV program "Survivor."...
February 8, 2014 - 10:46pm
January 31, 2014
Panel proposes extending SD lawmakers' term limits
By Chet Brokaw PIERRE (AP) — South Dakota's term limits force out state lawmakers just as they're becoming good at their jobs, legislative leaders said Friday as a House committee approved extending the constitutional limits. Senate and House members can serve no more than...
January 31, 2014 - 7:16pm
January 27, 2014
OUR VIEW: Term limits should be lengthened
We have offered sometimes confusing opinions on the issue of term limits in the South Dakota Legislature. We have opined in the past against...
January 27, 2014 - 7:48pm
January 25, 2014
Legislators might ask voters to consider amendments on Deadwood, term limits
PIERRE — Some state lawmakers want voters to consider expanding the types of gambling in Deadwood casinos and to allow legislators to serve longer before they are term limited. Both measures would appear on the statewide ballot November if majorities approve them in the House...
January 25, 2014 - 7:00am
February 28, 2013
Longer SD Senate terms rejected
PIERRE -- Skeptical members of the state House of Representatives poked holes Wednesday in a proposal that sought to change Senate terms to four...
February 28, 2013 - 7:24am
February 14, 2013
Legislators mulling changes to term limits
PIERRE -- A complicated proposal to change term length and the term limit for state senators squeezed through the Senate on a 19-16 vote Wednesday. The proposal would change the length of Senate terms to four years from two years for terms that start in a year ending in a 3 or...
February 14, 2013 - 5:40am
August 19, 2012
MERCER: Political obstruction zone: a rebel here, a rebel there, and deadlocks as the result
Maybe it's the term limits. Maybe it's the weakness of the Democratic organization. Maybe it's the schism in the Republican organization. Maybe...
August 19, 2012 - 10:53pm
June 2, 2012
LETTER: Vote for change in Tuesday's election
To the Editor: The preliminary election for both parties will be Tuesday. It is time for a change. I would ask that voters institute term limits in all races. Let's give new candidates that have never been elected before an opportunity to show what they are worth. Let's not...
June 2, 2012 - 11:26am
January 31, 2012
SD House votes to tack years onto legislative terms
PIERRE (AP) -- State legislators could see their terms extended if a resolution passed by the full House becomes law. The House Joint Resolution aims to amend South Dakota's constitution in favor of adding years to a legislative term. The bill says legislators couldn't serve more...
January 31, 2012 - 4:13pm
Panel endorses extending SD lawmakers' term limits
PIERRE (AP) -- A South Dakota House panel recommended Monday lengthening the term limits for members of the state Legislature. Currently, a Senate or House member can serve no more than eight consecutive years, or four two-year terms, in a chamber, although a lawmaker can run...
January 31, 2012 - 7:22am