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Governors association backs bid to collect online sales tax
Circuit court from Nov. 21
Plankinton man sentenced to 20 years in prison for attempted first-degree rape
Mitchell Wesleyan feeds hundreds during annual Thanksgiving feast
South Dakota lawmaker, brother-in-law drown in Cook Islands
Minnesota, South Dakota farmers named to soybean board
Fall harvest in South Dakota close to wrapping up
Cranberry overload spurs U.S. producers to dump extra supply
Too many turkeys means cheaper Thanksgiving as demand stalls
Keystone XL pipeline gets Nebraska’s approval, clearing a key hurdle in 9-year effort
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Meet the Minnesota turkeys raised to meet the President
Climbing cattle prices: Ag officials happy after 'shockingly low' 2016
AgweekTV wins first place awards from National Association of Farm Broadcasting
Commentary: Farmers' most important trait
Canadian ag's view of NAFTA: Strong support north of border, official says
Vikings hold off Lions 30-23 to win seventh straight game
Vikings LB Emmanuel Lamur: Meeting Cuban relatives 'a blessing to think of on Thanksgiving'
Ex-Wild Jason Pominville, Marco Scandella enjoying new roles in Buffalo
Adam Thielen on verge of breaking Vikings' 1,000-yard receiving drought
Second albino deer found shot, killed in Wisconsin
What you need in your winter survival kit
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
Arlene Kostal Fuhrman
Roger O. Roth
Ron E. Heiter
DAUGAARD: 138 Thanksgivings ago
WOSTER: Thankful for those who make life easier
ROUNDS: Remaining thankful
Commentary: Did Al Franken make a bad decision, or is he a creep? Look for the pattern.
Analysis: Why Sen. Al Franken could be in a lot more trouble now
Wiltz: Chicken hawks could be affecting pheasant population
Wiltz: A rattlesnake eatin' turkey?
Mitchell VFW Post 2750 hosts ALS trapshoot fundraiser
Wiltz: Does Cabela's still book hunting and fishing trips?
Wiltz: Fear is a learned emotion
Ron & Kate Aulner
Jack and Lillian Munce
Kelly Ellston is
Darrell Dean Simmons
October 22, 2014
Local charity to give away record amount next year
Now, more than ever, the Mitchell Area Charitable Foundation is ready to give. Tona Rozum, the foundation's president, said the foundation will be able to give away at least $100,000 to local organizations next year. That is, by far, the most the foundation has ever been able to...
October 22, 2014 - 5:00pm
February 26, 2014
ROZUM: Laws seek to help end cycle of domestic abuse
This past summer I served on the Domestic Abuse Task Force, which studied current statute, terminology in current statute, legislation that has been presented over several years and the outcomes of the various bills. Everyone in the trenches dealing with domestic abuse was at the...
February 26, 2014 - 9:53pm
February 5, 2014
ROZUM: Compromise critical on ACA
A bill to allow elected officials to carry a concealed firearm in courtrooms and the Capitol passed out of committee to the House of Representatives, where it was soundly defeated. The sponsor initially wanted to include anyone employed by any governmental agency, but that was amended...
February 5, 2014 - 11:06pm
October 26, 2012
District 20 House: Rozum says there's work left to be done in Legislature
Tona Rozum said she wants a second term representing District 20 in the state House of Representatives because she doesn't want to leave a job...
October 26, 2012 - 8:32am
February 23, 2011
Opinion: Condition of roads in SD alarming
The gas tax funds state highways and bridges for upkeep; license-plate fees and wheel taxes fund counties and townships. Counties and townships have 73,000 miles of roads and 3,200 bridges of which two-thirds need help. According to 2009 estimates, $80 million is needed to bring roads...
February 23, 2011 - 12:52am
February 1, 2011
Opinion: Legislative pace on rise after final bill day passes
Taxation: A bill addressing sales tax on food was discussed at length but didn't make it out of committee. As it was introduced, it would have been a revenue neutral bill by adding 0.35 percent to other sales and services. How higher sales tax (such as the 5.5 percent state sales...
February 1, 2011 - 2:42pm
January 29, 2011
Legislators, public focus on budget during cracker barrel
The state wants to provide the money sought for education, social services and other programs, state Rep. Lance Carson said Saturday. "It's...
January 29, 2011 - 11:45am
January 11, 2011
Vehle, Carson, Rozum have their minds on state's bottom line as session begins
The three legislators from Mitchell say balancing the state budget will be the primary job during the 2011 legislative session. The session opens at noon today for the first of 38 scheduled work days. Sen. Mike Vehle and Reps. Lance Carson and Tona Rozum are among the 105...
January 11, 2011 - 8:03am
November 3, 2010
Vehle, Carson, Rozum win District 20 legislative seats
The three Republican candidates breezed to victory in District 20 legislative races Tuesday. Sen. Mike Vehle claimed a second term in the Senate while Rep. Lance Carson was re-elected to the House for a third term and former Mitchell councilwoman Tona Rozum was elected to the...
November 3, 2010 - 7:52am
October 30, 2010
Reports show wide variance in campaign finance
District 20 legislative candidates show a great disparity on how they raised money -- and how much they raised -- to run for office this year. The pre-election filing deadline for campaign finance reports was Oct. 22. State Sen.
October 30, 2010 - 12:21am
October 28, 2010
District 20 state House race: Three vying for two seats representing Aurora, Davison
Lance Carson Rep. Lance Carson, R-Mitchell, has spent two terms serving in the state House of Representatives. He says he's ready for a third. The only incumbent in a three-candidate race for two House seats, Carson said he's ready to face some familiar problems in Pierre,...
October 28, 2010 - 8:09am
October 20, 2010
State House hopefuls focus on budget at public forum
State budget issues topped a discussion Tuesday night between the three candidates for two seats in the state House representing District 20. ...
October 20, 2010 - 7:56am
October 13, 2010
Local forums planned for Oct. 19, 26
The Governmental Affairs Committee of the Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring candidate and issues forums each of the next two Tuesdays. It has invited eight candidates appearing on the ballot for the Nov. 2 general election. The events will begin at 7 p.m. on both...
October 13, 2010 - 8:03am
March 23, 2010
Rozum announces bid for District 20 state House seat
Tona Rozum, of Mitchell, announced Monday her intention to pursue the state House seat that opened Friday when Rep. Noel Hamiel, R-Mitchell, announced he will not seek reelection. Rozum, a Republican, former Mitchell City Council member and longtime business owner, said she was...
March 23, 2010 - 8:02am