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South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper injured in traffic stop
Aid deal promises quicker fire evacuations in Black Hills
UPDATE: 5 people including pregnant woman die in reservation crash
Seeking an outdoor oasis: Pergolas create room-like space
Declutter: Tips to tidy up your home, inbox
Target to test next-day delivery service in Minneapolis
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
5 questions with ... KaSondra Staiger, Rancher, Hebron, N.D.
AgweekTV: Better grilling
Escaped cow wanders Mitchell park; lured home with corn
BBQ Boot Camp serves up a smokey sell-out in Fargo
Straight talk on land rent: Are landowners or renters right?
Dillon captures wet Coca-Cola 600 for 1st Cup win
Rays' 15th-inning blasts sink Twins
Kisner earns one-shot win at Dean & Deluca Invitational
Feng limps to one-stroke LPGA victory despite two late bogeys
Sato becomes first Japanese driver to win Indy 500
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
Daniel Robert Fritz
Karen L. Wright
AstroBob: Observing alert -- space station marathon is underway
25 ways to slow down and enjoy the summer
LETTER: Forum clarifications
LETTER: A day we hold sacred
LETTER: Unjustified criticism
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Opbroek inducted into 4-H Shooting Sports Hall of Fame
South Dakota sees drop in 2016 pheasant hunting season
Wiltz: A list of favorite lures
South Dakota to release fewer deer hunting licenses
The Rev. Gerald J. Thury
Jim & Elizabeth Wieczorek
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