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Badger Clark memory lives on in South Dakota
Mitchell a 'solid academic district' following release of report cards
2017 CP Fest brings in 'impressive' profits
Grading SD's education: Math scores slipping
'My heart is in pieces': Father makes public plea for son bullied because of medical condition
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Report: South Dakota corn, soybean crop to decline this year
Sabathia strong in Yankees win over Twins
Area high school volleyball roundup: Cougars topple Black Panthers
Sano might not be ready to play even if injury heals
DWU volleyball falls to No. 11 Northwestern
Mitchell cheer, dance teams take 10th in Huron
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
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Donna Leah (Hildebrand) Hoing
Alvin Peck, Jr.
WOSTER: Only one sound like Garth
OUR VIEW: The future of journalism
Commentary: Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary - even for him
OPINION: Beaver damage complaints expected to rise again
Analysis: Running for Miss America now looks a lot like running for office
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
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