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Cuba, U.S. to discuss detente in wake of Trump election
One died at Pearl Harbor, the other lived. Seventy-five years later, they'll be reunited.
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3-year-old stable after being shot in the head
Beyonce leads Grammys with 9 nominations; Prince has one nomination for album
Lego replaces long-time CEO with first foreign boss in organizational shake-up
Instagram will soon let you like comments - or even turn them off completely
Google looks for 'conservative outreach' manager after Trump election win
McDonald's revamps $4 billion McCafe brand as it lags Starbucks
Amazon opening store that will eliminate checkout lines
Klobuchar on Obama's renewable fuel requirement: 'We couldn't have better Thanksgiving news'
Investors press meat producers to cut water pollution
Heritage Foundation publishes report criticizing sections of 2014 Farm Bill
Soybean yields slightly down in 2016 after record 2015
SD corn yields below record highs forecasted nationwide
Preseason South Dakota sportswriters basketball polls
Sanborn Central/Woonsocket's Myah Selland named to Class B all-state first-team
Athlete of the Week: MVP's Risseeuw finds early success at 195 pounds
Kernel boys ready to compete
Mesman wins Class A Miss Volleyball award
Couple unites in July ceremony
White Lake man celebrates nine decades
Parkston woman celebrates 90th birthday
Former Ethan woman celebrates a century
Former Parkston man turns 80
Drew Allen Holter
Linda Joy (Cain) Cooper
Imogene Van Overschelde
Lila June Steiber
Cassie Karen Greger
Preparing for a lean year
Retirement finds the Legislature's only homemaker
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Columnists and reporters should be kept separate
LETTER: State sales tax needs fixing
Letcher duck habitat nearly complete
Wiltz: Buck fever? Can't say I've been afflicted
Wiltz: Thankful in all forms during hunting season
Elk herd to be trimmed, studied for wasting disease
SD deer elusive after EHD outbreak
August 17, 2010
Demolition of Tower Building begins
The demolition of the Tower Building has begun. A crew began demolishing the structure Tuesday. The building, formerly part of the old Methodist...
August 17, 2010 - 12:56pm
July 14, 2010
County officials fine-tune budget for 2011
The Davison County commissioners continued fine-tuning the 2011 budget Tuesday during their regular meeting at the courthouse in Mitchell. With the assistance of Sheriff David Miles and Jail Administrator Don Radel, the commissioners made some snips that were satisfactory to both...
July 14, 2010 - 12:05am
June 23, 2010
Speedy demolition of Tower Building to cost $35,000 extra
The Tower Building will be down by Halloween, but it will cost the county an extra $35,000. That was the result of a 3-2 vote Tuesday in...
June 23, 2010 - 7:47am
June 16, 2010
Worries about tainted bidding delay Tower Building demolition
A potentially tainted bidding process caused the Davison County commissioners Tuesday to suspend bid awards for demolition of the Tower Building. The commissioners voted 4 to 1 at the courthouse -- with Commissioner Jerry Fischer dissenting -- to table bid awards until 10:30...
June 16, 2010 - 7:58am
June 2, 2010
County opens Tower bids
Davison County must find at least $357,500 to pay for the demolition of the Tower Building on Miller Avenue. That's what the county commissioners...
June 2, 2010 - 7:32am
May 19, 2010
Looking beyond the demolition
The Davison County commissioners, in a 4-1 vote, tentatively approved a $5,000 plan Tuesday that will allow the Puetz Corporation to develop...
May 19, 2010 - 7:53am
March 24, 2010
Official not in favor of city-county facility to replace old Tower
Davison County Commissioner Jerry Fischer said Tuesday at the courthouse that he is not keen on a joint city-county building to replace the now-vacant Tower Building on Miller Avenue. The comment came after regular business and during informal discussions on a new building. ...
March 24, 2010 - 8:11am
March 17, 2010
Winter window missed for Tower Building demolition
In a worst-case scenario, it could be next winter before the Tower Building comes down, but county officials hope it won't come to that. Bid documents are nearing completion for the demolition of the former Methodist Hospital on Miller Avenue, County Maintenance Director Mark...
March 17, 2010 - 8:11am
February 5, 2010
Demolition delayed for Tower Building
A processing backlog of federal energy grants means it likely will be spring or later before the wrecking ball brings down the old Methodist Hospital on Miller Avenue. Typically known as the Tower Building, the 40,000-square-foot structure -- a longtime drag on county finances...
February 5, 2010 - 8:02am
October 21, 2009
Demise of Tower Building still long time away
Demolition of the Tower Building on Miller Avenue is still months away, Davison County commissioners learned Tuesday. The good news is that the county won't be paying to heat the building in the meantime. Maintenance Supervisor Mark Ruml reported that plans are being finalized...
October 21, 2009 - 8:06am
June 17, 2009
Commissioners award asbestos-removal bid for Tower Building
Surprised Davison County commissioners gladly accepted a bid of $11,340 Tuesday to remove asbestos from the soon-to-be demolished Tower Building. The building was formerly part of the Methodist Hospital. Since the county purchased the building for $425,000 in 1993, it's been a drain...
June 17, 2009 - 8:00am
May 6, 2009
County's Tower plans moving forward
The Tower Building, the county's biggest cash sinkhole, is a step closer to demolition following the Davison County Commission's receipt of an asbestos inspection report Tuesday. The report by Geotek Engineering & Testing Services, Sioux Falls, confirmed the presence of the carcinogenic...
May 6, 2009 - 8:03am