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Public wants Tripp-Delmont schools to stay
DWU, MTI graduates choose to stay in Mitchell for jobs, sense of community
Thomsen, founder of Trail King Industries, has died at 89
James Valley Community Center partnering with area organizations
Mayor: City needs 'clear map' to guide lake restoration
Insurance agent earns two honors
New iPhone to ditch headphone jack, come with better camera
Hulu ends free streaming service
BankWest announces new banker in Mitchell
A spa in Burger King? A Taco Bell lounge? This is the future of fast food.
Pilot project aims for farm-friendly wetland preservation
Rare second set of triplets a surprise for ND rancher
Plaintiffs join suit challenging anti-corporate farming law
Rain in past week boosts soil moisture in South Dakota
Egg-laying chickens and eggs up in South Dakota
Kernels have strong showing at Mitchell Invite
Kernels earn first win of season
MHS girls tennis team suffers first defeat
Kernels earn first win of season
MHS soccer teams split in Spearfish
Marion man to celebrate 90th
Mitchell woman to celebrate 96 years
Weisser reunion to be held in Tripp
Strand birth announcement
Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary holds July meeting
Bernard "Barney" Metz
Stacy Rae Nedved
Alice Lorraine Palecek
In 2016 elections, how can anarchy take us forward?
IN OTHER WORDS: Republicans are bucking the party
OUR VIEW: Hisses and cheers
LETTER: Booze is seemingly everywhere
LETTER: Time passes, but remember all involved at 9-11
Six fish species of state records set thus far in 2016
WILTZ: Cecil, Bullwinkle and the grizzly bears
North Dakota lowers mountain lion quota for first time
WILTZ: Some things we don't know bother me
Special August hunting season for Canada geese eliminated
August 2, 2016
Foes launch campaign against nonpartisan election measure
PIERRE (AP) — Foes of a constitutional amendment that would remove candidates' party affiliations from primary and general election ballots are casting the measure as a plan to reduce transparency at the polls in an opposition campaign launched Tuesday. Top Republicans including...
August 2, 2016 - 10:32am
August 1, 2016
The Republicans assemble a six-month surge of voters
PIERRE — Voter registration data from the past six months show a Republican surge and a Democratic decline in South Dakota. In county...
August 1, 2016 - 10:16am
July 29, 2016
Appeals court strikes down North Carolina's voter ID law
A federal appeals court on Friday struck down North Carolina's requirement that voters show identification before casting ballots and reinstated...
July 29, 2016 - 4:45pm
May 12, 2016
Attorney general explains referred law regarding elections
PIERRE (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley has released an explanation for a law referred to voters that would revise state election practices. Jackley says the measure won't become law unless approved by a majority vote in the 2016 election. He says it would change election-related...
May 12, 2016 - 12:14pm
May 9, 2016
You have the right to vote 'trans-party' in June 7 primaries
PIERRE — May 23 might be the most important date on South Dakota's elections calendar this year. It is the final day to register to vote in the June 7 Democratic and Republican primary elections for legislative seats and courthouse positions. Primaries will decide the Democratic...
May 9, 2016 - 11:01am
April 22, 2016
Absentee voting begins April 22 for SD June primary
PIERRE — Absentee voting will begin for registered South Dakota voters today, 46 days prior to the primary election held on Tuesday, June 7. Secretary of State Shantel Krebs expects a high turnout across South Dakota, "The presidential primaries are generating a lot of interest...
April 22, 2016 - 11:26am
April 13, 2016
Technical problems delay Sioux Falls election results
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Malfunctioning memory sticks in ballot-counting machines are being blamed for hiccups in the vote-tallying process during Tuesday's city election in Sioux Falls. Volunteers and members of the city auditor's office worked until about 10:30 p.m. counting the nearly...
April 13, 2016 - 12:20pm
March 28, 2016
Absentee voting set to begin for elections in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Voters in Sioux Falls will soon be able to cast absentee ballots for next month's municipal and school board election. The Argus Leader reports that absentee voting starts Monday at the Minnehaha County Auditor's office. The day of the election is April 12. People...
March 28, 2016 - 11:26am
December 25, 2015
Secretary of State approves redistricting ballot initiative
PIERRE — Secretary of State Shantel Krebs says an initiated amendment to the South Dakota Constitution that seeks to put legislative redistricting in the hands of a commission has been validated and certified to appear on the November 2016 general election ballot. A Constitutional...
December 25, 2015 - 10:19pm
December 10, 2015
OTHER VIEW: Nonvoters deserve representation in state government
The common shorthand for describing democratic equality in the U.S.—"one person, one vote"—sounds so simple. But as a case before the Supreme Court on Tuesday made clear, it's not, and the danger is that the court could complicate it further. In Evenwel v. Abbott, two...
December 10, 2015 - 4:42pm
October 20, 2015
Pool referendum absentee voting delayed
Because of the Mitchell Area Chamber of Commerce's special election forum on the city's referendum on the $8 million indoor pool project, a shorthanded...
October 20, 2015 - 8:52am
More counties might operate satellite voting centers in '16
PIERRE—South Dakota's top elections official accepted recommendations Monday for helping counties offer more locations for absentee in-person voting in 2016. The state's Help America Vote Act grant board unanimously supported the parameters that Secretary of State Shantel Krebs...
October 20, 2015 - 8:07am
September 25, 2015
State election-assistance board approves grants to two counties
PIERRE—Two of South Dakota's 66 counties applied this year for additional federal aid from the Help America Vote Act program. The state HAVA grant board approved $9,000 apiece Thursday for Dewey County and Sully County. Dewey County plans to use the money to help pay for an...
September 25, 2015 - 11:29am
June 5, 2015
Hillary Clinton calls for sweeping expansion of voter access
HOUSTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday called for sweeping changes in national voter access laws aimed at making it easier for young...
June 5, 2015 - 1:56pm
June 4, 2015
City turnout in election at 28 percent
Turnout for Mitchell's mayoral race was at 28 percent for Tuesday's election. The city had 9,416 registered voters in city limits and 2,642 of them cast ballots, according to City Finance Officer Michelle Bathke. A total of 2,845 ballots were cast in the election, meaning there...
June 4, 2015 - 6:28pm