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Prosecutors quickly cite Trump's TV comments to help make case on Cohen files
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Ben Carson proposes raising rent for low-income Americans receiving federal housing subsidies
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AgweekTV: Sczepanski Farm Insolvency
Corn farmers may be eligible for Syngenta settlement
Acreage may be dictated by weather, not economics
Beets return to prominence: American Crystal Sugar share values show strength
ND school unveils $450,000 ag expansion
Report: QB Mayfield expected to go No. 1 to Browns
Rockets close out Wolves with third-quarter surge
Wiltz: Snow geese hunters on a mission
DWU softball earns home sweep over Hastings
Parkston girls golf team takes fifth at Dakota Valley Invite
Mitchell family begins charity to raise money for Congenital Heart Defects
Wearing 'multitasker' badge of honor despite drawbacks
Colorado couple opens thrift store in Mitchell to benefit area nonprofits
Folding for the less fortunate
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
Violet Mae Freidel
Violet Mae Freidel
Dale Lewis Thompson
Donna M. Cuka
Noem: Keeping Washington out of South Dakota
On Farm Bill, might over right
OPINION: Friendships that pick up where they left off
OPINION: Potter's Sasquatch book brings originality
Daugaard: Celebrating South Dakota's conservationists
Wiltz: Snow geese hunters on a mission
After Parkland shooting, NRA posts biggest fundraising haul in nearly 20 years
Craftsman makes a wake building kayaks and canoes
Angler's fish tale presents learning opportunity
Wiltz: What's the best way to feed dogs?
Tom and Sherri
Donna Johnson 85th birthday
September 11, 2013
Bad, good news for SD in online labor study
There was bad news and good news for South Dakota in a recent study of online labor demand in August, according to The Conference Board. The bad news was online labor demand -- online job postings -- increased in 46 of the 50 states, but not South Dakota. South Dakota joined Arizona...
September 11, 2013 - 8:21pm
August 29, 2013
SD career-readiness program has open spots
PIERRE -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard and the Legislature believed so much that career readiness certificates should become part of South Dakota's culture that they offered 4,000 free slots to school districts for a trial run in their high schools this academic year. So far, 25 districts,...
August 29, 2013 - 9:26am
August 25, 2013
OPINION: We need to turn the tide on youth unemployment
Teens and young adults are working less -- a lot less. Nearly 6.5 million U.S. teens and young adults are neither in school nor in the workforce, according to the annual KIDS COUNT report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The number of working youth has dropped by almost half since...
August 25, 2013 - 4:37pm
August 19, 2013
Sturgis couple accused of scamming foreign workers
RAPID CITY (AP) — A Sturgis couple is accused of lying about taking money from foreign workers to help them find jobs in motels and resorts in the Black Hills. The Rapid City Journal reported 50-year-old Scott Kaubisch and 53-year-old Sheila Kaubisch were indicted by a federal...
August 19, 2013 - 11:05pm
August 18, 2013
Laid-off beef plant workers moving on
ABERDEEN -- Two hundred sixty Northern Beef Packers workers are readjusting their lives after the shock of being laid off from their jobs three weeks ago. Some have found jobs, some are still looking for employment and some have left the area. The group most likely to leave Aberdeen...
August 18, 2013 - 5:46pm
August 16, 2013
ND tribal college expands into Rapid City
RAPID CITY (AP) — North Dakota-based United Tribes Technical College has expanded into western South Dakota's Black Hills. The new Rapid City branch, housed in the old National American University building, could provide much-needed skilled labor for the Bakken oil fields in...
August 16, 2013 - 8:58am
July 31, 2013
SD gets grant to train dislocated workers
PIERRE (AP) -- The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation has received a $418,000 federal grant to help train long-term dislocated workers for high-demand occupations. State Labor Secretary Pam Roberts says the department refers people to training that will lead to jobs...
July 31, 2013 - 3:16pm
July 26, 2013
Appeal filed in suit against Poet
LOOMIS -- An area man who says he was unfairly fired from his job at the Poet ethanol plant in Loomis after he was injured at work is appealing a judge's decision to throw out his claim. On Monday, Brice Cody, of rural Letcher, and his attorney Stephanie Pochop, of Gregory, filed...
July 26, 2013 - 10:07pm
July 19, 2013
Struggling Aberdeen beef plant delays paychecks
ABERDEEN (AP) -- The Northern Beef Packers plant in the northern South Dakota city of Aberdeen is delaying worker paychecks because of financial woes. Employees were told Wednesday that their Friday paychecks would not be distributed. Officials hope to issue them early next week,...
July 19, 2013 - 4:42pm
July 18, 2013
More oil workers expected to catch up on fracking in ND
BISMARCK - More temporary oil workers are expected in Williston, Dickinson and Minot this summer to catch up on a backlog of wells that need...
July 18, 2013 - 8:14am
SD Dems push for higher minimum wage
South Dakota Democrats and labor partners are seeking an initiated measure to raise the state's minimum wage to $8.50 per hour, with annual cost of living increases. "South Dakotans know our economy is stronger when we reward honest work with honest wages," said state Democratic...
July 18, 2013 - 6:56am
July 13, 2013
SD worker-comp council seeks to know more on job deaths
PIERRE -- The state workers-compensation advisory council decided Thursday there should be a look at why the federal government reports more deaths of people on the job in South Dakota than state government does. Mark Anderson, who represents the South Dakota AFL-CIO labor organization,...
July 13, 2013 - 12:21pm
July 9, 2013
Annual Community Plunge invites firms, groups to register
The annual Dakota Wesleyan University Community Plunge invites Mitchell-area businesses and organizations to register for this year's event. Community Plunge began at DWU five years ago as an opportunity for businesses and organizations to look for employees and volunteers and...
July 9, 2013 - 7:29am
Farmers worry about fate of bill aimed at immigration
ATWOOD, Mich. (AP) -- For northern Michigan fruit grower Pat McGuire, the most potent symbol of the immigration debate isn't grainy television...
July 9, 2013 - 7:16am
July 2, 2013
Price of SD government workers' benefits rises
PIERRE -- The package approved by the Legislature of salary increases, pay adjustments and extra funding to cover a large shortfall in the self-insurance coverage for state government employees will cost in the neighborhood of $47.4 million for the fiscal year that began Monday. ...
July 2, 2013 - 7:37am