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Noem gives address at Vietnam Veterans Era Reunion in Mitchell
Davison Co. board to consider use of the fairgrounds complex
Alcohol tax, veteran cemetery now are intertwined at Capitol
The epic bender to celebrate George Washington and the newly finished U.S. Constitution
One year after pipeline protest's end, 'I would have done it all over again'
United and Delta cut ties to NRA as boycott movement spreads to global corporations
USDA seeks comments on SNAP benefits for able-bodied adults without dependents
First National Bank to halt production of NRA credit card
Sioux Falls teacher requests special brain cancer treatment
Koch brothers try to kill gas tax hike
place a business brief
AgweekTV: Ag Tax Reform
State climatologist: 'Prepare for another drought year'
Eager about agriculture
Customers are the 'backbone' of Blue Bird Locker
A fondness for farming
MCM's Lauck closes with a championship
Skaters let their hair down at final Olympic event
Russians outlast Germans in OT to claim men's hockey gold medal
South Korea brings curtain down on 'Peace Games'
Unexpected Olympic moments up a frozen river
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
Diane V. Neth
Norval "Shorty" M. Mathis
LETTER: Timing is everything
LETTER: A better option on food tax
Commentary: Thank you, Joy Behar
LETTER: Money, money, money
LETTER: Make America great again — with Chinese money!
Unexpected Olympic moments up a frozen river
Wiltz: Give some thought to loading your own ammo
Old Scandinavian pastime of kicksledding makes a return at Minn. preserve
Mettle to medal: John Henry Krueger perseveres to podium in 1,000 meters
Like many great champions, Mikaela Shiffrin is compelling, and human, in defeat
February 9, 2018
Their View: The U.S. Air Force's big enemy is its empty cockpits
The following editorial is from Bloomberg View. In late 2016, the Air Force realized it was facing a shortage of about 700 fighter pilots....
February 9, 2018 - 10:16am
September 23, 2017
Opinion: Alarm over decline in U.S. government spending for ag research
Agriculturalists have only a few areas of universal agreement. We all like cooperative weather. We all dislike food waste. We all believe that nothing is more important than farm safety. The short list also includes, or should include, strong support for public-sector funding of...
September 23, 2017 - 8:08am
September 10, 2017
Weed presents a dangerous foe, must-win battle
Weeds have been a problem since crops were first cultivated. Farmers, on the front lines of the age-old battle, know all too well that weeds...
September 10, 2017 - 6:44pm
January 8, 2015
BASULTO: If Zuckerberg is the next Oprah, Facebook is in trouble
When Mark Zuckerberg makes a New Year's resolution, people notice. This year, of course, the Facebook chief executive has segued from learning Mandarin to creating one of the Internet's largest book clubs. His "A Year of Books" Facebook page, which encourages Facebook users to read...
January 8, 2015 - 5:36pm
October 27, 2014
OUR VIEW: Daugaard for another four years
On Election Day 2010, when then-Lt. Gov. Dennis Daugaard became South Dakota's governor, he felt voters supported him because he pledged to boost the state's economy by creating new jobs and balancing the state's budget. "I'm ready and anxious to tackle both of them," Daugaard said...
October 27, 2014 - 1:17pm
December 26, 2012
OUR VIEW: SD needs to ban texting while driving
Mitchell Mayor Ken Tracy has decided to hold back on his plan to ban texting and driving in Mitchell, and we're OK with that. Tracy said he...
December 26, 2012 - 10:20am
OUR VIEW: Holiday activities are worth the effort
Mitchell's Parade of Lights was born as a chance to see the U.S. Capitol Holiday Tree. It once doubled as a celebration marking the town's 125th...
September 26, 2012 - 7:23am
May 4, 2012
OUR VIEW: Make an exception to road naming for our vets
The decision facing the state Transportation Commission isn't an easy one. In the past, the commission decided it would no longer allow segments...
May 4, 2012 - 8:21am
April 5, 2012
OUR VIEW: Changing open enrollment may deny kids opportunities
It's rare that we succumb to the phrase "student-athlete." Some institutions insist upon using it, but we rarely do, considering it repetitive. After all, everybody knows all athletes in high school and college are, indeed, students. Today, however, that phrase comes to mind as we...
April 5, 2012 - 8:25am
April 3, 2012
OUR VIEW: City Council grants too much weight to words of few citizens
Alcohol can't be consumed on sidewalks outside of restaurants, the City Council has declared. In the end, we shrug and figure this isn't a hill worth fighting for. To use another cliché, there are bigger fish to fry. Yet it doesn't mean we weren't scratching our heads after the...
April 3, 2012 - 4:53pm
March 27, 2012
OUR VIEW: Santorum looks bad after spat with New York Times reporter
Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is either grandstanding or beginning to lose his composure. Santorum made headlines over...
March 27, 2012 - 8:03am
February 14, 2012
OUR VIEW: Year off from road issue OK, but resume fight in 2013
Mike Vehle hasn't given up his quest to raise money to improve South Dakota's roads. He just figures the time isn't right to push it, after some...
February 14, 2012 - 10:22am
November 8, 2011
OUR VIEW: County commission should have waited to complain about Midco
We aren't here to get between two Internet/cable TV providers who are vying for customers in Mitchell. The rivalry between Midcontinent Communications...
November 8, 2011 - 9:36pm
August 18, 2011
OTHER VIEW: Pawlenty campaign blown out
Tim Pawlenty's presidential bid never caught fire because -- not to put too fine a point on it -- he's not a fiery guy. The former Minnesota governor was among the first to jump into the Republican presidential sweepstakes pool. On Sunday, he was the first to get out. His distant...
August 18, 2011 - 12:11am
July 14, 2011
OUR VIEW: Time to make tough choices on taxes
As a legislative committee seeks ways to raise money for the state through erasure of certain sales-tax exemptions, we wish them luck and encourage state lawmakers to have the guts to make hard decisions. South Dakota has a laundry list of business types and transactions that are...
July 14, 2011 - 12:03am