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Trump scrambles to find chief of staff after top candidate turns him down
Pelosi, Schumer to meet with Trump, offer $1.3 billion for border as shutdown looms
A woman wanted to commit a mass murder - so she contacted Dylann Roof, authorities say
If Trump weren't president, he'd be in 'serious jeopardy of being charged,' Comey says
'Two Grinches' caught on video stealing a Salvation Army Christmas kettle in Minnesota
Google reveals new security bug affecting more than 52 million users
Meet ‘Farmer Nick’: Thompson, N.D., high school student takes advantage of loan program
Tesla may consider buying idle GM plants
US economy adds 155,000 jobs in November, below expectations; unemployment, 3.7 percent
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Report details efforts to rescue mother fatally pinned by hay bale
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Wheeler dealer: Young grain merchant suddenly owes $5M
Field of drains: Record-setting flood year raising interest in tile
Signings of Cron, Schoop suggest quiet winter meetings for Twins
Another year, another Bison-Jackrabbits playoff clash
Injured Wild captain Koivu could play this homestand; Kunin called up
Hutmacher wins Rapid City Invite to extend winning streak
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LETTER: Let's really look at evolution
Swift: Saving 'Niece-mas' by getting with the program
OPINION: A special day for the Corn Palace
Bursack: People with dementia still sensitive to caregiver's body language
Examining mallards: New technology helping gather information on ducks
Optimism brings more hunters: Pheasant license sales up slightly
Side by side, veteran Minnesota wardens train rookies
Controversial South Dakota deer-hunting license system changes still a possibility
Wardens wrestle deer that crashed into Minn. basement
Charlie & Karen Prickett
Charlotte "Chuckie" Mayer
November 28, 2018
Sales tax ticks up slightly for Mitchell
City leaders are taking a conservative look to Mitchell's sales tax figures from 2018, balancing a couple of different outlooks. For the year...
November 28, 2018 - 8:00pm
November 26, 2018
Shopping season begins: SD retailers get level playing field
With Thanksgiving over, Main Street business owners are preparing for their busiest shopping season of the year, which kicked off with Black...
November 26, 2018 - 8:09am
November 22, 2018
Chipping in for information: Consumer spending study to be shared
Six months into a year-long partnership with an analytics company, the city of Mitchell and four of its organizations are preparing to share...
November 22, 2018 - 4:38pm
August 6, 2018
OPINION: Internet sales decision has an unrelated catch
PIERRE — Mark July 1, 2020, on your calendars as T Day in South Dakota. It's when South Dakota and six other states lose their "grandfathered"...
August 6, 2018 - 7:00am
June 28, 2018
OPINION: That is not fair
My father, who owned Bob's Shoe Store in Centerville, liked to tell the story of a customer who stopped at the local hardware store to buy a...
June 28, 2018 - 7:00am
June 22, 2018
Decision makes 'level playing field' for small businesses
Because the Supreme Court ruled in favor of South Dakota on Thursday morning, online retailers will now be responsible for paying state sales...
June 22, 2018 - 9:03am
June 21, 2018
Supreme Court rules that states may require online retailers to collect sales taxes
WASHINGTON - A divided Supreme Court ruled Thursday, June 21, that states may require online retailers to collect billions of dollars of sales...
June 21, 2018 - 10:48am
US Supreme Court says SD can charge online sales tax
In a 5-4 decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled Thursday that South Dakota has a right to charge sales tax to online shoppers. In the...
June 21, 2018 - 9:37am
April 17, 2018
Supreme Court hears case about online sales tax collection
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court sounded concerned Tuesday about doing away with a rule that has meant consumers don't get charged sales tax on some online purchases. The justices heard arguments in a case that deals with businesses' collection of sales tax on online purchases....
April 17, 2018 - 4:07pm
April 16, 2018
Clicking 'checkout' could cost more after Supreme Court case
WASHINGTON — Sales Tax: $0. Online shoppers have gotten used to seeing that line on checkout screens before they click "purchase." But a case before the Supreme Court could change that. At issue is a rule stemming from two, decades-old Supreme Court cases: If a business is shipping...
April 16, 2018 - 5:00am
April 5, 2018
South Dakota prepares for showdown in the U.S. Supreme Court on sales tax
PIERRE — The U.S. Supreme Court hears the argument April 17 over whether the state government of South Dakota has authority to collect...
April 5, 2018 - 2:09pm
March 7, 2018
Jackley announces wide support for 'tax fairness' fight
South Dakota will have a lot of support in its fight for "tax fairness" next month. State Attorney General Marty Jackley announced Wednesday...
March 7, 2018 - 11:35am
March 6, 2018
Sales tax breaks: A long list of exemptions
The list of sales tax exemptions in South Dakota is long and varied. Agriculture is the largest and most costly in lost revenues with more than...
March 6, 2018 - 3:28pm
Some sales tax exemptions date back decades
State revenue data show that the 4.5 percent state sales tax paid by consumers topped $958 million in fiscal year 2017. Add in the sales taxes...
March 6, 2018 - 3:25pm
Sales tax breaks: Consumers pay, big businesses get exemptions
You pay it when you buy a pair of jeans, a couch or a loaf of bread. Many shoppers don't even notice the small tax assessed at the bottom of...
March 6, 2018 - 3:09pm