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SD program would confidentially seek willing land sellers from ag sector

March 21, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A new South Dakota program aims to gauge the interest of farmers in potential development projects, before businesses even start scouting an area.

If county officials agree, state representatives will meet with agricultural …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Legislature gives money to railroad rehab project from Chamberlain west

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — A $7.2 million appropriation to help rehabilitate the stretch of state-owned railroad line from Chamberlain to Lyman, including the bridge over the Missouri River, won final approval legislative approval Wednesday.

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Legislature gives money to railroad rehab project from Chamberlain west

March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — A $7.2 million appropriation to help rehabilitate the stretch of state-owned railroad line from Chamberlain to Lyman, including the bridge over the Missouri River, won final approval legislative approval Wednesday.

The House of Represen…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lyman County eyes big project

March 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

PRESHO — Get railroad improvements into Lyman County. That’s dominating the thoughts of Steve Halvorson for now.

If it happens, a South Dakota ag cooperative is prepared to invest nearly $40 million into a grain shuttle loading facility.

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Lyman County eyes big project

March 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

PRESHO — Get railroad improvements into Lyman County. That’s dominating the thoughts of Steve Halvorson for now.

If it happens, a South Dakota ag cooperative is prepared to invest nearly $40 million into a grain shuttle loading facility.

Halvo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OUR VIEW: It’s right time for new SDSU football stadium

February 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

A proposed new football stadium on the campus of South Dakota State University passed another test this week, and we hope it continues its push through the Legislature.

The plan is to build a stadium at a cost of approximately $60 million to $65…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Sanford Health upgrading Vermillion hospital

February 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

VERMILLION (AP) — Dakotas-based Sanford Health is embarking on an $11 million upgrade of its Vermillion hospital that will tear down a building built in 1935 and replace it with a new outpatient center.

New facilities will be built for physica…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Sanford Health upgrading Vermillion hospital

February 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

VERMILLION (AP) — Dakotas-based Sanford Health is embarking on an $11 million upgrade of its Vermillion hospital that will tear down a building built in 1935 and replace it with a new outpatient center.

New facilities will be built for physica…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

OUR VIEW: Mitchell owes thanks to Cabela

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

We hope the Cabela family is receiving some expressions of sympathy from people in Mitchell this week.

Dick Cabela, 77, the co-founder of the Cabela’s outdoor retailing chain, died Monday at his home in Sidney, Neb.

Mitchell has benefited treme…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Corn Palace construction could mean one-block closure on Main Street

February 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

A proposal to temporarily close the block of North Main Street west of the Corn Palace during a planned renovation and expansion of the city’s attraction is on the Mitchell Traffic Commission’s agenda Tuesday night.

The Traffic Commission meeting …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com