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$10.5M Tea school bond issue fails by 14 votes

December 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

TEA (AP) — A proposed $10.5 million bond issue to fund school projects in Tea in southeastern South Dakota failed by just 14 votes.

The measure needed 60 percent approval to pass, but only 59 percent of the 1,270 people who voted Tuesday favor…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

$10.5M Tea school bond issue fails by 14 votes

December 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

TEA (AP) — A proposed $10.5 million bond issue to fund school projects in Tea in southeastern South Dakota failed by just 14 votes.

The measure needed 60 percent approval to pass, but only 59 percent of the 1,270 people who voted Tuesday favor…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Spearfish annexation rejected in public vote

December 11, 2013 in Uncategorized

SPEARFISH (AP) — Voters in the Spearfish area have rejected the proposed annexation to the city of about a square mile of land in Spearfish Valley.

About 55 percent of the 1,225 people who voted Tuesday opposed the annexation of 635 acres.

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Brandon Valley voters approve $6 million school

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

BRANDON (AP) — Voters in the Brandon Valley School District in southeastern South Dakota have approved a new school to house fifth- and sixth-graders.

Seventy-seven percent of the 1,645 people who cast ballots Tuesday approved borrowing about $6…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Brandon Valley voters approve $6 million school

December 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

BRANDON (AP) — Voters in the Brandon Valley School District in southeastern South Dakota have approved a new school to house fifth- and sixth-graders.

Seventy-seven percent of the 1,645 people who cast ballots Tuesday approved borrowing about $6…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lead to recount votes on indoor rec center funding

November 24, 2013 in Uncategorized

LEAD (AP) — A petition submitted to city of Lead officials has prompted a recount on a vote that cut city funding for the town’s only indoor recreation facility.

The Black Hills Pioneer reports that about one in four of Lead’s 2,037 registered v…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ANALYSIS: Post-shutdown, pragmatism is in

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

By Ken Thomas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Electability and pragmatism won. Ideology and rigidity lost.

In Democratic-leaning New Jersey, voters gave Republican Chris Christie a second term and rewarded him for his bipartisan, get-it-done, inclusive pit…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Public vote on Spearfish annexation set next month

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

SPEARFISH (AP) — The Spearfish City Council has scheduled a special election Dec. 10 to determine the fate of a proposed annexation of land spanning more than a square mile.

The annexation of 658 acres would increase the town’s size by 6 percent…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lead residents vote not to fund recreation center

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized

LEAD (AP) — Residents of Lead have decided in a close vote to cut city funding for the town’s only indoor recreation facility.

The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the vote Tuesday was 273-269 to cut city funding for the Handley Center.

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Spearfish annexation might go to public vote

November 4, 2013 in Uncategorized

SPEARFISH (AP) — People who oppose the city of Spearfish’s decision to annex land in Spearfish Valley have submitted petitions hoping to force a public vote on the matter.

The Black Hills Pioneer reports that the Concerned Citizens of Spearfish …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com