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June 22, 2018
Decision makes 'level playing field' for small businesses
June 22, 2018 - 9:03am
June 4, 2018
With Burr Street and Sanborn Boulevard both under construction, detour signs are up all around Mitchell directing traffic to the businesses around town. (Matt Gade / Republic)
The challenge of construction season
June 4, 2018 - 8:03am
May 31, 2018
Nanette Knecht stands with her 13-year-old daughter Evanna with some of their goats Dakota Dally, from left, Penelope and Dakota Rose. Knecht recently started her own company called Fat Goat Coffee Co. named after the family's goats which are beans that have been roasted and packaged by our family-owned parent company called Maple City Roasters in Indiana. (Matt Gade / Republic)
A new business to buzz about
May 31, 2018 - 7:00am
May 8, 2018
Casey's General Store employees Ken Tredway, from left, Ariel Anderson, Justin Morgan and Heather Weberg pose for a photo in front of the store at the Seventh Avenue and North Main Street northwest corner of the intersection. The Casey's General Store location will close on May 29. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Casey's to close store next to Corn Palace
May 8, 2018 - 10:00pm
April 27, 2018
Katie Pinke
A positive look at those 'annoying' friends in direct sales
April 27, 2018 - 3:50pm
Ryan Browne and his wife Lindsey Baris are busy making maple syrup at Rising Sun Farm outside of River Falls. Rising Sun Farm has been in operation for 40 years; Browne and Baris took over from Ryan's dad Roger. Sara Tischauser / Forum News Service
Maple syrup season begins: Wisconsin couple works together to produce sweet treat
March 27, 2018 - 2:40pm
A worker stands outside the County Fair Banquet Hall, the future location of Thirsty's in Mitchell. (Evan Hendershot / Republic)
Mitchell Thirsty's set to move
March 27, 2018 - 7:00am
March 20, 2018
A look northbound down North Main Street in Mitchell. (Matt Gade/Republic)
Main Street fabric store to close
March 20, 2018 - 8:39am
February 13, 2018
Crow Peak Brewing Co.'s Canyon Cream Ale, out of Spearfish, is sold locally in Mitchell. (Matt Gade / Republic)
Bankrupt of breweries
February 13, 2018 - 8:01am
January 28, 2018
Dan Garrity of North St. Paul looks back over his shoulder as he backs up while plowing snow for Windsor Snow Removal Company outside U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2018. Garrity was one of dozens of workers helping clear the Super Bowl LII site and surrounding areas after a 12-inch snowfall Monday, Jan. 21. (John Autey / St. Paul Pioneer Press)
Super Bowl LII means good news for her ice cream truck and other side gigs, but not everyone will score
January 28, 2018 - 8:15am
January 20, 2018
Working from his Bobcat, Chad Van Laecken dumps a load of salt  while Josh Frost, center, sprays the salt with a chemical byproduct of rum and vodka that makes for a more efficient deicer than standard salt or sand. (Matt Gade / Republic)play button
Melting Mitchell's ice
January 20, 2018 - 7:00am
December 16, 2017
Bonnie and Hank of Bonnie’s DeKor pose for a photo inside of the store earlier this week. (Matt Gade / Republic)
South Dakota's decor destination: Bonnie's DeKor
December 16, 2017 - 7:00am
December 8, 2017
Larry and Sherri Kayser pose for a photo on Thursday inside their business, Peace Light and Stone in Mitchell. The business celebrates 25 years since opening after Sherri's mother, Diann Plamp, invented the Peace Light in 1992. Today also marks the sixth anniversary of Plamp's death. (Sara Bertsch / Republic)
Peace Light and Stone celebrates 25 years of business in Mitchell
December 8, 2017 - 8:03am