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Federal prosecutors to hold office hours in Pine Ridge
Girl dies of apparent drowning in central Minnesota
State’s storm spotters ‘crucial’ to severe weather preparedness
Piecemakers make more than 100 quilts each year, donate to those in need
Scotchman, Miss Wesleyan crowned during honors banquet
Uber expects flying taxis to take off in 2020
Could Apple buy Disney? Wall Street revives rumor of potential mega-deal
Caribou Coffee-owner JAB Holdings to buy bakery chain Panera Bread in biggest-ever U.S. restaurant deal
Office supplies retailer Staples explores sale
Apparel chain Bebe Stores to explore strategic alternatives
Ag advisor offers his take on Trump and farmers
Cool temperatures could delay planting
Ag groups urge Trump to stick with NAFTA
Farm bill stalwarts say money 'will be hard to come by'
SD ranchers loss nearly $100 per cow in 2016
Wall's 42 points help Wizards finish off Hawks
Twins send Royals to eighth straight loss
Plankinton picks up first win
Tigers drop two GPAC games to Concordia
SCW boys finish 2nd at Jimmy Rearick Invite
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Irene L. Eining
Amiah MorningStar Houseman
Gladys L. Biskeborn
Aurelia J. Pourier
Teresa Marie Potter
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THUNE: A bright forecast
Strong pregnancy rate, winter survival positive sign for deer numbers
Wiltz: Make our walleyes great again?
Wiltz: How big is too big for a bobcat?
Trespassing or not? State's attorneys weigh in on non-meandered waters
Wiltz: Taking wildlife inventory after another SD winter
Reverend Lyle Howard
Art and Helen Pollreisz
July 30, 2014
Legislature’s GOED inquiry seems to be near end
PIERRE — The Legislature’s investigatory committee looking into South Dakota’s involvement in the federal EB-5 immigrant investor program has wrapped up most of its work unless a federal investigation would generate new questions in the future, the panel’s chairman said Tuesday. ...
July 30, 2014 - 8:11am
July 29, 2014
Jackley to brief lawmakers on economic probe
PIERRE (AP) — Attorney General Marty Jackley plans to brief lawmakers Tuesday on his investigation into potential financial misconduct at the Governor's Office of Economic Development. He'll address the South Dakota Government Operations and Audit Committee of the Legislature...
July 29, 2014 - 8:54am
July 2, 2014
Some 2013 South Dakota laws well-rooted after their first year
By Nora Hertel PIERRE — South Dakota’s 2013 laws mark their one year anniversary Tuesday, and some, like the Public Safety Improvement Act, already are making an impact. Others, such as the policy to train and arm school staff, have stalled. Here’s a look at the status...
July 2, 2014 - 7:00am
June 23, 2014
SD gov promoting bioscience at national conference
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard and several other South Dakotans are promoting the state's bioscience industry in San Diego at the BIO International Conference. Groups represented include the Graduate Education & Applied Research Center, Sanford Health, Sioux Falls Development...
June 23, 2014 - 9:12am
June 10, 2014
Mitchell corporation gets state grant
PIERRE -- A Mitchell corporation was among grant recipients Tuesday from the state Board of Economic Development. The board made a $139,502 grant for staff funding to the Mitchell Area Development Corp., a $200,000 grant to the Glacial Lakes Area Development group's revolving loan...
June 10, 2014 - 10:40pm
State board changes policies on job loans, grants
PIERRE -- The state Board of Economic Development decided Tuesday it won't review monthly bills from its service contractors any longer and will look at other bills only if the amounts exceed $2,500, rather than $1,000. The board also reduced the loan origination fee to 1 percent...
June 10, 2014 - 5:37pm
May 26, 2014
Dozens of projects in Building SD initiative's first year
By Nora Hertel PIERRE (AP) — A new state economic development effort doled out more than $7 million in grants and loans in its first year, though some lawmakers want to revisit how the money is distributed. The 2013 Legislature established the Building South Dakota fund...
May 26, 2014 - 6:48am
May 14, 2014
Daugaard: SD delegation strikes China trade deal
PIERRE (AP) — Delegates on South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard's third trade mission to China have closed one deal and others are in the works, Daugaard said in a Wednesday call from Shanghai. Officials haven't yet released details of the closed deal they say is worth half a...
May 14, 2014 - 9:00pm
May 12, 2014
Official: China trip helping South Dakota businesses
Dusty Johnson, the governor's chief of staff, said Daugaard's latest trip to China, which will last through Friday, is meant to help facilitate...
May 12, 2014 - 5:44pm
April 21, 2014
Energy projects received EB-5 recruiters' attention
PIERRE -- Joop Bollen and Richard Benda, two of the men at the heart of recruiting foreign investments for South Dakota during the administration of previous Gov. Mike Rounds, spent much of their time trying to generate financing for large energy projects, planned by major companies,...
April 21, 2014 - 10:08pm
April 16, 2014
State help for Northern Beef was about $4.3M
U.S. Senate candidates talking about the idled Northern Beef Packers plant in northeast South Dakota have tossed out figures for taxpayer losses...
April 16, 2014 - 9:26pm
April 9, 2014
6 Workforce Summits planned around South Dakota
One meeting is planned Tuesday, April 29, at Mitchell Technical Institute in Mitchell.
April 9, 2014 - 12:08pm
April 8, 2014
Before Northern Beef built, key state program turned for-profit
A state economic development office's spin-off into a for-profit company is under the microscope as lawmakers vow to look further into the state's...
April 8, 2014 - 10:16pm
When jobs fall short, REDI loan recipients face financial penalty
PIERRE — The state Board of Economic Development adopted a new policy Tuesday for businesses that receive low-interest state loans for projects but don't fulfill their job-creation agreements. The board now will require that a business pay back the remainder of its loan at...
April 8, 2014 - 10:05pm
March 21, 2014
SD program would confidentially seek willing land sellers from ag sector
If county officials agree, state representatives will meet with agricultural landowners confidentially to determine whether they would be interested in selling to a developer.
March 21, 2014 - 12:27pm