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September 23, 2014
Funds through divisive visa system helped SD dairy
By Carson Walker SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Rodney and Dorothy Elliott had a milking operation in Northern Ireland when a newspaper ad — "Wanted:...
September 23, 2014 - 3:14pm
September 9, 2014
South Dakota's EB-5 manager signed no-bid deal with his own firm
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A former administrator of a program designed to lure wealthy immigrants to invest in South Dakota signed an agreement with his own company to manage some of the investments, documents show, and then Gov.
September 9, 2014 - 2:10pm
August 26, 2014
SD Democrats asking 4 men to testify about EB-5
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Two Democratic lawmakers are asking the governor and three other men to testify under oath and in person about an investment-for-green-card program. Sen. Larry Lucas, of Mission, and Rep. Bernie Hunhoff, of Yankton, on Tuesday called for testimony at the...
August 26, 2014 - 12:44pm
August 25, 2014
SD ag officials cancel trade trip to Russia
PIERRE (AP) — A trade mission to Russia that was meant to center on beef genetics has been cancelled because of uncertainties in the Russian market. State agriculture officials had signed up beef producers and industry representatives to make the trip, which was planned for...
August 25, 2014 - 7:10am
August 12, 2014
Two business projects get large incentives from state
PIERRE — Two business projects deserve large awards of money from state government because they made large investments in South Dakota, the state Board of Economic Development decided Tuesday. Day County Wind II will get a reinvestment payment of $4,419,600. The board limited...
August 12, 2014 - 10:15pm
August 11, 2014
DAUGAARD: A look back on recent legislative audits
Over the last several months, legislators and state officials have looked carefully into our state's economic development programs. I believe...
August 11, 2014 - 8:07pm
July 30, 2014
$2M Brookings technology center preparing to open
BROOKINGS (AP) — Officials are preparing to open a $2 million technology center in Brookings in a few weeks. The Agriculture Technology Center for Rural Enterprise in the Telkamp Industrial Park is aimed at helping the city become a hub for both research and economic development....
July 30, 2014 - 3:03pm
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.
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