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December 18, 2017
Motions approved to learn audit specifics for GEAR UP case
December 18, 2017 - 4:44pm
October 24, 2017
Former Mid-Central Educational Cooperative Executive Director Dan Guericke, left, attorney Michael Butler, center, and former AIII CEO Stacy Phelps, right, discuss their case earlier this year at the Charles Mix County Courthouse in Lake Andes. (Daily Republic file photo)
Jury trials set for GEAR UP case
October 24, 2017 - 12:31pm
October 23, 2017
Second panel of legislators wades into GEAR UP fight
October 23, 2017 - 5:44pm
October 6, 2017
The Mid-Central Educational Cooperative in Platte.
Legislative auditors untangled the mess that was Mid-Central
October 6, 2017 - 4:15pm
Lawmakers probing GEAR UP offer drafts of legislation for public review
October 6, 2017 - 4:15pm
October 2, 2017
MERCER: As GEAR UP winds down, new leaders have emerged
October 2, 2017 - 8:00am
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LETTER: There's something worth finding in the GEAR UP investigation
September 2, 2017 - 10:45am
August 30, 2017
Legislators probing Mid-Central will consider broader safeguards
August 30, 2017 - 8:28pm
August 29, 2017
State Sen. Stace Nelson, R-Fulton, pressed for more GEAR UP information Tuesday at the Legislature's Government Operations and Audit Committee. (Photo from Bob Mercer)
Mid-Central probe intensifies as legislators dig into answers
August 29, 2017 - 6:38pm
The Mid-Central Educational Cooperative in Platte.
Senate leader suggests new board might get to bottom on GEAR UP scandal
August 29, 2017 - 1:50pm
August 28, 2017
'Management-level fraud' extracted $1.4 million from Mid-Central bank
August 28, 2017 - 7:31pm
August 23, 2017
Despite warning, Schopp says she wasn’t aware of GEAR UP wrongdoing
August 23, 2017 - 1:02pm
August 22, 2017
Email from January 2011 shows Schopp knew about GEAR UP
August 22, 2017 - 8:32pm
August 4, 2017
State Rep. Kyle Schoenfish, R-Scotland, attends Gov. Dennis Daugaard's 2017 State of the State address. (Republic file photo)
Committee’s majority unofficially decides to invite a legislator’s father as witness over GEAR UP
August 4, 2017 - 12:37pm
July 25, 2017
The Mid-Central Educational Cooperative in Platte.
Legislators want four to testify in deepening probe of Gear Up
July 25, 2017 - 4:08pm