PIERRE — Six South Dakota communities received approval for grants Tuesday from the state Board of Economic Development. The funds were awarded under the new Building South Dakota Fund created by the Legislature last winter. The state board approved economic development partnership grants for staff, training and equipment purposes of $52,230 for the Faulkton area program; $21,700 for the Gettysburg-Whitlock Bay Development Corp.; $62,275 for the Lake Francis Case Development Corp.; and $54,000 for the Wounded Knee Development Corp. The board also awarded two infrastructure impr
Commission adopts 20-point plan, including smaller cut for government.
New games, bigger jackpots eyed to draw younger gamblers.
PIERRE — South Dakota has a new source of financial sugar. It’s called unclaimed property. In his budget speech, Gov.
Officials concerned crop prices won’t support increases in land revenues; cattle losses expected to have 'limited impact.'
Sales down 25,500 as stakeholders gather for discussion.
PIERRE — Trustees for the South Dakota Retirement System gave their endorsement Wednesday for the governor’s plan to fix the state cement-plant retirement fund. The vote was 12-2 in favor of the concept that Gov.
PIERRE — With state government’s budget reserves at an all-time high, Gov. Dennis Daugaard laid out a new policy Tuesday. He told legislators the target amount should be 10 percent of general-fund spending.
Small town’s board ‘firmly objects’ to tribe’s proposed casino.
PIERRE — Prices probably are headed higher at state campgrounds and recreation areas in South Dakota for the 2014 season. The state Game, Fish and Parks Commission will hold a public hearing Nov. 7 on raising fees for a wide variety of camping permits, firewood and rentals of lodges, cabins, picnic shelters and other facilities. The increases generally would be less than $5, with some less than $1.