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2013-2014 Pierre Strategic Plan Discussed by Commission/Viewable on City Website

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s 2013-2014 Strategic Plan was unveiled to the community at Tuesday’s City Commission meeting.  The commission, mayor and various department directors gathered in early January for a planning session and to lay out goals for Pierre for the year to come; along with long range plans.  Pierre Mayor Laurie...
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Survey: More Slow Economic Growth Ahead in Midwest

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwest and Plains states dipped last month, suggesting only slow growth for the region over the next three to six months. The Mid-America Business Conditions index hit 53.1 in February, compared with 53.2 in January and 49.5 in December. Creighton University economist Ernie...
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SD Governor Says Cuts Could Require Special Session

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Governor Dennis Daugaard says a special session of the South Dakota Legislature might be needed if the automatic federal spending cuts that take place Friday have a long-term effect on state programs. Daugaard says the federal spending cuts will have an impact on a number of state programs. But he...
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USDA: Corn Prices Inch Up in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The U.S. Agriculture Department says corn prices in South Dakota inched up in February. The South Dakota office of the National Agriculture Statistics Service says corn, at $6.87 per bushel, is up 2 cents from last month and up 81 cents from last year. The preliminary winter wheat price,...
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