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Avera St. Mary's Hospital

CSDCAC Earns Reaccreditation from National Children’s Alliance

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Central South Dakota Child Assessment Center (CSDCAC), which is a department of Avera St. Mary’s Hospital, has been awarded re-accreditation by the National Children’s Alliance.  The National Children’s Alliance is the accrediting agency for Children’s Advocacy Centers across the country and awards various levels of accreditation and membership...
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State Board Cancels Beef Plant Loan Commitment

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Economic Development has canceled a $5 million loan commitment to an idled South Dakota beef plant. The move was expected, as the loan was contingent upon the completion of construction of Northern Beef Packers and the meeting of certain financial and operational milestones. The...
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SD Department of Transportation

DOT Official Says No Need to Boost SD Highway Taxes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Transportation Secretary Darin Bergquist says the state’s highways are in good shape and there’s no need to boost state highway taxes now. However, Bergquist says the situation could change if Congress cuts the federal funding that helps states build and maintain roads and bridges. Bergquist met Wednesday with...
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Representative Julie Bartling and Senator Ryan Maher with State Legislature Listening to State of the State January 14, 2014 (KGFX Photo)

Governor Gives State of the State Address Tuesday-Area Lawmakers React to Speech Content

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Governor Dennis Daugaard Tuesday highlighted South Dakota’s successes and proposed some new ways to train people to fill jobs important to the state’s economic development–as part of the annual State of the State speech which kicks off each year’s legislative session. Daugaard said the state can be proud of...
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