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SD Development Incentive Program Given Final Approval

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota now has a new economic development program intended to help recruit large projects to the state. Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Wednesday signed the measure passed by the Legislature into law. It takes effect immediately. South Dakota had no incentive plan because a previous program was allowed to expire...
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SD Governor Approves State Budget; Blocks One Part

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has approved the $4.1 billion state budget passed by the Legislature, but he vetoed a part that directs how some money will be distributed to the state’s four technical schools. The governor says he does not object to giving the money to the technical institutes,...
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SD Governor Vetoes Boost in Fertilizer Fee

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has vetoed a measure that would increase a state fee imposed for inspecting commercial fertilizer. The measure would increase the inspection fee on most fertilizer from 15 cents a ton to 30 cents a ton, with the extra money going to South Dakota State University...
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Fort Pierre Train Depot Returns March 19, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Train Depot Once Again Calls Fort Pierre “Home”

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Local residents can now easily get a first hand look at the Fort Pierre Train Depot.  The building spent about 50 years on a northwest South Dakota ranch and has been returned to its hometown.  The depot was moved by Mayberry Movers from the Mud Butte area to...
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