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SD Oil and Gas Business Roundtable Held Friday in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Friday brought the South Dakota Oil and Gas Business Roundtable to Pierre. The meeting was sponsored by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. Hunter Roberts, Energy Policy Director for the GOED, says this was one of the first roundtables of its type in recent years-geared toward the oil and...
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4th Street Bike Trail in Pierre Nearing Completion

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre’s newest trail piece is nearing completion. There are currently over 50 miles of trails in the Pierre/Fort Pierre area—and that number is growing. The second phase of the 4th Street Multipurpose Trail should be complete in the near future. The new trail portion will link Hilger’s Gulch trails...
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Rural Areas to Feel Strain as SD Population Grays

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s state demographer says that in coming years more baby boomers will age into retirement and more young people will migrate to large urban areas. Mike McCurry tells the Argus Leader newspaper that the trends have big implications for elder care, transportation needs and rural economies. McCurry’s research...
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Official Says SD Pulse Crop Plant Could Compete

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The CEO of a planned pulse crop processing plant in South Dakota says it could compete with North Dakota’s established industry by moving into what he calls secondary processing. Mat Chaudry says that includes such processes as making gluten-free flour, instead of just cleaning and packaging dry pea, lentil and...
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