SD to Begin Using E15 in State-Owned Vehicles

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Part of the state’s vehicle fleet will begin using a blend of gasoline and ethanol as fuel. South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Thursday announced that the state will launch a six-month test period during which some vehicles will be fueled on E15. The state will use E15 in flex...
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SD Lawmakers Begin Look at Development Programs

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota legislative panel is holding its first hearing on the state’s economic development agency and its involvement in issues related to a failed beef packing plant. The Government Operations and Audit Committee will review two reports from private auditing firms and one from the state Department of Legislative...
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U.S. House Passes HHEATT Act-Noem Urges Passage in Senate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) Representative Kristi Noem says legislation passed in the U.S. House Tuesday will help provide relief to those who have been impacted by propane shortages. The “Home Heating Emergency Assistance through Transportation, or HHEATT Act, extends a U.S. Department of Transportation emergency declaration through May 31 to allow tank truck...
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2014 Pierre Polar Plunge to Raise Money for Special Olympics South Dakota Athletes

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) On March 16, several volunteers will be “Freezin’ for a Reason” as part of the 2014 Pierre Polar Plunge for the benefit of Special Olympics South Dakota.  The plunges are held each year at different locations throughout the state and are presented by South Dakota Law Enforcement as part...
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