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Some EB-5 Investments Transferred to Beef Plant

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – More than two dozen foreigners who took part in an investment-for-green-cards immigration program had their $500,000 contributions transferred to a South Dakota beef plant after initially committing their funds for other projects. Federal officials say such transfers are legal if certain conditions are met. The EB-5 program allows foreigners...
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CACS Holding No Shave Photo Contest for No Shave November and to Bring Attention to Men’s Mental Health

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Capital Area Counseling Service is holding a photo contest this month to mark the important topic of Men’s Mental Health.  CACS has started a “Facial Hair Photo Contest” as part of No Shave November and to bring attention to depression and other mental health issues in men.  Mark Swendsen,...
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Welcome Home Held Sunday for Class 11AA Football Champs!

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A welcome home event was held to honor the Pierre Governor’s football team yesterday.  The team won the Class 11AA football championship on Friday.  At Sunday evening’s welcome home at the high school gym, Pierre Athletic Director Dan Whalen told the crowd that Pierre has had five state champions...
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Shana Davis Receives Milken Award November 18, 2013 (KGFX Photo)

Pierre Teacher Receives $25,000 Milken Educator Award

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pierre teacher received an award this morning in front of several supporters; including Riggs High School staff and students; plus officials including the Governor and South Dakota’s Education Secretary.  Shana Davis, a teacher at Riggs Academy, which is an alternate education site at Riggs, received the $25,000 Milken...
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