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Deadline Nearing to Apply for Property Tax Relief

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The deadline for elderly and disabled South Dakotas to apply for property tax relief is nearing. The state’s Department of Revenue is reminding homeowners that they have until April 1 to submit an application. Under a state program, a homeowner’s property assessment can be prevented from increasing for tax purposes....
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In South Dakota, Flood Insurance Rates on Rise

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A city official in Fort Pierre has his eye on a problem that many South Dakota residents don’t recognize yet. More than 1,600 South Dakota residents will see their federally subsidized flood insurance rates increase substantially, even after a measure signed Friday by President Barack Obama that puts the brakes...
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Hunters Allowed to Take Snow Geese This Spring

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service conservation order is allowing hunters to shoot snow geese this spring. The annual snow goose migration is underway and the federal agency is allowing states to help control the species’ population and prevent further habitat degradation. The conservation order in South Dakota runs from...
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Closing Scheduled on Sale of Failed Beef Plant

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – A bankruptcy judge has set a closing date for the sale of a failed South Dakota beef packing plant. A San Francisco-based investment banking firm still holds the top bid of $44.4 million for Northern Beef Packers, the Aberdeen plant that filed for bankruptcy last summer because it lacked money...
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