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SD to Get $419K from Drug Company Settlement

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley says South Dakota will receive $419,000 from a multistate settlement with a drug company. Pfizer has agreed to pay $35 million to resolve allegations by 42 states that a subsidiary illegally marketed an organ transplant drug for unapproved uses. Jackley says the misleading claims put consumers’...
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GFP Commission Will Talk Bobcats, Mountain Lions

FORT PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission will hear proposals on hunting and trapping seasons for bobcats and hunting seasons for mountain lions this afternoon in Fort Pierre.        Commissioners are holding their monthly meeting today and Friday at the Holiday Inn Express.        The meeting will...
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USDA Reports Farm Production Expenses Stable in Plains Region

FARGO, N.D. (AP) – Farm and ranch production expenses in the Plains region last year saw little change from 2012. The Agriculture Department says 2013 expenditures totaled $87.6 billion, down from $89 billion. That’s a drop of less than 2 percent. The Plains region includes the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.
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Study Says Nurses Will Be in Demand in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A state analysis has concluded that people able to care for patients, children or customers will find a favorable job market in South Dakota in the next decade. The study by the Department of Labor predicts that the most average annual job openings in the state through 2022 will...
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