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Questions Raised About State’s Use of EB-5 in 2008

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – State officials began upping their oversight of a private company contracted to solicit foreign investors in 2012. But questions were first raised about South Dakota’s use of the federal EB-5 investment-for-green-cards immigration program four years earlier. The Government Operations and Audit Committee in 2008 wanted information about a little-known...
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Free Pits for Livestock Disposal in Pennington County Closing Next Week

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – Free drop sites taking carcasses of livestock killed in the early October blizzard will close next week. The Pennington County Board of Commissioners voted Tuesday to close the Livestock Loss Drop Points near Owanka and Quinn on Thursday, Nov. 14. The county says that since the sites opened Oct....
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Cool, Wet Conditions Slow SD Row Crop Harvest

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The row crop harvest in South Dakota is being slowed by cool, wet conditions. The Agriculture Department says in its latest crop and weather report that the sunflower harvest is 31 percent done, the corn harvest 63 percent complete and the soybean harvest 92 percent done. The soybean and...
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Nearly Half a Foot of Snow Expected in Southern SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Parts of South Dakota are in for a wintry day. The National Weather Service says the southern part of the state could see nearly half a foot of snow by Tuesday night. The snow is expected south of Interstate 90, with higher amounts near the Nebraska border. Meteorologist Mike...
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