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Survey Indicates Economy Remains Weak in Rural Parts of 10 States

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A new survey suggests the economy will remain weak in rural parts of 10 Western and Plains states because the strong U.S. dollar is hurting exports and the bird flu is hitting poultry farms hard. The overall Rural Mainstreet index improved to 49 in May from April’s 46, but the...
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Senator Rounds Introduces RESTORE Resolution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – (DRG News) Senator Mike Rounds introduced a proposal he calls the Regulation Sensibility Through Oversight Restoration (or RESTORE) Resolution.  Rounds says RESTORE would set up a Joint Select Committee to review rules enacted by federal agencies.  It would also look at creating a permanent rules review process.  Rounds says the resolution...
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SD and Minnesota Law Agencies to Cooperate on I-90 Safety Operation

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Law agencies from South Dakota and Minnesota plan to join together in an effort to promote highway safety on Interstate 90.   The joint operation-lasting about 21 hours-will start at 6:00 am Friday and continue to 3:00 am Saturday.  The South Dakota Highway Patrol, Minnesota State Patrol and other law...
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Frank Means Receives John Keys Award 2015

Oglala Sioux Rural Water Supply System Director Receives John W. Keys Award

BISMARCK, N.D. – (DRG News) The Director of the Oglala Sioux Rural Water Supply System was presented with an award to recognize his efforts aimed at bringing high quality drinking water to thousands of residents and for facilitating the completion of the Mni Wiconi Rural Water Project.  Frank Means recently received the John W....
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