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Construction of New Hoven School Expected to Begin This Fall

HOVEN, S.D. (AP) – Officials in the northern South Dakota town of Hoven expect to break ground on a new school this fall, more than a year after a fire destroyed the local high school. Hoven School Board President Mark Weber tells the American News that the district has hired an architecture firm to...
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State Regulators Determine EB-5 Loan Firm Must Pay Bank Tax

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A company set up to recruit foreign investors in an investment-for-visa program that became entangled in scandal and swept up into in last year’s U.S. Senate race must pay a state banking tax. The Department of Revenue also says it will examine whether it can retroactively collect taxes from...
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South Dakota’s Up-and-Down Snowmobile Season Ends Tuesday

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Snowmobilers have a couple of days left to hit any South Dakota trails that still have snow. The Game, Fish and Parks Department says the snowmobiling season ends Tuesday, capping off a season with snow conditions that fluctuated every couple of weeks. Black Hills trails manager Shannon Percy says it...
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South Dakotans Trained on Increasing Native Homeownership

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Thirty South Dakotans went through training last week in Pierre on how to help American Indians in the state buy their own homes. The South Dakota Native Homeownership Coalition sponsored the financial education. The 30 participants representing nonprofit organizations, tribal housing entities, tribal departments and community development financial institutions became...
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