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Goodwill Groundbreaking Draws Positive Comments from City Officials and Others

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The CEO of Goodwill Industries of Sioux City, Iowa says he is impressed with what the City of Pierre has to offer-as his company broke ground Wednesday for what will be its newest location in South Dakota.  John Hantla says the community was chosen for its accessibility, because it...
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Pierre Area to be Represented at Upcoming Playful City USA Leaders Summit in Maryland

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre area will be represented at a summit taking place next week in Baltimore, Maryland.  The nation’s first Playful City USA Leaders’ Summit will be held Monday and Tuesday and will bring together city, non-profit, business and national leaders from across the country to advance efforts to ensure...
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Pukwana Woman Named SD Beef Council President

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A Pukwana beef producer was elected president of the South Dakota Beef Industry Council during its annual meeting held over the weekend in Brookings.   Karla Pazour now leads the organization that administers the beef checkoff on cattle sold in the state.  Pazour replaces Ed Blair, who completed two one-year...
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ND Oil Boom Boosting Household Income and SD Income Dropped Slightly

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Demographers say North Dakota’s oil boom has helped boost the state’s median household income and positively impacted salaries in South Dakota. U.S. Census Bureau statistics released Thursday show North Dakota’s median household income rose to $53,585 last year, up from $52,763 in 2011. North Dakota census manager Kevin Iverson says...
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