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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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USDA Says South Dakota’s Hog and Pig Numbers Up 8 Percent

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the number of hogs and pigs in the state is up 8 percent from the same time last year. The South Dakota office of the National Agricultural Statistics Service says there were nearly 1.3 million head on March 1, an 8 percent increase...
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