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Infrastructure and Road Work Continues in Pierre

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Various projects continue on some Pierre streets this week.  Pierre’s Construction and Operations Manager Lynn Patton says Dakota Avenue, west of Pierre Street to Fort Street remains closed this week, as work continues to install storm sewer.    Patton also says the intersection of Elizabeth Street and Garfield Avenue will...
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Schwan Closing Two Dakotas Facilities, Opening One

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – The Minnesota-based Schwan Food Company is closing distribution centers in Oakes, N.D., and Faulkton, S.D., and building a 7,000-square-foot facility in the South Dakota city of Aberdeen. Company spokesman Chuck Blomberg says the move is aimed at increasing efficiency. The Aberdeen facility is to be completed in the fall at...
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American Indian Studies ‘Long Overdue’ at SDSU

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota State University will soon begin to offer a new tribal studies major. The Argus Leader reports that the Board of Regents last month approved the new bachelor of arts in tribal studies at the school. SDSU is the third university in the state to offer such a major. The...
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SD Officials Say State GDP Up 1.9 Percent in 2012

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota officials say a preliminary estimate indicates that the state’s gross domestic product rose by 1.9 percent last year. GDP statistics are released by the U.S. Commerce Department as a measure of comprehensive economic activity. GDP is the sum of all goods and services produced. Pat Costello, commissioner of...
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