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Trustee Wants Chapter 7 Bankruptcy for Beef Plant

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A federal trustee is asking a judge to convert a troubled South Dakota beef processing plant’s bankruptcy to a Chapter 7 liquidation. Assistant U.S. Trustee James Snyder says in a petition filed Tuesday that he believes that Northern Beef Packers is “administratively insolvent” based upon reports and statements from...
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Utah Man Gets 151 Months in Wind Farm Fraud Case Linked to SD

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) – A federal judge has ordered a Utah man to serve more than 12 years in prison for masterminding a scheme that defrauded investors across the country of $4.4 million by promoting non-existent wind farm projects in Wyoming and South Dakota. Fifty-three-year-old Robert Arthur Reed, of Salt Lake City, pleaded guilty...
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SD Officials Pleased With Mineral Royalty Decision

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard and Attorney General Marty Jackley say they are pleased federal officials have decided to stop withholding the state’s share of royalties from oil and gas production on federal land. Those payments had been stopped as part of automatic spending cuts. Federal officials say a review...
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Pierre Players to Hold Season Kick Off Event Tonight

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Pierre Players will get its new season underway tonight with an open house.  The open house will take place between 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at the Grand Opera House on upper Pierre Street.  Those attending today can buy their 2013-2014 membership, tour the Grand Opera House, learn about...
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