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SD Lawmaker Working to Help Ranchers Hurt by Storm

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A state senator from western South Dakota says he is trying to find ways to provide financial help for ranchers who lost cattle in the early autumn blizzard. Sen. Larry Rhoden of Union Center says he started looking at possible legislation that could provide loan guarantees and other help to...
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Tourism Industry Remained Strong in 2013

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The economic impact of the state’s visitor industry saw a 2.8 percent jump between 2012 and 2013. Governor Dennis Daugaard revealed 2013 Tourism Industry numbers last night at the closing of this year’s Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The uptick translates to a direct impact on the state’s economy of...
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Awards Honor Fort Pierre Business and Mayor During FPDC Annual Meeting

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre Development Corporation held its annual meeting last night and the organization’s members heard from a special guest speaker, looked back at what 2013 brought for Fort Pierre and looked ahead to plans for the coming year. During Thursday’s event, awards were given out, including the...
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FPDC Executive Director Says 2014 to be Another Good Year for Fort Pierre

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Executive Director of Fort Pierre’s Development Corporation believes 2014 will bring a busy year for the city-with the start of a major riverside project; along with continued promotion to fill remaining open lots in the Teton Island Business Development area and construction in the Broken Timber residential...
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