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Air Carrier Chosen by Pierre Has Financial Woes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The choice of city leaders in Pierre to provide federally subsidized air service to South Dakota’s capital city has a record of financial problems in Virginia and Ohio. The Capital Journal reports Ohio-based Aerodynamics Inc. CEO Scott Beale has a federal court judgment against him in Virginia alleging $500,000 in...
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Harper and Mason Most Popular Sanford Baby Names

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Look for a lot of Harpers and Masons on youth ball fields in the region in the coming years. Sanford Health has released the most popular names given to babies born at its hospitals in 2014. After Harper, the most popular girl names were Olivia, Emma, Ava and Nora....
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Report Shows Improved Midwest Economic Outlook

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A monthly report shows an improved economic outlook over the next three to six months for nine Midwestern and Plains states. A survey report issued Friday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index jumped to 54.4 in December from 51.3 in November. The survey results from supply managers are compiled...
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Livestock Group Warns Ranchers to Get Tax Advice

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association is warning cattle ranchers to seek professional tax advice for the payments they received after a blizzard in October 2013 that devastated cattle herds. Association President Bob Fortune said on Wednesday that disaster recovery programs for ranchers would likely need to be reported as...
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