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SD Bankers Urge End to Credit Union Tax Breaks

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Bankers Association wants Congress to eliminate tax exemptions for credit unions and the Farm Credit System. The Bankers Association says those tax exemptions have outlived their initial purpose and deprive local, state and national governments of tax revenue. Bankers Association President Curt Everson tells the Argus...
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Montana Man Starts ‘Heifers for SD’ to Help Ranchers

MILES CITY, Mont. (AP) – A Montana rancher says more than 130 heifers have been donated to South Dakota ranchers who lost cattle in this month’s devastating blizzard and need to replenish their herds. Ty Linger, of Miles City, Mont., set up the “Heifers for S. Dakota” Facebook page in an effort to get...
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UBS Holding Blood Drives in Area and Especially Asking for Type O-Negative Blood Donors

UNDATED – (DRG News) United Blood Services is holding two blood drives this week in Fort Pierre and Pierre-with a focus on attracting those with type O-negative blood.  Abbie Titze, spokesperson for United Blood Services says O-negative blood can be used for those with other blood types and she says the demand for O-negative...
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Docs Frustrated with Move to Electronic Records

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Doctors aren’t pushing for a return to paper but say they’re frustrated with the transition to electronic health records. South Dakota State Medical Association president Dr. Daniel Heinemann says the busy work required of them now adds about an hour to their day. He tells the Argus Leader that...
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