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USDA Homeownership Loans Available to SD Residents

HURON, S.D. (AP) – A federal home loan program geared to potential buyers in rural communities is now available to South Dakota residents. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development home loan program offers 100 percent financing with no down payment required for low and lower income individuals or families at a 3.75 percent...
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Governor Daugaard at December 2, 2014 Budget Address

Daugaard Proposes $4.3 Billion State Budget

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s $4.3 billion budget plan is being held in check by modest growth in South Dakota’s economy. The Republican governor outlined his proposal Tuesday in an address to lawmakers at the state Capitol. About $50 million would be added to general fund spending this year, with roughly 2...
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Rounds Names Key Staff Members in SD, Washington

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – U.S. Sen.-Elect Mike Rounds has hired key staffers in South Dakota and Washington. They include Jeff Marlette, West River director in Rapid City; Kim Olson, central South Dakota director in Pierre; Mark Johnston, East River director in Sioux Falls; Josh Haeder, senior field manager based in Huron and Aberdeen; and...
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Fort Pierre Council Considers New Snow/Ice Disposal Ordinance

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Fort Pierre City Council held its first reading of a new ordinance regarding the proper disposal of snow and ice in the community Monday.  Fort Pierre Mayor Gloria Hanson says Ordinance 979 was the result of reports that snow from some residences was ending back up in...
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