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Stanley County School Board Asked to Consider Returning to 5-Day School Week

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Stanley County School Board was asked yesterday to consider making the school week a five day week again, instead of the current four day set up.  At yesterday’s meeting, a representative of a group made up of parents, teachers, business owners and others read a statement to...
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SDDVA Secretary Says Operation Reaching All Veterans Effort Has Worked Well

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Secretary of South Dakota’s Department of Veterans Affairs says this year’s Operation Reaching All Veterans effort has been a success.  2014 was designated by the SDDVA as a time to reach out to all 75,000 South Dakota veterans.  Secretary Larry Zimmerman says close to 60,000 veterans have been...
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Bollen: EB-5 ‘Scandal’ Result of Media, Politics

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The man who formerly administered the federal investment-for-green-card program in South Dakota says he was interviewed twice by the FBI last year regarding the program. Joop Bollen’s responses to 75 questions posed by the state Government Operations and Audit Committee became public Tuesday ahead of the group’s scheduled Thursday meeting....
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Anxiety Leads SD Investors to Conservative Moves

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The group that manages South Dakota’s financial assets is putting the state’s $13 billion in a more conservative portfolio out of anxiety over the stock market. The Argus Leader reports the state’s trust funds and retirement funds have earned less than 1 percent since the fiscal year that began...
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