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SD Department of Transportation

Meeting on Tentative STIP Plan to be Held in Pierre Next Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A meeting will be held next week on the Department of Transportation’s Tentative 2014-2017 Statewide Transportation Improvement Program (STIP).    During the meeting, the DOT will talk about the list of projects it plans in the next few years.  The Transportation Commission approved the tentative STIP at its June meeting.  ...
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Telephone Receiver

Long Distance Out for CenturyLink Customers in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – CenturyLink customers in South Dakota have been without long-distance service because of damage to a fiber-optic cable line. The Argus Leader reports that long-distance service has been disrupted since Saturday morning because of flooding that damaged the line in Rice County in south-central Minnesota. Company spokeswoman Carrie Amann says...
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Governor Dennis Daugaard

Governor Daugaard Says South Dakota Finishes Fiscal Year With Surplus

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard says South Dakota has finished the fiscal year with a $24 million budget surplus. Daugaard says revenue exceeded estimates by $13.6 million. In addition, agencies spent $10.6 million less than appropriated. South Dakota’s sales and use tax receipts are the largest revenue source. The receipts grew nearly...
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SD Department of Agriculture

South Dakota Agriculture Department Reorganizes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota’s Agriculture Department is reorganizing some of its resources to better meet the needs of the diverse industry in the state, from timber production in the southwest to corn in the southeast. The department is splitting up its Division of Agricultural Development into four regions, each overseen by a...
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