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4 SD Communities to See Municipal Tax Changes

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Four South Dakota communities will soon be implementing municipal tax changes. The state’s Business Tax Division says the communities that will see changes starting Jan. 1 are Veblen, Colome, Hurley and Miller. Veblen will increase its 1 percent general sales and use tax rate to 2 percent, while Miller is...
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Many Roads in Dakotas Seeing Wintry Conditions

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – An Alberta clipper that passed through the region has left many highways in North Dakota and eastern South Dakota slick for Thanksgiving holiday travelers. A travel alert remains in effect for central North Dakota. That means motorists can still travel, but they should beware of poor conditions. A winter weather...
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Nearly 2 Dozen Alco Stores Closing in the Dakotas

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – The closing of Alco stores around the central U.S. affects nearly two dozen communities in the Dakotas. The small-town discount retailer is closing after a U.S. Bankruptcy court in Dallas approved an order by the company’s creditors to shutter its stores. The Texas-based company was established in 1901 and grew...
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Gov. Daugaard Appoints New Supreme Court Justice

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard is set to appoint a new justice to the state’s Supreme Court. Daugaard on Tuesday announced the appointment of Circuit Judge Janine Kern. She will succeed Justice John Konenkamp, who will retire at the end of the year after 20 years on the high court....
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