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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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Parts of Dakotas Experience Subzero Wind Chills

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Parts of the Dakotas experienced subzero wind chills a day after heavy snowfall in parts of the two states. Wind chills in the western Dakotas early Tuesday were mostly in the teens below zero, and in the low 20s below zero in Dickinson. High temperatures Tuesday were forecast to...
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Flags Across the Bridge Display for Veterans Day

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The Pierre-Fort Pierre Exchange Club is displaying U.S. and South Dakota flags across the Missouri River Bridge for Veterans Day.  Today’s display is sponsored by Raymond James Financial Services of Pierre and Marc Schmitz.  Also, over 130 businesses in the Pierre area are flying the flag as part of...
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