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ND Oil Boom Boosting Household Income and SD Income Dropped Slightly

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) – Demographers say North Dakota’s oil boom has helped boost the state’s median household income and positively impacted salaries in South Dakota. U.S. Census Bureau statistics released Thursday show North Dakota’s median household income rose to $53,585 last year, up from $52,763 in 2011. North Dakota census manager Kevin Iverson says...
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Replica of T-rex Named Sue Returns to South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A T-rex named Sue is returning to South Dakota for a three-month visit. The full-size traveling replica of the dinosaur unearthed from the Hell Creek Formation near Faith more than 20 years ago will appear at the Washington Pavilion’s Kirby Science Discovery starting Saturday. The real Sue remains at...
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Libertarian Candidate Entering Senate Race in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A Libertarian candidate who some say was a big factor in a 2002 U.S. Senate race in South Dakota could be a factor again next year. The Argus Leader newspaper says Kurt Evans will seek the Senate seat held by Democrat Tim Johnson, who isn’t seeking re-election after three...
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Groundbreaking Held For New Goodwill Store This Morning

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A groundbreaking ceremony was held this morning to officially mark the start of construction for the state’s newest location of Goodwill.  Pierre’s new Goodwill Store and Connection Center will be located at 1902 Eastgate Avenue just north of Beck Motor Company and along North Garfield Avenue.  Present at this...
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