Critic: Immigration Program Draws Marginal Projects

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – A longtime critic of an immigration program that draws foreign investment in exchange for green card qualifications says the program tends to draw marginal business opportunities that have trouble securing regular financing. Funds from the EB-5 program helped spur the construction of Northern Beef Packers, an idled South Dakota...
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Police Chief Talks About Thursday’s Standoff in Pierre-Investigation Continues

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) An investigation continues, led by federal and state authorities, following a standoff that occurred in a northern Pierre neighborhood Thursday.  Pierre Police Chief Bob Grandpre says a person who was being sought for questioning in a Wednesday chase with law enforcement, which resulted in one man being shot in...
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Casey Tibbs Center to Host Annual Tribute Dinner Saturday Night

FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The annual Casey Tibbs Foundation Tribute Dinner will be held tomorrow at the Casey Tibbs SD Rodeo Center in Fort Pierre.  This is the 24th year for the event, which celebrates and honors the accomplishments of South Dakota cowboys, cowgirls, families and rodeo animals.  Center Director Cindy Bahe...
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State Veterinarian Says Ranchers Should Call Helpline for Assistance with Dead Stock in Waterways-Final Producer Meeting to be Tomorrow in Philip

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) The sixth in a series of meetings that have been scheduled for South Dakota ranch families in western South Dakota will be held tomorrow in Philip.  The gatherings have been set up by the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association, SD Farm Bureau, SD Farmers Union, and SD Stockgrowers Association.  They...
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