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Report: Midwest Economic Index Drops Again

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) – A monthly economic survey index for nine Midwestern and Plains has dropped again. A survey report issued early Monday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index fell in October to 51.8 from 54.3 in September. The figure was 57.2 in August. Creighton University economist Ernie Goss oversees the survey, and...
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Mike Rounds September 29, 2014

Rounds Says Complacency His Worst Obstacle in Race

SPEARFISH, S.D. (AP) – Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike Rounds is the front-runner in the race for South Dakota’s open seat, but his main concern ahead of Election Day is that his supporters will be complacent. He took that message to supporters in western South Dakota on Sunday, urging them to vote on Tuesday....
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Lt. Governor Credits Many for Successful 125th Anniversary Celebration

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Quasquicentennial Statehood Celebration brought music, a lighting ceremony, laughs and gifts to South Dakota’s Capitol Saturday. The evening event drew a great crowd to hear performances by the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and comments by the Governor and other state officials. It was the first time a...
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Newly Lit Capitol Rotunda November 1, 2014

Lighting Ceremony Marks the Official End of Capitol Stained Glass Project

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) After almost a year and a half of work, the project to clean, repair and restore the stained glass in the Capitol Building came to an official end with the lighting of the glass during a celebration of South Dakota’s Quasquicentennial Saturday in Pierre. Work started to remove the...
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