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Dakotas Members Strongly Back Keystone House Vote

WASHINGTON (AP) – Members of the North Dakota and South Dakota congressional delegations are cheering the passage of a House bill that allows construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline to move forward. The Senate is set to take a similar vote next week. Republican Reps. Kevin Cramer of North Dakota and Kristi Noem...
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Eagle Butte Receives CDBG Funds

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Eagle Butte is one of three communities to receive Community Development Block Grant funds.  Governor Dennis Daugaard today announced that nearly $1.5 million dollars is being awarded to Eagle Butte, Wagner and Yankton.  The funding will assist with projects totaling more than $8.8 million dollars.  A $515,000 grant for...
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SD Transportation Commission to Hold Public Meeting on Ditch Mowing Regulations

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Next week, South Dakota’s Transportation Commission will hold a public hearing in Pierre to take comments on the current ditch mowing regulations. The commission will meet next Thursday. The hearing is being held in response to one of eight key recommendations from the Governor’s Pheasant Habitat Work Group. After...
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Regents: Bollen Went Afoul of Ethics Policies

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The top executive of the South Dakota Board of Regents says the former administrator of the federal EB-5 investment-for-green-card program didn’t follow system-wide ethics policies before moving the program under a privately run company he created. Jack Warner is the executive and CEO of the board. He told the Government...
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