Lemmon, South Dakota

Southwest Grain Announces $5.8 Million Expansion

LEMMON, S.D. (AP) – Southwest Grain is embarking on a $5.8 million expansion project in the South Dakota town of Lemmon. Location Manager Ben Hetzel and Regional Manager Delane Thom tell KBJM radio that work has begun on a new grain cleaning and handling facility and concrete upright grain storage bins. Taylor, North Dakota-based...
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SD Reopens Incentives For Rural Health Care

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Health care facilities in rural parts of South Dakota can now apply for $10,000 incentives from the state to attract employees. The $10,000 goes to employees who have spent three years in communities with less than 10,000 people. Funding for the incentives is split between the state and the health...
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2 More Independents Jump Into US Senate Race

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Tim Johnson is getting even more crowded. South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant has approved the nominating petitions for two additional independent candidates – Gordon Howie and Clayton Walker. Howie served in the state Legislature between...
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Bipartisan Bill Approves Pipeline Construction

WASHINGTON (AP) – Senate supporters of the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline have introduced legislation authorizing its immediate construction and say they expect the measure will come to a vote in the coming days. The legislation was introduced by Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu of Louisiana and Republican Sen. John Hoeven of North Dakota. In a...
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