President Barack Obama

Obama Authorizes Federal Disaster Aid for SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for South Dakota ordering federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes and flooding from June 13 to June 20. Federal funding is available to state and eligible local governments and certain private...
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Jackley to Brief Lawmakers on Economic Probe

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Attorney General Marty Jackley plans to brief lawmakers Tuesday on his investigation into potential financial misconduct at the Governor’s Office of Economic Development. He’ll address the South Dakota Government Operations and Audit Committee of the Legislature in Pierre. It’s not clear if the meeting will be open to the public....
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Sunflower Crop Progressing in the Dakotas

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The sunflower crop is progressing in the Dakotas. The National Sunflower Association says South Dakota’s blooms are above average, while North Dakota’s are a little behind average. The group says 18 percent of South Dakota’s crop is blooming. That’s ahead of last year’s 10 percent average and a five-year...
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PEDCO Awards Storefront Grant to Another Downtown Pierre Business

PIERRE, S.D. Р(DRG News) Members of the Pierre Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors recently helped a downtown Pierre business celebrate the installation of an awning and the updating of the exterior look of the establishment.  PEDCO joined LaMinestra owners Mark and Stacey Mancuso to bring attention to the new awning on the...
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