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SD Regents say Research Centers Meet Goals

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A report presented to the South Dakota Board of Regents says the Governor’s Research Centers are meeting their goals of spurring competitive research and converting ideas into commercial endeavors. The South Dakota Legislature first funded the research centers in 2004 at the request of then-Gov. Mike Rounds. Regents Vice President...
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SD Board of Regents Endorse Tech Jobs, Academy

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – A South Dakota Board of Regents committee has endorsed a plan to create a training academy that could result in bringing 1,000 new tech jobs to South Dakota. Minnesota-based Eagle Creek Software Services announced last month it wanted to bring 1,000 information technology consultant jobs to South Dakota. The company...
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Regent Honored for Service to SD Education

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Board of Regents has honored a regent who is retiring after 18 years. James Hansen was given an honorary Doctorate of Public Service for his work in South Dakota on Wednesday. In addition to his nearly two decades on the Board of Regents, Hansen has spent time...
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Fargo Couple Charged as Co-Defendants in Alleged Metal Building Scheme Plead Not Guilty

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A husband and wife from Fargo, North Dakota have both pleaded not guilty to charges that include two counts of Grand Theft by Deception and one count of Conspiracy to Commit Grand Theft by Deception.  45-year-old George Donald Nelson III and 44-year-old Karla Ann Nelson were each indicted on...
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