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Funds through divisive visa system helped SD dairy

September 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Carson Walker

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Rodney and Dorothy Elliott had a milking operation in Northern Ireland when a newspaper ad — “Wanted: Dairy farmers in South Dakota” — caught their attention. Along with more favorable regulations and ch…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

$100K will fund second year of NDSU development program

September 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration has provided $100,000 for economic development throughout North Dakota.
The program aims to spur productivity, innovation and entrepreneurship to aid long-term compet…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

$100K will fund second year of NDSU development program

September 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration has provided $100,000 for economic development throughout North Dakota.
The program aims to spur productivity, innovation and entrepreneurship to aid long-term compet…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Jackley to brief lawmakers on economic probe

July 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (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 A…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Daugaard: SD delegation strikes China trade deal

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Delegates on South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s third trade mission to China have closed one deal and others are in the works, Daugaard said in a Wednesday call from Shanghai.

Officials haven’t yet released details of the closed…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Official: China trip helping South Dakota businesses

May 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

Gov. Dennis Daugaard is on a weeklong trade mission to China, and one of his top officials said Monday the trip will foster opportunities for South Dakota’s businesses.

Dusty Johnson, the governor’s chief of staff, said Daugaard’s latest trip to C…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

State help for Northern Beef was about $4.3M

April 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — U.S. Senate candidates talking about the idled Northern Beef Packers plant in northeast South Dakota have tossed out figures for taxpayer losses ranging from nothing to $80 million, but a breakdown from state…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

6 Workforce Summits planned around South Dakota

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard will host six Workforce Summits across South Dakota between late April and mid-June.

The goal is to get state, community, business and education leaders talking about the state’s workforce challenges and oppo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

6 Workforce Summits planned around South Dakota

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard will host six Workforce Summits across South Dakota between late April and mid-June.

The goal is to get state, community, business and education leaders talking about the state’s workforce challenges and oppo…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Before Northern Beef built, key state program turned for-profit

April 8, 2014 in Uncategorized

A state economic development office’s spin-off into a for-profit company is under the microscope as lawmakers vow to look further into the state’s role in financing the bankrupt Northern Beef Packers.

The for-profit company, created in January 200…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com