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Tax cut for Wharf survives in Senate

February 19, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — State senators struggled Wednesday whether to reduce taxes somewhat for the Wharf gold mine in the Black Hills.The final vote was 18-16 in favor of SB 162 after Sen. Blake Curd, R-Sioux Falls, changed from nay to aye halfway through the rol…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lawmakers vote to cut taxes on gold mining

February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — South Dakota’s gold taxes might be reduced.

A proposal that would rewrite the existing laws received a slim endorsement Wednesday on a 4-3 vote from the Senate Taxation Committee.

The measure could face debate Tuesday by the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Lawmakers vote to cut taxes on gold mining

February 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — South Dakota’s gold taxes might be reduced.

A proposal that would rewrite the existing laws received a slim endorsement Wednesday on a 4-3 vote from the Senate Taxation Committee.

The measure could face debate Tuesday by the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Hall of Famer has ridden ND’s oil roller coaster

September 21, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Kenmare oil man Bob Mau has watched the price of oil hit as low as $4.83 a barrel and as high as $150 a barrel. Continue Reading

Gold mining proposal for Black Hills creek opens old wounds

July 29, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Residents worried pollution will overtake water once listed as Superfund site. Continue Reading

Wharf gold mine to expand in Black Hills

May 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Homestake retains 12 employees overseeing reclamation at its shuttered operation.
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Selloff tarnishes image, but some still bullish on gold

April 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

For a commodity that dazzled for most of the last decade, gold turned to lead this past week when the price dropped 13 percent over two trading days. Continue Reading

Gold exploration in Black Hills takes step forward

December 10, 2012 in The Daily Republic

PIERRE (AP) South Dakota regulators have approved a permit for a mining company to explore for gold at a site overlooking Spearfish Canyon in the Black Hills. Continue Reading

Gold exploration resumes at site of leak near Keystone

December 4, 2012 in The Daily Republic

KEYSTONE (AP) Work has resumed at a gold exploration drilling site in western South Dakota where a leak occurred last week.
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Firm files notice to explore for gold in Black Hills

November 16, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The Valentine Mining Company, which is doing business as Deadwood Standard Project, has sought to create a 424-acre gold mine near the rim of Spearfish Canyon.
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