May 31, 2012 in Alexandria Echo Press
Two big developments are seeking a little tax help from the city of Alexandria. One would renovate the former bar-restaurant, The Wharf, into Zorbaz on the Lake a $1.7 million project.
The other one calls to build two, three-story 63-unit apartment complexes on the east side of Knute Nelson’s Grand Arbor development along Pioneer Road in south Alexandria a project that would add about $8 million worth of property value. Continue Reading
November 19, 2011 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE Thanksgiving came six days early for the 150 workers at South Dakota’s last major gold mine and their families. Continue Reading
November 18, 2011 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE The iron pyrite known as fool’s gold is one type of the sulfide-bearing rock formations found throughout the gold mining district of the northern Black Hills that generate acid when exposed to air or water. Continue Reading
November 17, 2011 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE The potential for environmental damage from acid rock drainage at four pits where Wharf Resources wants to expand its quest for additional gold ore permeated the first day of the state Board of Minerals and Environment’s hearing Wednesday. Continue Reading
August 18, 2011 in The Daily Republic
PIERRE The state Board of Minerals and Environment reached consensus Thursday: Another visit to the Wharf gold mine won’t be necessary when the board considers the company’s expansion permit in November.
November 15, 2010 in West Central Tribune
SAN FRANCISCO – A juggler performing near San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf caused a bit of a stir when onlookers worried he might be using a live grenade as part of his performance. Continue Reading