Business

June 22, 2022

First home at Sky Ridge outside Spearfish complete

SPEARFISH, SD – The first house constructed at Sky Ridge, the workforce housing development located south of Colorado Boulevard and west of U.S. Highway 85 in the Exit 17 area, is now move-in ready. “The City of Spearfish is pleased to be a part of this partnership to bring workforce housing options to the community,” […]

June 20, 2022

South Dakota gas prices see no change over past week

UNDATED – Average gasoline prices in South Dakota are unchanged in the last week, averaging $4.70/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 628 stations in South Dakota. Prices in South Dakota are 53.7 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.79/g higher than a year ago. The price of diesel has risen […]

June 16, 2022

Farmers Union Industries to play pivotal role in plans for new packing plant

RAPID CITY, SD – The proposed $1.1 billion beef packing plant in Rapid City got some backing this past week when the group heading the project also announced the plant would be linked to a facility that would be operated by Farmers Union Industries. Farmers Union Industries (FUI) was founded in 1929 by five state […]

June 15, 2022

Internet Explorer is finally headed out to pasture.

UNDATED (AP) — Microsoft has officially sent Internet Explorer into retirement. As of today, Microsoft is no longer supporting the once-dominant browser that legions of web surfers loved to hate — and a few still claim to adore. Its launch in 1995 signaled the beginning of the end of the web’s first widely popular browser, […]

June 15, 2022

South Dakota Retailers release tax polling results

PIERRE, SD – In the leadup to the June 7 primary election, the South Dakota Retailers Association commissioned a poll to gauge public perceptions of property taxes, income taxes, and the state’s 4.5 percent sales tax rate. The poll, conducted by Public Opinion Strategies May 12-15, 2022, surveyed 300 likely primary voters, including 180 cell […]

June 13, 2022

South Dakota gas prices jump another 16.5 cents over past week

UNDATED – Average gasoline prices in South Dakota have risen 16.5 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.70/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 628 stations in South Dakota. Prices in South Dakota are 57.7 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.81/g higher than a year ago. The price […]

June 13, 2022

Proposed packing plant in research and development phase, funded through privately held companies

RAPID CITY, SD  – Kingsbury & Associates and Sirius Realty of Rapid City, South Dakota, and Greenville, South Carolina, are announcing steps taken in their plans to build a one-million square foot, next-generation beef and bison packing facility in Western SD. Western Legacy Development Corporation is the name of the development entity for the project.  […]

June 9, 2022

North Dakota landfill OK’d for radioactive oilfield waste

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota regulators approved a permit for a landfill near Williston that aims to become the state’s first to accept radioactive oilfield waste. Secure Energy Services, a Calgary, Alberta-based company, still must obtain a $1.125 million bond to dispose of radioactive material at its 13-Mile Landfill, which already accepts other types […]

June 7, 2022

RumbleOn Announces 10-Year Exclusive Sponsorship Agreement with Sturgis for Motorcycle Rally

IRVING, TEXAS – RumbleOn, Inc. (NASDAQ: RMBL) (the “Company” or “RumbleOn”), the nation’s first technology-based omnichannel powersports platform, today announced that it has entered into an exclusive Sponsorship Agreement with the City of Sturgis, South Dakota for its annual City of Sturgis Motorcycle Rally event. Held in August every year, the City of Sturgis Motorcycle […]

June 6, 2022

South Dakota sees gas prices skyrocket over past week

UNDATED – Average gasoline prices in South Dakota have risen 33.1 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $4.53/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 628 stations in South Dakota. Prices in South Dakota are 53.4 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.63/g higher than a year ago. The price […]