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May 17, 2021

South Dakota gas prices rise 1.2 cents over past week

UNDATED – South Dakota gas prices have risen 1.2 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.85/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 628 stations in South Dakota. Gas prices in South Dakota are 3.5 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.20/g higher than a year ago. According to […]

May 14, 2021

Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending May 8

PIERRE, S.D. – During the week of May 2-8, a total of 266 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. This is an increase of 2 claims from the prior week’s total of 264. The latest number of continued state claims is 2,576 for the week ending May 1, a […]

May 11, 2021

Gov. Burgum announces end to federal unemployment aid

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Gov. Doug Burgum announced Monday that North Dakota will terminate its participation in the federal government’s pandemic-related unemployment assistance programs, effective June 19. Burgum said in a statement that ending the $300 weekly federal supplemental benefit that is on top of state benefits is being done “to help address the ongoing […]

May 11, 2021

ADM to build $350 million soybean plant in North Dakota

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Agribusiness conglomerate Archer Daniels Midland Co. on Monday announced that it will build a $350 million soybean crushing plant in North Dakota. It’s the state’s first dedicated soybean plant, the Decatur, Illinois-based company and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum said. Archer Daniels Midland said the plant and refinery in Spiritwood, in […]

May 10, 2021

WalletHub study – 2021’s best and worst states to be a police officer

UNDATED With police still enforcing some COVID-19 restrictions and former officer Derek Chauvin’s trial coming to a landmark conclusion, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2021’s Best & Worst States to Be a Police Officer, as well as accompanying videos. In order to determine the best states to pursue a career in […]

May 10, 2021

South Dakota gas prices rise 3.6 cents in May 10th update

UNDATED – South Dakota gas prices have risen 3.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.85/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 628 stations in South Dakota. Gas prices in South Dakota are 6.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand $1.23/g higher than a year ago. According to […]

May 6, 2021

Monument Health to open Gillette clinic

GILLETTE, Wyo. – Monument Health is opening a clinic in Gillette to help Northeast Wyoming patients meet their dermatology, bariatrics, general surgery, orthopedics and sports medicine needs. The new Monument Health Gillette Clinic is at 620 W. Four-J Court. “We are excited to offer services closer to home for our patients who reside in eastern […]

May 6, 2021

South Dakota Unemployment Claims Filed for Week Ending May 1

PIERRE, S.D. – During the week of April 25-May 1, a total of 230 initial weekly claims for state unemployment benefits were processed by the Department of Labor and Regulation. This is a decrease of 158 claims from the prior week’s total of 388. The latest number of continued state claims is 3,231 for the week ending April 24, an […]

May 5, 2021

Black Hills: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) _ Black Hills Corp. (BKH) on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $96.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Rapid City, South Dakota-based company said it had net income of $1.54. The energy company posted revenue of $633.4 million in the period. Black Hills shares have increased 12% since the beginning of […]

May 3, 2021

South Dakota gas prices fall 2.1 cents per gallon to open May

UNDATED – South Dakota gas prices have fallen 2.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.80/g today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 628 stations in South Dakota. Gas prices in South Dakota are 1.1 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand $1.23/g higher than a year ago. According to […]