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January 24, 2023

South Dakota gas prices rise 10.8 cents per gallon over past week

UNDATED – Average gasoline prices in South Dakota have risen 10.8 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.25/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 628 stations in South Dakota. Prices in South Dakota are 24.1 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 7.8 cents per gallon higher than a year […]

January 24, 2023

South Dakota Is 2023’s 7th Best State to Retire – WalletHub Study

UNDATED – With 25% of all nonretired adults having no retirement savings, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2023’s Best States to Retire, as well as expert commentary. To help retirees find a safe, enjoyable and wallet-friendly place to call home, WalletHub compared the 50 states across 47 key metrics. Our analysis […]

January 24, 2023

Deadwood Gaming Revenues Down in December, Sports Wagering up 12%

DEADWOOD, S.D. – According to statistics released today by the South Dakota Commission on Gaming, Deadwood’s December 2022 gaming handle was down 17.78 percent over December of 2021, with slot machine handle decreasing by 18.46 percent, when compared to December of 2021. The table game handle decreased by 10.55 percent when compared to 2021 December’s […]

January 19, 2023

Railroad’s plan to test idea to cut train crews put on hold

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Union Pacific’s latest attempt to move toward cutting its train crews down to one person remains on hold. That’s because of the longstanding safety concerns of the union that represents conductors. The railroad had wanted to start a pilot project this year in western Nebraska to test out how quickly a […]

January 19, 2023

2023’s Best & Worst States to Start a Business – WalletHub Study

With around 20% of new businesses failing within one year and inflation making entrepreneurship even more difficult, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2023’s Best & Worst States to Start a Business, as well as expert commentary. To determine the most fertile grounds for planting and growing new ventures, WalletHub compared the […]

January 16, 2023

South Dakota gas prices hit mid-January with 3.4 cent rise

UNDATED – Average gasoline prices in South Dakota have risen 3.4 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.15/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 628 stations in South Dakota. Prices in South Dakota are 13.7 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 2.8 cents per gallon higher than a year […]

January 11, 2023

Kimball’s Overweg Repair named Retailer of the Year

PIERRE, SD – Overweg Repair of Kimball has been honored as the South Dakota Retailers Association’s Retailer of the Year. Presented annually since 1982, the Retailer of the Year award is designed to recognize businesses committed to excellence in both their business and local community. The award was officially presented at the association’s annual meeting and […]

January 10, 2023

Broadband expansion funding announced

PIERRE, SD – The Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) today announced plans to award $25 million for broadband expansion projects in 2023. This round of applications for the ConnectSD broadband grant program will continue Governor Kristi Noem’s commitment to securing high-speed broadband for all South Dakotans. Grant applications for 2023 will be available soon. […]

January 10, 2023

Finance and Insurance are South Dakota’s most Lucrative Industries, according to new research

UNDATED – Research by business credit card experts Capital on Tap analysed 26 industries’ gross domestic product using data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis to reveal which industries are producing the most money in each state.The industries making the most money in South Dakota are as follows: Finance and insurance: In the second quarter […]

January 9, 2023

South Dakota gas prices see 4.5 cent increase over past week

UNDATED – Average gasoline prices in South Dakota have risen 4.5 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.11/g today, according to GasBuddy’s survey of 628 stations in South Dakota. Prices in South Dakota are 0.7 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 1.5 cents per gallon higher than a year […]