| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Forty-nine organizations and businesses will receive 52 grants worth $305,222 — the largest amount awarded in the Somerset County Tourism Grant Program's 10-year history.
The amounts of the competitive grants for marketing and capital improvement...
| May 28, 2013
| 4:15 AM
NEW YORK (AP) — Seven months after Superstorm Sandy, the Red Cross still hasn't spent more than a third of the $303 million it raised to assist victims of the storm, a strategy the organization says will help address needs that weren't immediately...
| May 31, 2013
| 2:28 PM
State officials have decided to forge ahead with a controversial offer to buy out about 10 homeowners on Smith Island as part of a plan for helping Somerset County recover from superstorm Sandy.
The Department of Housing and Community Development...
| May 31, 2013
| 8:57 PM
What do Leon Panetta, Marc Morial and Corinthian Colleges have in common? Good question.
Panetta and Morial are among our most distinguished public servants. Panetta earlier this year concluded a stint as secretary of Defense, one of a string of high-...
| May 24, 2013
| 12:57 PM
The Wildlife Loop that casually winds through the southern expanse of Custer State Park received some modern traffic technology last summer, to go with the deer and bison and burros and antelope that visitors take the road to see.
During the period of...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:05 AM
North Central Region - Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NCR-SARE) has announced the projects that have been recommended for funding for the 2013 Farmer Rancher and the 2103 Youth Educator competitive grant programs. More than 50 projects...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 4:54 PM
The Somerset County commissioners signed a contract Tuesday to receive $741,261 in community development funds for 2012 projects.
The process was delayed by five months mainly because of fiscal uncertainty at the federal level, according to Somerset...
| Jan 3, 2013
| 5:14 PM
The Federal Emergency Management Agency will grant Baltimore County disaster aid to help pay for damage from Superstorm Sandy, officials announced Thursday.
Under the grant program, the federal government will reimburse the county for expenses,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 10:05 PM
Gov. Dennis Daugaard is caught in a bad spot.
He promised $5 million in tax relief to two businesses to lure them to the state.
But Nov. 6, South Dakota voters told the governor, in very clear terms, that he can't spend that money — at least...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 12:56 PM
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A plunge over the federal "fiscal cliff" may sound like a terrifying risk for many state officials anxiously watching as Washington struggles to avert automatic tax hikes and spending cuts set to start with the new year....
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:05 AM
PIERRE - The South Dakota Department of Agriculture announces that 26 grants have been awarded through the Building Our South Dakota Rural Communities grant program.
These grants are available annually to 4-H Clubs, FFA Chapters, and Family Career and...