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SOUTH DAKOTA: Accelerator program assists entrepreneurs

The SDTBC, located in Sioux Falls, S.D., is an on-going effort to diversify and grow the regional economy by assisting in creation and expansion of technology-based business in the area.

South Dakota Governor Daugaard: Don’t kill business development fund

Current South Dakota law gives partial refunds of sales taxes and contractor’s excise taxes to large construction projects, but that law expires Dec. 31.

South Dakota governor proposes bonuses for top teachers

"Now we’re back and saying we want the best teachers to teach our children."

Study: Labor shortage looms in South Dakota

Seventy percent of South Dakotans attending one of the state’s six public universities will remain here after graduation to either work or pursue more education, the study found. And further, three out of every 10 out-of-state students also will remain in South Dakota once they graduate from the public universities.

The trouble is, it’s not nearly enough.

Strategies Emphasize Innovation, Economic Growth at South Dakota State University

The initiatives at South Dakota State stem from a collaborative effort of colleges and departments throughout the university in support of the university’s strategic plan, "Achieving National Distinction, Strengthening Local Relevance."

The South Dakota Economy: ‘It’s turning around’

"As leaders in your community it’s your job to find ways to make your community more presentable to prospects."

Report: South Dakota skirts law protecting Native American children

Critics say the situation appears to be financially lucrative for foster care providers, one of whom has ties with state officials, NPR reports.

Credit card companies fuel South Dakota surplus

South Dakota is home to several major credit card companies, including a subsidiary of Citibank. One of the main reasons is that the state, like several others, does not impose a cap on the interest rates that credit card banks can charge their customers. Former Governor Bill Janklow pushed for the no-cap policy in 1980, kicking off a race among states to lure credit card firms with attractive lending terms.

Sioux Falls, South Dakota a perfect fit for innovative firm – pharmaCline

"We have everything here; we have the makings of a great biotech industry here."

SRAM Acquires Spearfish, South Dakota-based Quarq Technology, Inc.,

Quarq, the brainchild of Dakota Rising Entrepreneur Fellow Jim Meyer, was created in 2006 when Meyer couldn’t find a bicycle power meter that met his requirements. So he invented his own.