PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - The head of South Dakota's economic development agency says he believes a failed beef packing plant in Aberdeen will be up and running in a short time.
Pat Costello talked with a legislative committee investigating the development agency and its involvement in issues relating to the failed North Beef Packers plant.
HURON, S.D. (AP) - Two eastern South Dakota men accused of staging an armed robbery at a convenience store have been indicted. A Beadle County grand jury has indicted 27-year-old Sydney Malone and 26-year-old Donnell Williams. The prosecutor in Beadle County says the investigation into the robbery found that the men worked together to take more than $3,000 from the Northstar Corner Pantry in late January.
YANKTON, S.D. (AP) - The longtime president and CEO of Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton is retiring. Pamela Rezac says she plans to step down June 27th, after 17 years of leading the hospital.
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) - A company that has been making Black Hills gold jewelry for 136 years has been sold to another Black Hills jeweler. Rapid City-based Riddle's Group Incorporated has purchased Landstrom's Original Black Hills Gold Creations' manufacturing and wholesale division for an undisclosed price. Landstrom's also is based in Rapid City.
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