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Eagle Creek Software Building on schedule..

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Eagle Creek Software Building on schedule..

Construction is moving along on the new building for Eagle Creek Software Services in Vermillion.

C.E.O. Ken Behrendt  says they are pleased with the progress…………

Behrendt says Vermillion will be their third location in the Dakotas, and each site has a different role in the company………

Behrendt says while South Dakota is tax friendly for businesses, he says that was not the major factor in deciding to locate here………

Behrendt has mentioned more possible locations in the state in the future, specifically Rapid City and Sioux Falls.

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