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The South Dakota Department of School and Public Lands leased out almost twenty eight thousand acres during their summer auction last month. Commissioner Jerrod Johnson says much of the auction was driven by the continued expansion of oil production in North Dakota…

Johnson says most of the activity was in Corson and Perkins Counties…

Johnson says the new leases could help expand the states oil production area…

Income from the public land leases helps fund the states schools.

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