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Governor Optimistic About Beef Plant

Governor Optimistic About Beef Plant

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard says he is optimistic that the investment group that bought the Northern Beef Packing plant in Aberdeen will operate it as a slaughter and processing facility. He says that may bring the best return for White Oak Investments…

 

An investigation continues into the state’s role and the money spent in opening the plant. Former state economic development director Richard Benda committed suicide in October about the time it was found he had diverted some money connected to the plant. Daugaard says he is satisfied with the ongoing investigations…

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