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Analysis: Lincoln County has fastest growing local economy in South Dakota

Lincoln County was ranked the top-performing local economy in South Dakota in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

University of South Dakota ranks 138th best in the nation for law schools, study finds

University of South Dakota finished in a tie for 138th in a ranking of best law schools by U.S. News that examined 192 campuses around the nation.

Sanford Health Network rated top employer in South Dakota, study finds

Sanford Health Network employs 13,196 workers in South Dakota, making it the largest employer in the state, according to a recent analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

South Dakota ranks 4th highest for its share of structurally deficient bridges

South Dakota finished fourth among the 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C., in a new analysis examining which states have the highest percentage of bridges in poor condition.

South Dakota finishes 20th on best state ranking

South Dakota was ranked the 20th best state in the nation, based on criteria such as health care, public education and economic growth, according to a new analysis by U.S. News.

Average teacher salaries in South Dakota rank 5th lowest in nation

The average South Dakota teacher’s 2018-19 salary is estimated to be $48,786, the 47th highest in the nation, according to annual rankings and estimates released last month by the National Education Association (NEA).

Analysis: South Dakota School of Mines and Technology's engineering program ranks 156th best in the nation, study finds

South Dakota School of Mines and Technology finished in a tie for 156th in a ranking of best engineering programs by U.S. News that examined 199 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: Sioux Falls area posts 9th lowest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 3,158 properties in the Sioux Falls area started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 212th highest foreclosure rate among metropolitan statistical areas nationwide, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: South Dakota posts 2nd lowest foreclosure rate in first quarter

One in 6,539 properties in South Dakota started the foreclosure process during the first quarter of the year -- the 49th highest foreclosure rate in the nation, according to an ATTOM Data Solutions analysis of property data.

Analysis: University of South Dakota medical school ranks 78th best for primary care in the nation

University of South Dakota finished in a tie for 78th in a ranking of best medical schools for primary care by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: IRS audit rate for Oglala Lakota County residents is highest in South Dakota

Oglala Lakota County residents were audited by the Internal Revenue Service at a greater rate than similar jurisdictions in South Dakota, according to an analysis by the website 24/7 Wall St.

Analysis: University of South Dakota ranks 84th best for medical research in the nation, study finds

University of South Dakota finished in a tie for 84th in a ranking of best medical schools for research by U.S. News that examined 120 campuses around the nation.

Analysis: State and local tax burden in South Dakota is 27th lowest in U.S.

On a scale of lowest to highest, the state and local effective tax rate for South Dakota ranks 27th in the nation, according to a new WalletHub.com study of tax burdens imposed by the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: South Dakota ranks 27th highest on state cigarette taxes

The state cigarette taxes charged in South Dakota ranked 27th in the nation, according to a new analysis from the Tax Foundation based on 2016 data.

Average tax refund in South Dakota ranks 27th highest in the nation

Average federal tax refunds in South Dakota ranked 27th among the 50 states, according to a new analysis from the website 24/7 Wall St.

South Dakota posts 35th lowest property tax rate in new national study

South Dakota ranked 35th in the nation in a recent WalletHub analysis of property tax rates among the 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Analysis: Aurora County has fastest growing local economy in South Dakota

Aurora County was ranked the top-performing local economy in South Dakota in a Wall St. 24/7 analysis of counties’ gross domestic product growth from 2012 to 2015.

Analysis: Mid-range earners in South Dakota rank 6th highest on federal tax cut benefits

Middle-range income earners in South Dakota ranked sixth in the nation in terms of how they benefited from the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, according to a new Tax Foundation analysis.

South Dakota ranks 25th highest for state-imposed gas taxes

South Dakota finished 25th in a ranking of the taxes and fees that states place on gasoline, according to the Washington-based Tax Foundation.

Analysis: zip code 57105 in Sioux Falls has 6,561st highest home vacancy rate among U.S. zip codes.

The number of vacant homes in the zip code 57105 zip code area was 87 in the third quarter of 2018, a 46-unit increase over what it was a year ago, according to real estate numbers reported by ATTOM Data Solutions.

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