312 5th Street, Brookings, SD 57006 • Ph: 605-692-6271 • Fax: 605-692-2979
Current E-Edition

News Sports Court/Police Community Obituaries Calendar Publications Photos Home 

SD lawmakers look at economic development agency

Posted: Friday, Mar 7th, 2014

PIERRE (AP) Allegations of misconduct in the state's economic development agency focus only on a former employee, the head of the agency told state lawmakers Friday.

Pat Costello, commissioner of the Governor's Office of Economic Development, talked at length with a legislative committee looking into the agency and its involvement in issues relating to the financing of a failed beef packing plant in Aberdeen.

"I respectfully encourage you to remember that no current employee or board member of our office has been accused of any wrongdoing," Costello told the Legislature's Government and Operations Committee.

"Any alleged wrongdoing in our office is isolated to a former employee who is no longer with us," Costello said.

For the complete article see the 03-08-2014 issue.

Click here to purchase an electronic version of the 03-08-2014 paper.

Select Page:



Shoppe Hide


Copyright 2017 News Media Corporation

News    Classifieds    Shoppe    Search    ContactUs    TalkBack    Subscribe    Information    E-Edition    Business Portal