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SPECIAL REPORT | South Dakota team leads key rural development initiatives

When Dallas Tonsager is asked how he met Jonathan Adelstein, a fellow South Dakotan and Obama administration appointee, he smiles and says, “I knew his father first.” And therein lies a tale of how an improbable duo of South Dakotans rose to head two of Obama’s most important initiatives in rural America: encouraging renewable fuels and bringing high-speed Internet service to the most remote areas of the country. Read More...