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Supporters of Black Hills Mining Museum seek new space

Jan. 08, 2022 01:10 AM EST

LEAD, S.D. (AP) — For 35 years, an old grocery store that took 17,000 volunteer hours to convert into a gold mine of history has served the community well. But members of the Black Hills Mining Museum are making their case for a new building. Black Hills Mining Museum board members...

Resort developer must restart permitting process for marina

Jan. 02, 2022 14:22 PM EST

GREENVILLE, Maine (AP) — Developers who want to create a year-round resort centered on a ski resort in Greenville are going to have to start from scratch if they want to include a 150- to 200-slip marina. Developers who are buying and renaming the Big Squaw Mountain Ski Area were...

Editorial Roundup: Nebraska

Dec. 27, 2021 10:04 AM EST

Lincoln Journal Star. Dec. 26, 2021. Editorial: Nebraska has sensible rules for its casinos, new racetracks Casino gambling in Nebraska took a giant step forward earlier this month when the state Racing and Gaming commission unanimously voted to approve rules for...

Private house OK'd on remote SC island where resort denied

Nov. 30, 2021 13:02 PM EST

PORT ROYAL, S.C. (AP) — A part owner of a private island in South Carolina accessible only by plane or boat has been given permission to build his own home on the island after Beaufort County last year denied a request to build an ecotourism resort. Bay Point, near...

Mohegan Gaming finalizes financing for South Korea project

Nov. 29, 2021 17:40 PM EST

UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, the corporation that owns the Mohegan Tribe's various gambling enterprises, announced Monday it has completed the $1.5 billion in financing needed to develop the first stage of a casino and entertainment resort in South Korea. ...

Glacier National Park's historical architect loves his job

Nov. 25, 2021 08:13 AM EST

WEST GLACIER, Mont. (AP) — Glacier National Park’s Kim Hyatt loves his job. As the park’s historical architect, it has been Hyatt’s duty for the past two years to ensure that any work done on the park’s buildings and structures is done in a way that preserves...

NJ kicks off Atlantic City's 1st supermarket in 15 yrs

Nov. 18, 2021 14:51 PM EST

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — It took nearly $19 million in public money and a government agency willing to step in where the private sector declined to tread, but Atlantic City will soon have its first supermarket in 15 years. The state-run Casino Reinvestment Development...

Fight over $400M grain terminal turns to 'corrupt zoning'

Nov. 10, 2021 16:28 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Descendants of people enslaved in Louisiana are seeking to keep a $400 million grain terminal out of their community by suing to abolish the land’s 1990 “corrupt rezoning” as industrial. That ordinance was pushed through as part of a Formosa...

Sand Valley resurrecting The Lido Golf Club in Wisconsin

Oct. 20, 2021 09:04 AM EDT

NEKOOSA, Wis. (AP) — A classic old golf course — The Lido — is being resurrected 1,000 miles from the original with the assistance of a video game and GPS-guided tractors. The Lido at Sand Valley Golf Resort in central Wisconsin is perhaps the most ambitious project...