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Pierre Man Among Winners in Dakota MasterWorks Art Show

PIERRE, SD- A Pierre man is among the winners chosen at the SD Health Care Association Dakota MasterWorks Art Show. The show featured art created by artists age 60 and older who are South Dakota residents. This year’s show included more than 150 entries, making it one of the largest Dakota MasterWorks ever. Artists...
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Governor Reappoints Members to Value Added Finance Authority Board

PIERRE, S.D. – Nathan Jensen of Beresford, Jim Doolittle of Belle Fourche and Jim Schmidt of Sioux Falls were reappointed to the South Dakota Value-Added Finance Authority (VAFA) board by Gov. Dennis Daugaard this month. Jensen serves as senior vice president for First Dakota National Bank, a commercial Ag bank located in 14 cities...
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Jewel Cave Waives Tour Fees for Veterans Day Weekend With Limited Tours Planned for the Off-Season

Custer, SD – Cave tours at Jewel Cave on Saturday and Sunday, November 11 and 12, are fee free in honor of Veterans Day Weekend. Scenic Tours are available at 10 a.m., 12:40 p.m., and 2:40 p.m. on each day, along with the popular 20-minute Discovery Talks at various times throughout each day starting...
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Rawlins Library Closed for Veterans Day

PIERRE, SD – In observation of Veterans Day, Rawlins Municipal Library will be closed Friday, Nov. 10 and Saturday, Nov. 11. It will also be closed on Sunday, Nov. 12 for routine maintenance. The Library will resume normal operating hours on Monday, Nov. 13 at 10 a.m. For more information about the library and...
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NGA Center Selects South Dakota For Workshop On Electrical Grid Protection

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota is one of five states selected to participate in a nationwide effort designed to protect electrical grids and other critical infrastructure from cyber and physical attacks. Other states participating are Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts and Wisconsin. The states were selected by the National Governors Association Center for Best Practices (NGA...
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South Dakota Banking Division Nationally Accredited

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Division of Banking has received a certificate of accreditation from the Conference of State Banking Supervisors (CSBS). This latest accreditation is the Division’s third consecutive five-year accreditation. “South Dakota has an experienced team of banking regulators,” said state Labor and Regulation Secretary Marcia Hultman. “The Division practices the...
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Free Assistance During Medicare Open Enrollment Still Available

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Senior Health Information and Insurance Education (SHIINE) program would like to remind all seniors there is still time to receive free assistance during the Medicare open enrollment period. Individuals taking advantage of the free one-on-one counseling should bring their Medicare card and a current list of medications. To...
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“Soldier Who Stands Alone”– A column by Gov. Dennis Daugaard

PIERRE, SD- Sixty-nine years ago, a young man named Philip left his home in South Dakota to serve his country. Philip J. Iyotte was a Rosebud Sioux Tribe member who lived in White River and became a sergeant in the 8th Army and a member of Company E’s 21st Infantry Regiment and 24th Infantry Division. Sgt. Iyotte’s...
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Restricted Parking Along Capitol Avenue in Pierre Thursday Night into Friday

PIERRE, SD– A parking restriction along Capitol Avenue in Pierre has been changed from starting this (Wed.) evening to starting tomorrow (Thurs.) evening. Parking will be restricted between the Capitol Loop and the Capitol Avenue bridge. On-street parking will be unavailable on both the north and south sides of Capitol Avenue.  Additionally, as a...
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Farm Credit Services of America Donation Supports SDSU Precision Agriculture Building Project

BROOKINGS, S.D. – South Dakota State University is pleased to announce it has received a $500,000 gift from Farm Credit Services of America to support the construction of a Precision Agriculture Facility on the SDSU campus. The facility will be a hub for research, teaching and innovation that covers the entire spectrum of precision...
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