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State Activates Emergency Operations Center for Spring Storm Response

(From the South Dakota Department of Public Safety) State officials have opened the state Emergency Operations Center due to the major spring storm carrying strong winds, heavy snow and freezing rain across much of South Dakota. Lt. Governor Matt Michels, acting on behalf of Governor Daugaard, ordered a Level Three activation, which means a...
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State Offices To Remain Open Wednesday, But Officials Suggest Calling Ahead

(From Governor Daugaard’s Office) At this time, state government offices in South Dakota are scheduled to be open tomorrow (Wednesday), as statewide blizzard conditions continue. Officials suggest that citizens call ahead to make sure the specific office they plan to visit is staffed. State employees, like other South Dakota residents, are dealing with the...
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NWS Says More Snow is Coming

ABERDEEN, S.D. – (DRG News) The National Weather Service continues to mention a Winter Storm Warning for parts of the state through tomorrow.  The warning is in effect through 7:00 p.m. Central Time tomorrow.  Renee Wise, Meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Aberdeen says though snow may lighten at times this afternoon, central...
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SD Officials: Call Before Visiting State Offices

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – People planning on visiting state government offices in South Dakota are urged to call ahead because of the ice and snowstorms plaguing much of the region. Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s office issued a statement saying that while offices are open in Pierre, people should still call before visiting to make sure...
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