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Interstate 90 Closed Between Rapid City and Sioux Falls

(From the SD Department of Public Safety) South Dakota officials have closed Interstate 90 between Rapid City and Sioux Falls effective immediately. That segment of Interstate will remain closed until conditions improve and crews are able to clear the roadway. Officials with the state Departments of Transportation and Public Safety say existing road conditions are deteriorating...
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Storm Delays Debate on Black Hills Cemeteries Bill-Congresswoman Noem Delayed in SD by Weather

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – Among the hundreds of passengers trapped by the ice storm Tuesday at the Sioux Falls airport was Rep. Kristi Noem, who was supposed to get back to Washington D.C. for a vote on the Black Hills Cemeteries Act. Instead, she was stranded at the airport for eight hours and...
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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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