Governor Dennis Daugaard

Governor to Announce Plans for Upcoming Election

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has scheduled a tour around the state to announce his plans for the upcoming election. The Secretary of State’s office certified Daugaard’s nominating petitions last week. The Republican governor on Tuesday will stop in Sioux Falls, Rapid City and Pierre. He is scheduled to host...
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Rural Learning Initiative Expands in South Dakota

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – An initiative that promotes project-based learning in rural South Dakota schools is expanding to almost a dozen more schools in the fall. South Dakota Innovation Lab educates students through projects that have real-world applications. For example, students in one school recently learned about genetics, anatomy, physiology and the environment...
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Deadline Nearing to Apply for Property Tax Relief

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The deadline for elderly and disabled South Dakotas to apply for property tax relief is nearing. The state’s Department of Revenue is reminding homeowners that they have until April 1 to submit an application. Under a state program, a homeowner’s property assessment can be prevented from increasing for tax purposes....
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In South Dakota, Flood Insurance Rates on Rise

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – A city official in Fort Pierre has his eye on a problem that many South Dakota residents don’t recognize yet. More than 1,600 South Dakota residents will see their federally subsidized flood insurance rates increase substantially, even after a measure signed Friday by President Barack Obama that puts the brakes...
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