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Ad Group ‘Disappointed’ by Out-of-State Contract

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Advertising Federation says it is disappointed the state Department of Tourism has select an out-of-state company to perform a portion of its marketing for at least the next three years. The Department of Tourism recently announced it has selected two firms for marketing contracts: Sioux Falls-based...
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Daugaard Appoints 4 to SD Tourism Board

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed four new members to the South Dakota Board of Tourism. The new members announced Friday are: Ivan Sorbel of Kyle; Kristi Wagner of Whitewood; Mark Schilling of Mitchell; and Ted Hustead of Wall. Sorbel is Executive Director of the Pine Ridge Area Chamber of Commerce;...
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Bridge Painting Scheduled on Forest City Bridge West of Gettysburg

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Motorists who use the Missouri River Bridge on U.S. Highway 212 west of Gettysburg will want to note that the bridge will be painted beginning on Monday. The South Dakota Department of Transportation says that the work will take about three to four weeks. Traffic on the bridge will...
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Oahe Dam

Ceremony Marks 50 Years Since JFK Dedicated Dam

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Exactly 50 years after President John F. Kennedy gave a speech dedicating the completion of Oahe (oh-AH’-hee) Dam, several hundred people gathered at the dam to marvel at how much the dam and others like it have changed life along the Missouri River. Pierre Mayor Laurie Gill says she cannot...
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