Governor Dennis Daugaard

Daugaard Part of NGA Discussion on Employing Disabled

DOVER, Del. (AP) – Delaware Gov. Jack Markell is hosting a roundtable discussion in Washington on employing people with disabilities. Wednesday’s conference is part of an initiative Markell has proposed for his one-year term as the new chairman of the National Governors Association. Markell will join South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard and NGA executive...
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Dole Institute Honoring McGovern Legacy

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – The Robert J. Dole Institute of Politics at the University of Kansas is presenting a special exhibit honoring the late Democratic Sen. George McGovern of South Dakota. McGovern, who was the Democratic presidential nominee in 1972, died Sunday at the age of 90. Dole, the former Republican senator from Kansas,...
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City Says SD Beef Plant Can Ramp Up Production

ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) – The Northern Beef Packers plant in Aberdeen is being allowed to slaughter more cattle after passing a city inspection. The long-delayed plant earlier received permission to slaughter up to five cattle to test equipment. The American News reports that the city is allowing the plant to ramp up to slaughtering...
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Medicare Telemarketing Scam Focused on South Dakota Seniors

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A new Medicare telemarketing scam is said to be targeting South Dakota seniors. October 15th brought the start for the annual Open Enrollment Period for Medicare recipients to make changes on their Part D coverage. The date also brought activity from scammers who are targeting seniors across the state....
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