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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Pierre and Stanley County Call Off Classes for Wednesday

UNDATED – (DRG News) Local school officials in Pierre and Fort Pierre have made some announcements regarding the school schedule; which is being impacted by the winter storm moving through the state. Stanley County School officials have decided to call off classes for tomorrow.  Stanley County Superintendent Dr. Don Hotalling says they will not...
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Governor Dennis Daugaard

SD Governor Says Mission Should Boost Exports to China

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he believes this week’s trade mission to China will boost South Dakota’s exports to the world’s most populous nation. Daugaard and other members of the trade mission spoke by telephone from Shanghai on Tuesday with South Dakota news organizations. The governor says South Dakota ranks last...
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Jason Gant

Storm Postpones Local Elections Across SD

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant says the storm hitting South Dakota has prompted the postponement of numerous local elections around the state. Gant says more than two dozen cities and school districts have alerted his office that they are delaying their elections one week. The storm crossing South...
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