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Lt. Governor Credits Many for Successful 125th Anniversary Celebration

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) South Dakota’s Quasquicentennial Statehood Celebration brought music, a lighting ceremony, laughs and gifts to South Dakota’s Capitol Saturday. The evening event drew a great crowd to hear performances by the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra and comments by the Governor and other state officials. It was the first time a...
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Lighting Ceremony Marks the Official End of Capitol Stained Glass Project

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) After almost a year and a half of work, the project to clean, repair and restore the stained glass in the Capitol Building came to an official end with the lighting of the glass during a celebration of South Dakota’s Quasquicentennial Saturday in Pierre. Work started to remove the...
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Family Members of Former Governors on Hand for Saturday’s Statue Unveiling

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday’s unveiling ceremony for three new statues with the Trail of Governors project was well attended, and the crowd included former Governors including Frank Farrar and Walter Dale Miller; along with former First Ladies and current officials. Family members of the former Governors in the spotlight for this year’s...
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Three Years After it Started, the Trail of Governors Project Continues to Grow

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) A project which started in 2011 with the idea to create statues of former South Dakota Governors for placement throughout central Pierre is going strong. The Trail of Governors project began as an informal idea according to Trail of Governors Foundation president Rick Jensen, and since, has gone on...
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