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SD DOT Urges Removal of Hay From Road Ditches

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – The South Dakota Department of Transportation is asking farmers and ranchers to follow deadlines for removing processed hay from highway ditches. State regulations require that hay be removed from the highway right of way within 30 days of being processed, but no later than Oct. 1. Department officials say removing...
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Asphalt Work Starting on Road Segments in Stanley, Potter and Walworth Counties This Week

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Two projects will start this week on central South Dakota roadways.  An asphalt crack sealing project starts on Highway 1806 today beginning at Oahe Dam and extending north for about 30 miles.  Wednesday brings the start of work on an asphalt paving project on Highway 83 from Highway 212...
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Former SD Legislator Jay Duenwald Dies at Age 76

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) – Former South Dakota legislator Jay Duenwald died over the weekend. Gov. Dennis Daugaard says Duenwald, of Hoven, died Saturday. He was 76. Daugaard did not give a cause of death. Duenwald served from 1997-2002 in the South Dakota House of Representatives and from 2003-2008 in the state Senate. He held...
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South Dakota Perspective to Feature Governor Daugaard and Education Secretary Schopp

PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Monday, September 9, tune into select Dakota News Network affiliates for the September broadcast of South Dakota Perspective.  This monthly program features various guests who focus on issues relevant to South Dakota.  We’re happy to welcome as our first guest Monday, South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard.  In the second...
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