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DAUGAARD: SD faces workforce marathon

September 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

In South Dakota, we have the fourth-lowest unemployment rate in the nation. This is a source of pride, but it’s also a double-edged sword. Because so few South Dakotans are unemployed, we have a shortage of qualified workers to fill job openings. We …continue reading on

Governor commits to action on pheasant habitat

September 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS — Presented with a set of recommendations, Gov. Dennis Daugaard on Tuesday committed to taking action to improve the pheasant population in South Dakota.

Daugaard spoke with various officials and members of the media Tuesday at the So…continue reading on

South Dakota lends a pen to a friend

August 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — It took a lot of pleading with its keepers to even get it out of South Dakota.
It flew with the governor in his plane, in the hands of a historian, and the North Dakota Highway Patrol escorted it from there to the Heritage Center.
For …continue reading on

Signature celebration: Pen used to sign North Dakota into statehood at today’s 125th event

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota will have the loudest of its celebrations of 125 years of statehood today on the Capitol Mall.
North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple, North Dakota Sen. John Hoeven and South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the event’…continue reading on

South Dakota governor praises progress after damaging tornado: $45,000 raised for victims; Daugaard seeks federal aid

June 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D. — Gov. Dennis Daugaard returned to Wessington Springs on Thursday to note the progress made in the tornado-stricken town and offer support for the town as it looks toward the future.
During a news conference inside the tow…continue reading on

Rounds and Daugaard easily win in GOP primary

June 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Dirk Lammers and Regina Garcia Cano

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — South Dakota’s current and past governor scored convincing Republican primary election wins Tuesday that could propel them to the lead in gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races in November…continue reading on

Daugaard hopes to carry on GOP tradition

May 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

Editor’s note: This is the second of two profiles on the Republican candidates running in Tuesday’s primary election.

If Dennis Daugaard earns re-election as South Dakota’s governor in November, he will be continuing a 35-year streak of Republican…continue reading on

Gov: ‘There is still a lot we can achieve’

May 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

Gov. Dennis Daugaard says he loves being a cheerleader for South Dakota.

“It’s great because we’ve got a great product to sell,” Daugaard said in a speech at the Davison County Republicans’ Lincoln Day Dinner, held Thursday at the Ramada Inn in Mi…continue reading on

Daugaard: SD delegation strikes China trade deal

May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Delegates on South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s third trade mission to China have closed one deal and others are in the works, Daugaard said in a Wednesday call from Shanghai.

Officials haven’t yet released details of the closed…continue reading on

Official: China trip helping South Dakota businesses

May 12, 2014 in Uncategorized

Gov. Dennis Daugaard is on a weeklong trade mission to China, and one of his top officials said Monday the trip will foster opportunities for South Dakota’s businesses.

Dusty Johnson, the governor’s chief of staff, said Daugaard’s latest trip to C…continue reading on