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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

Daugaard puts down roots in Governors Grove display

May 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Showing himself to be no stranger to the handle of a shovel, Gov. Dennis Daugaard helped plant a young redbud tree Monday in Governors Grove near the state Capitol as part of marking Arbor Day in South Dakota.

The ceremonial woods is par…continue reading on

SD gov allows insurers to renew ‘non-compliant’ plans

April 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard says South Dakota will allow insurers to renew existing insurance plans for individuals and small groups, regardless of whether the plans comply with the provisions of the nation’s new health care law.

Daugaa…continue reading on

Governor to SDNA: ‘Newspapers matter’

April 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE — Government should be as transparent as possible and there should be a presumption of openness, Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Friday night at the annual [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_original”,”fid”:”642623″,”attributes”:{“alt”:”",”class…continue reading on

6 Workforce Summits planned around South Dakota

April 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard will host six Workforce Summits across South Dakota between late April and mid-June.

The goal is to get state, community, business and education leaders talking about the state’s workforce challenges and oppo…continue reading on