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P3 project to provide $56M for SD railway system

December 16, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE, S.D. — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced Tuesday that a total of $56 million in public and private funds will be invested in four rail projects across the state that should provide farmers better access to the marketplace.
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AP: Daugaard re-elected as South Dakota governor

November 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard won re-election Tuesday, beating out state Democratic Rep. Susan Wismer.

The news wire service reported the Daugaard victory before the Secretary of State’s Office reported any vote returns on its live ele…continue reading on

DAUGAARD: Daugaard for another four years

October 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

On Election Day 2010, when then-Lt. Gov. Dennis Daugaard became South Dakota’s governor, he felt voters supported him because he pledged to boost the state’s economy by creating new jobs and balancing the state’s budget.

“I’m ready and…continue reading on

EB-5 on agenda for legislators in Pierre

September 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

PIERRE (AP) — Lawmakers on a legislative committee in Pierre plan to take more testimony on a federal program that lets foreign investors get citizenship with an investment in a rural job-creating project.

The Government Operations and Audit C…continue reading on

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.
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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

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