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Governor's Column: A Legacy That Still Inspires

This coming week will mark the twenty-fifth anniversary of the death of Gov. George S. Mickelson. On April 19, 1993, Governor Mickelson was returning from Cincinnati, Ohio, where he had been meeting with the owners of the John Morrell packing plant in Sioux Falls. The plane crashed near Dubuque, Iowa.

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Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at Terex Utilities new facility ground breaking ceremony that is being held at 15th Avenue SE in Watertown.

Winter Storm Likely To Disrupt Weekend Travel

A major winter storm is forecast to bring heavy snow and strong winds across much of South Dakota that will hamper weekend travel from Thursday evening to Sunday.

Work to Begin on Highways 12/73 Near Lemmon

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says construction work on highways 12 and 73 near Lemmon will begin Monday, April 23, weather permitting.

Highway Patrol Trooper Graduation Moved to Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. ? Friday?s scheduled South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper graduation has been moved to Thursday (tomorrow, April 12) afternoon in the State Capitol Rotunda in Pierre.

471st Avenue Closing North of Highway 48

South Dakota Department of Transportation officials say 471st Avenue (Union County Highway 1C), located four miles north of Highway 48, will be closed to through traffic starting Monday, April 23, 2018.

Regents? Executive Director Announces Plans

Michael G. Rush, executive director and CEO of the South Dakota Board of Regents since 2015, announced today his resignation effective May 29, 2018.