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Governor's Column: 138 Thanksgivings Ago

Linda and I are thankful for many things this year. We are thankful for our children and grandchildren, for the friends old and new we?ve made across the state, and for the opportunity to serve as governor and first lady.

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Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the Christmas at the Capitol Tree Lighting Ceremony. First Lady Linda Daugaard will also be present, and will introduce the child who will light the display.

Clayton Appointed State Epidemiologist

Secretary of Health Kim Malsam-Rysdon announced today that Dr. Joshua Clayton will serve as South Dakota?s next state epidemiologist. Clayton replaces Dr. Lon Kightlinger who retired earlier this month after serving 20 years with the Department.

Governor Issued Statement on Construction of Citi Facility

?I thank Citi for renewing its investment in Sioux Falls by building a new, state-of-the-art facility. Citi has been an important corporate citizen in South Dakota for more than three decades and this announcement means they will be in Sioux Falls for decades to come. ?

Business Opportunity at Roy Lake Resort

According to the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP), entrepreneurs interested in operating Roy Lake Resort located within Roy Lake State Park in northeastern South Dakota can now begin submitting their proposals.

Custer State Park to Hold Annual Bison Auction

The 2017 Custer State Park Fall Classic Bison Auction will be held on Saturday, Nov. 18, at the park?s visitor center where approximately 272 head will be available for sale.

NAFTA Is Good for Us All

As the South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture, I have had opportunities to expand my knowledge of agriculture on a global scale to help further South Dakota?s agricultural opportunities.

Dewey County Fatal Crash

La PLANT, S.D. ? A 34-year-old Maple Lake, MN man died Monday night in a one-vehicle cash west of La Plant.