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Capitol flags at half-staff for former Mitchell legislator
Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

PIERRE (AP) -- South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has ordered flags at the Capitol lowered to half-staff Wednesday for the funeral of former state legislator Stanley A. Johnson of Mitchell.

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Johnson died Saturday at the age of 88.

He served in the House of Representatives from 1968 to 1977. Gov. Nils Boe appointed Johnson to fill a vacancy in the district, and he was re-elected to serve three more terms.

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