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Yankton hosts first events to mark SD statehood

YANKTON (AP) — Yankton was the capital of Dakota Territory and will host the first events tied to South Dakota's 125th anniversary of statehood in 2014.

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The free activities planned for Saturday include a walking tour of historic sites, a social hour with the governor, lieutenant governor and their wives and a statehood ball at which people are encouraged to wear clothing from the period.

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