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Capital for a Day
March 27, 2017
DAUGAARD: A chance to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day
In the 1990s, Gov. George S. Mickelson started a new tradition in South Dakota called "Capital for a Day." Gov. Mickelson would travel to a community...
March 27, 2017 - 5:05pm
September 2, 2016
Yankton to serve as South Dakota's capital for a day
PIERRE (AP) — Yankton has been chosen to serve as the honorary South Dakota capital for a day later this month. The event is set for Sept. 21. Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office says activities will include a Main Street walk and business tours around town. Daugaard says "the locals...
September 2, 2016 - 10:39am
August 24, 2016
Lemmon's chance to be capital for a day approaching
PIERRE (AP) — Lemmon's chance to be the honorary South Dakota capital for a day this month is approaching quickly. Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office says activities for the Aug. 31 event will include a community lunch, main street walk and tours around town. First lady Linda Daugaard...
August 24, 2016 - 10:19am
August 4, 2016
Lemmon will be South Dakota's capital for a day Aug. 31
PIERRE (AP) — The northwest South Dakota community of Lemmon has been chosen to be the state's capital for a day at the end of the month. Gov. Dennis Daugaard says Lemmon will step in for Pierre Aug. 31 as part of his Capital for a Day program. Daugaard has said the program allows...
August 4, 2016 - 10:48am
July 21, 2016
Lake Norden's chance to be capital for a day approaching
PIERRE (AP) — Lake Norden's chance to be the honorary South Dakota capital for a day this month is approaching quickly. Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office says activities for the July 28 event will include a community social gathering. Activities also include a Main Street walk and tours...
July 21, 2016 - 11:41am
June 17, 2016
Lake Norden chosen to be South Dakota Capital for a Day
PIERRE (AP) — Move over Pierre, it's Lake Norden's time in the sun. Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced Friday that Lake Norden is set to step in for Pierre as part of the governor's Capital for a Day program. Daugaard says he's looking forward to the July 28 event. He says it's an excellent...
June 17, 2016 - 9:38pm
August 26, 2015
Spearfish next up for SD Gov. Daugaard's Capital for a Day
SPEARFISH (AP) — Spearfish is the next South Dakota city set to step in for Pierre in the governor's Capital for a Day program. Activities in the western South Dakota community on Sept. 9 will include a main street walk, business tours and a community social event. Gov. Dennis...
August 26, 2015 - 6:43pm
August 14, 2015
'Capital For A Day' in Madison will include community social
PIERRE (AP) — Madison's chance to be the honorary South Dakota Capital for a Day this month is approaching quickly. Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office said Thursday that activities for the Aug. 19 celebration will include a community social gathering with the governor. Community...
August 14, 2015 - 3:25pm
June 8, 2015
Milbank next up for SD Gov. Daugaard's Capital for a Day
MILBANK (AP) — Milbank is the next South Dakota city set to step in for Pierre in the governor's Capital for a Day program. Activities in the northeaster South Dakota community on Thursday will include a main street walk, tours around town, a roundtable meeting and coffee time...
June 8, 2015 - 10:27am
October 16, 2014
'A real sense of optimism'Governor lauds recovery of Wessington Springs
WESSINGTON SPRINGS -- The last time Gov. Dennis Daugaard was in Wessington Springs, the town was still picking up the pieces following a June...
October 16, 2014 - 9:03am
September 19, 2014
Wessington Springs to be Capital for a Day
PIERRE — Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced on Friday that Wessington Springs will be South Dakota's Capital for a Day on Oct. 15. "I look forward to the Wessington Springs event, and thank community leaders for offering to host it," Daugaard said. "It's an excellent opportunity...
September 19, 2014 - 4:59pm
August 27, 2014
Faulkton to be honorary SD capital for a day Sept. 23
PIERRE (AP) — Gov. Dennis Daugaard's office has chosen the city of Faulkton to serve as South Dakota's capital for one day next month. The city of about 750 people will be the state's honorary capital on September 23. The governor will tour the city's main street and businesses....
August 27, 2014 - 11:00pm
Parkston taking advantage of health care programs
Part of Gov. Dennis Daugaard's visit to Parkston included a focus on health care, which he credited the city and Avera St. Benedict Hospital for taking every opportunity to recruit young medical professionals. "Parkston is unique, I would say, because they have taken advantage of...
August 27, 2014 - 10:01pm
April 3, 2014
Gov. Daugaard extends Capital For A Day invitations
PIERRE -- Gov. Dennis Daugaard is extending an invitation to communities across the state to apply to be South Dakota's Capital for a Day. Activities for the day will include a Main Street walk, business tours around town and a social hour. The Governor will also hold a roundtable...
April 3, 2014 - 3:24pm
August 11, 2012
Britton to be 'Capital for Day'
PIERRE (AP) -- The northeastern South Dakota town of Britton will be the state's "Capital for a Day" in October. Gov. Dennis Daugaard said Friday that Britton had been chosen to host the event on Oct. 3. The governor and a group of state officials plan to tour the community and...
August 11, 2012 - 4:13am