South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem is among political figures sending condolences to the family of former South Dakota Governor and Congressman Bill Janklow.
"My family's thoughts and prayers go out to Mary Dean and the rest of Governor Janklow's family during this difficult time. Governor Janklow served South Dakota with everything he had. He was a passionate advocate for our state and will be missed," Noem said in a statement.
We will have more from Noem on the death of the former governor tonight on KELOLAND News.
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