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South Dakota’s Secretary of Transportation will be retiring in November, according to a press release from Gov. Kristi Noem’s office.

Darin Bergquist was appointed to the position by former Gov. Mike Rounds in 2007 and remained in the position through the administrations of both Dennis Daugaard and Noem.

“Darin has been a tremendous servant to the people of South Dakota for over 20 years, including 13 years as Secretary of Transportation, and his service will be greatly missed,” said Noem in the release. “He’s helped our