Daugaard Remembers Plane Crash That Killed Mickelson And 7 Others 25 Years Ago

South Dakotans marked 25 years Thursday since the passing of Governor George S. Mickelson and seven others near Dubuque, Iowa. Governor Dennis Duagaard clearly remembers when he heard the news…

Daugaard was very close with some of the others on board the flight…

The political paths of Daugaard and Mickelson missed by three years, but Daugaard still believes Mickelson had influence in his career…

To mark the 25 anniversary of the crash a bust of George S. Mickelson is now on display in the lobby of the House of Representatives in the State Capitol building.