Noem wants a year-long party when the U.S.A. turns 250
South Dakota governor forms party planning committee in advance of 2026 milestone
Gov. Kristi Noem wants South Dakota to be home to the biggest party Independence Day celebration in the country when the United States marks 250 years in existence.
And the party planning is starting three years in advance of the 2026 bash.
The Republican governor this week penned an executive order establishing what she’s calling the “America 250th South Dakota Commission,” charged with planning, encouraging, developing, coordinating and promoting observance and activities to be held in South Dakota “in honor of the 250th anniversary of our nation’s beginning.”
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