Vasgaard preparing for first term as representative

CENTERVILLE, S.D. (WNAX) – Legislators are making their final preparations for the start of the 2021 South Dakota session next week.

Richard Vasgaard of Centerville will be sworn into his first term as a Representative from District 17.

Vasgaard says he has been doing his homework.

Vasgaard, a Republican, says he has been hearing about issues.

The first day of the session is Tuesday, with legislators taking their oath of office, followed by the State of the State speech by Governor Kristi Noem.