SD News

Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants Now Open

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture?s Wildland Fire Division (SDWF) is accepting grant applications for the Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) program through April 30, 2017.

Spring Load Limit Restriction Release #10

Effective at 3:30 p.m. MST, Mar. 21, 2017, Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be removed from the road segments shown in the table below.


At the request of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs, Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed Thursday, March 30, 2017, as ?Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day,? calling on all South Dakotans to recognize the courage, service and sacrifice of the men and women who served during the Vietnam War.

Celebrate National Ag Week

Joining states across the country, Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed March 19-25 as National Ag Week in South Dakota. March 21 is National Ag Day.

State Prison Inmate Placed On Escape Status

Inmate Russell Sitton left the Rapid City Community Work Center earlier this morning to go to his work release job, but failed to report to the job site at the appointed time.

State Animal Health Lab Bill Signed

Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed Senate Bill 172 this morning to fund an upgrade and expansion to the state animal disease research and diagnostic laboratory, located on the campus of South Dakota State University.

Gov. Daugaard Vetoes HB 1072

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has vetoed HB 1072, an Act to repeal and revise certain provisions relating to permits to carry a concealed pistol.