SD News

Elder Abuse Awareness Day

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed June 15, Elder Abuse Awareness Day (EAAD) in South Dakota.

GFP Commission to Allow Armed Accompaniment

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission voted to allow archers to carry firearms with them while bow hunting, provided they have a firearm big game license valid for the same geographic area and time of year as the archery license.

GFP Proposes State Park Firewood Restrictions

Due to the emerald ash borer being detected in South Dakota, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission approved an emergency measure that no wood may be brought from a quarantined area into the South Dakota state park system.

GFP Commission Finalizes Fur Dealer Rule Changes

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission created a new rule requiring all fur dealers to list employees/agents on their application who will purchase, or contract to purchase, fur-bearing animals.

Fall Turkey Season Proposed

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission proposed to offer 355 fewer prairie unit and 200 fewer Black Hills turkey licenses for the 2018 fall turkey hunting season.

Lyman County Fatal Crash

GREGORY, S.D. ? One person died early Saturday evening in an ATV-semi truck collision north of Gregory.

Chip Seal and Fog Seal Projects to Begin

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a chip seal and fog seal application will be applied to Highway 12 in the Mobridge area of the state beginning, Tuesday, June 12.

Name Released in Minnehaha County Fatal Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ? A Sioux Falls man has been identified as the person who died early Monday morning in a motorcycle crash on Interstate 29 in Sioux Falls.

Governor's Column: Three More Trail of Governors Statues

June is a beautiful time to visit our Capital City. The flowers at the State Capitol are in bloom, the sun shines brightly on the Fighting Stallions and the veterans memorials, and fishing and sport boats flock to the Missouri River.

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On Friday, June 15, Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the Trail of Governors ceremony for the unveiling of the bronze statues of governors McMaster, Sharpe and Herseth in the Capitol Rotunda.