SD News

2017 Arbor Day Essay Contest Winners Selected

Kalissa Mayclin of Mt. Vernon, Lariss Stahl of Tabor and Maxwell Quinn of Faulkton are the winning essayists selected from the 1,423 entries in the 2017 Arbor Day Essay Contest.

Governor Proclaims Thursday Safe Driving Day in SD

PIERRE, S.D. ? Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed Thursday, April 20, as Safe Driving Day in South Dakota, marking the first time such a proclamation has been declared in the state.

?Days of Spring and What They Bring?

As children we always heard our mothers saying ?April showers bring May flowers,? while under our breath we were saying ?rain, rain, go away, come again some other day.? Now, as an adult and as a veteran, I know that landscapes and weather conditions have played a role in every conflict we have fought. Weather and terrain shaped the experiences of our troops and directly dictated their actions.

Governor Seeking Interns For Fall Term

Gov. Dennis Daugaard is currently seeking applications for two fall 2017 Governor?s Office internships in Pierre. The positions will be paid and run from early September through December 2017.

State?s SBVI Division Holding Public Forum

The South Dakota Department of Human Services Division of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired (SBVI) will be holding a public forum on May 5.

Spring Load Limit Release #17

Effective at 9:00 a.m. MDT, April 17, 2017, Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be removed from the road segments shown in the table below.

State Prison Inmate In Custody

Inmate Sean Kilbourn was apprehended by law enforcement in Beadle County earlier this morning. He is currently housed in the Minnehaha County Jail.

New Initiatives Spark College-Going Interest

South Dakota colleges and universities are finding new ways to help high school students navigate the college application process and encourage postsecondary enrollments.

Trophies Awarded at 2017 GFP Archery Tournaments

Young archers from across South Dakota gathered in Rapid City on April 2, and Yankton on April 7, to claim top honors in the 2017 National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) state tournaments.

State Prison Inmates Placed on Escape Status

Inmates Michael Clark and Sean Kilbourn left the Sioux Falls Community Work Center on the grounds of the State Penitentiary earlier today to search for employment. Escape procedures were enacted when they failed to return at the designated time.