SD News

Arkansas Education Leader Named Board of Regents? Chief Executive

The chancellor of the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith was appointed Friday to lead South Dakota?s six public universities and two special schools. Paul B. Beran will become the South Dakota Board of Regents? executive director and chief executive officer on or before Sept. 4.

Governor's Column: A New System To Serve ALL Of Our Students

Nearly 50 cents of every state tax dollar goes to education. That includes funding for our public universities, technical schools, and the state Department of Education, but the majority is used to fund our K-12 system.

News Tips

The South Dakota Board of Technical Education will meet in the Lake Area Technical Institute Student Center, fourth level, 1201 Arrow Ave., in Watertown.

West Nile Virus Risk Increasing

The West Nile virus (WNV) season is under way with human or mosquito detections in 11 counties across the state, the state Health Department reported today.

Highway 12 / Brown County 14 Construction

ABERDEEN, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin work to add roadway lighting and signals at the Highway 12 and Brown County 14 intersection on Tuesday, July 31, 2018.

SD Department of Health Observes World Breastfeeding Week

Aug. 1 through Aug. 7, South Dakota joins other states and countries around the globe in celebrating World Breastfeeding Week. This year?s theme, ?Breastfeeding: Foundation of Life?, focuses on breastfeeding as a universal solution to improve the health and well-being of women and children.

Reetz Lake Open to Anglers on August 1

As part of a signed access agreement with the landowners, Reetz Lake will be open to licensed anglers starting Aug. 1 ? Sept. 30, 2018 and from May 1 ? Sept. 30, 2019.

Tagged Lake Oahe Salmon: From Silver to Gold

South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) wants to know how stocking salmon in different locations improves their survival. Anglers can help GFP gather information and be entered to win $100.

Highway 18 Red Canyon Bridge Work

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says approach slab replacement and paving will begin Monday, July 30, on the Red Canyon Bridge located three miles east of Edgemont on Highway 18.

Faulk County Fatal Crash

ZELL, S.D. ? A 55-year-old man died Tuesday in a motorcycle crash west of Zell.

Atlantic Salmon Trial Enters Final Phase

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks plans to stock approximately 7,000 ? 10,000 Atlantic salmon, 8-10 inches in length, at Whitlock Bay on Lake Oahe this fall.