SD News

Noem Introduces Pipeline Legislative Package

Governor Kristi Noem today proposed two bills for pipeline construction. ?The legislative package introduced today will help ensure the Keystone XL pipeline and other future pipeline projects are built in a safe and efficient manner while protecting our state and counties from extraordinary law enforcement costs in the event of riots,? said Noem.

Board of SBVI Holding Quarterly Meeting

The South Dakota Board of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired will hold their quarterly meeting in Fort Pierre on Friday, March 22.

Regents Applaud USD President on Free Speech Action

Board of Regents? President Kevin V. Schieffer today commended Sheila Gestring, president of the University of South Dakota, for her prompt and decisive action over the weekend to investigate whether the Board of Regents? new Freedom of Expression policy was violated in connection with a ?Hawaiian Day? event at the USD School of Law.

Governor's Column: Making South Dakota an Example to the Nation

South Dakota is a small state in terms of population and GDP, but we?re nimble. We have a responsive state government that does more with less. This set of characteristics allows us to take innovative approaches when it comes to issues like economic growth, meth, or dealing with the Indian Health Service (IHS).

Name Released In Hanson County Fatal Crash

ALEXANDRIA, S.D. ? A 20-year-old woman from Alexandria, S.D. has been identified as the person who died early Tuesday in a one-vehicle rollover crash north of that town.

Noem Selects Seventh Circuit Judge

Governor Kristi Noem today announced that Joshua Hendrickson will serve as judge for South Dakota?s Seventh Judicial Circuit.

DPS Announces March Sobriety Checkpoints

PIERRE, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Public Safety has scheduled 25 sobriety checkpoints in 19 counties statewide during the month of March.

Hanson County Fatal Crash

ALEXANDRIA, S.D. ? A 20-year-old female died early Tuesday in a one-vehicle rollover crash north of Alexandria.

Noem Urges HHS Secretary Azar to Address Meth Epidemic

In a meeting with United States Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar on Sunday, Governor Kristi Noem urged the administration to help address South Dakota?s rising meth epidemic.

State Capitol Hosts Student Researchers Thursday

South Dakota colleges and universities will send 14 outstanding undergraduate student researchers to the State Capitol this week to share their research work with lawmakers and the public.

Wind Continues to Make Travel Difficult in the Northeast

Officials are cautioning travelers the strong winds in the northeastern part of the state are not expected to decrease until later this evening and motorists are asked to stay off highways in that area.

Minnehaha County Fatal Crash

HUMBOLDT, S.D. ? One person died and another was seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon north of Humboldt.

Governor's Column: Every Child Deserves a Home

Foster care is an issue I?ve cared about for a long time. Growing up, I had a foster brother who made a big impact on my family and taught my siblings and me a different kind of love, compassion, and strength I don?t know if I would have otherwise understood.

Minnehaha County Fatal Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ? One woman died early Thursday in a one-vehicle crash north of Sioux Falls.

New Training Opportunity for Veterans!

Launching in April of 2019, the Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses program (VET TEC), piloted by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, will help veterans in advancing their IT careers.

Noem Approves Grant for New SDSBVI Project

Governor Kristi Noem today awarded a $2.5 million state grant for the construction of the School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (SDSBVI), part of the school?s joint Educational Impact Campaign with Northern State University (NSU).

GOED Launches New Interactive Website

PIERRE, S.D. ? The Governor?s Office of Economic Development?s website ? - has a new look. The new site boasts plenty of fresh photography and videography, testimonials and success stories and a new, easy-to-use interactive finance tool.