Governor Kristi Noem and Oglala Sioux Tribe President Julian R. Bear Runner, along with the Department of Revenue and Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, last week signed a five-year fuel tax excise agreement between the State of South Dakota and the Oglala Sioux Tribe.
Thirteen school libraries have received the 21st Century School Library Award for 2019. The 21st Century School Library Award recognizes school libraries as Effective, Enhanced or Exemplary, based on performance in three areas: place, which refers to the learning environment (both physical and online), programming and the professional.
BROOKINGS, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a chip seal application will be applied on Highway 14 and Highway 14B in Brookings on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.
Upon the directive of President Donald Trump, Governor Kristi Noem today ordered flags across the state to be flown at half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on June 4, 2019 to honor the victims of the tragedy in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
In recognition of National Foster Family Appreciation Day, Governor Kristi Noem today highlighted the story of Frank and Beth Marnell, a foster family in Pierre.
After years of pressure from Governor Kristi Noem and others, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the removal of regulatory burdens preventing the sale of E15 (15 percent ethanol blends) year-round.
PIERRE, S.D. ? South Dakota?s Department of Public Safety has released its schedule of sobriety checkpoints to be conducted during June.
RAPID CITY, S.D. ? A Rapid City, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Saturday in a one-vehicle crash north of Rapid City.
Organizations across South Dakota are serving free meals to the state?s youth this summer as a part of the Summer Food Service Program and Seamless Summer Option. Children age 18 and younger may receive a meal free of charge at participating sites, which include organizations such as nonprofits, schools, libraries and local governments.
CUSTER, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a chip seal and fog seal application will be applied to highways 87, 89, 16A and 18 in the Custer area beginning Friday, May 31.
NISLAND, S.D. ? A Vale, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Saturday in a one-vehicle rollover southeast of Nisland.
Information regarding school districts? performance on improving the educational outcomes of students with disabilities is now available online. The Special Education Report is released annually by June 1.
Today, widespread broadband access in South Dakota isn?t as widespread as we may think. In fact, about 88,000 South Dakotans lack high-speed internet access. These people cannot launch an online business or take advanced classes that require extensive uploading or downloading. Producers in these areas may not be able to use cutting-edge technology that requires online components.
Bovine trichomoniasis (trich) has been detected in a South Dakota cattle herd. Two bulls from a beef cattle herd in Oglala Lakota County have tested positive for this economically devastating disease. The Animal Industry Board (AIB) is working with the herd owner and their veterinarians to develop a management plan to contain the disease. Neighboring herd owners with potential contact animals will be informed of the risk to their animals as the investigation continues.
VOLGA, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation will be closing Highway 14 west of Volga on Monday, June 3, 2019, to replace a railroad crossing.
PIERRE, S.D. ? The deadline to apply for the six most popular firearm deer hunting seasons is fast approaching.
A pair of South Dakota communities will update their municipal sales tax rates beginning July 1.
One Book South Dakota author Kent Nerburn is coming to Pierre on Wednesday, June 12..
Earlier this week, Governor Kristi Noem announced the recipients of $5 million of Connect South Dakota grant awards. These private-public partnerships will extend high-speed internet access to more than 100 businesses and 4,800 homes.
Governor Kristi Noem today released the following statement: ?In recent days, state officials have been notified by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of rising Missouri River water levels. Those levels are expected to remain higher than average for the next several weeks. Any additional rainfall could mean even higher levels.