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Spring Load Restriction Release #6

Effective at 1 p.m. CDT, April 25, 2019, Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be removed from the road segments shown in the table below.

South Dakota Broadband Development Program Application Due May 10, 2019

PIERRE, S.D. ? Governor Kristi Noem?s commitment to secure broadband for South Dakota?s next generation and beyond is moving forward with the posting of a Request for Application for the $5 million grant money commitment to launch South Dakota?s broadband development program, Connect South Dakota.

Traffic Update: Highway 14 Utility and Concrete Work

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews are closing three of the five lanes on Highway 14 and installing traffic control creating a two-way traffic situation today.

Prescribed Fire to be Ignited at Angostura State Recreation Area

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture?s Wildland Fire Division and South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks are planning to ignite the Angostura State Recreation Area prescribed fire as conditions allow on Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

2019 Governor?s Awards Nominations

The South Dakota Board of Vocational Rehabilitation, Board of Service to the Blind and Visually Impaired and the Statewide Independent Living Council are now accepting nominations for the 2019 Governor?s Awards.

Lane Closures at I-29 and I-90 Interchanges

On Tuesday morning, April 23, Department of Transportation bridge maintenance staff will be doing routine inspections of the I-29 and I-90 interchange bridges.

Faulk County Fatal Crash

FAULKTON, S.D. ? One person died and another person was injured Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash that happened west of Faulkton.

Noem Announces Leopold Conservation Award Winner

In conjunction with Earth Day, Governor Kristi Noem today announced that Johnson Farms of Frankfort has been selected for the 2019 South Dakota Leopold Conservation Award.

Walworth County Fatal Crash

AKASKA, S.D. ? A 55-year-old man died Thursday night in a one-vehicle crash that occurred north of Akaska.

Governor's Weekly Column: 100 Days of Progress

It?s been just over 100 days since I took office, and in that time, we?ve made some real progress. I signed 222 bills into law, met with hundreds of South Dakotans, and hit all four corners of the state to listen to peoples? priorities and share some of mine.

State Prison Inmate Robert Murray Dies

Inmate Robert Murray, age 67, passed away April 17 in a comfort care setting at the Jameson Annex to the South Dakota State Penitentiary in Sioux Falls following an illness.

Construction to Resume on Highway 115

Starting Monday, April 22, the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) will resume reconstruction work on Highway 115 from 0.3 miles south of Lincoln County Highway 110 to 0.5 miles north of 272nd Street.