SD News

Cultural Heritage Center program to focus on hunt for James brothers

One of the longest manhunts in United States history will be the subject of a June program at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. Wayne Fanebust of Sioux Falls will discuss his book ?Chasing Frank and Jesse James: The Bungled Northfield Bank Robbery and the Long Manhunt? at 7 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, June 12.

Prevent Tick-Borne Illness

Head outdoors and enjoy the spring weather this Memorial Day weekend but keep an eye out for ticks to prevent tularemia and other tick-borne diseases, says a state health official.

Repair To Begin on Highway 212 Bridge

The South Dakota Department of Transportation has started substructure repairs on the Highway 212 Missouri River Bridge located 15 miles west of Gettysburg.

Sustained Effort Needed to Reduce Infant Mortality

South Dakota?s infant mortality rate increased in 2017, according to new data released today by the Department of Health. There were 12,128 births in 2017 and 94 infant deaths for a rate of 7.8 deaths per 1,000 live births.

DPS Officials Encourage Driving Safety During Memorial Day Holiday

PIERRE, S.D. ? With the number of motor vehicle fatalities, especially those not wearing seatbelts, already higher than last year, officials of South Dakota?s Department of Public Safety are encouraging drivers to be careful as the summer traveling season officially begins Friday.

Shoulder Resurfacing to Begin on Highway 115

Starting Tuesday, May 29, the South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin asphalt concrete shoulder resurfacing work on Highway 115 from just south of Dell Rapids to the north city limits of Sioux Falls.

Turner County Fatal Crash

PARKER, S.D. ? One person died Monday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash south of Parker.

State Fair Centennial Stage Seeks South Dakota Talent

The South Dakota State Fair and entertainer Sherwin Linton are in search of guest entertainers for one of Linton?s fifteen shows on the AARP Centennial Stage during the 2018 South Dakota State Fair, which runs Aug. 30 through Sept. 3.

Braille and Talking Book Library Summer Reading Program kicks off June 3

"Libraries Rock" is the theme of the 2018 South Dakota Braille and Talking Book Library Summer Reading Program. This year?s program will run from June 3 to July 14 and is open to all youth registered with the South Dakota Braille and Talking Book Library ages birth to 19.

Roberts County Fatal Crash

SISSETON, S.D. ? One person died and three others were injured Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash southwest of Sisseton.