SD News

Prescribed Fire to be Ignited at Angostura State Park

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture?s Wildland Fire Division and South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks are planning to ignite the Angostura State Park prescribed fire on Wednesday, April 24. Mop up and monitoring will continue the following days.

Spring load Restriction Release #7

Effective at 9 a.m. MST, April 24, 2018, Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be removed from the road segments shown in the table below.

Highway 18 Reconstruction Begins Near Mission

Work began Monday, April 23, on the reconstruction of Highway 18 from the Highway 83 junction east 1,000 feet and on Highway 83 for about one mile south of the same junction near Mission.

Gov. Daugaard Appoints Costello and Judson To Economic Development Board

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed Pat Costello and Matt Judson to serve on the Board of Economic Development. Costello, vice president of Schoeneman?s in Sioux Falls, and Judson, president of First National Bank in Pierre, replace Greg Heineman and Tony Klein.

CDC Names Mitchell Doctor Childhood Immunization Champion

Dr. Christine Arnold, a pediatrician at Sanford Health in Mitchell, has been named a Childhood Immunization Champion by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The CDC Childhood Immunization Champion Award recognizes individuals who go above and beyond to promote immunization among children in their communities.

Lane Shift on I-229 Begins Monday

On Monday, April 23, the South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin repairing the bridge curb on the 10th Street overpass over Interstate 229 in Sioux Falls.

Four Finalists Named for USD Presidency

The South Dakota Board of Regents announced today four candidates who are finalists to become the next president at the University of South Dakota.

Highway 18 Reconstruction to Begin

South Dakota Department of Transportation officials say the reconstruction of Highway 18 between highways 81 and 19 in the southeast part of the state will begin on April 24, 2018.

?70s Celebration! Event at Cultural Heritage Center on May 12

It is time to dust off your mood ring, put on your smiley face and dig that lime green leisure suit out of your closet for the next big event at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre! The ?70s Celebration! will be held from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. CDT on Saturday, May 12.

Governor's Column: Celebrating South Dakota?s Conservationists

In South Dakota, we are fortunate to live on a landscape managed by dedicated farming and ranching families. For generations, they?ve known that their livelihoods depend on being good stewards of soil, water, livestock and wildlife.

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Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the 2018 Associated School Board?s Academic Excellence Recognition Luncheon at the Ramkota in Pierre.