SD News

Wildfire Awareness Month Coloring Contest Winners Announced

The Division of Wildland Fire is announcing the South Dakota Wildfire Awareness Month?s Coloring Contest winners Layla Norrie of Box Elder, from the three to seven age group, and Paden Belkham of Blundt, for the eight to twelve age group.

Law Enforcement Memorial Service Scheduled

Attorney General Marty Jackley would like to ask South Dakotans to take a moment to reflect on the contributions that police officers make to our communities and to honor those officers who have been lost in the line of duty.

Rounds Receives National TB Award

Kristin Rounds, Pierre, has been named the 2017 TB Controller of the Year by the National TB Controllers Association (NTCA). Rounds is the tuberculosis control coordinator for the South Dakota Department of Health and has more than 30 years of TB control experience.

Highway 281 Construction

The South Dakota Department of Transportation has begun the intersection modification work to add left turn lanes on Highway 281 and 142nd Street at the Warner exit south of Aberdeen.

I-90 ? Exit 14 ? Eastbound I-90 Closure with Detour

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says eastbound I-90 will be closed from 4 a.m. to 6 a.m. on the morning of Tuesday May 16, with traffic directed to the off and on ramps.

Community Partners Wanted for Aging Gracefully Expo this Fall

Attorney General Marty Jackley is pleased to announce a collaboration of the Attorney General?s Consumer Protection Division and the South Dakota State University Extension Office to expand the Aging Gracefully Program (AGE) statewide.

Yankton County Fatal Crash

YANKTON, S.D. - A 60-year-old man died Saturday in a motorcycle-vehicle crash that occurred north of Yankton.

Pennington County Fatal Crash

BOX ELDER, S.D. ? A 76-year-old man died late Friday afternoon in a motorcycle crash that occurred within the Box Elder city limits.

First Lady Column: SD Reaches Lowest Ever Infant Mortality Rate

It has been six-and-a-half years since Dennis was first elected, and since then a number of things have changed in our lives. We have become grandparents, and our five grandkids ? all age four or younger ? brighten our days and amuse us to no end.