PIERRE, S.D. ? South Dakota?s 115 traffic fatalities in 2016 are expected to be the lowest since 2011 and second lowest since 1960.
This past week the state budget office issued South Dakota?s Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, or what those of us within state government sometimes refer to as ?the CAFR.? The Bureau of Finance and Management made the report public on the Friday before New Year?s Day.
Attorney General Marty Jackley and the Division of Criminal Investigation today released the summary into the shooting of Tara Hartse, on December 7, 2016, in Lake Norden, South Dakota.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard will give the State of the State Address Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 1 p.m. CST in the state House. South Dakota Public Broadcasting will broadcast the speech live on SDPB1 TV, SDPB Radio and SD.net. The State of the State Address will be archived on SDPB?s website.
BROOKINGS, S.D. ? A Grand Island, NE man has been identified as the person who died Monday night in a one-vehicle crash south of Brookings.
The state Board of Water and Natural Resources approved $5.36 million for solid waste and water projects when it met today over the Digital Dakota Network.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard will give the State of the State Address Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 1 p.m. CST in the state House Chamber.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) wildlife diversity program is accepting proposals for the wildlife diversity small grants program.
Today, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) announced that Peaks to Plains Design, PC will be the consultant in the master planning efforts for the proposed Spearfish Canyon State Park and Bismarck Lake areas in the Black Hills.
The South Dakota Department of Tourism is now accepting applications to fill seasonal positions for travel counselors and supervisors at eight Information Center locations along interstates 29 and 90.
Attorney General Marty Jackley announces that the Attorney General?s proposed legislative package for 2017 will include a request that our Legislature consider and enact the following:
Beginning Saturday, Jan. 21, the Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre will debut a new monthly programming series for 2017 entitled ?Family Fun Saturdays.?
Amanda Christensen, a fourth grade teacher at Longfellow Elementary School in Mitchell, has received a $25,000 award that Teacher magazine calls the ?Oscar of Teaching.?
Attorney General Marty Jackley and Sanborn County States Attorney Jeffrey Larson announced today that Matthew Walter Novak, 33, Woonsocket, pled guilty to manslaughter in the first degree.
The state Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Fiscal Year 2016 is now available for the public to review. The South Dakota Bureau of Finance and Management made the report public on Friday, meeting its goal of a December release.
The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network awarded the Michael J. Fitzmaurice State Veterans Home with the ?Gold Milestone,? an award that recognizes the outstanding achievements and efforts to improve the quality of care and quality of life for veterans home residents.
BROOKINGS, S.D. ? A 55-year-old man died Monday night in a one-vehicle crash south of Brookings.
For a state like South Dakota, with five times as many cattle and twice as many hogs and chickens as we have citizens, livestock health is a big deal. We all know the tremendous impact the livestock sector has on our state?s economy, but it?s easy to forget the connection between livestock health and human health.
The flags at the State Capitol will fly at half-staff on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, to honor the life of former legislator Ervin Bader who passed away on Christmas Day.
In this SD Ag Chat, USDA Farm Service Agency administrator Val Dolcini talks about the role FSA programs play in providing financial stability for farmers and ranchers.