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Winter Storm Likely To Disrupt Weekend Travel

A major winter storm is forecast to bring heavy snow and strong winds across much of South Dakota that will hamper weekend travel from Thursday evening to Sunday.

Work to Begin on Highways 12/73 Near Lemmon

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says construction work on highways 12 and 73 near Lemmon will begin Monday, April 23, weather permitting.

Highway Patrol Trooper Graduation Moved to Thursday

PIERRE, S.D. ? Friday?s scheduled South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper graduation has been moved to Thursday (tomorrow, April 12) afternoon in the State Capitol Rotunda in Pierre.

471st Avenue Closing North of Highway 48

South Dakota Department of Transportation officials say 471st Avenue (Union County Highway 1C), located four miles north of Highway 48, will be closed to through traffic starting Monday, April 23, 2018.

Regents? Executive Director Announces Plans

Michael G. Rush, executive director and CEO of the South Dakota Board of Regents since 2015, announced today his resignation effective May 29, 2018.

Supporting our Rural Communities

If you?ve spent much time in South Dakota, you understand the important partnership between agriculture and rural communities.

Name Released in Turner County Fatal Crash

MARION, S.D. ? A 36-year-old woman from Chancellor, S.D. has been identified as the person wo died Saturday night in a one-vehicle crash that occurred south of Marion.

Burr Street Phase 2 to Begin in Mitchell

The South Dakota Department of Transportation and the city of Mitchell are scheduled to begin reconstruction work on Burr Street from Interstate 90 to the two-lane section south of Walmart in Mitchell on Wednesday, April 11.

Names Released in Lyman County Fatal Crash

PRESHO, S.D. ? A Rapid City, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Thursday morning in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday morning west of Presho.

2018 and 2019 Elk Hunting Seasons Set

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission allocated 222 licenses for the 2018 and 2019 archery elk hunting seasons.

West River Deer Hunting Season Proposed

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission proposed to reinstate days in which only antlerless licenses are valid for the West River season for 2018.

East River Deer Hunting Season Proposed

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission proposed that the 2018 East River deer hunting season would have 175 less licenses available.

2018-2020 Small Game Seasons Announced

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission proposed no changes to the following small game hunting seasons: grouse, quail, Sandhill crane, snipe, partridge, squirrel, cottontail rabbit, mourning dove and crow.

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