SD News

Bennett County Fatal Crash

TUTHILL, S.D. ? An 83-year-old woman died Tuesday afternoon in a one-vehicle rollover north of Tuthill.

Moody County Fatal Crash

COLMAN, S.D. ? One man died early Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash northeast of Colman.

Grading Work on US 83 in Jones County to Begin

MURDO, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work on Highway 83 south of Murdo will be shifting from offline grading to mainline grading.

Highway 212 Construction

ABERDEEN, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation says shoulder widening work has begun on Highway 212 from west of Seneca east for 10 miles.


South Dakota cattle producers are encouraged to include anthrax vaccine in their vaccination program when they turn out cattle to summer pastures. Recent flooding may increase the risk of cattle encountering anthrax this season, according to Dr. Dustin Oedekoven, South Dakota State Veterinarian.

Nichols Named Interim President at Black Hills State University

Laurie Stenberg Nichols has been named interim president at Black Hills State University. Nichols will assume the interim presidency July 1, and will serve in a temporary capacity until a national search for the university?s next president is concluded and the next president is appointed.

Noem, Oglala Sioux Tribe Sign Fuel Tax Agreement

Governor Kristi Noem and Oglala Sioux Tribe President Julian R. Bear Runner, along with the Department of Revenue and Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, last week signed a five-year fuel tax excise agreement between the State of South Dakota and the Oglala Sioux Tribe.

State Library recognizes 21st Century School Libraries

Thirteen school libraries have received the 21st Century School Library Award for 2019. The 21st Century School Library Award recognizes school libraries as Effective, Enhanced or Exemplary, based on performance in three areas: place, which refers to the learning environment (both physical and online), programming and the professional.

Chip Seal Work to Begin on Highway 14 in Brookings

BROOKINGS, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a chip seal application will be applied on Highway 14 and Highway 14B in Brookings on Tuesday, June 4, 2019.

Noem Orders Flags at Half-Staff Until June 4

Upon the directive of President Donald Trump, Governor Kristi Noem today ordered flags across the state to be flown at half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on June 4, 2019 to honor the victims of the tragedy in Virginia Beach, Virginia.

Governor Noem?s Statement on Year-Round E15 Announcement

After years of pressure from Governor Kristi Noem and others, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced the removal of regulatory burdens preventing the sale of E15 (15 percent ethanol blends) year-round.