SD News

Hall of Honor Banquet Date Set for Ron Baumgart of Pierre

Ron Baumgart of Pierre is being inducted into the South Dakota Transportation Hall of Honor. A banquet, hosted by the Transportation Hall of Honor Committee, will be held in Ron?s honor on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at Drifters Bar and Grill in Fort Pierre. Festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. CDT with dinner at 6 p.m. followed by a program at 7 p.m.

GOED Launches Newest Version of Wage Calculator

The Governor?s Office of Economic Development has released its newest version of the Real Wage Calculator. The newly released version uses 2018 state and federal income tax laws and rates, as well as the most recent 2019 Regional Price Parities (RPP).

Sturgis Rally Vehicle Counts

Traffic counts from the South Dakota Department of Transportation show a slight increase over 2018 in vehicles entering Sturgis for the 79th annual Sturgis motorcycle rally Aug. 2-11, 2019.

Monday Aug. 5 Sturgis Rally Tally

Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Daily Information. Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 3, 2019 to 6 a.m. Monday August 5, 2019

Sunday August 4 Sturgis Rally Tally

Highway Patrol Sturgis Rally Daily Information. Compiled from 6 a.m. Saturday August 3, 2019 to 6 a.m. Sunday August 4, 2019

Governor's Column: Slowing the Spread of Zebra Mussels

It doesn?t get much better than spending a summer day on a lake or river in South Dakota. Recreating on the water always seems to be the perfect backdrop for family memories and laughter. It?s one of the great things about our state.

Cultural Heritage Center Museum to host outdoor concert, ice cream social Aug. 16

The Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre will host an outdoor concert called ?Music of the American West? featuring traditional music artists Bob and Sheila Everhart on Friday, Aug. 16, at 7 p.m. CDT at the Capitol Lake Visitor Center in Pierre.

Noem, SDHDA to Extend Grant Funding to Households Impacted by Spring Storms

Governor Kristi Noem and the South Dakota Housing Development Authority (SDHDA) today announced that the remaining balance of the 2019 Housing Opportunity Funds (HOF) will be used to help families whose homes were impacted by storms this spring. In total, $165,000 will be available.

August Sobriety Checkpoints Announced

PIERRE, S.D. ? South Dakota?s Department of Public Safety has released the list of sobriety checkpoints to be done during August.

I-229 Cliff Avenue Ramp Closure on Aug. 1

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the Cliff Avenue Interstate 229 northbound on ramp in Sioux Falls will be closed Thursday, Aug. 1, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.