SD News

Regents Seek Dakota?s Promise for College Students in Need

To keep the cost of a public higher education affordable, the South Dakota Board of Regents will ask policymakers to create a comprehensive state financial aid program, Dakota?s Promise, aimed at closing the gap between existing financial aid and the cost of attendance for South Dakota college students.

GFP Commission to Review Boat Closure Petition on Swan Lake

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission will take action on a petition proposal to designate Swan lake in Clark County as a ?no boating zone? from Oct. 20 to Dec. 31 at their upcoming meeting in September.

I-29 - 26th Street Exit 78 Ramp Closure

On Monday, Aug. 14, the South Dakota Department of Transportation will be closing the southbound entrance ramp on Interstate 29 at 26th Street (Exit 78) in Sioux Falls to complete pavement repairs on this ramp.

News Tips

Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak and help present 52 veterans with the Republic of China Mutual Defense Commemorative Badge at a ceremony recognizing South Dakota Veterans who served in Taiwan during from 1955 to 1979.

Eight USD Programs Approved for Western Regional Graduate Student Exchange

Eight graduate programs offered by the University of South Dakota will become part of the Western Regional Graduate Program operated by the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE). The South Dakota Board of Regents, meeting Thursday in Pierre, was briefed on the program.

Highway 212 Opening East of Watertown

The South Dakota Department of Transportation will be opening Highway 212 between Goodwin and the Highway 15 south junction on Saturday, Aug. 12.

I-190 Interchange Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held on Aug. 15, at 2 p.m. MDT to celebrate the substantial completion of the I-190/Silver Street interchange.