SD News

Caution Urged When Monitoring Burned Slash Piles

South Dakota Wildland Fire, a division of the South Dakota Department of Agriculture, is urging residents who have burned brush piles this season to ensure that the piles have been completely extinguished.

Much More Than Fighting Wildland Fires

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture?s Wildland Fire division serves as the primary firefighting agency for state owned land, but they do more than put out fires.

Governor's Column: South Dakota's Gun Laws

Gun control measures have been gaining ground in some places around the nation in recent years. In the more urban areas of the country and along the coasts, people are more wary, and perhaps fearful, of guns.

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Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the 2017 Governor's Awards in the Arts banquet at the Ramkota in Pierre.

Governor?s Surplus Land Bills Introduced

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has introduced a package of bills to allow for the sale of surplus lands owned by the state. The measures include lands and properties on the STAR Academy, State Veterans Home, and State Training School campuses.