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Governor's Column: The 2017 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

It?s almost rally time in South Dakota. What started in 1938 as a single motorcycle race in a small town has grown into one of the largest and best-known motorcycle gatherings in the world.

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Gov. Dennis Daugaard is speaking at the 2017 ASBSD, SASD Joint Convention at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.

Lawrence County Fatal Crash

SPEARFISH, S.D. ? A 24-year-old Bettendorf, Iowa man died Thursday in a motorcycle crash southwest of Spearfish.

Connecting With Our Veterans

It is important that we help our veterans move ahead, live life to the fullest, reintegrate into their communities and have access to high quality benefits and services in a timely, consistent, and equitable manner. It is important that we help them establish a ?new normal? in family relationships, wellness, and financial stability.

Heirloom Recipes Sought

Fairgoers will have the chance to enter a favorite family recipe in the Greater Midwest Foodways Heirloom Recipe Competition at the South Dakota State Fair in the Women?s Building on Sunday, Sept. 3.

Corson County Fatal Crash

McLAUGHLIN, S.D. ? One person has died as a result of injuries suffered in a one-vehicle crash early Tuesday morning north of McLaughlin.

I-29 Northbound On-Ramp To Close at Exit 98

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the Interstate 29 northbound on-ramp at Exit 98 from Highway 115 (Dell Rapids) will be closed for two nights starting this evening (Aug. 2).

DPS Encourages Motorists to be Patient During Sturgis Rally

PIERRE, S.D. ? More traffic is expected on South Dakota highways starting this week in anticipation of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and officials of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety say patience will be a key to remaining safe.

Applications Now Open For Buffer Strip Incentives

South Dakotans can now apply to receive riparian buffer strip property tax incentives, Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today. To aid prospective applicants, the Daugaard Administration has rolled out a new web map to help landowners determine which waters qualify under the new riparian buffer strip program.

Purple Heart Recognition Day

At the request of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs, Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed Monday, Aug. 7, 2017, as ?Purple Heart Recognition Day,? calling on all South Dakotans to honor those men and women who are recipients of the Purple Heart Medal.