SD News

South Dakota NAEP scores hold steady

South Dakota?s math and reading scores on the National Assessment of Educational Progress remain at or above the national average.

Sen. Netherton Resigns, Governor Invites Public Input

State Sen. Jenna Netherton has resigned her seat in the South Dakota State Senate. Netherton, a Sioux Falls Republican, has served in the Senate since 2015, and previously served in the House of Representatives from 2011-14.

April 8 ? 14 is National Crime Victims? Rights Week

The Department of Social Services (DSS) is commemorating National Crime Victims? Rights Week by raising awareness about crime victims? issues and rights, and introducing the community to the important resources and services available.

Names Released in Hand County Fatal Crash

MILLER, S.D. ? An 80-year-old Miller man has been identified as the person who died in a vehicle-pedestrian collision Thursday afternoon in Miller.

Turner County Fatal Crash

MARION, S.D. ? A 36-year-old woman died Saturday night in a one-vehicle crash that occurred south of Marion.

National Work Zone Awareness Week is April 9-13

National Work Zone Awareness Week for 2018 is April 9-13, and the South Dakota Department of Transportation is teaming up with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and state transportation departments across the country to remind motorists to drive safely through work zones.

Hand County Fatal Crash

MILLER, S.D. ? One person died Thursday afternoon in a vehicle- pedestrian collision in Miller.

Bridge Painting work to Begin on I-90

Bridge painting work on the Interstate 90 bridges over I-29 at the I-29/I-90 interchange is scheduled to begin on Tuesday, April 10.

Highway Patrol Trooper Graduation Friday, April 13

PIERRE, S.D. ? Twelve new recruits officially join South Dakota?s Highway Patrol at a graduation ceremony set for 10 a.m., Friday, April 13, in the State Capitol Rotunda in Pierre.

News Tips

Gov. Dennis Daugaard will introduce European Union Ambassador David O?Sullivan at the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Breakfast at the Holiday Inn City Centre.

Lyman County Fatal Crash

PRESHO, S.D. ? One person died and two others were seriously injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday morning west of Presho.

Higher Education Leaders Pursue 65 Percent Goal

Leaders of public, private, and tribal colleges and universities, technical institutes, and state education and labor agencies will meet Tuesday in Oacoma to discuss strategies to advance South Dakota?s educational attainment.

Working Together, South Dakota May Gain a State Veterans Cemetery

The 2018 Legislative Session is one that will go down in history. Veterans Service Organizations, legislators, Sioux Falls community leaders, the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs (SDDVA), and the Governor came together to secure passage of legislation to authorize SDDVA to establish and maintain a state veteran?s cemetery in Sioux Falls. A dignified final-resting place to honor veterans and eligible dependents which will express the State?s gratitude for their service to this country.