SD News

State Historical Society seeks public input on preservation needs

The State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) of the South Dakota State Historical Society at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre is preparing for its federal fiscal year 2020 grant application and invites public comment through Oct. 31 on the state?s preservation needs and projects.

Highways 20 and 79 Pavement Repair Project Postponed

The South Dakota Department of Transportation is postponing the pavement repair project on Highway 20 and 79 in the northwestern part of the state until 2020 due to weather delays experienced by the contractor.

Big Sioux Recreation Area Reopens

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Department announced that the Big Sioux Recreation Area has reopened.

Rail STC Grant Funds Available

The South Dakota Department of Transportation has been informed by the U.S. Department of Transportation?s (USDOT) Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) that approximately $12.7 million of Special Transportation Circumstance (STC) grant funds are available the State.

President Trump Approves Second South Dakota Disaster Request

Governor Kristi Noem today announced that President Trump has approved the State?s request for a second Presidential Disaster Declaration, allowing federal money to be used to help local governmental entities recover from property damage sustained during severe storms and flooding that occurred statewide in late May and early June.

South Dakota Apprenticeship Program Receives National Excellence Award

The National Association of State Workforce Agencies (NASWA) presented its State Excellence award to the Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) for the Start Today SD Incentive program, an initiative to expand the number of Registered Apprenticeships in South Dakota.

Health and Wellness Fair

Residents of Redfield and surrounding communities will have an opportunity to explore health topics and screenings during a local Health and Wellness Fair.

Highway 42 Bridge Reopening

The South Dakota Department of Transportation is working to reopen the James River Bridge on Highway 42 the afternoon of Tuesday, Sept. 24.