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Enjoy Eagles and Bagels at Oahe Downstream Recreation Area

Visitors of the Oahe Downstream Recreation Area near Fort Pierre have the opportunity to learn about the park's winter residents and enjoy a snack on the 15th Annual "Eagles and Bagels" Walk in the Park on Saturday, Feb. 4.

$2.66 Billion Economic Impact from Higher Education in South Dakota

The six public universities in South Dakota generate $2.66 billion a year in annual economic impact within the state, from a state investment of $197 million. That is a key finding from a research report released today that measures public higher education?s impact on the state economy.

Help students by starting a local Summer Food Service Program

In an effort to fend off hunger, the South Dakota Department of Education?s office of Child and Adult Nutrition Services is seeking sponsors for a federally-funded program that provides nutritious meals and snacks to children in low-income areas during the summer months.

February Sobriety Checkpoints Announced

PIERRE, S.D. ? Twenty sobriety checkpoints are scheduled to be held during the month of February by the South Dakota Highway Patrol.

Attorney General Jackley Update on Medical Marijuana Issue

On August 19, 2016, Attorney General Marty Jackley provided correspondence to the FDA and DEA urging both to assist in the determination of whether marijuana presents medical opportunities and further setting forth considerations for public health and safety.

Drivers Are Reminded About Snowplow Safety

South Dakota Department of Transportation officials remind motorists to use extra caution when encountering snowplows that are clearing highways, shoulders and ditches.

News Tips

Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the 2017 South Dakota Lions Convention which is being held at the AmericInn, Ft. Pierre.

No Entrance Fees For Spearfish Canyon State Park

Entrance fees are no longer being considered for the proposed Spearfish Canyon State Park, Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced at his weekly legislative press conference this morning.

Names Released in McCook County Fatal Crash

CANISTOTA, S.D. ? Gabriel Ramirez, 26, of Freeman, S.D., has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash Monday morning near Canistota.