SD News

Roberts County Fatal Crash

SISSETON, S.D. ? One person died and another was seriously injured early Saturday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Sisseton.

I-90/Haines Ave. and Maple St. Bridge Rehabilitation

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says rehabilitation work on the Haines Avenue and Maple Street bridges on Interstate 90 in Rapid City will impact traffic during much of 2018.

Tourism Industry Members Honored by Gov. Daugaard

Gov. Dennis Daugaard and the South Dakota Department of Tourism presented awards to tourism industry members the evening of Thursday, January 18th at the 2018 Governor?s Conference on Tourism in Pierre.

News Tips

Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak with Lori Walsh on South Dakota Public Broadcasting?s ?In The Moment.?

Governor's Column: Giving the Open Waters Compromise Time to Work

The issue of nonmeandered waters has been a contentious one in recent decades. Problems arose in the 1990s, when water bodies in eastern South Dakota expanded greatly, after receiving far more moisture than normal. Several legislative efforts tried to address this challenge, but the many competing opinions and interests made compromise elusive.

Tourism Industry Posts Gains in 2017

The South Dakota tourism industry has once again posted an increase in visitation, visitor spending, and overall impact on the state?s economy in 2017. This marks eight straight years of economic growth.

Health Department Staff Honored

Fifteen South Dakota Department of Health staff were recently recognized in the agency?s annual Secretary?s Awards Program. Awards were given in three categories: employee excellence, outstanding contribution to public health and the rising star award. The recipients of the awards are listed below.

Lincoln County Fatal Crash

BERESFORD, S.D. ? One person died early Saturday evening in a one-vehicle crash three miles north and one mile east of Beresford.

Brown County Fatal Crash

GROTON, S.D. ? One person died Saturday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash south of Groton.

Gov. Daugaard?s Statement on South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc. Decision

Governor Dennis Daugaard offered the following statement in response to the United States Supreme Court's decision to grant the state's petition for a writ of certiorari in South Dakota v. Wayfair, Inc.: "I am very pleased that the United States Supreme Court has agreed to hear this case. I hope this means the Court is open to revisiting the important issue of taxation of online sales."

GFP Commission Finalizes Duck Hunting Season

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission adjusted the season dates of the Low Plains South duck hunting zone for the 2018 hunting season.