SD News

Citizens Reminded About Illegally Dumping Snow

The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds the public and commercial snow removal operators that it is illegal to place or dump excess snow on highway right of way, which includes driving surfaces, shoulders and ditches.

Interstate 90 Reopened Travel Caution

State officials have reopened Interstate 90 between Kadoka and Chamberlain in central South Dakota. Motorists are cautioned that snow and strong winds are still creating difficult travel conditions in many areas of south central and southeastern parts of the state.

Governor Seeking Interns For The Summer

Gov. Dennis Daugaard is currently seeking applications for a summer 2017 Governor?s Office Internship in Pierre. The position will be paid and run from early May through August 2017.

Charles Mix County Fatal Crash

PLATTE, S.D. ? One person died in a two-vehicle crash that happened Monday morning east of Platte.

Lt. Governor Holds Legislative Press Conference

Lt. Gov. Matt Michels held a legislative press conference at the Capitol on Friday. In the press briefing, the Lt. Governor spoke of the peaceful transition of power in Washington, D.C., and South Dakota?s priorities for federal health care reform.

Tourism Department Posts Record Numbers in 2016

The South Dakota tourism industry has once again reached record numbers of visitors, visitor spending and impact on the state?s economy. This marks seven straight years of economic growth for the industry.

Governor's Column: Taking On The Meth Problem

I recently heard a story about a young man who was exposed to meth as a child. The young man, named Chris, grew up around meth and the violence that the drug brings. Like any normal kid, he wanted attention from the adults in his life.

News Tips

Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest on South Dakota Public Radio?s In the Moment with Lori Walsh.

South Dakota Parks and Wildlife Foundation Elects Officers

PIERRE, S.D. ? The South Dakota Parks and Wildlife Foundation recently announced the election of officers for its board of directors for 2017. The foundation is a non-profit, 501(c) (3) charitable supporting organization for the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP).

Funding Available for Trails

PIERRE, S.D. ? South Dakota State Parks Director Katie Ceroll announced today that applications are being accepted for grants from the Recreation Trails Program (RTP). The grants will be available for trail projects sponsored by municipalities, counties, state parks, federal land management agencies or tribal governments.