SD News

Names Released in Brown County Fatal Crash

FREDERICK, S.D. ? Names have been released in the two-vehicle crash that killed one and injured another Tuesday afternoon south of Frederick.

Tribal Leaders Participate In Governor?s Public Safety Roundtable

Gov. Dennis Daugaard yesterday met with tribal leaders to discuss Senate Bill 176, potential pipeline protests and public safety. In the wake of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests in North Dakota, state and tribal leaders came together on Wednesday to converse on how to avoid potential problems, share concerns and work on possible solutions.

State Prison Inmate Back In Custody

Inmate Robert Running Shield was arrested in Rapid City March 29. He is currently being housed at the Pennington County Jail.

Public Universities Add New Online Associate Degrees

Consistent with South Dakota Board of Regents? initiatives to grow associate degrees online, new two-year college degrees in construction technology, software development, and sociology will soon be available to students anywhere, any time.

Sutton Elected Board of Regents? President

Bob Sutton, a member of the South Dakota Board of Regents since 2013, is the board?s new president, succeeding Randy Schaefer, who remains on the board.

Brown County Fatal Crash

FREDERICK, S.D. ? One person died and another was injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon south of Frederick, S.D.

Burr Street Construction in Mitchell To Begin

The South Dakota Department of Transportation and the city of Mitchell are scheduled to begin the reconstruction of Burr Street from Havens Avenue to Interstate 90 in Mitchell on Monday, April 3.

Oversight Council Releases Juvenile Report, Governor Signs SB 179

Today the Juvenile Justice Public Safety Improvement Act Oversight Council released its first annual report on progress made under Gov. Dennis Daugaard?s juvenile justice reforms. The Oversight Council is the statutorily authorized entity that monitors the juvenile justice reforms.

South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations maintains Open Door Policy

Last Friday?s news of the issuance of a presidential permit allowing TransCanada Keystone Pipeline to go forward hasn?t changed the Open Door policy the South Dakota Department of Tribal Relations has toward the tribal nations that share South Dakota?s borders.