South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Mike Jaspers announced today he will leave his position as secretary of the South Dakota Department of Agriculture, effective July 1, 2018.
With summer under way, the South Dakota Department of Public Safety continues its efforts to discourage people from drinking and then driving by holding sobriety checkpoints statewide during the month of June.
This weekend, the South Dakota State Parks are opening up camping reservations for Labor Day weekend.
Parks across the state are celebrating National Trails Daythis weekend. Hikes, activities and programs are being held in parks to recognize the state?s trails.
On June 1-3, Fort Sisseton will host its 41st annual historical festival. The Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) expects a large turnout, with previous years bringing in as many as 15,000 visitors.
Secretary of State Shantel Krebs is encouraging South Dakotan?s to review the Voter Information Portal on the South Dakota Secretary of State?s website before they head out to vote for the Tuesday, June 5th Primary Election.
South Dakota Secretary of Education Don Kirkegaard announced today he will leave his position as secretary of the South Dakota Department of Education in July.
The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) is offering eight-hour soft skills training workshops across the state. ?Bring Your ?A? Game to Work? will be delivered at no cost through various education providers.
Information regarding school districts? performance on improving the educational outcomes of students with disabilities is now available online. The Special Education Report is released annually.
The South Dakota Department of Agriculture?s Wildland Fire Division reminds citizens that there is funding available through the 50 Percent Cost Share Fire Hazard and Fuels Reduction Program.
PARKER, S.D. ? A Parker, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Monday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash south of Parker.
The South Dakota Lottery?s players can now enjoy Good Fun on their mobile devices.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard asks that flags be flown at half-staff on the morning of Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, in observance of fallen military service members.
Fifteen school libraries have received the 21st Century School Library Award for 2018. The 21st Century School Library Award recognizes school libraries as Effective, Enhanced or Exemplary, based on performance in three areas: place, which refers to the learning environment (both physical and online), programming and the professional.
In the late 19th Century, Dr. Leonard Mead served as the superintendent of South Dakota?s hospital for the mentally ill. Dr. Mead was known for treating his patients with dignity and he had a kind of compassion that wasn?t common enough for the time.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the South Dakota Boys State Convention at Northern State University in Aberdeen.
Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that he will appoint Mark E. Salter of Sioux Falls to the South Dakota Supreme Court. Salter is a circuit court judge in the Second Judicial Circuit.
The 15th Annual Wheel Jam will be held May 31 ? June 3 at the South Dakota State Fairgrounds in Huron.
South Dakota was recently named the ?Most Promising Destination? in the United States at a National Tourism Award Ceremony held by Tourism Media Group, an official partner of the China Travel Service Association.
One of the longest manhunts in United States history will be the subject of a June program at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. Wayne Fanebust of Sioux Falls will discuss his book ?Chasing Frank and Jesse James: The Bungled Northfield Bank Robbery and the Long Manhunt? at 7 p.m. CDT on Tuesday, June 12.