SD News

Noem Announces Connect South Dakota Grant Awards

Connect South Dakota, the state program designed to fund broadband projects in unserved and underserved areas across the state, recently awarded $5 million to its first grant recipients. The money was approved by legislators last March. The initial $5 million will leverage more than $11.4 million in project costs.

Butte County Fatal Crash

NISLAND, S.D. ? A 31-year-old man has died in a one-vehicle rollover that occurred Saturday southeast of Nisland.

Meade County Fatal Crash

RAPID CITY, S.D. ? A 35-year-old man has died in a one-vehicle crash north of Rapid City.

Governor's Column: Honoring Heroes

This Memorial Day, between the barbecues and campfires, take a moment to reflect on those who have given so much so we can be free.

SDRC First Friday Classes

The South Dakota Rehabilitation Center for the Blind (SDRC) would like to invite anyone who is a South Dakota resident and has a visual impairment to participate in two training events.

GFP News: No Wake on Lake Thompson, Kayak Safety

? No Wake Zone on Lake Thompson ? Kayak and Canoe Enthusiast Should Be Aware of Hidden Dangers ? GFP Commission Finalizes Extending Trap Dates,Hunt For Habitat Licenses, and Free Park Entrance Rules.

U.S. Department of Commerce Invests to Provide High-Speed Research Computing for Business Growth in SD Opportunity Zone

Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced that the Department?s Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $1.46 million grant to Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota, to help establish a high speed research network. The investment, located in a Tax Cuts and Jobs Act designated Opportunity Zone, will be matched with $1.46 million in local funds.

Department of Tourism Optimistic of Successful Summer

With Memorial Day and the official start of tourism season nearing, the South Dakota Department of Tourism is optimistic that its 2019 marketing efforts launched earlier this spring will lead to another successful summer for tourism.