SD News

Pennington County Fatal Crash

BOX ELDER, S.D. ? Two people died and two others were injured Thursday in a crash involving two motorcycles and a semi-truck in Box Elder.

Temporary Traffic Signals on Rice Street

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation will have temporary traffic signals in operation on Rice Street beginning Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018.

Chip Seal and Fog Seal Projects to Begin

MOBRIDGE, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation says chip seal and fog seal applications will be applied to several highways in the Mobridge area of the state beginning Monday, Aug. 6.

Brown County Resident First WNV Death Of Season

The Department of Health reported today a Brown County resident died of West Nile virus (WNV) associated causes, the state's first WNV related death this season. The individual was in the 80 to 89 age group.

Apprenticeship Incentive Funding Webinar Scheduled

The Department of Labor and Regulation (DLR) will host a webinar on Thursday, Aug. 9 at 10 a.m. CDT for applicants interested in applying for apprenticeship incentive funding.

Brown County Fatal Crash

GROTON, S.D. ? One person died and another was seriously injured Monday night in a one-vehicle crash that occurred near Groton.

Purple Heart Recognition Day

At the request of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs, Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, as ?Purple Heart Recognition Day,? calling on all South Dakotans to honor those men and women who are recipients of the Purple Heart Medal.

Arkansas Education Leader Named Board of Regents? Chief Executive

The chancellor of the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith was appointed Friday to lead South Dakota?s six public universities and two special schools. Paul B. Beran will become the South Dakota Board of Regents? executive director and chief executive officer on or before Sept. 4.

Governor's Column: A New System To Serve ALL Of Our Students

Nearly 50 cents of every state tax dollar goes to education. That includes funding for our public universities, technical schools, and the state Department of Education, but the majority is used to fund our K-12 system.

News Tips

The South Dakota Board of Technical Education will meet in the Lake Area Technical Institute Student Center, fourth level, 1201 Arrow Ave., in Watertown.