SD News

GFP Harvest and Opinion Surveys Underway

PIERRE, S.D. ? The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is currently administering a number of different harvest and opinion surveys regarding the management of wildlife resources across the state.

Fort Sisseton Festival Vendor Applications Available

PIERRE, S.D. - Vendors interested in having a booth at the 2017 Fort Sisseton Historical Festival have until March 14 to submit an application. Applications are available for vendors of arts and crafts, concessions, and rendezvous. The annual festival is scheduled for June 2, 3 and 4, 2017.

GFP Conservation Officer Honored

PIERRE, S.D. ? South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) conservation officer Joe Galbraith has been honored by Shikar-Safari Club International as the South Dakota Wildlife Officer of the Year.

Paul Goble biography now available from State Historical Society

The first-ever biography of internationally known children?s author and illustrator Paul Goble, who passed away on Jan. 5, has been released by the South Dakota State Historical Society. Written by Gregory Bryan, ?Paul Goble, Storyteller? captures a life that few Americans are familiar with.

Minnehaha County Fatal Crash

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ? One person died and another person was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred early Sunday morning in Sioux Falls.

Governor's Column: Amazon's Big Step In The Right Direction

South Dakota is a state with a low tax burden. We are one of only seven states without a personal income tax. We also have no corporate income tax, no business inventory tax, no personal property tax and no inheritance tax. People who live here get to keep more of their earnings.

News Tips

Gov. Dennis Daugaard will present his 2017 State of the State Address at the Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast at the Dakota Events Center.

Attorney General Jackley Warns Against Travel Scams and Timeshare Resellers

It is that time of year again when people are planning winter trips to warmer regions and may be faced with advertisements to buy a timeshare or travel package. Attorney General Jackley would like to offer some advice on how to better protect you when contemplating these types of purchases.

South Dakota Parks and Wildlife Foundation Receives Grant for Park Project

PIERRE, S.D. ? The South Dakota Parks and Wildlife Foundation recently received a $75,000 Matching Assets to Community Health (MATCH) grant from the Wellmark Foundation. The money will be used for the Cottonwood Playground Project at Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve in North Sioux City, S.D.