PIERRE, S.D. ? A South Dakota Highway Patrol trooper was involved in an officer-involved shooting Sunday night on Interstate 29. The Patrol is cooperating with the Division of Criminal Investigation which is conducting the investigation.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit rendered an opinion in favor of The Department of Social Services (DSS) and other state defendants Friday, Sept. 14, 2018.
The South Dakota Board of Education Standards held the first of four public hearings on academic content standards in world language and school library earlier today. These two sets of proposed standards will receive hearings at locations across the state this school year.
PIERRE, S.D. ? Cell phone users will be part of a nationwide test of emergency alert systems scheduled for this Thursday, Sept. 20.
Three American Indian traditional artists will demonstrate their work on Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre.
The Department of Transportation says an asphalt concrete patch will be placed over the Swan Creek bridge located four miles north of Hoven on Highway 47 on Monday, Sept. 17.
Crews have begun work grinding the deck on the bridge near the Highway 14A/85 junction near Lead.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says shoulder work on Highway 14A, Boulder Canyon, will begin on Monday, Sept. 17.
This past week, legislators returned to Pierre for a special legislative session. I don?t call a special session lightly. During my two terms as governor I have called only one other during the summer of 2017.
Monday, Sept. 17, 10 a.m. MDT, Belle Fourche ? Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the dedication of the Belle Fourche School District Career and Technical Education Center in Belle Fourche.
On Saturday, Sept. 22, all visitors to the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre will be welcomed free of charge courtesy of Smithsonian magazine.
The South Dakota Department of Education has awarded Social and Emotional Learning Innovation Grants to eight South Dakota public schools for a combined total of just over $1.1 million.
The Department of Transportation says traffic signs and delineators on county roads in Potter County and streets in the towns of Hoven, Gettysburg, Lebanon and Tolstoy will be replaced and updated beginning Monday, Sept. 17.
Suicides rates have been rising in recent years in South Dakota. In 2017, 192 South Dakotans died by suicide, the most ever reported. Suicide was the ninth leading cause of death among all South Dakotans and the second leading cause of death among individuals 15 to 34 years old.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says southbound access to St. Onge Street from West Chicago Street in Rapid City will close on Friday, Sept. 14, to allow grading and concrete paving to be placed at the intersection of West Chicago Street.
At the request of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs, Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, as ?POW/MIA Recognition Day,? calling on all South Dakotans to honor those men and women who fought bravely for our freedoms.
After leading the U.S. Supreme Court victory in taxation of remote sales, South Dakota will soon be among the states benefiting from the Wayfair decision.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds the public that political campaign and ballot-issue signs cannot be placed on state highway rights of way.
Native American hip-hop artist Supaman (Christian Takes Gun Parrish) will perform and deliver a keynote address at the 2018 South Dakota Indian Education Summit to be held Sept. 23-25, at the Ramkota Hotel & Conference Center in Pierre.
SISSETON, S.D. ? Warrants have been issued for a Watertown, S.D. man who was involved in a one-vehicle fatal crash that occurred last week near Sisseton.