SD News

BHSU President to Depart Spearfish Campus

Humboldt State University, an institution of the California State University system, announced today that Black Hills State University President Tom Jackson Jr. will become its next president in July.

Noem Announces Interim Secretary of Social Services

Governor Kristi Noem today announced that Amy Iversen-Pollreisz will serve as Interim Secretary of Social Services. This follows the resignation of current Secretary of Social Services Greg DeSautel, which is effective May 22.

South Dakota?s Afdahl Elected CSBS Chairman

The Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) today announced the election of Bret Afdahl, Director of the South Dakota Division of Banking, as the new chairman for the CSBS Board of Directors.

A Resting Place for Heroes

It?s a few years into the future and a I drive past a grand entry that reads ?South Dakota Veterans Cemetery? American flags line the drive as I pull into the cortege lane and exit my vehicle. I survey the South Dakota Veterans Cemetery as we prepare for the first internment of a hero who has opted to spend eternity here at this place of honor.

SD WLF Annual National Guard Helicopter Training

The South Dakota Department of Agriculture?s Wildland Fire Division will be conducting their annual wildland fire training with the South Dakota National Guard Aviation Unit.

Hepatitis A Identified In Keystone Food Handler

A case of Hepatitis A has been reported in a food handler employed at two Keystone restaurants. Individuals who ate at the Keystone Subway between May 2 and May 14 or at the Keystone Turtle Town between May 6 and May 13 should contact their health care provider to determine if they need a shot of hepatitis A vaccine or immune globulin to decrease risk of illness.

Noem to Speak at DAV Convention

Governor Kristi Noem will speak at the Disabled American Veterans Convention in Sioux Falls on Friday, May 17.

Spring Load Restriction Release #11

Effective at 10:00 a.m. CDT, May 20, 2019, Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be removed from the road segments shown in the table below.

South Dakota Maintains Highest Credit Rating

This week, both Standard & Poor?s Global (S&P) and Moody?s Investors Service announced they have reaffirmed South Dakota?s AAA Issuer Credit Rating with a stable outlook.