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The State Emergency Response Commission (SERC), which works closely with local emergency planners, will meet over the Digital Dakota Network at sites in Brookings, Mitchell, Pierre and Rapid City.

DOT To Make Watertown Intersection Four-Way Stop

WATERTOWN, S.D. -- The South Dakota Department of Transportation is converting the intersection at US Highway 81 and 20th Avenue SE in Watertown from a two-way stop control to an all-way (four-way) stop.

Gov. Daugaard Receives ?Smart On Crime? Recommendations

Today the Smart on Crime Workgroup delivered its report to Gov. Dennis Daugaard. The workgroup was formed this summer by the Governor to study how the regional increase in meth trafficking has impacted South Dakota?s criminal justice system and to review the progress of the Public Safety Improvement Act, which was passed in the 2013 Legislative Session.

Mountain Lion Season To Begin

PIERRE, S.D. ? The mountain lion hunting season for the Black Hills Fire Protection District will begin on Dec. 26, 2016, and run through March 31, 2017, or if the harvest limit of 60 lions or 40 female lions is met.

Anglers Reminded to Use Caution While Ice Fishing

PIERRE, S.D. ? With the recent temperatures, South Dakota lakes, ponds and sloughs are freezing quickly. South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) officials urge anglers, snowmobilers and recreationists to take extreme caution when venturing out.

Government Entities Set Information Release Policy

PIERRE, S.D. ? Officials of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety and several local governmental entities statewide have implemented a three-day information release policy designed to meet the requirements of a new amendment to the South Dakota Constitution.

SD FFA Developing Leaders

FFA members from across South Dakota recently came together to compete in a variety of speaking competitions at a state contest in Pierre.

Health Department Staff Honored

Five South Dakota Department of Health staff were recently recognized in the agency?s annual Secretary?s Awards Program.

SD Ag Chat: Christmas Tree Inspections

Before that live Christmas tree can go home with you, it gets examined by inspectors with the South Dakota Department of Agriculture.

Peace and Happiness!

It?s that time of the year when we are busy decking the halls, shopping, wrapping presents, writing cards and letters, baking, visiting our loved ones, and attending holiday programs and concerts.