Students whose native language is not English are experiencing increased success in mastering the language, according to the 2018-19 South Dakota Report Card. The number of students considered on track to English language mastery grew from 33 percent in 2017-18 to 45 percent in 2018-19.
The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will host the 54th annual Buffalo Roundup and 26th annual Arts Festival in Custer State Park later this month. The Buffalo Roundup begins at 9:30 a.m. MDT on Friday, Sept. 27. The Arts Festival will run from Thursday, Sept. 26, through Saturday, Sept. 28.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says rock scaling on Highway 44 between Chapel Lane and Cleghorn Canyon Road will begin Tuesday Sept. 17, at 8 a.m. depending on weather.
Governor Kristi Noem today announced that South Dakota?s Department of Social Services (DSS) is working with Avera Behavioral Health to provide support for patients affected by the tornado damage in Sioux Falls Tuesday evening.
The South Dakota Week of Work is scheduled for April 20-24, 2020, with the goal of introducing 10th grade students to career opportunities in their communities through job shadows, industry tours, and other business-classroom connections.
A group of 13 people will assist the South Dakota Board of Regents in its search for the next president of Black Hills State University, serving as campus and community representatives on the presidential search and screen committee.
The (SDDOT), in collaboration with the Sioux Falls Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and the city of Brandon, will hold a public open house from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Wed. Sept. 18, 2019, at the Holiday Inn Express Convention Center, (1103 N Splitrock Boulevard) to present and collect comments for improvements to the I-90 Exit 406 interchange and associated SD11 / Splitrock Boulevard corridor.
ABERDEEN, S.D. ? One person died and another person was injured late Sunday night in a single-vehicle rollover crash seven miles west of Aberdeen.
The South Dakota State Historical Society has released a paperback edition of ?The Christmas Coat: Memories of My Sioux Childhood,? past winner of an American Indian Youth Literature Award.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds land owners hay remaining in highway ditches after Oct. 1 is deemed illegal.
Minimum-security Inmate Chaske Evans has been placed on escape status. He left his community service job site in Rapid City today without authorization.
ABERDEEN, S.D. ? One person died and another person was injured in a two-vehicle crash Sunday morning west of Aberdeen
WOONSOCKET, S.D. ? Three people died and two others were injured in a three-vehicle crash that occurred Saturday night east of Woonsocket.
Minimum-security Inmate Randy High Horse has been placed on escape status. He left the Sioux Falls Community Work Center this morning without authorization.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists that Interstate 90 is open with reduced speeds, lane closures and flaggers monitoring and guiding traffic.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists that portions of I-90 will remain closed overnight and remain closed until further notice.
Earlier this month, I was honored and humbled to join veterans and South Dakotans as we broke ground on South Dakota?s first State Veterans Cemetery. Despite pouring rain, more than 100 veterans and South Dakotans gathered at the site just outside Sioux Falls for the momentous occasion.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists that Interstate 90 westbound is open from the Bridgewater Exit 357 west and remains closed from Humboldt Exit 379 to Bridgewater Exit 357 with through traffic detoured at Sioux Falls Exit 396 to northbound I-29.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists that Interstate 90 is now closed between Highway 281 (Exit 310) and Interstate 29 (Exit 396) at Sioux Falls.
PIERRE, S.D. ? High lake levels have caused South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Secretary Kelly Hepler, to declare temporary "no wake zones" on Lake Brandt, Lake Madison and Lake Herman in Lake County and Lake Mitchell in Davison County.