SD News

POW/MIA Recognition

At the request of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs, Gov. Kristi Noem has proclaimed Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, as ?POW/MIA Recognition Day,? calling on all South Dakotans to honor those men and women who fought bravely for our freedoms.

GFP News: Recreational Trails Receive Funding

Governor Kristi Noem has awarded Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funding to several cities, trail groups and state parks totaling $1,358,113. The federal assistance program provides up to 80 percent reimbursement for trail-related development and maintenance projects.

Community identity exhibit at Cultural Heritage Center to close on Sept. 15

Visitors to the Cultural Heritage Center Museum in Pierre have just a few more days to visit the exhibition ?From Jackrabbits to Schmeckfest: The Many Faces of Community Identity in South Dakota.? The exhibit, featuring images, events, and places that help define community identity in South Dakota, closes on Sunday, Sept. 15.

President Orders Flags at Half-Staff on September 11

President Donald Trump has ordered flags nationwide to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, to recognize Patriot Day, a day to honor the individuals who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.

SD Timed Event Champions Crowned at SD State Fair

The ninth annual South Dakota Timed Event Championship (SDTEC) sponsored in part by Panhandle Slim and Double D Western was held August 31 and September 1 in Huron at the South Dakota State Fair.

Traffic Detour on Highway 15 in Milbank

The South Dakota Department of Transportation will be closing Highway 15 in Milbank on Tuesday, Sept. 10, to replace signals on a railroad crossing.

Vaping-related illnesses reported in South Dakota

The South Dakota Department of Health is reporting two confirmed cases of vaping related illness among residents aged 20-24 years. South Dakota joins 33 states who have reported cases of severe respiratory illness from e-cigarettes.

Hanson County Fatal Crash

ALEXANDRIA, S.D. ? One person died Friday morning in a tractor-van crash east of Alexandria.

Name Released In Davison County Fatal Crash

MT. VERNON, S.D. ? A Mt. Vernon, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash northeast of Mt. Vernon.

Governor's Column: Preventing Suicide

Suicide isn?t something we like to talk about, but in too many South Dakota families, schools, and communities, suicide has become an all too familiar topic.

I-229 Closures for New 26th Street Bridge Work

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says Interstate 229 between the Cliff Avenue and 10th Street exits will be closed beginning Monday, Sept. 9, from 8 p.m. to 6 a.m. for up to eight nights