SD News

Highway Patrol Graduation Friday, Largest Group in 43 years

PIERRE, S.D. ? South Dakota?s Highway Patrol officially welcomes its largest group of new troopers to the agency in more than 40 years this Friday during a graduation ceremony held in the State Capitol Rotunda in Pierre.

Chip and Fog Seal Projects in Huron Area

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says chip seal and fog seal applications will be applied to several highways in the Huron area of the state beginning Thursday, July 20, 2017.

South Dakota Ends Fiscal Year With Surplus

South Dakota state government closed the 2017 budget year on June 30 marking the sixth consecutive year with a surplus, Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today.

Perkins County Fatal Crash

BISON, S.D. ? A 36-year-old man died Saturday in a one-vehicle rollover south of Bison.

Antelope and Coyote Hunting Changes for Custer State Park

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission closed Custer State Park to antelope hunting for the 2017 hunting season due to decreased herd numbers from previous years while also taking into consideration the wildlife viewing opportunities for park visitors.

2017 Sage Grouse Season Closed

The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission closed the 2017 sage grouse hunting season at their July meeting.

Highway 212 Opening from Watertown to Goodwin

The South Dakota Department of Transportation will be opening Highway 212 between Watertown and Goodwin on Saturday, July 15, 2017. The signed car detour route will be shortened along the south side of Highway 212 along county roads between Goodwin and Highway 15.

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Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the deployment ceremony for the South Dakota Army National Guard?s 216th Engineer Detachment at the Mount Rushmore National Memorial amphitheater.

Community Service Inmate Back In Custody

Inmate Stacie Cottier was apprehended by the Stanley County Sheriff?s Department south of Fort Pierre at approximately 12:25 a.m. on July 13.