Governor Kristi Noem today announced that Dr. Ben Jones has been appointed as the permanent Secretary of Education.
Charlee Ramsey of Phillip and Alyssa Miller of Box Elder are the winners of the 2019 South Dakota Wildfire Awareness Month Coloring Contest.
Governor Kristi Noem today announced that following several months of meetings and discussions, the State of South Dakota and the U.S. Department of the Interior have agreed to bring fireworks back to Mount Rushmore National Memorial beginning with the 2020 Independence Day celebration.
Cities, counties and tribes can again apply for state grant funding to help control mosquitoes and prevent West Nile virus (WNV).
Gov. Kristi Noem has proclaimed May 6-10 Teacher Appreciation Week in South Dakota.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews will be installing traffic control to close the outside northbound lane on Highway 14A and Deadwood Street from Highway 14A to Siever Street on Wednesday, May 8.
Reede Construction will begin construction on the intersection of Highway 37 & 21st Street South in Huron on Tuesday, May 7.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says construction of turn lanes just south of Mitchell at the intersection of Highway 37 and the county roads at 256th Street, 258th Street, 259th Street and 260th Street will begin today, May 6.
Registration is open for the tenth annual South Dakota Governor?s Agricultural Summit to be held July 10 and 11 in Sioux Falls, SD at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center.
PIERRE, S.D. ? A preliminary assessment begins Monday of individual properties damaged during the snow melt, rains and subsequent flooding in South Dakota.
In some states, visitors are rushed, tourists are looked down upon, and out-of-staters are simply ignored. In South Dakota, we do things differently. We pride ourselves on making new friends, and it shows. I often hear how amazed travelers are at the kindness they feel while visiting our state, a place where a handshake and a smile are second nature.
Governor Kristi Noem has accepted the resignation of Secretary of Social Services Greg DeSautel. The resignation is effective May 22.
The South Dakota Advisory Council on Aging (ACA) will hold a meeting in Pierre on Thursday, May 9.
Annika Tank of Britton, Grace Eastman of Tyndall, and Emmy Newsam of Murdo are the winning essayists, selected from the 998 entries, in the 2019 Arbor Day Essay Contest.
ARLINGTON, S.D. ? An Auburn Hills, MI man has been identified as the person who died Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash that occurred west of Arlington.
The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a project to reconstruct Interstate 29 from just north of Sisseton to the North Dakota border will begin in the southbound lanes on Tuesday, May 7, depending on weather.
Dumarce was arrested in Marshall County May 1.
Governor Kristi Noem announced today the appointment of Brigadier General Jeffery P. Marlette to serve as the Adjutant General for the South Dakota National Guard. The appointment is effective June 8, 2019 upon the retirement of Major General Tim Reisch.
The anniversary of the Lewis and Clark Expedition setting off from Camp Dubois will be commemorated in a program at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre.
Businesses receiving incentive funding last November to expand the number of pre-apprenticeships and Registered Apprenticeships in South Dakota are showing progress.