SD News

Highway 48 Surfacing Begins at the Iowa line

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work is progressing to repair the flood damaged portion of Highway 48 near the Iowa state line with paving operations starting this week.

Perry Appointed to Serve as Interim BIT Commissioner

Governor Kristi Noem today announced that Heather Perry will serve as Interim Commissioner of the Bureau of Information and Telecommunications (BIT). The appointment will be effective September 9.

GFP News, Pheasant Brood Count Report, Rapid City Archery Deer Opportunity

PIERRE, S.D. -The second century of pheasant hunting in South Dakota will begin in October, kicking off another year of our state?s robust hunting heritage. The annual pheasant brood count conducted by South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) indicated that, despite a tough winter and wet spring, bird numbers are still plentiful.

Davison County Fatal Crash

MT. VERNON, S.D. ? One person died early Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Mt. Vernon.

Noem Appoints Seeley as Commissioner of Human Resources

Governor Kristi Noem today announced that Darin Seeley will join her administration as Commissioner of the Bureau of Human Resources (BHR). Seeley will begin serving in this capacity on October 14.

Work on Main Street in Hill City

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says a project on Main Street in Hill City is beginning today, Sept. 3.

Three Counties Receive Federal Grant Funding to Replace Bridges

U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine L. Chao has announced the recipients of $225 million in Competitive Highway Bridge Program (CHBP) grant funding. South Dakota was one of 18 states to receive a portion of this funding to make critical upgrades to select bridges in rural areas.

Sobriety Checkpoints Announced For September

PIERRE, S.D. ? Sobriety checkpoints are planned for 16 counties during the month of September. That is according to the South Dakota?s Department of Public Safety.

Curb and Gutter Installation on Highway 14A

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says construction will start for concrete curb & gutter installation on Highway 14A east of Deadwood on Tuesday Sept. 3, 2019.

Governor's Column: Industrial Hemp is Not the Answer.

As a farmer and rancher, I would be thrilled to get a new crop into the hands of our producers, especially as our ag markets struggle. A new source of revenue for farmers would be great. But industrial hemp is not the answer.

Noem, DOT Announce Reopening of Highway 18 Near Lake Andes

Governor Kristi Noem and the South Dakota Department of Transportation today announced that the grade raise on Highway 18 east of Lake Andes is complete and the roadway is open to traffic. Highway 18 has been closed since March 22 because of severe flooding.

Interstate 29 Bridge Work Planned

The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists that southbound Interstate 29 will be reduced to one lane of traffic between 26th Street (Exit 78) and 12th Street (Exit 79) in Sioux Falls on Tuesday, Sept. 3.