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NEWS RELEASE - CHRONIC WASTING DISEASE

PIERRE, S.D. ? Chronic wasting disease (CWD) has been identified in a captive elk in Clark County, South Dakota. State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin Oedekoven says the owner of the 21-month old female elk noticed the animal was ill and contacted his veterinarian, who submitted samples to the Animal Disease Research and Diagnostic Laboratory (ADRDL) at South Dakota State University in Brookings.

SDDVA Secretary Whitlock?s March Column ? A Home for our Heroes

South Dakota?s legacy of providing her senior veterans a place of comfort and peace in return for their service dates back to 1889, when the South Dakota Soldiers Home was created in Hot Springs. In 2016, we opened the doors to a new state-of-the-art veterans home.

Hughes County Fatal Crash

BLUNT, S.D. ? One person died in a two-vehicle crash Monday afternoon east of Blunt.

Spring Load Restriction Release #3

Effective at 10 a.m. MDT, March 20, 2019, Spring Load Limit Restrictions will apply to the road segment and at the indicated weight limit shown in the table below.

Spring Load Restriction Release #2

Effective at 9 a.m. CDT, March 19, 2019, Spring Load Limit Restrictions will apply to the road segment and at the indicated weight limit shown in the table below.

State Prison Inmate Cynthia Thompson Dies

Thompson reported feeling ill at the Women?s Prison in Pierre overnight. She was air lifted to a Sioux Falls hospital, where she died March 18.

Governor's Weekly Column: Addressing the Nursing Home Crisis

Mobridge. Madison. Tripp. Rapid City. Bryant. Rosholt. Huron. Watertown. The common thread between these communities? Nursing home closures. In all, 10 nursing home facilities around our state have closed their doors in recent years.

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