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Yankton County Fatal Crash

YANKTON, S.D. ? One person was killed and another person injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred early Sunday morning north of Yankton.

Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input into the I-229 Major Investment Corridor Study

The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the Sioux Falls Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and the city of Sioux Falls, will hold a public open house from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, 1201 North West Avenue, to inform area residents of the findings and recommended potential improvements for inclusion in a twenty year improvement plan for the I-229 corridor.

Governor's Column: Preparing For A Lean Year

In 1963 Gov. Archie Gubbard signed a bill into law which requires governors to submit an annual budget report to the Legislature. The report must be given to each member of the state Legislature on the first Tuesday following the first Monday in December.

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On Thursday, Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak about his proposed budget at a Huron Chamber coffee hour at the Huron Event Center.

Illegally Dumped Snow Causing Problems

The South Dakota Department of Transportation reminds the public and commercial snow removal operators that it is illegal to place or dump excess snow on highway right of way, which includes driving surfaces, shoulders and ditches.

Black Hills Snowmobile Trails Open December 15

The Black Hills recently received up to 3 feet of snow, but South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) officials want to remind snowmobilers that the snowmobile trail system does not open until Dec. 15.

Sobriety Checkpoints Planned for December

PIERRE, S.D. ? Along with everything else that is part of the holidays, the South Dakota Highway Patrol will spend time in December reminding people not to mix too much celebration with driving.

Passage of Marsy?s Law to Impact DPS Dissemination of Information

PIERRE, S.D. ? Officials of the South Dakota Department of Public Safety say a recently passed amendment to the South Dakota Constitution will limit the type of information that can be made available to the public, media and other professions.

Interstate 90 Closed From Spearfish to Rapid City

State officials have closed Interstate 90, east and westbound, between Exit 10 at Spearfish and Exit 55 at Rapid City effective immediately on Tuesday afternoon, Nov. 29.