SD News

Job Openings at Interstate Information Centers

The South Dakota Department of Tourism is now accepting applications to fill seasonal positions for travel counselors and supervisors at eight Information Center locations along interstates 29 and 90.

Attorney General Jackley?s 2017 Legislative Package

Attorney General Marty Jackley announces that the Attorney General?s proposed legislative package for 2017 will include a request that our Legislature consider and enact the following:

Gov. Daugaard Announces Earliest CAFR Release In 20 Years

The state Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Fiscal Year 2016 is now available for the public to review. The South Dakota Bureau of Finance and Management made the report public on Friday, meeting its goal of a December release.

State Veterans Home Staff Recognized

The Great Plains Quality Innovation Network awarded the Michael J. Fitzmaurice State Veterans Home with the ?Gold Milestone,? an award that recognizes the outstanding achievements and efforts to improve the quality of care and quality of life for veterans home residents.

Brookings County Fatal Crash

BROOKINGS, S.D. ? A 55-year-old man died Monday night in a one-vehicle crash south of Brookings.

Governor's Column: The Importance of South Dakota?s Animal Health Laboratory

For a state like South Dakota, with five times as many cattle and twice as many hogs and chickens as we have citizens, livestock health is a big deal. We all know the tremendous impact the livestock sector has on our state?s economy, but it?s easy to forget the connection between livestock health and human health.

Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit Arrest Spearfish Man for Enticement of a Minor

Attorney General Marty Jackley and United States Attorney Randolph J. Seiler announced today that the Division of Criminal Investigation, the South Dakota Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, Spearfish Police Department, and Homeland Security Investigations have arrested Nicholaus Tripp, 28, Spearfish, South Dakota, on one count of Attempted Enticement of a Minor Using the Internet (18 USC 2422(b).

SD Ag Chat: Inside the SD Meat Inspection Program

Animal Industry Board inspectors in South Dakota take hundreds of samples each year from local locker plants or grocery store meat counters and send them to a lab to be tested.

News Tips

State parks in all 50 states will host First Day Hikes on New Year?s Day. Hikes will be held in eight South Dakota state parks.