SD News

Yankton County Fatal Crash

YANKTON, S.D. ? One man has died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle-vehicle crash that occurred Thursday afternoon in Yankton.

State/FEMA Disaster Recovery Centers Closed on July 4th Holiday

PIERRE, SD ? Disaster Recovery Centers opened by the State of South Dakota and the Federal Emergency Management Agency will be closed on Thursday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. The centers will resume regular operations at 9 a.m. Friday, July 5.

Governor's Weekly Column: Strengthening Families

Today, more than ever, it?s important we work to strengthen families, which is why I?m committed to being a family-first governor, fighting to strengthen the family unit and preserve the values South Dakotans have long embraced.

FEMA Eligibility Letter May Not Be Last Word on Disaster Assistance

PIERRE, S.D. ? If you applied for disaster assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency because of the severe storms/flooding earlier this year and received a letter or text message saying you were not eligible for disaster aid, you should know that the first communication may not be the last word. There may be an easy-to-resolve reason why some applicants received a notice stating that they are ineligible for assistance.

Universities to Offer Graduate Mathematics Certificates

To support K-12 teachers in the teaching of mathematics, South Dakota public universities will offer two nine credit-hour graduate certificates in math. Target audience is instructors teaching high school students who take a college-level math course for both high school and college credit.

Names Released In Aurora County Fatal Crash

PLANKINTON S.D. ? A Clearwater, FL man has been identified as the person who died from injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash that occurred last Friday afternoon near Plankinton.

Beware of Post-Disaster Scams

PIERRE, S.D. ? Recovery officials urge South Dakota residents to watch for and report any suspicious activity or potential fraud from scam artists, identity thieves and other criminals who may try to prey on those who suffered losses in the severe winter storms and flooding from mid-March to late April.

Railroad Crossing Replacement east of Hazel

HAZEL, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation says work on Highway 22 at the east edge of Hazel will be closed on Thursday, June 27, 2019.

Neuroscience Offerings Approved at USD

An undergraduate degree and a minor in one of the largest scientific fields in the country have been approved for delivery at the University of South Dakota. The bachelor of science in neuroscience degree will prepare USD students for professional pathways to graduate study and new careers in a growing field.

New Academic Programs Approved at SDSU

A new graduate degree at South Dakota State University aims to meet the needs of instructors at two- and four-year postsecondary institutions, especially those working at tribal colleges and universities. The master of science in interdisciplinary studies will allow students to design a flexible and individualized graduate program tailored to their needs and interests.

FEMA Hiring South Dakota Residents to Help With Disaster Recovery

Pierre, S.D. ? The Federal Emergency Management Agency is now hiring for full-time, temporary jobs to help communities recover from the severe winter storms and flooding from mid-March to late April 2019. Positions will be based in Pierre, Sioux Falls, Rapid City and Aberdeen, and may require local travel.