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Governor's Column: Matching Students with Workforce Needs

Last week, I was honored to begin a one-year term as chairman of the Western Governors Association. The WGA includes governors of 19 western states ? those to the north and south of South Dakota, and every state to the west. Each WGA chair selects a policy initiative to focus on during the chair?s one-year term. Over the next 12 months I will focus on workforce development.

Chip Seal and Fog Seals Projects in the Yankton Area

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says chip seal and fog seal applications will be applied to several highways in the Yankton area of the state beginning Tuesday, July 11.

News Tips For July 8 ? 14, 2017

Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the 2017 Council of Chief State School Officers Summer Leadership Conference at the Holiday Inn Rushmore Plaza in Rapid City.

Kingsbury County Fatal Crash

LAKE PRESTON, S.D. ? A 52-year-old woman died Wednesday in a one-vehicle crash north of Lake Preston.

Meade County Fatal Crash

RAPID CITY, S.D. ? One person died in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Wednesday morning west of Rapid City.

State Treasurer to set up at Family Fest

The State Treasurer?s Unclaimed Property Division will set up a booth at Family Fest to return unclaimed property to the rightful owners.

Chip Seal and Fog Seal Work to Begin

The South Dakota Department of Transportation says chip seal and fog seal applications will be applied to three highways in the Rapid City area of the state beginning Friday, July 7.

Pavement Repair on I-29 Near Sioux Falls

On Friday, July 7, the South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin repairing the northbound lanes on Interstate 29 in Sioux Falls from 26th Street (Exit 78) to 12th Street (Exit 79).

Highway 79 and 212 Paving

Crews will begin preparing for an asphalt concrete resurfacing project at the north junction of Highway 79 and 212 in Butte County beginning this afternoon, July 5, 2017.


For the past few weeks, there has been a lot of buzz about the NBA draft. Strategists and newscasters chattered about the likes of Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball, Josh Jackson and Jayson Tatum. Who would draft them and what package would be offered? Numerous sports venues use the draft process to allocate talented players to their teams.

Names Released In Minnehaha County Fatal Crash

BRANDON, S.D. ? Names have been released of those involved in a two-vehicle crash which killed two people and injured two others early Saturday morning near Brandon.