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Highway 281 Construction

The South Dakota Department of Transportation has begun asphalt concrete work on Highway 281 from north of Aberdeen to Mellette.

Prevent Tick-Borne Illness

Head outdoors and enjoy the spring weather, but keep an eye out for ticks to prevent tularemia and other tick-borne diseases, says a state health official.


Equine enthusiasts traveling interstate with their horses will now have an alternative to meeting the requirement for a certificate of veterinary inspection (CVI or health certificate), which is valid for up to 30 days.

Spring Load Restriction Release #9

Effective at 10 a.m. CDT, April 30, 2019, Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be removed from the road segments shown in the table below.

Spring Load Restriction Release #8

Effective at 1 p.m. CDT, April 29, 2019, Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be removed from the road segments shown in the table below.

2019 SD Workforce Education Grant recipients announced

Eight South Dakota Workforce Education Grants, totaling more than $1,091,000, have been awarded to seven South Dakota public school districts and one private non-profit organization. In 2013, the South Dakota Legislature established the Workforce Education Fund. Part of that fund was designated to provide grants for career and technical education programs in secondary schools.

Older Americans Month

Gov. Kristi Noem has proclaimed May Older Americans Month (OAM) in South Dakota.

Gov. Noem Announces Economic Development Awards

PIERRE, S.D. ? During her State of the State address, Governor Kristi Noem tasked her Office of Economic Development with kickstarting the economy, and today, she recognized two communities and an individual for their commitment and involvement in economic development.

Kingsbury County Fatal Crash

ARLINGTON, S.D. ? One person died Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash that occurred west of Arlington.

Governor's Weekly Column: Leading the Way in Cybersecurity

In late April, I was proud to bring this message to the Center of Academic Excellence for Cybersecurity at their national meeting. It was great to meet with industry leaders and corporations looking for new places to do business. I?m confident they will see that South Dakota has the talent, the know-how, the needed facilities, and the optimal geographic location for a resilient cybersecurity industry.

SDRC First Friday Classes

The South Dakota Rehabilitation Center for the Blind (SDRC) would like to invite anyone who is a South Dakota resident and has a visual impairment to participate in two training events.