SD News

Oahe Chapel to host pie social on Sept. 8

A free, old-fashioned pie and ice cream social is being held on the grounds of the Oahe Chapel north of Pierre from 1:30-3:30 p.m. CDT on Sunday, Sept. 8.

DENR Fines Agropur, Inc. for Surface Water Violations

The South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) has fined Agropur, Inc. (Agropur) $66,360 for Surface Water Discharge Permit violations at their facility in Lake Norden.

Highways 44 & 79 Asphalt Crack Sealing

During the week of Sept. 1, crews will begin routing and sealing cracks on the shoulders of Highway 44 east of Rapid City and on the roadway surface of Highway 79, north of the Highway 79/168 junction (Castle Rock).

Joe Leasure Receives 2019 SDDVA Employee of the Year Award

Joe Leasure of Sioux Falls has been named the 2019 South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs Employee of the Year. Leasure was recognized by his peers at SDDVA?s annual benefit conference Monday, Aug. 26, in Pierre.

Susan Irons Receives 2019 SDDVA Outreach Award

Susan Irons of Canton has been named the 2019 South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs Outreach Partner of the Year. Irons was recognized by her peers at SDDVA?s annual benefit conference Monday, Aug. 26, in Pierre.

Leaders Recognized for their Service to South Dakota's Veterans

County and tribal veterans? service officers (CTVSO) and staff from the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs (SDDVA) were recognized for their dedication to serving veterans and veterans? families at an awards program Monday, Aug. 26, in Pierre.

Craig Bennett Named CTVSO of the Year

Craig Bennett of Mitchell has been named the 2019 South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs ?County/Tribal Veterans Service Officer of the Year.? Bennett was recognized by his peers at SDDVA?s annual benefit conference Monday, Aug. 26, in Pierre.

SOUTH DAKOTA DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM RECEIVES TOP MARKETING HONOR AT NATIONAL TOURISM CONFERENCE

The South Dakota Department of Tourism was recognized by the U.S. Travel Association at the 36th annual ESTO (Educational Seminar for Tourism Organizations) Conference, held August 17-20 in Austin, Texas. The Department?s ?Great Faces, Great Places? marketing campaign received the Mercury Award for Printed Collateral at the conference?s yearly award ceremony.

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