Below you will find the latest news and information released from the State of South Dakota.
- Donald and Michael London Indicted by Brule County Grand Jury
Attorney General Marty Jackley and Brule County States Attorney David Natvig announced today that Donald G. London, 42, Kimball and Michael J. London, 66, Chamberlain, were indicted last week by a Brule County Grand Jury.
- Enjoy Eagles and Bagels at Oahe Downstream Recreation Area
Visitors to Oahe Downstream Recreation Area near Fort Pierre will have the opportunity to learn about the park's winter residents and enjoy a snack on the 13th Annual Eagles and Bagels Walk in the Park on Saturday, Feb. 7.
- Attorney General’s Consumer Protection Division Touts National Tax Identity Theft Week
Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that National Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week begins this week.
- Measles Case Reported In Sioux Falls
An unvaccinated Sioux Falls child under the age of 10 has been reported with measles, the Department of Health said today.
- Governor's Column: Reforming Our Juvenile Corrections System
We have much to be proud of in South Dakota. Our state has the third lowest unemployment rate in the nation. We’re among the states with the lowest cost of living.
- Tourism Industry Saw Solid Growth in 2014
The total economic impact of South Dakota’s visitor industry increased in 2014 by 2.64 percent* over 2013.
- Top Tourism Leaders Recognized by Gov. Daugaard
Gov. Dennis Daugaard and the South Dakota Department of Tourism presented awards to top visitor industry leaders Thursday evening at the 2015 Governor’s Conference on Tourism in Pierre.
- News Tips
The South Dakota Veterans Commission will meet at the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs lower level conference room.
- Nikolas re-elected Chair of Board of Pardons and Paroles
Kay Nikolas of Sisseton was re-elected to serve as chair of the Board of Pardons and Paroles during the Board’s Jan. 15 meeting. Mark Smith of Pierre was elected to serve as vice-chair.
- Two South Dakota teachers earn profession’s top honor
Two South Dakota classroom teachers are among the nearly 4,160 elementary and secondary school teachers nationwide to achieve National Board Certification in 2014.
- SD State Fair Announces 2015 State Fair Theme – Sew it. Grow it. Show it.
HURON, S.D. – The South Dakota State Fair has announced its 2015 theme – “Sew It. Grow It. Show It.”
- Governor Unveils Juvenile Justice Legislation
Building on the success of earlier reforms to the adult corrections system, Gov. Dennis Daugaard last week unveiled legislation designed to improve outcomes for youth in South Dakota’s juvenile justice system and cut costs.
- CenturyLink to expand dispatch center in Sioux Falls
CenturyLink, Inc. announced today that it is expanding its dispatch center in Sioux Falls by adding approximately 40 new positions.
- News Tips
Gov. Dennis Daugaard will attend and speak at the South Dakota Corn Growers Association 29th Annual Banquet on Saturday at the Sioux Falls Convention Center, Sioux Falls.
- Governor's Column: A Better Road Ahead
This week, I delivered my State of the State address on the opening day of the South Dakota State Legislature. I used a major portion of that address to discuss South Dakota’s roads and bridges.