Below you will find the latest news and information released from the State of South Dakota.
- Christmas Comes Early In South Dakota
The Christmas season is a time of giving. We give of our time to volunteer for worthy causes. We give of our money through donations to charitable efforts. And of course, we give Christmas gifts to our loved ones.
- Peggy Woolridge Besch named South Dakota State Fair Manager
HURON, S.D. – Peggy Woolridge Besch of Huron, S.D., has been named South Dakota State Fair Manager.
- Holiday hours announced for Cultural Heritage Center
Holiday hours for the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre have been announced by officials with the South Dakota State Historical Society.
- State Partners With Denny Sanford To Establish “Build Dakota” Workforce Scholarship Program At Technical Institutes
Gov. Dennis Daugaard today announced that the state of South Dakota will partner with South Dakota businessman and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford to establish a the Build Dakota scholarship program, which will offer full scholarships for students entering high-need workforce programs at in-state technical institutes.
- South Dakota Certified Ready Site to House New Career & Technical Education Program
Opportunity. That’s what educators and development officials are hoping to create for their high school students with the newly established Career & Technical Education (CTE) machinist program at the Sturgis Brown High School.
- Research Park at SDSU Approved as First South Dakota Certified Technology Park
Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that the Research Park at South Dakota State University (SDSU) has been approved by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) as the first South Dakota Certified Technology Park.
- Public-Private Partnerships Result In $56 Million Investment In SD Rail
Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that a total of $56 million in public and private funds will be invested in four rail projects across the state.
- McKie Family Donates $1 Million For New South Dakota Monument
PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard today announced the donation of a major work of art intended to honor the people of South Dakota during the state’s 125th anniversary year.
- Governor's Column: It's A Wonderful Life
It’s a busy week in South Dakota. There are Christmas gatherings to attend, cards to be sent and presents yet to be purchased. In schedules more hectic than usual, many of us will make time to honor our own Christmas traditions.
- Lonely Planet Recognizes South Dakota as One of Best Places to Visit
Lonely Planet, the world’s leading travel media company, has recognized western South Dakota as one of their “Best in the US” destinations for 2015.
- State, Community Representatives to Promote South Dakota’s SHOT Industry in Vegas
Eight communities and an energy company will join the South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) in promoting South Dakota at the Shooting, Hunting and Outdoor Trade (SHOT) Show in Las Vegas, Nev., Jan. 20-23, 2015.
- South Dakota’s Elk Management Plan Available for Review
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ (GFP) Division of Wildlife has drafted a five-year elk management plan and is seeking comments from the public.
- South Dakota Division of Securities Warns of High-Yield Investment Program Scams
The Department of Labor and Regulation’s (DLR) Division of Securities reminds the public to do research before committing to any investment opportunity.
- South Dakota Not Taking Chicago’s No for An Answer
The South Dakota Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) is firing back at Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and other city hall officials who said the state could not advertise certain messages in the Chicago O’Hare Airport.
- South Dakota State Historical Society Program to feature “Pioneer Girl”
The South Dakota State Historical Society and the History and Heritage Book Club are hosting a discussion of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s “Pioneer Girl: The Annotated Autobiography” at the Cultural Heritage Center and through the video-conferencing Digital Dakota Network (DDN) at 7 p.m. CST on Tuesday, Dec. 16.