Below you will find the latest news and information released from the State of South Dakota.
- Welcome Home Vietnam Era Veterans Celebration
On March 27-30, 2015, South Dakotans will come together to pay tribute and honor the 27,000 young men and women from our state who served during the Vietnam War Era and those who gave their lives.
- United States Supreme Court Denies Rodney Berget’s Petition for Relief
Attorney General Marty Jackley announces that the United States Supreme Court has denied Defendant Rodney Berget’s petition Writ of Certiorari.
- SD Ag in the Classroom and SD Farm Families Host Essay Contest
MILLER, S.D.-South Dakota Ag in the Classroom (SDAIC) and South Dakota Farm Families are sponsoring an essay contest for all South Dakota third- and fourth-graders and high school seniors in South Dakota.
- Deadline for South Dakota 100 and 125 Year Farm & Ranch Recognition is Aug. 13
HURON, S.D. – Farm and ranch families who have enjoyed ownership of their South Dakota farm or ranch for 100 or 125 years have the opportunity to be honored on Thursday, Sept. 3, during the South Dakota State Fair in Huron.
- Students Gain a ‘Jump Start’ on College Success
Sixteen undergraduate student researchers from South Dakota colleges and universities will be at the State Capitol Thursday, sharing their research work with state lawmakers and the public.
- South Dakota Releases Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
Gov. Dennis Daugaard today announced the Bureau of Finance and Management’s release of the South Dakota Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Fiscal Year 2014.
- Governor's Column: The Future Of The Sanford Underground Research Lab
In 2001, when the Homestake Mine in Lead closed, South Dakota lost one of its iconic businesses.
- It’s Job Fair Season at the Department of Labor and Regulation
With spring time approaching, many employers have positions to fill and are looking for skilled, qualified workers.
- Increased Trade Means Increased Opportunity for South Dakota Producers
In 2013, South Dakota exported almost $1.6 billion worth of goods to countries around the world. International trade has an incredible impact on the agricultural economy of our state. Soybeans, corn, wheat, and livestock, including pork and cattle are among the top 25 goods shipped from South Dakota overseas.
- Gov. Daugaard Signs Bills Into Law
Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed 24 bills into law today including HB 1006, an Act to allow bullheads to be used as bait.
- South Dakota Black Hills Fisheries Management Plans Available for Review
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks’ (GFP) Division of Wildlife has drafted two five-year Black Hills fisheries management plans, one for streams and the other for reservoirs, and is currently seeking comments from the public.
- South Dakota Legislators Donate to State Fair Foundation Capital Campaign
HURON, S.D. – The 2015 House Agriculture and Natural Resource Committee recently purchased a brick for $1,000 showing their support for the State Fair Foundation’s Nordby Exhibit Hall for 4-H, Youth and Community Capital Campaign.
- Governor's Column: Offering Quality, Affordable Higher Education In South Dakota
Education after high school can be expensive. Over the past few decades, the cost of higher education has increased much faster than average inflation.
- News Tips
South Dakota State-Tribal Relations Day will be held on Thursday to highlight Cooperation in Agriculture and the a partnership between the South Dakota departments of Agriculture and Tribal Relations.
- RTI, LLC. Approved for Two Loans, Expanding and Adding Jobs
RTI (Research Technology Innovation), LLC will utilize funding from two loans facilitated by the Governor’s Office of Economic Development (GOED) to expand RTI’s present capabilities, add new research space and aid in hiring 10 new full time positions.