Below you will find the latest news and information released from the State of South Dakota.
- Governor's Column: SD Seeing Success In Economic Development
Earlier this month, I spent the day in Brookings attending a number of economic development celebrations.
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Gov. Dennis Daugaard will recognize individuals and employers for their contributions to the rehabilitation and employment of South Dakotans with disabilities during the Governor’s Awards ceremony at the Capitol.
- Hogie selected as 2015 South Dakota Teacher of the Year
Allen Hogie, Brandon Valley High School math teacher, has been selected as the 2015 South Dakota Teacher of the Year.
- 125th Feature: First Governor Arthur Mellette Sacrificed His Health And Wealth For South Dakota
As South Dakotans celebrated statehood in late 1889, their joy was tempered by several serious problems.
- Dusty Johnson To Leave Position As Governor’s Chief Of Staff
Chief of Staff Dusty Johnson will leave state government next month, Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today.
- A.G. Jackley Joins Attorneys General Requesting Support to Allow Full Restitution for Victims of Child Pornography Cases
Attorney General Marty Jackley and 43 other bipartisan Attorneys General today have encouraged the United States Senate Judiciary Committee and the House of Representatives Subcommittee to support the Amy and Vicky Child Pornography Victim Restitution Improvement Act of 2014 by bringing this bill to a vote.
- Attorney General Jackley Warns of Unemployment Benefits Scam Targeting the State of South Dakota
Attorney General Marty Jackley warns employers and employees to be cautious of an unemployment insurance benefit scam targeting South Dakota.
- Cultural Heritage Center Museum in Pierre to Observe South Dakota’s Quasquicentennial with Free Admission Nov. 1-2
To commemorate the quasquicentennial, better known to most as the 125th anniversary of statehood, the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre will provide the public with free admission to the museum on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 1-2.
- South Dakota Participates in International Trade Summit
South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Lucas Lentsch last week joined other state agriculture department leaders and their counterparts from Mexico and Canada for a two-day agricultural trade summit as part of the 23rd Annual Tri-National Agricultural Accord in Chicago, Illinois.
- Make-and-Take Holiday Ornaments & Special 125th Celebration Events at Cultural Heritage Center on Nov. 2
Get into the holiday spirit and create your own holiday ornaments during the annual Make-and-Take Holiday Ornament event from 1-4 p.m. CST on Sunday, Nov. 2, at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre.
- Gov. Daugaard Names Steve Emery As Secretary Of Tribal Relations
Gov. Dennis Daugaard today announced that he will appoint Steve Emery as Secretary of Tribal Relations.
- Governor, First Lady Urge Flu Vaccinations
Gov. Dennis Daugaard and First Lady Linda Daugaard rolled up their sleeves today to get vaccinated against the flu and encourage other South Dakotans to do the same.
- Gant Announces Voter Registration Deadline
South Dakota Secretary of State Jason Gant reminded voters today that October 20th marks the voter registration deadline for South Dakotans who intend to vote in the November 4 General Election.
- Governor's Column: County Reinvestment Fund
There are many reasons why I love South Dakota. Our state is fiscally responsible. We understand how important it is to balance the budget and be good stewards of taxpayer money.
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Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest on KGFX South Dakota Perspective with Jeri Thomas and Mark Swartzell.