Below you will find the latest news and information released from the State of South Dakota.
- Governor's Column: Celebrating Agriculture And Conservation On Earth Day
Each year on April 22, we celebrate Earth Day as a reminder of the intrinsic value of clean air, clear water and abundant wildlife.
- News Tips
Gov. Dennis Daugaard will speak at the Lake Area Tech Governor's Luncheon at the Watertown Event Center in Watertown.
- Secretary Lentsch Applauds STB on Decision to Ensure Adequate Fertilizer Shipments
PIERRE, S.D.-South Dakota Secretary of Agriculture Lucas Lentsch released the following statement after hearing the Surface Transportation Board’s (STB) decision to direct the railways to report their plans ensuring delivery of fertilizer shipments.
- Governor Invites Communities to Celebrate 125 Years of Statehood
Gov. Dennis Daugaard is inviting communities to plan events to commemorate South Dakota’s 125th anniversary of statehood this year.
- Author Finds History Along U.S. Highway 83
Author Stew Magnuson will be signing copies of “The Last American Highway: A Journey Through Time Down U.S. Route 83: The Dakotas” at the Heritage Store, located on the first floor of the state Capitol, from 11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m. CDT on Thursday, April 24.
- Daugaards Invite Families To Attend Annual Easter Egg Hunt
The Governor and First Lady are inviting families to take part in the 61st Annual Elks Easter Egg Hunt on the Governor’s residence lawn at 1 p.m. CDT on Easter.
- U.S. Senate Candidate Nomination Petition Challenge Dismissed
Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the lawsuit challenging the Secretary of State’s certification of the nominating petition filed by U.S. Senate candidate Annette Bosworth has been dismissed based upon lack of timeliness.
- State Studies Services, Insurance Coverage for Treatment of Children with Autism
PIERRE, S.D. – A study of services and insurance coverage for the treatment of autism spectrum disorder for children is under way in South Dakota.
- Major Gift Donor Announced for New State Fair Exhibit Hall
HURON, S.D. – The South Dakota State Fair Foundation announced today that Earl Nordby from Huron has given a gift of $1 million to the Capital Campaign for the building of a new exhibit hall on the South Dakota State Fairgrounds.
- Governor's Column: Considering A Future In South Dakota
The recession brought tougher times for young adults across the nation.
- South Dakota Highway Patrol Graduates Eight New Troopers
PIERRE, S.D. – After more than eight months of training, eight recruits officially joined the ranks of the South Dakota Highway Patrol during a graduation ceremony in the Capitol Rotunda on Friday.
- News Tips
Gov. Dennis Daugaard will attend and speak at the South Dakota Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) State Leadership Conference in Pierre.
- GFP Commission Finalizes Several Waterfowl and Mourning Dove Seasons
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission finalized several waterfowl hunting seasons at their April meeting in Oacoma.
- 2014 Elk Seasons Set
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commission finalized the 2014 elk hunting seasons at their April meeting in Oacoma.
- SD National Guard Soldiers Train in Africa
Five South Dakota Army National Guard members participated in a multinational exercise in Cameroon, Africa, last month to train and build relationships with U.S. military forces and African partner nations.