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Fire Marshal: Be Safe During Thanksgiving
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s State Fire Marshal is urging people to make sure their homes, especially their kitchens, are safe this Thanksgiving holiday.


McCook County Fatal Crash
MONTROSE S.D. – A 41-year-old female died Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Montrose.

Yankton County Fatal Crash
LESTERVILLE, S.D. – One person died and another was seriously injured early Friday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Lesterville, S.D.


NGA Center Selects South Dakota For Workshop On Electrical Grid Protection
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota is one of five states selected to participate in a nationwide effort designed to protect electrical grids and other critical infrastructure from cyber and physical attacks.

Names Released in Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A 64-year-old Fort Pierre, S.D., man has been identified as the person died Monday in a one-vehicle crash in Sioux Falls,

Dewey County Fatal Crash
La PLANT, S.D. – A 34-year-old Maple Lake, MN man died Monday night in a one-vehicle cash west of La Plant.


High Number Of Motor Vehicle Fatalities Prompts DPS Safety Message
PIERRE, S.D. – After 29 vehicle fatalities in the last two months, South Dakota Department of Public Safety officials are again stressing the need for driver and passenger safety.

Name Released in Beadle County Fatal Crash
WOLSEY, S.D. – A Tulare, S.D., woman has been identified as the person who died in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon north of Wolsey.


Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – One person died Monday in a one-vehicle crash in Sioux Falls,


Beadle County Fatal Crash
WOLSEY, S.D. – One person died and two others were injured, one seriously, in a two-vehicle crash Friday afternoon north of Wolsey.

Name Released in Lawrence County Fatal Crash
SPEARFISH, S.D. – A Whitewood, S.D., man has died of injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash Wednesday morning east of Spearfish.


When Changing Clocks, Check Smoke Alarms
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s Fire Marshal says there are two things South Dakotans need to do this weekend: reset their clocks and check their smoke alarms.

Names Released in Beadle County Fatal Crash
WESSINGTON, S.D. – A 25-year-old Virgil, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died Sunday in a two-vehicle crash east of Wessington.


November Sobriety Checkpoints Announced
PIERRE, S.D. – November’s list of sobriety checkpoints have been announced by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.

Name Released in Hanson County Fatal Crash
MITCHELL, S.D. – A 57-year-old Fulton, S.D., man has been identified as the person who died early Saturday in a one-vehicle crash northeast of Mitchell.


Beadle County Fatal Crash
WESSINGTON, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Sunday afternoon east of Wessington.


Hanson County Fatal Crash
MITCHELL, S.D. – A 57-year-old man died early Saturday in a one-vehicle crash northeast of Mitchell.

Name Released in Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A Dell Rapids, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Tuesday night in a one-vehicle crash north of Sioux Falls.


Turner County Fatal Crash
CENTERVILLE, S.D. – A 15-year-old male has died from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle crash on Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 near Centerville.


Minnehaha County Fatal Crash
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – One person died Tuesday night in a one-vehicle crash north of Sioux Falls.

Names Released in Davison County Fatal Crash
MITCHELL, S.D. – A Spencer, S.D. man officially has been identified as the person who died Saturday night in a fatal crash east of Mitchell.


Mellette County Fatal Crash
WOOD, S.D. – A 70-year-old man died Monday afternoon in a one-vehicle crash north of Wood.


Pierre’s Driver Exam Station Moves to New Location
PIERRE, S.D. – Pierre’s driver license exam station is changing locations at the end of October.

Pennington County Fatal Crash
RAPID CITY, S.D. – A Rapid City woman has died from injuries sustained in an October 19 crash involving two mopeds south of Rapid City.


Davison County Fatal Crash
MITCHELL, S.D. – One person died and several others were injured Saturday night in a fatal crash east of Mitchell that involved both vehicles and livestock.

Names Released in Roberts County Fatal Crash
SISSETON, S.D. – Names have been released of the two women who died Thursday in a two-vehicle crash on South Dakota Highway 10 east of Sisseton.


Name Released in Lawrence County Fatal Crash
DEADWOOD, S.D. – A Lead, S.D., man has been identified as the person who was killed Monday night in a one-vehicle rollover south of Deadwood.


Not Too Early to Start Preparing For Winter Weather
PIERRE, S.D. – It certainly has not seemed like winter yet, but officials of the South Dakota Office of Emergency Management (OEM) say that doesn’t mean winter season won’t eventually arrive.


Roberts County Fatal Crash
SISSETON, S.D. – Two women died this morning in a two-vehicle crash on S.D. Highway 10 east of Sisseton.


Names Released In Meade County Fatal Crash
NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. – A 54-year-old Rapid City man has been identified as the person who died Friday night in a one-vehicle rollover north of New Underwood.


Meade County Fatal Crash
NEW UNDERWOOD, S.D. – One person was killed Friday night in a one-vehicle rollover north of New Underwood.


Names Released in Pennington County Fatal Crash
WALL, S.D. – A Rapid City man has been identified as the person who died early Monday morning in a two-vehicle crash east of Wall.


SD Fire Marshal: Fire Prevention Week A Chance to Work on Exit Plan
PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota’s fire marshal is encouraging families to use this year’s Fire Prevention Week as an opportunity to practice their exit plans.


Pennington County Fatal Crash
WALL, S.D. – One person was killed early Monday morning east of Wall in a crash involving two semi-trucks and trailers.

Names Released in Lincoln County Fatal Crash
TEA, S.D. – Names have been released of those involved in a two-vehicle crash that killed one person and injured the other Thursday night east of Tea.


Lincoln County Fatal Crash
TEA, S.D. – One person was killed and another injured Thursday night in a two-vehicle crash east of Tea.

DPS Announces October Sobriety Checkpoints
PIERRE, S.D. – Sobriety checkpoints will be held in 21 South Dakota counties during October.


Pennington County Fatal Motorcycle Crash
NEMO, S.D. – A 48-year-old Black Hawk, S.D., woman has died from injuries sustained while she was riding a motorcycle west of Rapid City.

Names Released in Edmunds County Fatal Crash
IPSWICH, S.D. – Names officially have been released of the two drivers who died in a two-vehicle crash Sunday west of Ipswich.


Edmunds County Fatal Crash
IPSWICH, S.D. – The second driver in a two-vehicle crash Sunday west of Ipswich has died.


Edmunds County Fatal Crash
IPSWICH, S.D. – One person died and another person was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred late Sunday morning west of Ipswich.


Name Released in Fall River County Fatal Crash
HOT SPRING, S.D. – A Harris, MN man has been identified as the person who died Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Hot Springs.


Names Released in Lawrence County Vehicle-Pedestrian Fatal Crash
SPEARFISH, S.D. – A Spearfish woman has been identified as the pedestrian who died from injuries sustained when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in Spearfish.


Names Released in Jones County Fatal Crash
MURDO, S.D. – A Pierre husband and wife have been identified as the two individuals who died Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Murdo.


Fall River County Fatal Crash
HOT SPRING, S.D. – A 73-year-old man died Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash south of Hot Springs.


Lawrence County Vehicle-Pedestrian Fatal Crash
SPEARFISH, S.D. – A female pedestrian has died from injuries she sustained when she was struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in Spearfish.


Jones County Fatal Crash
MURDO, S.D. – Two people died Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash west of Murdo.


Names Released in Brookings County Fatal Crash
ARLINGTON, S.D. – A Brookings man has been identified as the person who died Tuesday night in a two-vehicle crash south of Arlington.

Name Released in Day County Fatal Crash
GRENVILLE, S.D. – A 27-year-old Sisseton man has been identified as the person who died Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Grenville.


September Campus Fire Safety Month
PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed September as “Campus Fire Safety Month” in South Dakota.


Day County Fatal Crash
GRENVILLE, S.D. – A 27-year-old man died Wednesday morning in a one-vehicle crash east of Grenville.

Brookings County Fatal Crash
ARLINGTON, S.D. – One person died Tuesday night in a two-vehicle crash south of Arlington.


State Emergency Management Director Appointed to FEMA Advisory Council
PIERRE, S.D. – Tina Titze, director of South Dakota’s Office of Emergency Management, has been appointed to the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) National Advisory Council (NAC).


Name Released in Lincoln County Fatal Crash
CANTON, S.D. – An Elk Point, S.D. man has been identified as the person who died Tuesday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Canton.


Names Released in Lake County Fatal Crash
MADISON, S.D. – Names have been released of those involved in Saturday’s two-vehicle crash east of Madison which killed one person.


Lake County Fatal Crash
MADISON, S.D. – A 70-year-old woman died Saturday afternoon in a two-vehicle crash east of Madison.

Lincoln County Fatal Crash
CANTON, S.D. – A 45-year-old man died Monday morning in a one-vehicle crash north of Canton.


Name Released in Sully County Fatal Crash
PIERRE, S.D. – A Decatur, NE man has been identified as the person who died Thursday morning when his motorcycle collided with a deer northeast of Pierre.


Sully County Fatal Crash
PIERRE, S.D. – A 65-year-old man died Thursday morning when his motorcycle collided with a deer northeast of Pierre.

September Sobriety Checkpoints Announced
PIERRE, S.D. – September’s list of sobriety checkpoints has been announced by the South Dakota Department of Public Safety.


Codington County Vehicle-Pedestrian Fatal Collision Update
WATERTOWN, S.D. – A Waubay woman has been identified as the person who was struck by a pickup and killed Thursday night while she was walking along U.S. Highway 212 west of Watertown.

Names Released in Grant County Fatal Crash
MILBANK, S.D. – A 15-year-old Milbank girl has been identified as the person who died in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Aug. 22 north of Milbank.


Codington County Vehicle-Pedestrian Fatal Collision
WATERTOWN, S.D. – A female pedestrian was struck by a pickup and killed Thursday night while she was walking along U.S. Highway 212 west of Watertown.


Names Released in Hamlin County Fatal Crash
WATERTOWN, S.D. – Names now have officially been released of the two Watertown residents who died early Sunday morning in a two-vehicle crash south of Watertown.

Grant County Fatal Crash
MILBANK, S.D. – One teen died and four others were injured in a one-vehicle crash that occurred Tuesday afternoon north of Milbank.