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News Tips For March 10-16, 2018





For Immediate Release: Friday, March 9, 2018

Contact: Tony Venhuizen or Bailey Carlsen, 605-773-3212, http://sd.gov

 

News Tips For March 10-16, 2018

 


Gov. Dennis Daugaard’s Public Commitments; Public Meetings:

Saturday, March 10, 4:35 p.m. CDT, Fort Pierre – First Lady Linda Daugaard will welcome attendees at the 2018 South Dakota Boys Varsity State Hockey Tournament at the Expo Center, Fort Pierre, SD.


Sunday, March 11, 3:05 p.m. CDT, Fort Pierre – Gov. Dennis Daugaard will drop the official game puck for the State Championship Game at the 2018 South Dakota Boys Varsity State Hockey Tournament at the Expo Center, Fort Pierre, SD.


Monday, March 12, 9:00 a.m. CDT – The Board of Certified Professional Midwives will meet via conference call. For more information and public access information visit: http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=207.


Monday, March 12, 9 a.m. CDT – The School Finance Accountability Board will meet via teleconference, with a public listening place on fourth floor of the Capitol Building, Room 412, 500 E. Capitol Ave., in Pierre. A proposed agenda, including call-in information, is posted at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=165. The meeting will also be livestreamed at http://www.sd.net/room412/.


Monday, March 12, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. MDT, Spearfish – The Department of Social Services’ Board of Social Work Examiners will hold a teleconference board meeting at 625 Main St. and at Family Service Inc., 2210 W. Brown Place in Sioux Falls. For more information and to view the agenda please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=91.


Tuesday, Mar. 13, 9:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The REDI (Revolving Economic Development and Initiative) board meeting will be held on Tuesday, March 13 at 9:30 a.m. CDT at 711 E Wells Ave. Please contact Cassie Stoeser, GOED Finance Director, at 605-773-GOED (4633) for more information. To view the agenda and board packet, please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=31.


Tuesday, March 13, 10:00 a.m. CDT, Pierre- The South Dakota Wheat Utilization Research and Marketing Development Commission will be holding a meeting at 116 N Euclid Ave. A full agenda can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=110. For more information, please contact the SD Corn at 605.334.0100.


Thursday, Mar. 15, 8 a.m. CDT, State Penitentiary – The Board of Pardons and Paroles will meet. For more information, go to http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=74.


Thursday, March 15, 9:00 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Transportation Commission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a meeting via conference call. Staff will be available in the Commission Room of the Becker-Hansen building located at 700 E. Broadway Ave. in Pierre. The public is invited to attend. To view the meeting agenda, posted 48 hours in advance, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=96. For more information contact Patricia Saukel at 605-773-3265.


Thursday, March 15, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Real Estate commission will hold a meeting at the Missouri River Plaza, 123 W. Missouri Ave. Meeting materials can be found at http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=84. For more information please contact Melissa Miller at 605-773-3600.


Friday, March 16, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Department of Social Services’ Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists Board of Examiners will hold a conference call. For call-in information and to view the agenda, please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=22.


Friday, March 16, 1 - 3 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The Department of Social Services’ Medicaid Pharmaceutical and Therapeutics Committee will hold a committee meeting at 500 East Capitol, DDN Room CAP A. For more information, DDN locations and to view the agenda, please visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=204.

 

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Monday, March 12 to Tuesday, March 13 – Bring Your ‘A’ Game to Work encompasses seven different skills including Appreciation, Attitude, Attendance, Appearance, Ambition, Accountability and Acceptance. These soft skills and a willingness to take direction are generally more desired by employers than the specific skills a particular job requires. This workshop will be offered at the following locations:

  • Monday, March 12, 1 – 5 p.m. CDT, Mitchell – at 1315 N. Main St. This is part one of the eight-hour course. For more information, call 605-995-8927 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, March 13, 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Mitchell – at 1315 N. Main St. This is part two of the eight-hour course. For more information, call 605-995-8927 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, March 13, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Department of Revenue will host a basic contractor’s excise tax seminar. The seminar will take place at the Department of Revenue’s Sioux Falls office, located at 300 S. Sycamore Ave., Ste. 102. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch at 605-773-3311.

 

Tuesday, March 13, 1 – 4 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – The South Dakota Department of Revenue will host a contractor’s excise tax bookkeeping seminar. The seminar will take place at the Department of Revenue’s Sioux Falls office, located at 300 S. Sycamore Ave., Ste. 102. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch at 605-773-3311.

 

Tuesday, March 13, 12:30 – 5 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – The Aberdeen Area 2018 Job Fair will take place at the Aberdeen Civic Arena, 203 S. Washington St. This event is open to anyone seeking full-time, part-time, permanent, temporary or seasonal employment. Showcase yourself, share your resume, check out available jobs and meet with multiple local employers. More than 50 employers are expected to attend. This event is sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation along with Aberdeen Chamber of Commerce, Aberdeen Development Corporation, Aberdeen Area Human Resources Associations, Aberdeen News Company, The Training Place, Hub City Radio, Dakota Broadcasting, LLC and Northern State University. A complete list of employers attending can be found at www.sdjobs.org. DLR Aberdeen Job Service office can help you prepare. For more information, call 605-626-2340.

 

Tuesday, March 13 – Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available at the following itinerant office locations. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT
  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT

 

Wednesday, March 14, 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. CDT, Brookings – The Brookings Area Career Fair will take place at the Days Inn Convention Center, 2500 E. 6th St. Over 30 employers will be in attendance to meet with interested applicants. Showcase yourself, share your resume, check out available jobs and meet with multiple local employers. This event is sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation along with Brookings Radio. DLR Brookings Job Service can help you prepare. For more information, call 605-688-4350.

 

Wednesday, March 14, 12 – 4 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – The Black Hills Regional Job Fair will be held at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center (Rushmore Hall). There will be over 75 employers in attendance to meet with applicants interested in working with a particular company. The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation will have a booth with staff available to answer any questions or offer assistance to job seekers. For more information, call 605-394-2296 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, March 14 – Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available at the following itinerant office locations. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

  • Wanblee, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Salem, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Dupree, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT

 

Thursday, March 15 – Benefits specialists from the Department of Social Services' Division of Economic Assistance will be available at the following itinerant office locations. For more information, contact Tia Kafka, 605-773-3165.

  • Canton, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Kyle, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. MDT
  • Flandreau, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT
  • Lemmon, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MDT
  • Plankinton, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT

 

Tuesday, March 13, to Thursday, March 15 – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation will hold itinerant office hours. Both job seekers and employers interested in receiving employment and career services at no cost may visit or call during these office hours. More information on programs and services is available at www.sdjobs.org. Itinerant office hours will be held at the following locations:

  • Tuesday, March 13, 8:30 – 11:30 a.m. MDT, Rapid City – at Western Dakota Technical Institute, Lewis & Clark Hall, Room L212. For more information on programs and services, call Kevin Dary, Lynette Engle, Melanie Garstenschlager or Jennifer Gross at 605-718-2956 during these office hours. Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, March 13, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Redfield – at the Spink County Court House, third floor. For more information during these hours, call 605-380-8930 and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, March 13, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. MDT, Sturgis – at 1401 Lazelle St., Meade Room, or call 605-641-0965 during these office hours and 605-642-6900 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, March 14, 1 – 5 p.m. CDT, Wagner – at City Hall, 60 S. Main. For more information, call 605-487-7607, ext. 207 or 212 or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, March 14, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Webster – at the Day County Court House basement. For more information during these hours, call 605-380-8930 and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, March 15, 1 – 4 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – at Western Dakota Technical Institute, Lewis & Clark Hall, Room L212. For more information on programs and services, call Kevin Dary, Lynette Engle, Melanie Garstenschlager or Jennifer Gross at 605-718-2956 during these office hours. Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.

 


Tuesday, March 13, to Friday, March 16 – The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation will host Job Search Assistance Programs (JSAP). JSAP is a workshop for people recovering from job loss or enhancing their job search skills. Trained instructors speak on modern-day techniques used to successfully find employment. Topics covered include resume and cover letter writing, interviewing etiquette, networking effectively, using social media and much more. JSAP will be offered at the following locations:

  • Tuesday, March 13, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Madison – at 223 S. Van Eps Ave. For more information, call 605-256-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org
  • Tuesday, March 13, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Mitchell – at 1321 N. Main St. For more information, call 605-995-8060 or visit www.sdjobs.org
  • Wednesday, March 14, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – at 811 E. 10th St. Registration required. For more information or to register, call 605-367-5300.
  • Thursday, March 15, 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. CDT, Aberdeen – at 420 S. Roosevelt St. Parties interested in attending should register by calling 605-626-2340 prior to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14. For more information, visit www.sdjobs.org
  • Friday, March 16, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Vermillion – at 904 E. Cherry St. A presentation on financial health will be offered by Wells Fargo at Work Program as part of JSAP. For more information or to register to attend this class, call 605-677-6900 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 


Thursday, March 15, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. CDT, Watertown – The South Dakota Department of Revenue will host a basic sales tax seminar. The seminar will take place at the Department of Revenue’s Watertown office, located at 715 S. Maple. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch at 605-773-3311.

 

Thursday, March 15, 1 – 4 p.m. CDT, Watertown – The South Dakota Department of Revenue will host a basic contractor’s excise tax seminar. The seminar will take place at the Department of Revenue’s Watertown office, located at 715 S. Maple. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch at 605-773-3311.

 

Monday, Mar. 12, to Thursday, Mar. 15 - The South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs Field Service Officers will be on site with the County and Tribal Veterans Service Officers to provide veterans with information for services, and answer any questions veterans have regarding VA Healthcare, compensation and pension, mental health services and much more. Spouses are welcome to attend as well. Dates and times are subject to change on short notice. More information on programs and services is available at www.vetafairs.sd.gov. The Field Officer and CTVSOs will be in the following locations:

Monday, Mar. 12:

  • 10am – 3pm (CT) Burke – 221 E. 8th St. (605)280-4306.
  • 9am – 11:30am (MT) Dupree – 501 S. Main St. (605)280-4308.
  • 1pm – 2:30pm (MT) Eagle Butte – at tribal office (605)280-4308.
  • 9am – 11am (MT) Sturgis – 1300 Sherman St. #212 (605)280-4307.

Tuesday, Mar. 13:

  • 9am – 2:30pm (MT) Custer – 420 Mt. Rushmore Rd (605)280-4307.
  • 3:30pm – 4pm (CT) Highmore – 116 1st St. SW (605)280-4306.
  • 8:30am – 2pm (CT) Madison – 200 E. Center St. (605)360-7819.
  • 1pm – 3pm (CT) Miller – 415 W. 1st Ave. (605)280-4306.
  • 10am – 12pm (CT) Redfield – 210 E. 7th Ave. (605)280-4306.

Wednesday, Mar. 14:

  • 1pm – 3:30pm (CT) Chamberlain – 300 Courtland St. #102 (605)280-4306.
  • 9am – 11am (MT) Deadwood – 80 Sherman St. (605)280-4307.
  • 1pm – 3pm (CT) Herreid – American Legion (605)280-4308.
  • 10am – 11:30am (CT) Mobridge – 212 Main St. (605)280-4308.
  • 10am – 12pm (CT) Wessington Springs – 205 Wallace Ave. S. (605)280-4306.