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            Office of Gov. Dennis Daugaard

500 E. Capitol Ave.

Pierre, S.D. 57501

605-773-3212

www.sd.gov

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Friday, August 17, 2018

CONTACT:  Tony Venhuizen or Kelsey Pritchard at 605-773-3212

 

                            

News Tips For August 18 – 24, 2018

                                          

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

 

Thursday, August 23, 2 p.m. CDT, Pierre Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest on 1240 AM KCCR with Zach Nelson.

 

Tuesday, August 21, 9 a.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will be the keynote speaker at the DUI Court graduation at the Minnehaha County Courthouse in courtroom 6B.

 

Tuesday, August 21, 11 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Railroad Board of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold an emergency 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. For more information, visit http://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Template.aspx?id=88.  For more information call 605-773-3265.

 

Tuesday, August 21, 9 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Wheat Utilization Research and Marketing Development Commission will be holding a meeting at 116 N Euclid in Pierre. A full agenda can be found at https://boardsandcommissions.sd.gov/Meetings.aspx?BoardID=110. For more information, please contact the commission at 605-773-4645.

 

Wednesday, August 22, 1:30 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Brand Board will be holding a meeting at the Animal Industry Board office located at 411 S 4th St. in Pierre. For more information, please contact the Brand Board at 605-773-3324.

 

Thursday, August 23, 9 a.m. CDT, Pierre – The Transportation Commission of the South Dakota Department of Transportation will hold a meeting in the Commission Room of the Becker-Hansen building located at 700 E. Broadway Ave. 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 call 605-773-3265.

 

Thursday, August 23, 9 a.m. CDT – The 9-1-1 Coordination Board meets at the South Dakota Association of County Commissioners building, 211 E. Prospect Ave., Pierre. A draft agenda will be posted soon. For more information, contact Shawnie Rechtenbaugh at 605-773-8145.

 

 

You Might Also Be Interested To Know:

 

Monday, August 20 - Tuesday, August 21 - The South Dakota Department of Agriculture will be collecting pesticide containers at the following locations. For a full schedule of container pick up times and locations, please visit http://sdda.sd.gov/ag-services/pesticide-program/container-recycling-waste-pesticide-collection-program/Gallery/2018collections_Final.pdf. For more information on these collections, please contact SDDA at 605-773-4432.

 

  • Monday, August 20 – Philip, Midwest Coop/Cenex, 8 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. CDT
  • Monday, August 20 – Murdo, Dakota Mill & Grain, 2 p.m.- 4 p.m. CDT
  • Tuesday, August 21 – Winner, Tripp County Recycling Center, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. CDT

 

Monday, August 20, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Smithfield will conduct walk-in interviews at Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Positions include productions workers. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, August 21, to Thursday, August 23 – 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, August 21, 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 or Melanie Garstenschlager at 605-718-2956 during these office hours. Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, August 22, 1 – 3 p.m. CDT, Webster – At the Day County Court House basement, or call 605-345-4781 during these hours and 605-626-2340 at any other time. Additional information at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Thursday, August 23, 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 or Melanie Garstenschlager at 605-718-2956 during these office hours. Additional information available at www.sdjobs.org.
  • Tuesday, August 21, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. CDT, Wagner – At the Bureau of Indian Affairs, 29775 Main Ave. For more information, call 605-487-7607, ext. 207 or 212, or visit www.sdjobs.org.
  • Wednesday, August 22, 1 – 4:30 p.m. CDT, Wagner – At the City Hall, 60 S. Main. For more information, call 605-487-7607, ext. 207 or 212, or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, August 21 – 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, August 21, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. MDT, Rapid City – At 2330 N. Maple Ave. For more information, call 605-394-2296 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Tuesday, August 21 – 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
  • Timber Lake, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. MDT
  • Webster, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • De Smet, 9 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Miller, 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT
  • Wagner, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CDT

 

Tuesday, August 21, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Smithfield will conduct walk-in interviews at Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Positions include productions workers. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, August 22 – 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
  • Salem, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. CDT
  • Dupree, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. MDT

 

Wednesday August 22, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls – Sioux Falls VA Health Care System will be conducting walk-in interviews at Sioux Falls Job Service, 811 E. 10th St. Positions are for housekeeping aids. For more information, call 605-367-5300 or visit www.sdjobs.org.

 

Wednesday, August 22, 1 – 5 p.m. CDT, Pierre – The South Dakota Department of Revenue will host a motor vehicle dealer training seminar. The seminar will take place at the Capitol Lake Visitors Center, located at 650 E. Capitol Ave. This seminar is also available online via Skype. To register for this free seminar, visit http://dor.sd.gov then click on the Education tab. For more information, contact Courtney Dosch at 605-773-3311.

 

Thursday, August 23 – 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

 

Thursday, August 23 – 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. Bring Your ‘A’ Game is being offered at no cost to businesses and individuals. For more information or to register online, visit http://dlr.sd.gov/workforce_services/individuals/training_opportunities/soft_skills_training.aspx.The workshop will be offered at the following location(s):

  • Thursday, August 23, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Mitchell – At Cornerstones Career Learning Center, 1315 N. Main St. Please register in advance for the class. For more information or to register, please call 605-995-8927. You may also register online at the link above.

 

Thursday, August 23, 12:30 – 2 p.m. CDT, Brookings – Aramark will conduct walk-in interviews at Brookings Job Service, 1310 Main Ave. S., Suite 103, every Thursday through August 30. For more information call 605-688-4350.

 

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