South Dakota State News RSS Feed Up-to-date links to the latest news from South Dakota State Government en-us 7/30/2016 6:01:49 AM News Tips Thursday, Aug. 4, 12 p.m. CDT, Sioux Falls ? Gov. Dennis Daugaard is speaking at the 2016 ASBSD/SASD Joint Convention at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. 7/29/2016 3:00:00 PM Governor's Column -- The 2016 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally It?s almost rally time in South Dakota. What started in 1938 as a single motorcycle race in a small town has grown into one of the largest and best-known motorcycle gatherings in the world. 7/29/2016 3:25:00 PM Deadline for South Dakota 100 and 125 Year Farm & Ranch Recognition Coming Up Fast The deadline is quickly approaching for South Dakota families who have owned land for 100 or 125 years, to be honored at this year?s Farm & Ranch Recognition Program at the State Fair, Thursday, Sept. 1. 7/29/2016 3:15:00 PM State Fair to Host Dole Canned Fruit Dessert Baking Competition The South Dakota State Fair has teamed up with Dole to find the best dessert in South Dakota using Dole canned fruit. 7/29/2016 3:05:00 PM Aug. 5 Deadline for Urban and Community Forestry Grant The deadline to apply for a 2016 Urban and Community Forestry Comprehensive Challenge Grant is quickly approaching. 7/29/2016 1:17:00 PM DENR Announces New One-Stop Contested Case Proceedings Page DENR has added a contested case proceedings page to the department?s website at 7/29/2016 3:20:00 PM West Nile Risk Heats Up South Dakota?s peak transmission for West Nile virus (WNV) is now through the end of August and health officials are warning residents activity is already increasing. 7/29/2016 3:30:00 PM SDDOT Honored for Special Achievement in GIS Esri, a world leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, presented the South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT) with a Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Award June 29, at its annual User Conference in San Diego, California. Selected from over 300,000 eligible candidates, the SDDOT received the award for its innovative application of technology, data collection, geospatial information visualization and thoughtful leadership through GIS. 7/29/2016 3:10:00 PM Concrete Pavement Repair Work to begin on SD 52 South Dakota Department of Transportation officials say the concrete pavement repair work on Highway 52 in Yankton and west to Lewis and Clark Lake will begin the week of Aug. 8, 2016. 7/29/2016 11:14:00 AM I-90 Exit 14 Eastbound Lanes to Open The South Dakota Department of Transportation says changes to the traffic flow on Interstate 90 at Exit 14 will happen next week in advance of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. 7/29/2016 10:59:00 AM Stamford Road to Close in Mellette County The South Dakota Department of Transportation has begun site preparation work to construct a new bridge over the White River on Stamford Road in Mellette County, approximately four miles south of Interstate 90 Exit 172. 7/29/2016 10:58:00 AM Annual CTE Conference to be held in Sioux Falls The 2016 South Dakota Career and Technical Education Conference will be held July 31-Aug. 2, at the Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel in Sioux Falls. 7/28/2016 10:13:00 AM GFP to Discuss Game Fish Spearing in Lake Sharpe A request from a Fort Pierre business owner to open up the tailrace area of the Oahe Dam for game fish spearing will be discussed at the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks? (GFP) Commission meeting next week in Pierre. 7/28/2016 10:24:00 AM Highway Patrol Plans Sobriety Checkpoints in August PIERRE, S.D. ? Sobriety checkpoints will be held in 17 South Dakota counties during the month of August. 7/28/2016 8:15:00 AM Exit Ramps to Close Overnight at the I-29 and I-229 Interchange The South Dakota Department of Transportation says two exit ramps will be closed overnight on Friday, July 29, at the I-29 and I-229 interchange. 7/28/2016 1:37:00 PM