South Dakota State News RSS Feed Up-to-date links to the latest news from South Dakota State Government en-us 3/1/2015 6:30:23 AM South Dakota Releases Comprehensive Annual Financial Report Gov. Dennis Daugaard today announced the Bureau of Finance and Management?s release of the South Dakota Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Fiscal Year 2014. 2/27/2015 3:30:00 PM Governor's Column: The Future Of The Sanford Underground Research Lab In 2001, when the Homestake Mine in Lead closed, South Dakota lost one of its iconic businesses. 2/27/2015 3:25:00 PM News Tips The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks will host an open house event on Monday, March 2, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. MST at the Outdoor Campus in Rapid City to discuss two draft five-year Black Hills fisheries management plans. 2/27/2015 2:01:00 PM South Dakota Prescribed Fire Training Exchange Announcement EASTERN S.D. ? US Fish and Wildlife Service in conjunction with South Dakota Wildland Fire Division, the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Nature Conservancy will be hosting prescribed fire training in the mixed grass prairies of eastern South Dakota. Two sessions will be held April 27-May 6 and May 11-20, 2015. 2/27/2015 10:22:00 AM Elizabeth Cook-Lynn to speak at History and Heritage Book Club A noted American Indian author will be the guest speaker at the March meeting of the History and Heritage Book Club. 2/27/2015 3:20:00 PM Westbound Highway 18 Bridge Removal Over I-29 at Exit 62 On Monday, March 2, 2015, the South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin removal of the westbound Highway 18 bridge over Interstate 29 at Exit 62 to Canton. 2/27/2015 8:54:00 AM Gov. Daugaard Signs Bills Into Law Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed 12 bills into law today, including HB 1051, An Act to revise various trust and trust company provisions. 2/26/2015 5:04:00 PM It?s Job Fair Season at the Department of Labor and Regulation With spring time approaching, many employers have positions to fill and are looking for skilled, qualified workers. 2/26/2015 8:20:00 AM South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs Recognized for Innovation One of the four Outstanding State Programs award went to South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs (SDDVA) for Operation Reach All Veterans. SDDVA designated 2014 as the year to reach an estimated 75,000 veterans living in South Dakota. Operation RAV was conceived to identify and contact South Dakota?s Veterans to make them aware of the benefits and services available to them. 2/26/2015 3:30:00 PM Gov. Daugaard Signs Bills Into Law Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed 24 bills into law today including HB 1006, an Act to allow bullheads to be used as bait. 2/24/2015 3:30:00 PM Increased Trade Means Increased Opportunity for South Dakota Producers In 2013, South Dakota exported almost $1.6 billion worth of goods to countries around the world. International trade has an incredible impact on the agricultural economy of our state. Soybeans, corn, wheat, and livestock, including pork and cattle are among the top 25 goods shipped from South Dakota overseas. 2/24/2015 3:43:00 PM South Dakota Black Hills Fisheries Management Plans Available for Review The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks? (GFP) Division of Wildlife has drafted two five-year Black Hills fisheries management plans, one for streams and the other for reservoirs, and is currently seeking comments from the public. 2/24/2015 10:28:00 AM South Dakota Legislators Donate to State Fair Foundation Capital Campaign HURON, S.D. ? The 2015 House Agriculture and Natural Resource Committee recently purchased a brick for $1,000 showing their support for the State Fair Foundation?s Nordby Exhibit Hall for 4-H, Youth and Community Capital Campaign. 2/23/2015 8:25:00 AM SDDOT and Meade County Seek Public Input into Meade County Transportation Plan Study The South Dakota Department of Transportation, in collaboration with Meade County, will hold public open houses to gather public input for help in developing the update to the Meade County Master Transportation Plan. 2/23/2015 4:28:00 PM Hughes County Fatal Crash Pierre, S.D. ? A Huron, S.D. woman died as a result of a three-vehicle crash on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, around 7:10 pm, at the intersection of U.S. Highway 83 and U.S. Highway 14, approximately 14 miles east of Pierre. 2/21/2015 4:38:00 PM