South Dakota State News RSS Feed Up-to-date links to the latest news from South Dakota State Government en-us 10/9/2015 1:42:21 AM Governor Seeking Interns For Spring Term Gov. Dennis Daugaard is currently seeking applications for two spring 2016 Governor?s Office internships in Pierre. The positions will be paid and run from early January through May 2016. 10/8/2015 3:30:00 PM Lawrence County Officer Involved Shooting Summary Released Attorney General Marty Jackley and the Division of Criminal Investigation today released the summary into the shooting of Rory Gunderman on September 16, 2015, in rural Lawrence County, South Dakota. 10/8/2015 9:15:00 AM State Prison Inmate Placed on Escape Status Inmate Salvador Ortiz left the Rapid City Community Work Center, a Department of Corrections facility housing minimum-security inmates and Community Transition Program parolees, at approximately 9:30 p.m. MDT on Oct. 7. Escape procedures were enacted and law enforcement was notified. 10/8/2015 12:50:00 AM NSU Student Organizations Honored The South Dakota Board of Regents has recognized three student organizations from Northern State University for their outstanding academic, community, and organizational work. 10/8/2015 8:58:00 AM PharMerica Corporation to Pay $9.25 Million Healthcare Fraud Settlement Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that South Dakota has joined with 43 other states and the federal government and reached agreement with PharMerica Corporation (PharMerica) to settle civil allegations that PharMerica conspired with Abbott Laboratories (Abbott) through a number of disguised kickback arrangements to increase overall utilization of Depakote and to promote misbranded Depakote. 10/7/2015 2:34:00 PM State Fair Attendance Exceeds Expectations Attendance at the 2015 South Dakota State Fair exceeded organizer expectations and showed a slight increase over 2014.This year 210,893 people came to the fair, just over 400 more than last year. 10/7/2015 3:30:00 PM Revised: I-29 Sign Bridge Removal time to 11 p.m. The South Dakota Department of Transportation will be closing a portion of Interstate 29 in Sioux Falls at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 8, to remove a sign bridge. 10/7/2015 8:30:00 AM Construction Closure On Needles Highway The South Dakota Department of Transportation says construction on an asphalt overlay on Highway 87 (Needles Highway) will require the roadway to be closed to the traveling public starting on Thursday, Oct. 8. 10/7/2015 2:20:00 PM Regents Set 65 Percent Goal to Meet State Workforce Needs Studies show this country needs an increasingly skilled workforce with higher levels of education, and the South Dakota Board of Regents has set a new goal to help deliver those workers. 10/7/2015 3:25:00 PM Popularity of Dual Credit Courses Grows Quickly After the first full year of Gov. Dennis Daugaard?s initiative to financially support college-level dual credit courses taken by high school juniors and seniors, enrollment in the courses has grown significantly. 10/7/2015 3:41:00 PM SDSU Gains Approval for New Graduate Degree The South Dakota Board of Regents this week granted South Dakota State University approval to offer a new master?s degree designed to help organizations manage workforce planning and leadership development. 10/7/2015 3:51:00 PM State Historical Society's "Pioneer Girl" wins award "Pioneer Girl" published by the South Dakota State Historical Society has been chosen as a Midwest Booksellers Choice Award recipient for nonfiction. 10/6/2015 4:28:00 PM Media Advisory: Photos Photos from today?s memorial service at the Capitol in honor of former Gov. Walter Dale Miller are now available on the Governor?s Multimedia Page of the State News website. 10/5/2015 5:30:00 PM South Dakota newspapers now available on national online database Select South Dakota historical newspapers are now part of a national online database, the South Dakota State Historical Society has announced. 10/5/2015 4:27:00 PM Safe, Accessible Places To Walk The Goal Of State Effort Mobridge and Keystone are the latest South Dakota communities to assess how pedestrian-friendly they are with the help of grant funds and assistance from the Department of Health. 10/5/2015 3:30:00 PM