South Dakota State News RSS Feed Up-to-date links to the latest news from South Dakota State Government en-us 11/1/2014 8:50:01 AM Walker?s Federal Lawsuit Seeking Placement on Ballot for U.S. Senate Dismissed Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Federal District Court Judge Lawrence Piersol has dismissed Clayton G. Walker?s lawsuit to be placed on the November ballot as an independent candidate for United States Senate. 10/31/2014 2:10:00 PM News Tips Gov. Dennis Daugaard and First Lady Linda Daugaard will attend the South Dakota Symphony Concert to celebrate South Dakota?s 125th anniversary of statehood in the Capitol Building Rotunda. 10/31/2014 3:20:00 PM Governor's Column: South Dakota's 125th Anniversary On Nov. 2, 1889, at 2:40 p.m., President Benjamin Harrison signed South Dakota into statehood. 10/31/2014 3:30:00 PM Voting for children?s book awards opens Nov. 1 Voting opens Nov. 1 for the Prairie Bud and Prairie Pasque Children?s Book Awards, sponsored by the South Dakota Library Association. 10/31/2014 9:29:00 AM State Historical Society to Release New Book on Political Culture at USD Conference In their upcoming book from the South Dakota State Historical Society, editors Jon K. Lauck, John E. Miller and Donald C. Simmons, Jr., present 10 essays that focus on the unpredictability and inconsistencies in the state?s political culture. ?The Plains Political Tradition: Essays on South Dakota Political Culture, Volume 2? will be released on Thursday, Nov. 13, at a conference hosted by the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. 10/31/2014 3:25:00 PM ?Hägar the Horrible? Cartoonist to Discuss new Children?s Book from State Historical Society Syndicated cartoonist Chris Browne will tell about the first book he has written and illustrated for children during a program that will be available at three locations in South Dakota. 10/31/2014 4:10:00 PM Motorists Asked To Stay Out of Highway 87 Work Zone Officials with the South Dakota Department of Transportation are warning motorists that driving around barricades on closed sections of highways could result in a dangerous situation for drivers and a ticket. 10/31/2014 10:11:00 AM Arbitrator Denies Recovery of Attorneys? Fees to All Parties in Darley v. SDIBI Arbitration The South Dakota Board of Regents was notified this week that a California arbitrator has denied recovery of attorneys? fees in an arbitration case involving the federal EB-5 immigrant visa program. Earlier this month, the arbitrator ruled there was no liability by the Board of Regents and denied all claims and counter-claims in a breach of contract case that involved marketing of EB-5 projects. 10/31/2014 3:15:00 PM Governor And First Lady To Welcome Halloween Visitors Gov. Dennis Daugaard and First Lady Linda Daugaard will give Halloween treats to children who come to trick-or-treat at the Governor?s Mansion on Friday, Oct. 31, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. CDT. 10/30/2014 3:25:00 PM Law Enforcement Seeks Public Assistance in Officer Involved Shooting in Charles Mix County Attorney General Marty Jackley confirms that the Division of Criminal Investigation, at the request of the Charles Mix County Sheriff?s Office, is investigating the officer involved shooting that occurred October 30, 2014 in rural Charles Mix County. The suspect, Russell Duaine Turner Jr., 40, Dante, is still at large. 10/30/2014 3:10:00 PM State Treasurer Sattgast Reports $65m in Unclaimed Property Receipts State Treasurer Rich Sattgast released the state?s October Unclaimed Property Receipts for the year, showing the state has so far received $65 million in unclaimed property. 10/30/2014 3:20:00 PM Governors Stake Friendly Wager On Dakota Marker Game Gov. Dennis Daugaard and North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple have staked a friendly wager on the outcome of this weekend?s Dakota Marker football game between South Dakota State University and North Dakota State University. 10/30/2014 3:30:00 PM Rapid City Minimum Unit Garden Produces Three Tons of Food A new project at the Rapid City Minimum Unit is helping feed the hungry in that community. 10/30/2014 3:15:00 PM Roberts County Fatal Crash WILMOT, S.D. ? A Milbank, S.D., man died in a two vehicle crash on Wednesday, Oct., 29 three miles east of Wilmot. 10/30/2014 8:09:00 AM Russell Street Pavement Repairs The South Dakota Department of Transportation, in coordination with the city of Sioux Falls, will begin pavement repairs on the westbound lanes of Russell Street starting today, Oct. 30. 10/30/2014 7:43:00 AM