South Dakota State News RSS Feed Up-to-date links to the latest news from South Dakota State Government en-us 1/23/2017 9:02:08 PM Governor?s Statement on Rep. Wollmann?s Resignation Gov. Dennis Daugaard issued the following statement today regarding the resignation of District 8 Rep. Matthew Wollmann. 1/23/2017 3:20:00 PM Lt. Governor Holds Legislative Press Conference Lt. Gov. Matt Michels held a legislative press conference at the Capitol on Friday. In the press briefing, the Lt. Governor spoke of the peaceful transition of power in Washington, D.C., and South Dakota?s priorities for federal health care reform. 1/23/2017 3:25:00 PM Charles Mix County Fatal Crash PLATTE, S.D. ? One person died in a two-vehicle crash that happened Monday morning east of Platte. 1/23/2017 7:24:00 PM McCook County Fatal Crash CANISTOTA, S.D. ? One person died and another person was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred Monday morning near Canistota. 1/23/2017 7:21:00 PM Gov. Daugaard Requests Presidential Disaster Declaration For December Storm PIERRE, S.D. ? Gov. Dennis Daugaard Monday requested a Presidential Disaster Declaration to help South Dakota recover from a late December storm that did more than $9.1 million in damage to public property. 1/23/2017 4:20:00 PM Statement of the South Dakota Board of Regents on President Heather Wilson?s Nomination to be Next Air Force Secretary The President of the United States announced today his intention to nominate Heather Wilson, president of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, as the next Secretary of the U.S. Air Force. 1/23/2017 3:30:00 PM State Prison Inmate Back In Custody Joseph Standing Bear was apprehended in Rapid City earlier this week. 1/21/2017 10:13:00 AM News Tips Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be a guest on South Dakota Public Radio?s In the Moment with Lori Walsh. 1/20/2017 8:00:00 AM Governor's Column: Taking On The Meth Problem I recently heard a story about a young man who was exposed to meth as a child. The young man, named Chris, grew up around meth and the violence that the drug brings. Like any normal kid, he wanted attention from the adults in his life. 1/20/2017 8:30:00 AM South Dakota Officials Weigh In On National Health Care Debate South Dakota state officials are weighing in on the national health care debate. Gov. Dennis Daugaard, the Department of Social Services and the Division of Insurance provided input at the request of federal lawmakers this month on how Medicaid, insurance regulations and IHS can be improved. 1/20/2017 12:37:00 PM Grandparent Scam Continues to Target South Dakota Seniors Attorney General Marty Jackley is again warning South Dakota seniors that the grandparent scam has resurfaced targeting all parts of the state. 1/20/2017 10:18:00 AM Connecting Agriculture: Knowing Your Financial Options Low prices and high costs are affecting everyone involved in agriculture. 1/20/2017 11:53:00 AM Tourism Industry Leaders & Innovators Honored for Their Work Lt. Gov. Matt Michels and the South Dakota Department of Tourism presented awards to top tourism industry leaders Thursday evening at the 2017 Governor?s Conference on Tourism in Pierre. 1/20/2017 10:15:00 AM Tourism Department Posts Record Numbers in 2016 The South Dakota tourism industry has once again reached record numbers of visitors, visitor spending and impact on the state?s economy. This marks seven straight years of economic growth for the industry. 1/20/2017 9:15:00 AM Department of Transportation Seeks Public Input into the I-90 Exit 406 SD11 Splitrock Boulevard Interchange Study The South Dakota Department of Transportation (SDDOT), in collaboration with the Sioux Falls Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and the city of Brandon, will hold a public open house from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Mon. Jan. 23, 2017, at the Holiday Inn Express Convention Center, 1103 N Splitrock Boulevard, Sioux Falls, to inform area residents of the beginning of the study and begin receiving public input on the Environmental Assessment (EA) for the I-90 Exit 406 (SD11 / Splitrock Boulevard) Interchange. 1/20/2017 2:40:00 PM