South Dakota State News RSS Feed Up-to-date links to the latest news from South Dakota State Government en-us 4/26/2015 11:01:51 PM News Tips Gov. Dennis Daugaard will attend the 2015 Partners in Policymaking banquet at the Ramkota in Sioux Falls. 4/24/2015 9:13:00 AM Governor's Column: Celebrating Agriculture?s Leadership In Conservation In South Dakota, agriculture is a tradition and a way of life. As our No. 1 industry, agriculture defines who we are as South Dakotans and the practices that we pass on from generation to generation. 4/24/2015 9:24:00 AM Parks Collaborate for 4 Hikes, 4 Parks, 1 Adventure PIERRE, S.D. ? Three South Dakota state parks and one Iowa state park are presenting code words, clues and nature on May 2, in ?4 Hikes, 4 Parks, 1 Adventure.? 4/24/2015 2:46:00 PM Residents in Brookings, Madison and Mitchell areas Urged to Renew Driver Licenses Online PIERRE, S.D. ? Residents in three different areas of South Dakota who need to renew their driver licenses are being encouraged to avoid the lines at the driver exam station this spring and renew online. 4/24/2015 3:20:00 PM Work Begins on Hwy 240 South of Wall WALL, S.D. -- Work begins Monday, April 27, on Highway 240, which is approximately one-half mile south of the Interstate 90 Exit 110 to the entrance to the Badlands National Park. 4/24/2015 9:47:00 AM Exit 30 Westbound Off Ramp Extension Sturgis, S.D. ? Crews begin work Monday, April 27, on a deceleration lane extension at the westbound Exit 30 off ramp in Sturgis. 4/24/2015 2:43:00 PM SD State Fair Seeks SD Talent for Linton?s AARP Centennial Stage Show HURON, S.D. ? The South Dakota State Fair and South Dakota entertainer Sherwin Linton is looking for South Dakota entertainers of all genres and styles to be included in the 2014 State Fair Centennial Stage Shows. 4/23/2015 3:25:00 PM Dietary Guidelines Should be Focused on Nutrition, not Sustainability Every five years, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) revise and update the national dietary guidelines. Since 1985, the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a group of nutritionists, doctors and other experts, has submitted recommended changes to the Dietary Guidelines before HHS and USDA set the official guidelines. In February, the committee released its recommended revisions to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines. 4/23/2015 3:30:00 PM SPRING LOAD RESTRICTION PRESS RELEASE April 23, 2015 Pierre, S.D. ? Effective at 5 p.m. today (Thursday, April 23), Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be removed from the road segment shown in the table below. 4/23/2015 2:14:00 PM Bridge Work on I-90 near Hartford starts Monday SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin repairs at the interchange bridge over Interstate 90 at Exit 387 to Hartford, S.D., starting Monday, April 27. 4/23/2015 2:17:00 PM Flynn Business Park Achieves South Dakota Certified Ready Status The North Sioux City Economic Development Corporation announced at its board meeting today that the Flynn Business Park has been approved by the Governor?s Office of Economic Development (GOED) as a South Dakota Certified Ready Site. 4/23/2015 4:29:00 PM Attorney General Jackley Reminds Sirius XM Subscribers of May 4 Settlement Restitution Deadline Attorney General Marty Jackley, along with the attorneys general of 44 states and the District of Columbia, entered a settlement agreement with Sirius XM Radio Inc. in December 2014 to pay $3.8 million to the states and to provide restitution to eligible consumers to resolve claims that the satellite radio company engaged in misleading advertising and billing practices. South Dakota's share in this settlement was $50,037.51. 4/22/2015 11:31:00 AM Rapid City Man Indicted on Distribution of Methamphetamine Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Lucius T. Muldrow, 29, Rapid City was indicted by a Pennington County grand jury on April 1, 2015. 4/22/2015 11:37:00 AM South Dakota Child Identification Program Event in Rapid City Attorney General Marty Jackley and the South Dakota Masons want to remind parents and guardians of the upcoming South Dakota Child Identification Program (SDCHIP) event: 4/22/2015 2:20:00 PM Resource Conservation and Forestry Division Provides Tree Planting Assistance after Tornado Damage WESSINGTON SPRINGS, S.D.- In June 2014, Wessington Springs had significant tornado damage to many homes and businesses in their area as well as many of the town?s trees. 4/22/2015 3:30:00 PM