South Dakota State News RSS Feed Up-to-date links to the latest news from South Dakota State Government en-us 9/26/2016 5:36:48 PM Gov. Daugaard To Appoint David Lust To District 34 State House Seat Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that he will appoint former state Rep. David Lust of Rapid City to the vacant seat in the state House representing District 34. 9/26/2016 9:55:00 AM Newton Hills State Park to host the 17th Annual FestiFall Newton Hills State Park near Canton will host the 17th annual FestFall on Oct. 1 from 1-5 p.m. The event features arts and crafts, kid?s activities and musical entertainment. 9/26/2016 1:28:00 PM Governor to Speak at Disability Employment Awareness Seminar Gov. Dennis Daugaard will be one of the guest speakers at a seminar aimed to educate employers about the benefits of hiring people with disabilities, steps to take when hiring people with disabilities and resources that are available to assist employers in the process on Oct. 6. 9/26/2016 1:13:00 PM Highway 17 Closure Scheduled in Lennox Starting Tuesday morning, Sept. 27, the South Dakota Department of Transportation will be closing Highway 17 in Lennox at the Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF) railroad crossing. 9/26/2016 11:58:00 AM I-190/Silver Street Construction Project Traffic Change The South Dakota Department of Transportation says the southbound I-190 crossover near the Rapid Creek Bridge will be temporarily relocated to the south to accommodate work in the area on the south edge of the project site. 9/26/2016 12:00:00 PM News Tips On Friday, Sept. 30, Gov. Dennis Daugaard, First Lady Linda Daugaard and Lt. Gov. Matt Michels will attend the 51st Annual Buffalo Roundup. 9/23/2016 8:00:00 AM Governor's Column: 2016 Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup On Friday morning, Sept. 30, a few dozen cowboys will put on their boots and saddle up their horses. Custer State Park employees will arise before dawn. And thousands from across the state, country and world will gather, all to continue a 51-year tradition. 9/23/2016 3:30:00 PM Financial Assistance Available for Organic Certification Organic agriculture producers and processors in South Dakota processors have until Nov. 15, 2016, to apply for a rebate of up to 75 percent of the cost of their organic certification. 9/23/2016 1:54:00 PM Department of Agriculture Seeking Input on Pollinator Plan The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) has drafted a Managed Pollinator Protection Plan outlining efforts to protect honeybees, improve hive health, improve habitat and facilitate communications between beekeepers, landowners and crop producers. 9/23/2016 1:57:00 PM Fall brings return of regular hours to Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre With the advent of fall, regular operating hours have returned to the museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. 9/23/2016 2:49:00 PM Gov. Daugaard Announces $860,370 for Environmental Projects The state Board of Water and Natural Resources approved $860,370 for six solid waste management projects when the board met today over the Digital Dakota Network. 9/23/2016 3:25:00 PM Gov. Daugaard Proclaims October Disability Employment Awareness Month To raise awareness about disability employment issues and to celebrate the contributions of workers with disabilities, Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed October Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in South Dakota. 9/23/2016 3:20:00 PM State Prison Inmate Back In Custody Minimum-security inmate Arthur Eagle Feather is back in custody. He was arrested at an apartment in Yankton late Wednesday evening. 9/22/2016 3:31:00 AM State Historical Society seeks public input on preservation needs The State Historic Office of the South Dakota State Historical Society in Pierre is preparing for its federal fiscal year 2017 grant application and invites public comment through Oct. 31 on the state's preservation needs and projects. 9/22/2016 3:30:00 PM Gov. Daugaard proclaims October Archives Month Gov. Dennis Daugaard has proclaimed October Archives Month in South Dakota. 9/22/2016 3:25:00 PM