South Dakota State News RSS Feed Up-to-date links to the latest news from South Dakota State Government en-us 5/25/2017 8:52:09 PM SD Fire Departments Awarded Almost $300,000 in Grant Funding The South Dakota Department of Agriculture?s (SDDA) Wildland Fire Division has awarded almost $300,000 in grant funds to volunteer fire departments across the state for the state?s 2018 fiscal year. 5/25/2017 1:05:00 PM Original SD BBQ Championships to be Held During Wheel Jam Over $14,000 in prize money will be given away during the Original SD BBQ Championships June 2-3 on the South Dakota State Fairgrounds in Huron. 5/25/2017 11:14:00 AM SD Ag Chat: Firewood Will Be the Most Likely Transporter of EAB to SD In this SD Ag Chat, hear why firewood is the most likely way the harmful insect will get to South Dakota. 5/25/2017 10:30:00 AM ?South Dakota History? features Rapid City flood of 1972 Rapid City?s mayor during the flood of 1972 recalls the disaster that killed 238 people in a memoir published in the Summer 2017 issue of ?South Dakota History,? the quarterly journal of the South Dakota State Historical Society. This summer marks the 45th anniversary of the flood. 5/25/2017 2:35:00 PM South Dakota Lakes are Open for Fishing and Making Memories The South Dakota departments of Tourism and Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) say South Dakota?s lakes and rivers are open for business and anglers are encouraged to come out and fish. 5/25/2017 4:47:00 PM Custer State Park Staff Recognized for Park?s Safe Drinking Water Staff at Custer State Park have been awarded a Secretary?s Award for Drinking Water Excellence by the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for the Game Lodge public water system. 5/25/2017 11:35:00 AM South Dakota, Minnesota Plan Joint I-90 Operation PIERRE, S.D. ? South Dakota Highway Patrol troopers and Minnesota State Patrol Troopers will join together to conduct a 23-hour traffic safety operation starting Friday morning. 5/25/2017 11:15:00 AM Highway 212 Moves to Phase 2 East of Watertown Knife River Midwest, Inc., has moved to Phase 2 on the Highway 212 project between Watertown and Goodwin today. 5/25/2017 4:35:00 PM Highway 85 and 20 Bridge Work The South Dakota Department of Transportation says crews are scheduled to begin bridge work at the following locations on Monday, June 5: 5/25/2017 3:16:00 PM Bridge Repair Work to Begin on I-29 at Exit 26 South Dakota Department of Transportation officials say bridge repair work on Interstate 29 at Exit 26 will begin the week of May 29. 5/25/2017 8:30:00 AM I-190 Interchange Construction The South Dakota Department of Transportation says drivers can expect changes to current traffic patterns on the I-190 project in Rapid City next week. 5/25/2017 8:30:00 AM No Parking on Portion of Main Street In Sturgis On Tuesday, May 30, Main Street in Sturgis will be closed to traffic and parking for the final lift of asphalt paving between Junction Avenue and Harley Davidson Way. 5/25/2017 8:30:00 AM Governor?s Agricultural Summit to be Held July 12 & 13 in Aberdeen Pre-registration is open for the eighth annual South Dakota Governor?s Agricultural Summit to be held July 12 and 13 in Aberdeen. 5/24/2017 3:52:00 PM Memorial Day holiday, summer hours announced for Cultural Heritage Center The museum in the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre is open Monday, May 29, for the Memorial Day holiday from 1-4:30 p.m. CDT. 5/24/2017 10:51:00 AM Becoming an Outdoor Family Event Taking Registrations Lewis and Clark Recreation Area near Yankton will host the Becoming an Outdoor Family event June 14-16. 5/24/2017 4:24:00 PM