South Dakota State News RSS Feed Up-to-date links to the latest news from South Dakota State Government en-us 3/31/2015 3:22:38 AM Sen. Lederman Resigns -- Governor Invites Public Input State Sen. Dan Lederman has resigned his seat in the South Dakota State Senate. Lederman, a Dakota Dunes Republican, also serves as assistant majority leader. 3/30/2015 3:30:00 PM State Will Not Seek the Death Penalty for Alexander Salgado Attorney General Marty Jackley and Hanson County State?s Attorney Jim Davies announce today that in the interest of justice and based upon the totality of circumstances in the case, that it will not be their intent to file a Notice to Seek the Death Penalty and breach of agreement in the Alexander Salgado case. 3/30/2015 3:25:00 PM Beadle County Fatal Crash HURON, SD ? A Huron man was killed in a one-vehicle crash that occurred northeast of Huron. 3/30/2015 8:42:00 AM Roberts County Fatal Crash SISSETON, S.D. -- A Browns Valley, Minnesota man was killed in an ATV rollover crash Sunday night eight miles northeast of Sisseton. 3/30/2015 1:35:00 PM Spring Load Limit Notifications #8 and #9 Effective at 5 p.m., Monday, March 30, 2015, Spring Load Limit Restrictions will be removed from the road segments shown in the table below. 3/30/2015 11:57:00 AM News Tips Gov. Dennis Daugaard and Larry Zimmerman, Secretary of the South Dakota Department of Veterans Affairs, will be the keynote speakers at the Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Remembrance Ceremony at the Capitol Lake. 3/27/2015 11:01:00 AM Governor's Column: Expecting Another Busy Year For South Dakota?s Parks Spring has sprung and summer is around the corner. Now is a good time to plan a summer trip to one of our state parks. If not a week-long vacation, consider at least a weekend or weeknight stay. 3/27/2015 11:18:00 AM Attorney General Jackley and other Attorneys General Call Upon EPA to Withdraw Proposed Greenhouse Rule Attorney General Marty Jackley and 18 other State Attorneys General today asked the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to withdraw the Proposed Rule for the Standards of Performance for Greenhouse Emissions from New Stationary Sources, this rule provides new source performance standards for greenhouse gas emissions for new fossil-fuel fired generating units. 3/27/2015 10:10:00 AM Maricela Diaz Sentenced to 80 Years for Murder of Mitchell Teen Attorney General Marty Jackley and Hanson County States Attorney Jim Davies announced today that Maricela N. Diaz, 20, Ft. Wayne, Indiana, was sentenced to 80 years for first degree murder and 50 years for felony murder kidnapping. Sentences to run concurrently with no credit for time served. Diaz was convicted by a Minnehaha County jury on January 15, 2015. 3/27/2015 2:56:00 PM Gov. Daugaard Announces Nearly $83.2 Million for Environmental Projects The state Board of Water and Natural Resources approved nearly $83.2 million for water and waste projects when the board met Thursday and Friday in Pierre. 3/27/2015 12:58:00 PM South Dakota Black Hills Fisheries Management Plan Comment Period Remains Open through April 26 The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks? (GFP) Division of Wildlife has drafted two five-year Black Hills fisheries management plans, one for streams and the other for reservoirs. The public comment period on these plans has been extended through April 26, 2015. 3/27/2015 2:16:00 PM Veteran to tell of his experiences in World War II at history book club A veteran who fought in one of the turning points of World War II will share his experiences at a program in Pierre on April 14. 3/27/2015 10:58:00 AM Technical Issue Affecting Vehicle Registration System in Some Counties Fixed PIERRE, S.D., -- Friday morning a technical issue surfaced, preventing some counties across the state from accessing a system that allows South Dakota drivers to renew their vehicle registration. 3/27/2015 4:08:00 PM Six Reappointed to Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that 6 members of the Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Training Commission have been reappointed to their positions. They are as follows: 3/26/2015 3:10:00 PM Rapid City Man Sentenced in Witness Tampering Case Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that Derek Chad Vice, 43, Rapid City, was sentenced yesterday to 10 years for conspiracy to commit tampering with a witness. Vice also admitted to a Part II Information for Habitual Offender exposing him to an elevated sentence from 5 years to 10 years. 3/26/2015 3:30:00 PM