South Dakota State News RSS Feed Up-to-date links to the latest news from South Dakota State Government en-us 11/21/2014 12:53:22 PM Governor's Column: Thanksgiving Thanksgiving arrives in South Dakota this year fresh on the heels of a year-long celebration of the 125th anniversary of statehood. May we all be able to say, ?Each year has grown better than the last.?? 11/21/2014 11:49:00 AM Governor Urges Thanksgiving Holiday Travelers to Play It Safe PIERRE, S.D. ? Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking Thanksgiving holiday travelers to make safe, smart choices on the highways. 11/21/2014 11:58:00 AM Commercial Pesticide Applicator Testing Available Electronically PIERRE, S.D.-The South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA) announces Commercial Pesticide Applicator testing is now available on electronic tablets at Regional South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension Centers across the state. 11/21/2014 10:17:00 AM Sanford USD Medical Center SD?s Designated Ebola Hospital The Department of Health announced today that Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls will serve as the state?s designated facility to receive and potentially treat a suspect Ebola patient. 11/21/2014 10:53:00 AM Department of Transportation / Davison County Conducting Transportation Survey As part of the ongoing study to develop the Davison County Master Transportation Plan, a survey is being conducted to learn about travel patterns, transportation needs and suggestions for transportation improvements within Davison County. 11/21/2014 8:09:00 AM Christmas At The Capitol Tree-Lighting Ceremony PIERRE, S.D. ? The 2014 Grand Lighting Ceremony for Christmas at the South Dakota Capitol will take place in the rotunda on Tuesday, Nov. 25, at 7 p.m. CST. 11/20/2014 4:19:00 PM Final Report Issued on Autism Spectrum Disorders Study for The state Departments of Labor and Regulation (DLR) and Human Services (DHS) have issued the final report on the study of the treatment of autism spectrum disorders for children in South Dakota. 11/20/2014 7:46:00 AM Three Vehicle Injury Crash in Lincoln County LENNOX, S.D. ? A three vehicle crash occurred on S.D. Highway 44 southeast of Lennox on Thursday, November 20. 11/20/2014 4:19:00 PM SDDOT Awards Economic Development Grants At its Nov. 20, 2014 meeting, the South Dakota Transportation Commission awarded $1.12 million in grants for road improvements in smaller communities in South Dakota. 11/20/2014 12:32:00 PM Board on Geographic Names Recommends Name for Unnamed Creek in Campbell County PIERRE, S.D. ? The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names (SDBGN) has unanimously recommended the name of Searl Creek for an unnamed creek in Campbell County from two proposed names submitted to the board. The creek is located north of Pollock and drains into Lake Pocasse. 11/20/2014 2:34:00 PM South Dakota Helps Purchase Hearing Aids for Children PIERRE, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Human Services (DHS) has launched a program to provide financial assistance for the purchase of hearing aids for children. 11/19/2014 2:54:00 PM Department of Social Services Awarded Federal Grants for Prevention Efforts The South Dakota Department of Social Services (DSS) has been awarded two federal grants to enhance efforts within the Division of Behavioral Health?s Prevention Program. 11/18/2014 8:23:00 AM Christmas Trees Soon To Adorn Capitol Hallways Christmas trees will begin to fill South Dakota Capitol hallways later this month for the annual Christmas at the Capitol holiday display. 11/17/2014 3:30:00 PM Warrant of Execution for Rodney Berget Issued Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the warrant of execution for Rodney Scott Berget has been issued by Second Circuit Court Judge Bradley Zell. Berget is scheduled to be executed between the hours of 12:01 a.m. and 11:59 p.m., during the week of Sunday, May 3, 2015, through Saturday, May 9, 2015, inclusive, at a specific time and date to be selected by the Warden of the State Penitentiary. 11/17/2014 3:25:00 PM Open Meetings Commission to Convene in Sioux Falls The Open Meeting Commission will meet on November 21, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the Sioux Falls City Library. 11/17/2014 2:48:00 PM