South Dakota State News RSS Feed Up-to-date links to the latest news from South Dakota State Government en-us 7/25/2014 6:18:04 AM Wall Capital For A Day Community Social Announced Gov. Dennis Daugaard invites the public to join him for a community social and coffee hour at the Capital for a Day event in Wall on Thursday, July 31. 7/24/2014 1:13:00 PM Statehood Celebration Event At State Capitol To Feature South Dakota Symphony Orchestra A special event at the State Capitol to celebrate South Dakota?s 125th anniversary of statehood will feature a performance by the South Dakota Symphony Orchestra. 7/24/2014 3:30:00 PM DENR Reminds Irrigators to Avoid Overspray DENR reminds irrigators to check their center pivots to ensure they are operating properly and are adjusted to spray only upon land authorized for irrigation by their water permit. 7/24/2014 11:21:00 AM Public Forums Scheduled for Autism Spectrum Disorder Study for Children PIERRE, S.D. ? Three public forums seeking input on a South Dakota autism study have been scheduled by Health Management Associates, the vendor selected to conduct the study. 7/24/2014 3:02:00 PM Highway 34 Closing East of Howes HOWES, S.D. ? The South Dakota Department of Transportation is advising motorists that a two-and-a-half mile section of Highway 34 east of Howes will be closed to traffic on Monday, Aug. 11. The closure is expected to last about five weeks. 7/24/2014 3:25:00 PM Watertown Area Group Claims $230,000 Wild Card 2 Jackpot A group of 14 co-workers from a Watertown area business on July 23, 2014 claimed their $230,000 Wild Card 2 jackpot from the July 19, 2014 drawing at the Sioux Falls Lottery office. 7/24/2014 9:15:00 AM 12 SD Guard Units Receive National Award, 115th BSC Wins Eisenhower Trophy Twelve out of 42 South Dakota Army National Guard units received the National Guard Bureau?s Superior Unit Award in recognition of outstanding achievement during training year 2013. The Superior Unit Award is presented to units who meet highly-enforced military standards in the areas of personnel, training and readiness. 7/23/2014 3:30:00 PM State Historical Society to Host Smithsonian Sunday Program on Aug. 10 The Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society will host a special webcast of the Smithsonian Institution Libraries program entitled ?Knowledge, Noise and the End of Information? presented by David Weinberger at 2 p.m. CDT on Sunday, Aug.10, at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. 7/23/2014 2:53:00 PM Highway 85 Bridge Work Near Buffalo The South Dakota Department of Transportation will begin repair work on two bridges on Highway 85 beginning Thursday, July 24. 7/23/2014 9:16:00 AM Governor Makes Appointment To Board of Pardons and Paroles Gov. Dennis Daugaard has appointed Rev. Patricia White Horse-Carda of Wagner to the South Dakota Board of Pardons and Paroles. 7/22/2014 3:03:00 PM S.D. Board On Geographic Names Holding Board Meeting In Sioux Falls The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names (SDBGN) is holding its board meeting on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at 7 p.m. CDT, at the Sioux Falls Main Library, 200 N. Dakota Ave. (Meeting Room A). 7/22/2014 3:54:00 PM Madison?s Lakeview Industrial Park Approved as a South Dakota Certified Ready Site The Lakeview Industrial Park in Madison, S.D., has been approved as a South Dakota Certified Ready Site. 7/22/2014 11:15:00 AM Attorney General Jackley Chairs Conference of Western Attorneys General Annual Meeting The Conference of Western Attorneys General (CWAG) are discussing major topics of interest to the western states at their annual meeting in Utah this week. 7/21/2014 4:43:00 PM Help Keep Cattle Comfortable in High Heat PIERRE, S.D.?Recent high temperatures and above-average humidity have created unfavorable conditions for South Dakota livestock. Livestock owners are encouraged to continue efforts to keep cattle and other livestock comfortable using all available resources. Cattle with dark hides, fat cattle, and ill animals are all at greater risk of heat stress. Once heat stress sets in, preventative measures are less effective. 7/21/2014 3:30:00 PM Recreational Trails Receive Funding PIERRE, S.D. ? Gov. Dennis Daugaard has awarded Recreational Trails Program (RTP) funding to several cities, state parks and the Black Hills National Forest totaling approximately $1.3 million. 7/21/2014 3:18:00 PM