South Dakota State News RSS Feed Up-to-date links to the latest news from South Dakota State Government en-us 12/20/2014 7:49:18 PM Pennington County Fatal Crash Rapid City, S.D. ? A Rapid City man died in a three vehicle crash on Friday, December 19, one half mile south of Rapid City. 12/20/2014 2:07:00 PM News Tips The S.D. Board on Geographic Names will meet to take final action on the recommended name of Searl Creek for an unnamed creek in Campbell County. 12/19/2014 8:25:00 AM Christmas Comes Early In South Dakota The Christmas season is a time of giving. We give of our time to volunteer for worthy causes. We give of our money through donations to charitable efforts. And of course, we give Christmas gifts to our loved ones. 12/19/2014 3:30:00 PM Sisseton Shooting Incident Investigation Details Released Attorney General Marty Jackley announced today that the Division of Criminal Investigation has completed its investigation into the shooting incident that occurred on November 22, 2014, in Sisseton, SD. 12/19/2014 3:30:00 PM South Dakota Recognized by Frommer?s and American Bus Association On the heels of being listed as one of Lonely Planet?s ?Best in the US? for 2015, South Dakota has also recently been selected by Frommer?s as one of their ?Best Places to Go in 2015.? 12/19/2014 3:25:00 PM State Historical Society to host Smithsonian Sunday Program on Jan. 11 The Museum of the South Dakota State Historical Society will host a special webcast of the Smithsonian Institution?s National Air & Space Museum program entitled, ?NASA's Flying Saucer: Learning to Land on Mars? at 2 p.m. CST on Sunday, Jan. 11, at the Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre. 12/19/2014 2:01:00 PM Peggy Woolridge Besch named South Dakota State Fair Manager HURON, S.D. ? Peggy Woolridge Besch of Huron, S.D., has been named South Dakota State Fair Manager. 12/18/2014 3:30:00 PM Holiday hours announced for Cultural Heritage Center Holiday hours for the South Dakota Cultural Heritage Center in Pierre have been announced by officials with the South Dakota State Historical Society. 12/18/2014 3:25:00 PM Bridge at I-90 Exit 387 Re-opening On Thursday, Dec. 18, the South Dakota Department of Transportation will open the interchange bridge over Interstate 90 at Exit 387 to Hartford. 12/18/2014 9:51:00 AM State Partners With Denny Sanford To Establish ?Build Dakota? Workforce Scholarship Program At Technical Institutes Gov. Dennis Daugaard today announced that the state of South Dakota will partner with South Dakota businessman and philanthropist T. Denny Sanford to establish a the Build Dakota scholarship program, which will offer full scholarships for students entering high-need workforce programs at in-state technical institutes. 12/17/2014 3:16:00 PM South Dakota Certified Ready Site to House New Career & Technical Education Program Opportunity. That?s what educators and development officials are hoping to create for their high school students with the newly established Career & Technical Education (CTE) machinist program at the Sturgis Brown High School. 12/17/2014 12:54:00 PM Public-Private Partnerships Result In $56 Million Investment In SD Rail Gov. Dennis Daugaard announced today that a total of $56 million in public and private funds will be invested in four rail projects across the state. 12/16/2014 3:30:00 PM $11.5 Million Britton Line Upgrade Results In New $40 Million Grain Facility Gov. Dennis Daugaard announcedtoday that the state Department of Transportation will upgrade the Britton Line in northeast South Dakota through a public-private partnership. The $11.5 million project includes constructing the south leg of a wye at Jarrett Junction and replacing 29 miles of light rail with heavy rail to enable the railroad to handle heavy modern traffic. 12/16/2014 1:47:00 PM Governor Announces Project To Upgrade Sioux Valley Line Gov. Dennis Daugaard today announced that the state will partner with Dakota & Iowa Railroad to invest $7.3 million to upgrade the Sioux Valley Line in southeast South Dakota. 12/16/2014 1:50:00 PM State Collaborating With RCP&E To Construct New Railroad Sidings Gov. Dennis Daugaard announcedtoday that the state will collaborate with the Rapid City, Pierre & Eastern Railroad (RCP&E) to construct two new railroad sidings, one in Huron and another near Aurora in Brookings County. 12/16/2014 1:53:00 PM